A new feature in your Big Team Challenge admin is the option to administer teams on your participants' behalf.
To create a team, login to your admin website (e.g. demo.bigteamchallenge.com/admin) and visit the new "Teams" link on the left-hand navigation. You should see a list of all teams:
From the Teams page, you can search for a team, click on the "Edit" button on a table row to edit a team, or use the "Add New Team" button to open the team creation popup:
Each team must have a unique name - enter this along with (optionally) the team's location and description. If Team Segments are enabled, choose the leaderboard segment this team should belong to.
You can also choose whether to allow other participants to join the team through the website and apps - "Anyone can join". Alternatively select "Invite only" to require an invite from this section.
When creating a team, you must add at least one member to the team. This is done by entering their email address in the "Email" box. The Nickname box on each row is also required - we use this to identify invites as we don't remember the email for privacy reasons. For each team member:
After creating a team, you can edit the team's details and add new members - up to the maximum number of users per team:
You can try out our demo site at https://demo.bigteamchallenge.com/login using firstname.lastname@example.org as the email and password as the password. The same details can be used in our iOS and Android apps. The demo site refreshes every 24 hours so feel free to play around with adding distance.
Additionally, you can view the following short videos:
User Registration: User Registration
Team Creation: Team Creation
Accepting Invites: Accepting Invites
Yes. Big Team Challenge includes an ‘updates’ feature which enables the administrators of the challenge to send out messages to all participants via the website, mobile apps and via email, keeping them informed of the general progress and any other issues they may want to raise.
The challenge administrators can choose to also send out push notifications to app users to further highlight the updates, with these messages being viewable from within the app. If you prefer to use your own email communication system, your Big Team Challenge admin website includes the option to export users to a csv file, including each user’s registered email address for importing into your third party systems.
Yes. Your challenge has a team leaderboard which refreshes every 5 minutes, allowing participants to check their team and other team positions, as well as search and ‘favourite’ certain teams to easily keep track of other colleagues and teams throughout the challenge.
We offer a wide selection of virtual routes out of the box which have been created to suit challenges of varying lengths and teams of varying sizes.
If you'd like to suggest a different route for your challenge please contact us and we can provide more information on what's possible.
Yes. Big Team Challenge allows you to customise your challenge to your needs. Enjoy complete control of every aspect of the challenge, from choosing when your challenge should begin, how long it should last, team size, and virtual route that suits your participants to uploading your branding on the website and mobile apps and the ability to send push notifications and emails to all participants.
Big Team Challenge is a cost-effective software-as-a-service solution which provides web and mobile apps for managing online ‘virtual’ walking and cycling challenges for workplaces and communities.
Our Big Team Challenge software and service allows teams of users to track their accumulated distance on their mobile, tablet or computer and view their challenge progress on an interactive map. We can cater for almost any route - small or large - and have a comprehensive library of routes from around the world.