We are officially out of beta and have released the RaceDay SignUp Kiosk App V1.0 after several months of beta testing and feedback from users.
The Race Day SignUp Kiosk App is meant to be used by races to allow for rapid race day and expo signups for their race. RaceDay SignUp MUST be enabled in the Race Director Dashboard on RunSignUp or RaceDay Go. This is NOT an end user signup app. It is especially useful for race timers or race management companies who manage multiple races per year and have kiosk equipment.
It can be customized to optimize the registration process by eliminating fields and questions during signup – reducing errors and increasing speed. The app can be configured to accept credit cards and/or cash. The app will also work in disconnected mode in cases where Internet may be spotty or unavailable when it is released (not currently working). This is part of our new architecture for mobile apps that allows for disconnected mode as well as simultaneous release on Apple, Android and Web that is used by our Check-in Kiosk App and Results Kiosk App.
The Race Day SignUp Kiosk App is available on iOS, Android and Chrome web browsers. There is also optional card swipe equipment available for Apple and Android phones and tablets as well as laptops and chromebooks. You can order card swipers here – https://runsignup.com/cardswipe/store.
Only races that have been enabled by the Race Director in their Dashboard can be shown in the App. The first thing that you will need to do is enable the app and set a password. This password will need to be entered into each kiosk device you use for security purposes.
The second setup you can do is to create different options for how the app will behave as show below. This page is likely to change as we expect to add the option of setting each field to be Required, Optional or Hidden. As you can see, you will be able to minimize many of the steps and data fields required for people to sign up. This should minimize errors as well as minimize time.
Note also there is the option to allow cash collection.
As can be seen above, there are a variety of options:
- Skip email
- Allow participants to clear transactions
- Waiver email option
- Enter Age instead of Birthdate
- Require account setup
- Allow cash payment
- Hide skippable fields or show them
- Bib Assignment
- Register for only certain events
The App is be downloadable from the Apple and Android stores as well as be available from a Chrome Browser at https://signupapp.runsignup.com. The app’s home page will show a list of available races over a date range as show at the top. Once you select a race, it will ask for your password that was set in the Race Dashboard:
Once you are in, you can go to the Settings page and Lock the Application or choose which setting (set on the Race Dashboard)
The preset configurations are available to each kiosk:
SignUp is very simple (and of course depends on how many steps you have set up in your configuration. The layout is also very simple to use:
Here is a quick demo: