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Per-event student voting

Competitors can now use a generalized per-event student voting feature (if enabled by tournament administrators) that previously was only designated for Congress. Tournament admins can use this feature on a per-event basis for student-selected awards, for example, the Julia Burke Award at the TOC. Entries registered in those events will see their student vote ballot on their profile page after going to

Follow these steps to to turn on student voting in an event:

  1. Select Ballots & Rules after accessing the settings menu of the specific event that you would like to turn on student voting in.

  2. Scroll down to the bottom of the page where you see the competitor vote button and select it.

  1. Enter the information for directions in selecting a student vote, including opening and closing dates.

  1. You can also add a ballot option directly by uploading a CSV File.

  1. Email all entries in the specific event directly from this page by clicking the blue icon after adding a message.

  1. At the bottom of the page, you can also add ballot options along with urls of supporting documentation.