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Version 10.3.9 / 10.3.2 – Median deduction scoring and more

TScore continues to evolve with enhanced support for direct tablet scoring now able to perform ‘median per-move’ calculations. Big improvements also to Tumbling, where it is now possible to  define the number of skills in each individual run, so that the tablets correctly display the right number of deductions, rather than having to fill them with zeroes. It even handles the odd ‘9 skill’ run that was added for BG Club level 5. For DMT, the FIG change for a single skill run has been implemented (total is now out of 9, not 7 as before).

This version of course had the latest scoring rules implemented for UK, USA and Canada, although it should be noted that there are two extra changes to come that were only identified a day or two before release. These are (a) FIG changed the trampoline scoring precision – reducing it from 3DP to 2DP and (b) Canada have introduced a ‘Best single routine’ score for qualifying at senior levels.

In the next 2 months there will be a lot of development around Floor & Vault (for BSGA), ACRO (for BSGA and Greece) and possibly Aerobic Gymnastics as well. A further area to be enhanced is timetabling, where increasing requests for more flexibility mean that this will most likely be heavily reworked behind the scenes.

Version 10.1.25 / 10.0.22 – New stuff! Acro! Pole! GDPR! Email Test Mode!

Lots of new features and small tweaks have been accumulating in the backlog for a few weeks now, so this release brings us up to date with a load of extras.

TScore now has support for Acrobatic Gymnastics and IPSF Pole Sports scoring.  These are both still undergoing real-world trials, so please feedback any observations, suggestions and issues. Both of these are new to me, so I am still learning.

There have been some tidy-ups applied to results exports – unused sheets are removed. There are performance improvements in trophy list generation and Excel connection overall. The Import for USAG/BG has been improved to remove the hundreds of alerts you can get if the class names don’t match. If also gives a count of the athletes added in addition to the event entry count.

There is an important bug fix for anyone running trampoline events with a Final – the Export file was missing the final round scores.

Emailing has had a bit of an overhaul. TScore now looks for a default email address to use for each club if any individual athletes don’t have one set. There is a handing email test mode now that will let you know if anyone is missing and email, together with a ‘Fix Emails’ option in the Clubs Editor.  Erroneous emails are filtered out a little better than before.

With the impending GDPR privacy legislation due to impact Europe next month, a few features have been added to help.  When you are sending general emails (i.e not ‘Individual entry lists’) the email recipients can be put into the ‘BCC’ field if you provide a ‘To’ address. This avoids broadcasting everyone’s email address to every other entrant.  Related to this, the UK NDP entry forms now only require the Year of Birth to be entered rather than full DoB. These forms also have a suggested Privacy Policy and acknowledgement so that you can be seen to comply with legislation. Please check that the privacy policy and acknowledgement wording meets your needs, as the suggested text is for guidance only and may not be complete or accurate for your situation.

Finally, VScore has support for Pole and Acro and also a fix for the intermittent ‘crash on startup’ bug that I’ve been trying to repeat for 2 months! Neil will be very happy.

Version 10.1.17 / 10.0.18 – Tied markers misplaced in printed results

Small bug fix – the “=” marker was being set on the wrong cell in the printed results for some disciplines and templates.

Version 10.1.16 / 10.0.18 – Email sender account

You can now set the email account that Outlook will use for sending emails. This is great if you want to use a bulk mailing service for example to avoid getting blocked by your ISP!

Version 10.1.14 / 10.0.18 – More trophy labels, various fixes

One new feature and a few minor fixes in this release.

Version 10.1.10 / 10.0.18 – More panels, direct ‘find athlete’, per-event templates, performance

We’ve added a useful enhancement to the fixed gymnast number feature. You can now import the gymnast numbers from a file and easily search by number by double-clicking it on the scoring screen.

Version 10.1.08 / 10.0.18 – Gymnast ‘start number’

Lots of little improvements and fixes in this one – best to check the full list for details, but you can now have up to 8 judging panels per competition, define your own print and export templates for each competition and find an athlete directly from the scoring form by double-clicking the name field.  To help with this, there is a performance improvement for searching.

Version 10.1.00 / 10.0.15 – New release for the New Year!

We’ve added some features to help support the way that USA states run some events. You can now print results out per-flight and flight numbers are shown in the entrant list. You can also edit the bounce order by simply dragging the athletes around in the edit database screen. A couple of score/position recalculation bugs were fixed and timetabling for events running well into the night is now possible.  USAG qualification scores were corrected following receipt of the official documentation.

Version 10.0.44 / 10.0.15 – Print, export templates and entry form tidyups

We’ve tidied up the templates for export and printing to avoid cell overflow with long names. Synchro export problem fixed and corrected an issue with the wrong rounds being shown when swapping between TRA and DMT in the class editor.

Version 10.0.42 / 10.0.15 – Timetable problem with early start time

Fixed a problem that stopped you moving the entire panel to a start time before 9.00am.  HTML syntax error fixed in VScore export to web.

Version 10.0.41 / 10.0.14 – USAG mobility scores update for 2018

First shot at the 2018 season mobility and qualifying scores for USAG. Also added flight number info to the export sheets and corrected a problem with certificates printing the wrong scores.

Version 10.0.39 / 10.0.14 – Rename / archive databases, order classes by start time

A couple of useful little features added to this version. You can now rename databases and mark them as ‘archived’ so you can hide the clutter.  The classes picklist on the Edit /Scoring screen now orders the classes by start time within each panel. THe ‘Export to BG’ option has been removed as BG no longer require a specific format for results.
A few other little tweaks – see the full list of fixes for details.


 Version 10.0.38 / 10.0.14 – Critical Bug fix

We’ve fixed a few bugs – infinite looping after some data entry errors, schema version update not marked properly and the very important fix for HD calculations.

 Version 10.0.37 / 10.0.13 – Synchro fixes and web publishing enhancements

We’ve fixed a few issues with Synchro – exported results were missing totals and positions with some templates. Also, generating checklists for finalists was giving a SQL error, and changing the number fo finalists with the ‘spinner’ control on the Preferences screen caused a crash.

VScore has been enhanced to give more configurable output – it now takes style-sheets that you can edit yourselves. It also has bonus, penalty, time of flight and pass 4 included. There is also an option to add an auto refresh to every page, so it checks for updates every minute. See the user guide for more information.

 Version 10.0.31 – New definitions for BG and BSGA 2017-18 season

This version includes new class definition files and sample entry forms for British Gymnastics NDP and British Schools Gymnastics Association competitions for the 2017-18 season.

It also has a couple of small fixes – one of which could present erroneous sub-totals while part-way through entering judges scores (i.e when only a few of the scores had been filled in).

  Version 10.0.29 – Bugfix

This version has an important fix for anyone currently using versions 10.0.25 to 10.0.28.  You may experience problems printing the individual trampoline results with certain combinations of bonus, penalty, qualifications and templates. This has been fixed in version 10.0.29, along with improvements to the license reporting for strings that are nearing expiry.

 Version 10.0.27 Update

We’ve had a number of upgrades and improvements over the past month.  Version 10.0.18 tidied up a number of cosmetic issues in tumbling and DMT results printing, which 10.0.22 made the new ‘Show Timetable Conflicts’ content and display more accessible. That version also corrected a few USAG class definition errors (qualifying scores mainly).  Version 10.0.23 improved the ‘End of Class’ detection and forced completion handling – it now allows a choice of withdrawal or zero move count.

10.0.25 fixed an important qualification score calculation omission – penalties are now taken into account. It also now remembers the previous sort column for competition status and forces USAG events to 3 decimal place total scores.

Now with 10.0.27, two requested features have been added. The first is to support the import of entrant lists from the USAG online entry system.  To use this, just create a USAG competition as normal, then use the Import Entrants option and pick the USAG export Excel file.  Note that you might need to tidy up that file before import – we have seen some rather curious column misalignments!

The second new option is the ability to ‘zoom’ the timetable editor display.  This is great for seeing those tightly packed comps with 1 or two athletes in each of 8 classes in a flight.

Keep the feedback coming in on the forum!


Version 10.0.17 Update

A few small fixes and improvements, although at least one here that could cause problems if you are using competition folder names with spaces in.

CSV loading improved – discipline filters, templates and better automatic detection / creation of classes

Allow all classes on panel filter
Class editor label display tidied
Automatic zero-move count improved
Incorrect E6 label for HD2
Import/Export error for folder paths with spaces
Score fields E5/E6 misaligned for specific combinations of discipline / judge count

Version 10.0.16 Update

A new minor release of TScore is now available.  Version 10.0.16 has a an important fix to the class editor (it was failing to set the Discipline to ‘Trampoline’ in mixed competitions) and a new feature – Multi-day event timetabling. It also fixes the oversized New Competition form problem that affected people with smaller screens.

For a full list of the issues addressed and a link to the new download, just check the Downloads page.


Version 10 Release

Many thanks to everyone who helped with testing TScore Version 10, which has now been released for use in Trampoline, DMT and Tumbling events.

This version supports the new Horizontal Displacement scoring rules, along with numerous other enhancements and fixes.

It works with the latest version 9.6 of PostgreSQL, although if you already have TScore running with an older version there is no need to upgrade that.

As with any scoring software, please ensure that you also maintain paper records of the scores too, in case of hardware or software failure!

The Artistic Gymnastics section of TScore should be regarded as beta-release at this stage, as it has not yet had thorough testing at ‘live’ events.

To get the latest version, please pop along to the Downloads page.


Version 10 Beta Testing

Testing and tweaking TScore Version 10 is progressing well now – performance and stability look good and the new functionality appears to be working.

For those of you helping with testing, you can get the latest updates here.

Please use the forum for feedback and further suggestions – I shall invite customers to join in shortly!