Race, Time, Score - Simple
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Race, Time, Score - Simple

Time and score a race using just an Excel spreadsheet (included with the purchase of this course).
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Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
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Created by Brian Swanson
Last updated 1/2019
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Current price: $13.99 Original price: $19.99 Discount: 30% off
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This course includes
  • 44 mins on-demand video
  • 6 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Timing and scoring of a race using a spreadsheet that is included with the purchase of the course.
Requirements
  • Be able to enter data in an Excel spreadsheet. Simple. Easy. All is explained in the course.
Description

Are you needing to organize a race but don't have the budget for expensive timing equipment?  Would you like to time and even score a race without having to hire a company to do it for you.  The course provides a simple solution using a carefully designed and formulated Excel spreadsheet.  The Race Timing and Scoring spreadsheet is included with the purchase of this course.  The course will explain pre-race set up, operations during the race, and post-race results.  Get times instantaneously and results within minutes.  The spreadsheet can be adapted for many variations of races.  One variation is used for timing and scoring cross country dual meets.  Another variation is used for a aquathon with a staggered start.  The spreadsheets are simple to learn and can be used for any type of race or timed competition.  This course will take the headache and expense out of timing a race.  Enjoy the course.

Who this course is for:
  • Race Organizers. Coaches. Athletic Directors. Fitness Club Managers. Fundraisers. Event Organizers.
Course content
Expand all 5 lectures 44:01
+ Pre-Race Preparation
1 lecture 06:16

Populating the roster and assigning each athlete a number is important to make the race day run smoothly.  This lecture will show you how to use the roster, offer suggestions on how to quickly get the data added, and give you tips on how to use the data in the timing and scoring spreadsheet.  Resources are provided in Excel form and Google sheets form.

Preview 06:16
+ Race Day Operations
1 lecture 13:37

It's race day.  Getting accurate times and scores is crucial.  It is even better if those times and scores are nearly instantaneous.  This lecture demonstrates the operation of the timing spreadsheet.  You will see how easy it is to use and how powerful the results are.  The attached resources included the timing spreadsheet in xls and xlsx formats and one copy of each format is protected to provide a secure copy whose formulas can't be changed while the other copy is unprotected so you can change the formulas all you want.

Timing with Instant Results
13:37
+ Bonus: Timing an AquaMarathon with Staggered Starts
1 lecture 10:20

If you are looking for a timer that can accommodate a staggered start.  This spreadsheet has you covered.  It is perfect for an event like an "aquamarathon" where athletes have to line up to start.

Timer for AquaMarathon
10:20