In this article we will cover the basics of adding a single event via the ReadyUp admin panel, if your event involves more than a single matchup between two participants you might want to consider adding a competition instead.
- Log in to the ReadyUp Admin
- Select the Events option from the menu on the left side of the screen
- Click the Create New Event button in the top right corner of the screen
- A new screen will ask you to select the type of event you want to create. Click on "Standard" or "Stream" depending on the type of event you want to make and then click "Create".
- You should see a new screen that looks like the image below where you can input all of your event information.
Stream events include one additional field:
|Streamer*||The name of the broadcaster associated with the event||
The table below describes each event field on the page and gives examples for what type of information should be added. An asterisk (*) denotes a required field.
|*Add Cover Photo||This is the main image featured on the event page. It appears in 3:1 format, but a 16:9 image is recommended for external sharing. See our Upload an Image page for more info.||
|*Event Name||The name of your event.||
LCS - Week 5 (Spring 2021)
The event type you initially selected can be changed here. Note that changing the event type will change the fields available.
|Standard, Competition, Stream|
|*Organizer||The organization running this event. Organizations need to be added by ReadyUp staff in order to be available for use. This field will default to your organization.||Riot Games|
|*Start Date/Time||Set the start date and time for your event. Time can be set as TBA if necessary. TBA events will display as all-day events.||January 20, 2021 2:30pm|
|*End Date/Time||Set the end date and time for your event.||January 21, 2021 10:00am|
|*Timezone||This is automatically set to your current time zone.||
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time - Toronto
|Location||If there is a physical location for the event then uncheck the 'Online Event' box and add a location into the field.||12312 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064, United States|
|Event URL||An official link to the homepage or main web page of the event that is being created.||https://lolesports.com/|
|Description||A description of the event. This can include links to further information on other websites.||The League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) is the top level of professional League of Legends in the United States and Canada.|
|Games||Select which games are being played at the event. Game is required for stream events, but not standard ones.||League of Legends
Other/None - Allows for event flexibility
Various - A variety of games
|Platforms||Select which platform(s) the event is being played on.||PC/Xbox/PS4/Mobile
Others - An event focused on a publisher or dev rather than a specific game
|*Categories||Select which categories this event falls under. This will affect search and filtering options for end-users. Get more information on categories here.||Esports, Professional|
|Languages||Choose the languages for the event.||English|
|Social Channels||Social media channels and accompanying URLs.||https://twitter.com/leagueoflegends|
|Call to Action||Refer to our article on How Call to Actions work.||Buy Merch|
|Stream Links||Link to the stream of the event.||https://twitch.tv/lcs|
|*Sponsors||Sponsor logo, name, and URL. Logos should be square.||Team Razer|
|Event Gallery||Here you can add some additional photos to promote your event. We recommend shots of the crowd, players, or prizes.||N/A|
Track where the traffic originated from. This field is automatically generated based on the event name.
|UTM Medium||Track what type of traffic this is.||cta, email, social, referral|
Track the performance of a specific campaign.
When you are finished click the "Create" button in the bottom right corner of the page to create your event.
Once your event has been created toggle the "Draft" button seen above to "Live". Your event has now been published.