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Removing Participants When running a tournament, sometimes people have conflicts after a tournament has started or after they have played a few matches and need to drop out of the tournament. Because of this, Challonge has created a way to remove these people from the tournament without having to reset the bracket without them. Once they are removed, all subsequent matches they would have had to participate in will result in their forfeiture and the scheduled opponent will receive a bye in th
Hosting a Sign-Up Page
Hosting a Sign-Up Page Challonge allows you to host a sign-up page for your tournament if you would like to open your bracket for public registration. This allows anyone signed into a Challonge account to register as a participant. This option can be configured during the initial tournament creation process, or from your tournament's 'Edit Settings' page for existing tournaments. !(https://storage.crisp.chat/users/helpdesk/website/99ea6ef0934f9800/signup-page-cr
How to Join a Tournament
How to Join a Tournament If you're looking for a game to play, the best way to find tournaments is by either searching tournaments in your game/activity of choice, or by looking for communities that are interested in the same things. Both of these options are easy to complete:
How To Cancel Tournament Registration
How To Cancel Tournament Registration Participants can follow these steps to cancel their own registration for any tournament.
Using a Custom Name in a Tournament
Using a Custom Name in a Tournament When an account is registered for a tournament, it will use the account's username as the default participant name As a tournament participant, once your account is registered into a tournament a new link will appear above the bracket labelled 'Go to your Settings'. From this page you can edit the name displayed for your account for only this tournament: !(https://storage.cris
How to Start Tournament
How to Start Tournament Challonge was founded on the idea of easy tournament running, and because of this, we've made it very easy to get your tournament started. Once you have all your participants entered, and you are ready to get your tournament underway, its straight forward on getting going. !(https://storage.crisp.chat/users/helpdesk/website/99ea6ef0934f9800/start-crop-clean-arrow_at10u
How to Change Your Display Name on the Bracket
Display Names are tournament-specific and can be different from your Challonge Username Changing your Display Name not only adds character, it also helps organizers confirm your identity and makes matchmaking easier for everyone. Start by registering to this tournament. !(https://storage.crisp.chat/users/helpdesk/website/99e
Adding a Promo Code to your Community
Adding a Promo Code to your Community Challonge Communities is a great way to get people involved in tournaments you are hosting, livestreams, videos you're publishing, or various social media accounts you run. Challonge Communities Pro allows you to do all of this and more without the hassle of advertisements, participant limits, and more. Periodically, Challonge will offer a promo code to reduce the price of a Pro Community. Entering a promo code is simple.
Refunds for Paid Tournaments
Refunds for Paid Tournaments Challonge offers the option for event and tournaments organizers to have paid tournaments. Currently, tournaments are only payable through Stripe. (See our article on Stripe). Payment for a tournament is done through Stripe on Challonge, but is handled directly by the tournament organizers. Challonge does not handle the money received from a paying participant, it goes directly to the organi
How to Recover a Missed Invitation
How to Recover a Missed Invitation If a participant can't find their invitation email, there are a couple of ways that invitation can be recovered. Once clicked, the participant should receive a new invitation email within 5 minutes. For tournamen
Why can I not register for a competition?
Tournament Registration Restrictions There are currently two reasons why registration is denied for certain users: The user has been added to the tournament organizer's blocked list. The user must contact the tournament organizer outside of Challonge to resolve any issues. Country-specific events The user might not be located in the approved list of participating countries. Q: A tournament organizer can share admin access to other users for any tournament. If an adm
Improved Participant Management
Adding Participants In addition to hosting a sign-up page where participants may register on their own, tournament organizers can also manually invite them. This is helpful in making sure that everyone is in place before the competition starts. With the help of this feature, participants can be assigned to their matches, change displayed name in the bracket, remove, and even make substitutions for last minute changes. --