If enabled on a competition, the “New Player Approval” feature allows for all new players at an association to be made ‘Pending’ until reviewed and 'Approved’ by an association administrator or club (if enabled).

A ‘Pending’ player cannot be added to a team or have a suspension attributed to them in a competition season. Only once a participant is “approved” do they become “active” and can be added to a team.

What is a ‘new’ participant?
A participant is deemed to be ‘New’ for an association if the profile associated with the participation record does not have any other previous records for that association.  For example if a participant played with one club, and later registered for a different club within the same league/association they would not require approval.

The most common example of a ‘new’ participant is when the participation record is the first registration to that organisation. They can also be considered new if they have registered via a club for an association, or through a season permit

Enabling New Player Approval

New Player Approval is configured at a competition level, and can be enabled for either existing or new competitions:

For existing competitions, navigate to the settings area of the relevant competition

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For new competitions, the New Player Approval toggle appears in the first page of a “Create new Competition” form within the Competition Management area

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When you toggle the feature on, the option to Allow approval by clubs is also displayed and can be toggled on to allow clubs to “activate” a new player on the behalf of the association

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Viewing a participants status

To view if a participant is new, their registration date and status, navigate to the participants section of your competition.

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In this area, use the filter box, to filter on all pending participants.

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This will allow you to easily identify which participants are required to be approved in order to select them in a line up or game

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Approving a pending player

To approve a pending player, select the View button next to a pending player

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Select the registration record and then select Approve Player

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Confirm your selection by selecting Yes, Approve Player button.

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The player now be set to active and able to be added to teams, line-ups and games.
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