With the "Multi-round predictions" application it is possible to create a promotion where users can indicate their predictions and accumulate points in a ranking, both in the initial group phase and in the final phase of the knockout tournament. Please keep in mind that creating a promotion of this type requires an advanced level in the use of the platform.
Here we explain the steps you need to follow to set up the tournament:
Step 1. Create the Multi-round predictions promotion
The "Multi-round predictions" application will allow you to present to your users the matches of the different days of the league, both in the initial phase and in the knockout phase.
To do this, from the Easypromos control panel, click on the "Create new promotion" button and select "Multi-round predictions":
Step 2. Create the Initial phase
Next, access the Promotion Editor and go to Pages> Participation Stages section to create the Initial Phase, where each stage will be a day of the tournament. Therefore, you must create a new stage for each day of the competition.
Example: On matchday #2 there will be three games, so in the "Predictions" section you will have to create 3 questions, one for each of the matches that will take place on that day:
In this way, this first Initial Phase will include all the days of the competition, or alternatively, only the days that interest you the most. You will be able to configure the participation date for each day, in order to ensure that users will only be able to make their predictions before each match begins:
In this first initial phase, users will be invited to make their prediction for each game.
At the end of each day of the tournament, you will upload the results and update the user scores, following this tutorial.
To help you create each stage in the "Prediction" format, you can follow the steps of the following tutorial: How to create a Predictions Application.
Step 3. Create the Final Phase
In order to create the final phase, that is, the qualifiers, it is necessary to know the teams that have advanced to the next round. For this reason, this phase will be created once the initial phase has finished.
Within the same promotion, created with the "Multi-Round Predictions" application, you will be able to create the knockout tournament, which will allow you to invite users to vote for the eighth, quarterfinal, semifinal and final. To do this, click on "Brackets", within the promotion editor > Tools.
You will create and activate the bracket, to start designing the final phase. Following our tutorial, you will be able to create this type of stage.
Step 4. Finish the general configuration of the promotion
The last step will be to configure the general sections of the promotion and customize the overall design of your campaign. In our tutorial for promotions with multiple participation stages we explain the steps to follow.