Overview

This page describes how to process your results. It assumes you have already timed your race and recorded finishers using one of the support methods in the app. Both devices must have an internet connection and have submitted their data.


YouResults processing used to be done in the app, but we have moved it to the Portal to make it much more usable and offer additional functionality.


Whilst the processing of results is robust and designed to avoid user errors, it cannot predict when you make errors, typos or miss finishers to be recorded. On this screen though, you can correct any issues prior to publishing your results. Here you can see the typical problems you might need to address and also how to correct them.


Of course, in order to correct your results you need to know what went wrong. So vigilance is key and having someone nearby to record any issues to be fixed later is essential. See our practical user guide Timing Your Race for advice on how to utilise Techsportise in your race.


Access the Process Results from the side menu to see a list of races that are ready tohave their results processed - that is, they have to have at least one timing and 1 finisher recorded.


It shows you the status of all your races and their current result process status.



Processing Results

The screen then combines your Race Entries or event registrations, Finishers and Timings to produce a drafted result list. For a detailed example of this, see the How It Works section.


Unless you are using Batches, then you will see a single group of Results labelled as Batch: Default.


You need to review this list to check for problems (Highlighted in Yellow or Orange). If all records show as white then the chances are your results are correct! Alternatively you may wish to use some of the tools to make amendments to the results


The list itself is a consolidated list of all times and finishers for all race options and is relative to the overall race clock finish time of that finisher. Therefore, if the 5k sets off 10 minutes after the 10k, the 5k finishers time displayed will be their finish time + 10 minutes. The race option is displayed on the result record.


The RACE CLOCK TIME displays the overall race time regardless of which race option it is. This is the relative time you should use whenever making any corrections. Underneath the race clock it displays the exact time for that race option.


In order to progress to publish your results, you have tn ensure that:

  • There are an equal number of timings and finishers. Affected rows will be highlighted yellow.
  • No finisher is recorded twice. Affected rows will be highlight orange.


If you need to make adjustments there are numerous tools you can use to help correct errors documented below. 


If all is well, you will be able to Preview your results.


How It Works

The basic principles behind the results processing is cross referencing matches between 3 core lists.


  • Race Entries
    • Key field: Bib Number
  • Finishers
    • Key field: Bib Number -  This links the Finisher to the Race Entry
    • Key Field: Position
  • Timings
    • Key Field: Position - This links the Time to the Finisher


This joins all 3 lists together. The example below highlights this I have colour coded them to show how the lists look originally.


The results process in the app effectively lines these up for you, resulting in something that looks like this.



The process is identical for recurring events, although the Bib Number is swapped with the Athlete Barcode.

Adjustment Tools

When making adjustments, you are adjusting the data which was uploaded by the App when you timed and recorded finishers for your race. To ensure you do not make any errors you cannot unpick it is a good idea to use the Backup function so you can always revert back if you get really stuck.

Add New Finisher

You can manually insert a new finisher, which could be required if someone had an unscannable barcode, or perhaps they ducked out of the finish funnel. You can either click the button in the batch heading...



Which will allow you to choose which batch, finisher, and position your are inserting.



Or, you can insert the finisher directly to a row...



Which will pre-assign the finish position that will be applied.



When inserting a finisher, you use the search box to find an athlete by name, bib or athleteid and select the person you want to assign this to...



And press Insert Finisher.



The results will then reprocess themselves so you can check the outcome.




Add New Timing


*** NOTE! *** You are always inserting timings relative to the race clock. The system will automatically work out the race option times based upon when they started.


You can manually insert a new timing, typically when you perhaps missed a button press in the finish funnel. You can either click the button in the batch heading...



Or by clicking the button in a row



They both perform the same function. This then will allow you to choose which batch and timing you are are inserting.



Then press Insert Timing to insert it. 



The results will reprocess and you will see the result.




Delete Finisher

To delete a finisher, press the trashcan icon next to the finish position. You may need to do this if there are duplicate entries or just if a mistake has been made.



You will be prompted to ensure you meant to perform this action, as it is destructive.



If you click OK then it will reprocess the results and you will see the effect of your action.




Delete Timing

To delete a timing, press the trashcan icon next to the time. You may need to do this if the button was pressed accidentally when doing the timing of the race.



You will be prompted to ensure you meant to perform this action, as it is destructive.



If you click OK then it will reprocess the results and you will see the effect of your action.

Reassign Finisher

Reassigning a finisher is used when a data entry error has assigned the wrong bib or athlete id to a finish position. Siimply click the button next to the athletes name



And you can search for a new finisher by their name, bib or athlete id to assign to that position instead.



Then click Reassign Finisher to apply your change 


And see the effect it has on the results.


Set Unknown

In a recurring event, you may have a participant show up without having pre-registered, or there could simply be a mistake that you aren't sure how to fix yet as you don't know how the person is supposed to be in a certain position. You can set this person to be labelled as an "Unknown Athlete" which will allow you to progress with your results processing.



You'll be prompted to ensure that this was a deliberate action to which you need to press OK.



It will then reprocess the results and you will see the effect your change has had.



Promote Finisher(s)

Promoting a finisher will lower their finish position number, therefore marking them as finishing earlier in the race. Tap the promote button next to the finish position to do this.



You will then be asked by how many positions you want to promote. It defaults to 1. If you were to execute this promotion as is, then it will move position 3 into position 2, which will naturally set the person that currently resides in position 2 into position 3.



Execute Promotion to see the effect it has on the results.



You can promote by as many positions as you like (the lowest being to 1) and it will simply nudge everything else down by 1 position.


If however, you choose to promote all subsequent rows indicated by this check box...



Then it will promote everything after the selected finisher, and displace any rows that you are promoting over to the bottom of the list.



Ends up like this. Effectively, position 2 is shunted to the end of the list.


Demote Finisher(s)

Demoting a finisher will increase their finish position number, therefore marking them as finishing later in the race. Tap the demote button next to the finish position to do this.



You will then be asked by how many positions you want to demote. It defaults to 1. If you were to execute this demotion as is, then it will move position 2 into position 3, which will naturally set the person that currently resides in position 3 into position 2.



Execute Demotion to see the effect it has on the results.



You can demote by as many positions as you like and it will simply nudge everything else down by 1 position.


If however, you choose to demote all subsequent rows indicated by this check box...



Preview Results

When all the data has been corrected and validated, you will be given the opportunity to preview your results. Click Preview Results to see the preview.



It will show you a preview of the results with a tab per race option.




Publish Results

When you are happy that your previews are correct, it is time to Publish them. The panel at the top shows you their current publish status and you can change the status before pressing the button.



Publishing is always for all race options within a race.


  • Draft - Results marked this way to not appear on the Techsportise Results page and no-one can see them. This is the default. You can set results back to Draft at any time if you want to hide them from public view.
  • Provisional - These results are processed and put onto the Techsportise Results page labelled as Provisional. You think they are right, but you give participants the opportunity to send in corrections. Official services scraping results should not consider these as final for system lime RubBritain or Powerof10.
  • Published - Final results published to the Techsportise Results page, and should not be changed.


The first time you publish results as Provisional or Published, it will generate the individual result emails and SMS messages,if this is a Premium race. It will only send these messages out once, the first time.


Editing Published Results

If you need to edit results which are already published, then you can use this same function to make the necessary corrections, and then Publish them again. This will reprocess all records, but it will not send an SMS or result email to any finishers which will have already received on.


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