General FAQs

Find answers to our frequently asked questions regarding the School Sport Unit and the website.

Create a login/public user profile

Public users can now create a profile on the School Sport website. Creating a profile allows users to subscribe to calendar events and receive email notifications on updates that occur in these events. This may include:

  • an update to the event - a change of venue, or a draw has been uploaded
  • results have been added such as round scores and a selected team or
  • postponement or cancellation of the event.

Step by step guide for creating a public user profile.

 

 

Subscribe to events

To subscribe to an event you must first have created a profile/login.

Currently, a user can only subscribe to one event at a time. We are hoping to improve this functionality so that you are able to subscribe to multiple events at one time.

Once you have subscribed to an event you will receive email notifications on any updates that occur in those events. They may include:

  • an update to the event - a change of venue, or a draw has been uploaded
  • results have been added such as a selected team
  • postponement or cancellation of the event.

Step by step guide for subscribing to an event.

 

Export events to your calendar

To export events to your calendar you must first have created a profile/log in. 

Currently a user can only export one event at a time. We are hoping to improve this functionality so that you are able to export multiple events at one time. 

NOTE: Once you export an event to your calendar you will not be notified of any changes unless you have subscribed to the event.

Step by step guide for exporting events to your calendar

 

 

Find/Search events

  1. Select the calendar you wish to view (these are located on the right-hand side of the webpage):
    1. Full sport calendar (includes SSA, PSG, All Schools, NSWPSSA, NSWCHSSA, all associations) OR
    2. Association calendars (includes events as per the association as well as NSWPSSA and NSWCHSSA events)
  2. Select the school term you wish to search using the arrows on the grey term bar on the right-hand side of the page. Click the forward arrows to view/search a future term and the back arrows to view/search a previous term. The page heading and dates will change when you click forward or backward.
  3. Use the Filter bar (blue – above the calendar) to further refine your search. You will need to click on the chevron on the right-hand side of the bar
  4. Click on an event within the calendar to see more information about the event such as an overview, location, contact details, schedule. and/or results.

 

You may wish to find events from the school sport home page, representative school sport page or one of the association pages.

  1. Select find events on the right-hand side of the page
  2. Use the Filter bar (blue – above the events list) to further refine your search. You will need to click on the bar.

Click on an event in the event list below the filter bar to see more information about the event such as an overview, location, contact details, schedule, and/or results.

 

 Find your schools zone and region sporting associations

The "Find my school's sporting associations" link/button can be found on the School Sport home page as well as the Rep School Sport and all association landing pages.

  1. Select Education level - primary or secondary
  2. School name - begin typing the school name and select the school from the list.
  3. The information given will include the zone and region association the school is within and may include links to the relevant associations.

 

Find names and schools in results

The "Find names in results" link/button can be found on the School Sport home page as well as the Rep School Sport and all association landing pages.

  1. Use any field or a combination of fields to search. 
  2. Select "Find"
  3. A new page will appear with a list of events/results where that text appears. Only results within the website tables will appear. The search tool does not search within attached documents.
  4. Select the relevant event. This will open a new tab.

 

Tips for large events (Athletics, Swimming and Cross Country)

  • expand all result sections (using the button above left)
  • hold down the Ctrl button and press the F letter key.
  • a search bar will show where you can add the name that you wish to search e.g.   
  • the search bar will show how many times this name appears e.g. 1/10
  • you can navigate through the results to find each entry by clicking the up/down arrows - the name will be highlighted on the page results.