prizes have been created, this section will be used to assign Prize and Sponsor
Funds to each position to be awarded prizes. To begin, select the event
to be configured from the list under Prizes For Event. When the event is
selected, the upper portion of the screen will be populated with the
information specific to that event. Prizes can be added, deleted or duplicated
for the event and prize group by clicking the respective Add Prize, Delete
Prize or Duplicate buttons. Use the Duplicate button to
add a new place in the event of a tie.
Prizes For: This
section allows the list of prizes to be filtered by Division (only
available when event configured for divisions) and/or Results (prize
groups created in the Prize Setup). Use the Drop-Down list to select the
Event: Displays total
Sponsor and Prize Funds available for the selected event.
total Prize Fund available and allocated to the Prize Group being configured.
When a Division is selected under Show Prizes For, these values will
change to display the Prize Fund available to the selected Division.
total Sponsor Fund available and allocated to the Prize Group being configured.
Note: Group Money is provided for the entire Prize Group and is therefore
not broken down by division. As such, for events that are configured
with divisions, sponsor funds will have to be divided manually.
Prize amounts for each place
Prize Group configured for the event, prize amounts will need to be configured
for each place to receive a prize. The total Prize Amount is based on the
allocated Prize and Sponsor Funds. In addition, BTM - 5 provides the
option to identify which places for each Prize Group that will receive a
trophy. Team events will include the ability to award team and bowler
recommended that you select the Divisions (if any) and Results
under the Show Prizes For section when allocating money to the selected
BTM - 5
includes a utility to assist with allocating the Prize Fund to the individual
prizes called the Prize Calculator. To use this utility, select the
Prize Group to configure under Description, then click the Prize Calculator
following data will need to be entered to calculate the prize distribution:
the total prize money to be distributed to the winners. This value should
already be filled in based on how the event was previously configured.
of Places: Enter
the number of winners that will receive a prize. Again, this value should
already be filled in based on the Event Prize Setup. Changing this value will
provide the opportunity to increase the number of prizes.
to Last: Enter
the minimum amount of money to be awarded to the bowler in the last position to
to Top: Enter
the percent of the total Prize Fund that will be awarded to the Number of Top
Positions configured in the next field.
Top Positions: Enter
the number of places to be considered as top positions for the selected Prize
Group. This value is used in conjunction with the previous field to award the
top finishers. This value cannot exceed the Number of Places to be awarded.
value determines how the Top Fund will be distributed amongst the Top Positions
previously configured. Use the Drop Down list to select a value between 1
and 10, where 1 will allocate most of the funds to 1st place and 10 will
distribute these funds more evenly among the top positions.
values have been configured, click the Calculate button. The Prize
Fund distribution will appear on the right side. If the calculated values
are acceptable, click the Assign button to transfer these values back to
the Individual Prizes screen. Keep in mind that these calculations are
only suggested values and the actual amounts awarded can be modified.
When manually modifying the prize denominations, BTM - 5 will display the
Allocated and Remaining Prize Fund listed under the Division section at the top
of this screen.
Funds are allocated to the entire event, and are not automatically divided when
divisions are configured for the event. As such, special consideration
must be made when allocating these funds for events that have divisions
configured. For example, if 2 divisions are configured, half the Sponsor
money listed under Group Money should be allocated to the 1st division
and the other half allocated to the 2nd division.
Sponsor Funds column, enter the amount of Sponsor money for each place to be
paid, allocating different denominations as appropriate. Be advised that
using the Prize Calculator is not supported as that utility is designed
to calculate and assign the prize distribution for the Prize Fund only.
Prize Calculator can be used to get an idea of how the Sponsor Funds can be
allocated. When the Prize Calculator is opened, the Prize Fund amount can
be replaced with the available Sponsor Fund amount and the prize distribution
can be calculated after configuring the rest of the parameters.
Important Note: If using the Prize Calculator for the Sponsor Fund, do
NOT click the Assign button as this will over-write the actual Prize Fund
allocations. Instead, write down the prize distribution then hit the Cancel
button, then manually enter the calculated values under the Sponsor Funds
previously noted, BTM - 5 has the option to award bowler and/or team trophies
for all events in the tournament. Simply enter a 'Y' or 'T' under the
Bowler Trophies and/or Team Trophy column on this page. BTM - 5 will keep
a total number of trophies needed for each Prize Group in each event..