The Following is a User Manual for Operating the Competition Marking System developed for Euroasia.
The following Login Screen should be visible when the App is opened up for the first time.
Here you may login with the credentials provided to you.
If you see any Error Message like the following then please check your internet connection and make sure the entered credentials are correct. The dialog box should give an indication of what prevented you from logging in.
Upon Successful Logging in the following loading screen will be made visible. This loading screen indicates that you are in the process of signing in and the number in the center is a countdown which, upon reaching the value of zero, will redirect you to the application home page.
Kindly note that logging in may take a few minutes and internet connection should be maintained throughout this process.
Once the countdown has reached zero you will be redirected to the following home page.
On the top left of this screen you can find a navigation button and your respective username.
By clicking on this navigation button you can access any interface that was assigned to you.
To access any interface simply open up the navigation drawer by clicking on the navigation button and selecting the respective role from the options that appear and you shall be redirected to the chosen page.
Attendance Taker Screen
Upon Selection of the Attendance option from the Navigation drawer you shall see the following page.
By clicking on the “Select Venue” and “Select Category” boxes you can open up the list of Venues and Events available to you.
First click on the “Select Venue” box and choose any Venue that you would like to perform actions on.
Once a Venue has been selected you can select an Event from the list of Events that appears when you click on the “Select Category” box.
Once both a Venue and an Event have been selected a list of Performances like the following will be visible.
The Performance List shows the Performers name and their Performance Musical Piece on the left.
The symbol on the right indicates that this performance is available to be queued. The absence of this symbol for any performance is an indicator that their attendance has already been marked.
To mark the attendance for any performance simply click on the performance name. Upon clicking the name a dialog box similar to the following shall be made visible.
The dialog box will show the Performers name and their performance piece. To mark their attendance simply click on the symbol on the right side of the dialog box.
Once the Attendance has been marked for the respective performance the symbol on the right will no longer be visible in the performance list.
Clicking on the same performance from this point forth shall not raise any dialog box because the attendance has already been marked.
Disclaimer: Attendance can only be taken for Events before they have started and while they are ongoing. If you are unable to mark the attendance for any performance even though it has the attendance symbol in the performance list then this may be because the Emcee has already closed the Event.
Upon selection of the Emcee option from the Navigation Drawer you shall see the following page.
From the “Select Venue” and “Select Category” boxes you shall find a list of Venues and their associated events for you to perform actions on.
Upon Selection of a Venue and an Event you shall see a Performance list like the following.
The Performance List shows the Performers name and their Performance Musical Piece on the left whereas on the right you will find a timestamp and a play button symbol.
The timestamp represents how long the respective performance is expected to last whereas the play button represents that the attendance for this performance has been marked and you may start their performance.
Before you can start any performance however, you must first start the Event itself. On the top right of the Emcee page, right besides the mic symbol, will be a play button. This play button represents that the event is currently in the “open” state and is yet to start.
As the Emcee you have the permission to start the Event and can do so by clicking on this play button on the top right of the page. Upon clicking the play button a dialog box like the following shall pop up for confirmation.
By clicking on the Play button on the right side of this Dialog box the Event can be started.
For an Event that has been started you will see a “stop” symbol on the top right of the screen rather than a “play” symbol as you saw earlier.
Once the Event has been started you may now begin starting Performances.
To a start a Performance simply click on any Performance from the list of Performances. Upon clicking any Performance a dialog box like the following will be made visible.
You may start the performance by clicking on the play button on this dialog box.
Once a Performance has started the symbol for that particular performance in the performance list will change from a “play” sign to a “stop” sign and the associated timestamp will start counting up from 00:00. This counter represents the total elapsed time span since the start of the performance.
The Emcee cannot start more than one performance simultaneously. To start another Performance the Emcee will first have to stop the performance that is currently ongoing.
To stop a performance simply click on the running performance from the performance list. Upon clicking on the Performance a Dialog box like the following shall pop up.
By clicking on the “stop” symbol on the right of this dialog box you may stop the running performance.
Once a performance has been stopped the Emcee screen will refresh and the stopped performance timestamp will be updated to show the actual duration of the performance and there will no longer be any associated symbol for the given performance. The absence of the symbol indicates that the performance has already finished.
Once all of the performances have been performed the Emcee may close the Event by clicking on the “stop” symbol on the top right of the Emcee Screen.
Clicking on the “stop” symbol will raise a dialog box like the following for confirmation.
Clicking on the “stop” symbol in this dialog box will stop the given event. Once an Event has been stopped no more Performances can be started by the Emcee.
Once an Event has been stopped the Emcee Screen will no longer show any interactive symbol on the top right of the screen besides the mic symbol.
Upon Selection of the Judge option from the Navigation Drawer you shall see the following page.
You may select a Venue and Category by clicking on the “Select Venue” and “Select Category” options.
Once both Venue and Category has been selected a performance list like the following will be made visible.
Each Performance comes along with an Attached Youtube performance video and a Pdf of the Musical Piece being performed by the player.
To view a performance Youtube video simply double click any performance from the Performance List and an extra window showing the Youtube video will be opened up.
To view the Pdf for the musical piece being performed simply click and hold on any performance from the list of performances and the Pdf associated with the selected Performance will open up.
To mark a performance click on the “gavel” symbol on the right of the performance. Clicking on the “gavel” symbol shall open up a view like the following.
The Toolbar at the top shows a close button on the left which you may click to go back to the previous page if you do not want to judge this performance. It also shows the name of the performer for the selected performance and a “tick” button on the top right which you may click to submit your score for the performance.
The body of this page shows the performance musical piece name at the top followed by a list of different criteria.
These criteria represent the different features being used to evaluate a performance for the given event.
The Judge may assign marks based on these criteria by adjusting the thumb associated with each criteria. The thumb will change colors to represent different awards associated with a given mark in the following way.
Once the marks have been adjusted and the Judge wishes to submit them they may click on the “tick” button on the top right of the screen which will popup a confirmation dialog box like the following.
This dialog box will show the Performers name, Performance piece, and total of the marks awarded by the judge. The color associated with the mark represents which award the given mark falls under.
If the Judge is satisfied with this mark and wishes to submit they may do so by clicking the “tick” symbol on the right of the dialog box. If they wish to go back and adjust the scores again they may do so by clicking anywhere outside the popup dialog box.
Once a mark has been awarded by the judge the Performance List will refresh and instead of showing the “gavel” symbol, the performance will show the awarded marks instead in the overall performance list.
Disclaimer: The judge can only submit marks for performances for events that are running. If an Event has been closed by the Emcee, the judge will no longer be able to award any marks to additional performances.
Head Judge Screen
Disclaimer: The Head Judge Screen will only show Performances for Events that have already been stopped and are currently having their marks finalized.
Upon Selection of the Head Judge Role from the Navigation Drawer you will be redirected to the following page.
You may select a Venue and Event by clicking on the “Select Venue” and “Select Category” boxes and choosing each from the available list.
Once a Venue and associated Event has been selected a list like the following shall be made visible.
This list has the Performer name and performed musical pieces on the left and all the marks awarded by the judges on the right.
The first Column represents the Award that the performance will be receiving and the second column represents the final computed score based on the marks awarded by the judges.
To change any of the awards simply click on the award for a given performance and select one option from the several that pop up.
The selected award will immediately be reflected in the list.
Once all the Awards have been finalized the Head judge may click the bookmark symbol on the top right of the screen to finalize the scores.
Clicking the Bookmark symbol will open up the following dialog box for confirmation.
To finalize the Awards simply click on the bookmark symbol in this dialog box.
Once awards have been submitted the Bookmark symbol will no longer be visible on the Head Judge screen and the awards can no longer be changed.