EMS Newsletter #3


The attached Newsletter #3 informs you about what's new in EMS, update functionalities to-date and in preparation.... and more to come

Despite the difficult time with Coronavirus your EMS Project Team remains mobilized, active and available to help you introduce the IWWF Event Management System in your Federations and guide you into it. The good news is that we all have a little more time to work on it. Therefore, as recommended in our Newsletter # 2 please do not hesitate to start inviting your Athletes to register into the system. See also frequently asked questions in our Newsletter #1 and latest EMS update sent to all National Federations earlier this week . REMINDER • The IWWF Event Management System EMS is offered FREE OF CHARGE to all IWWF National Federations & their affiliated Clubs • The use of EMS will be mandatory for competitions held from January 1, 2021 • Competitions for the disciplines Barefoot, Cableski, Disabled, Wakeboard Boat, Wakesurf and Waterski can be run through EMS from June 1, 2020 depending on the local situation within the constraints imposed by Coronavirus • 2020 is a preparation year for the future use of EMS. The EMS Project Team recommends to the National Federations to proceed now with preliminary work (register/invite athletes & officials, register competitions, clean-up athletes & officials profiles) WHAT’S NEW IN EMS SINCE THE LAST NEWSLETTER? • Login Agreement when registering to EMS • Login email address can now be changed by User • Revised Welcome Page • Revised New Participant function for athletes and officials; faster bulk registrations • Extended search criteria in User List for Administrators • Discipline Administrator can now invite Officials to competition participations • Participants contact details (email, etc.) added in Excel download of competitions for Federation Administrators UPDATE FUNCTIONALITIES AVAILABLE TO-DATE AND IN PREPARATION Functionalities available to-date in EMS Version 1 • User registration • EMS general & competition news • Federation Directory • Athletes profiles • Officials & Member profiles • Approval processes for athletes, officials and competitions • Competition sites information • Competition calendar • Competition registrations • Registration of athletes & officials to competitions • Historical competitions results • Download of athletes & officials competition participants from EMS to Lion Scoring System • Upload of start lists and final results from Lion Scoring System to EMS for discipline Waterski (other disciplines in progress) Functionalities in preparation EMS Version 1 (May 2020) • Interfaces EMS from/to Lion Scoring Systems for disciplines Barefoot, Cableski, Disabled, Wakesurf and Wakeboard Boat • Upload Live scores from Lion Scoring System to EMS • Interface for import of National Federation competition licence information • Data clean-up tool for merging duplicate athletes and officials • Multiple smaller functional changes/enhancements • Group/Family Account Login (one Login for the whole family or for spouses) And more to come in EMS Version 2 (from September 2020) • IWWF Licence as per decision IWWF Congress Malaysia 2019 • Requirements for the implementation of the Wakeboard Cable discipline • EMS user mailing tool (sending emails to selected athletes, officials) • Collection of Entry Fees by PayPal/credit card for organisers • Calculations of Ranking Lists for all disciplines • Integrated Titled Events Entry List and Intention to Enter processes • Major additions of data fields in athletes profile and competition registration

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