Step 1: Add activities to your Check-in with Merits system
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How do I set up an event?

Follow the steps below to create an activity in Merit Check-in

Step 1: Navigate to Activities and click on Create Activity

Step 2: Add activity details

  1. Name your activity
  2. Add a description (optional)
  3. Add a qualification (optional)

    • If you don't need to screen for and verify credentials, then don't select this option.
    • However, if you are requiring participants to hold credentials to check-in,  make sure to set up your qualifications before creating an activity. Learn more about qualifications.
  4. Add a form (optional)

    • If you don't require digital forms or waivers to check-in, then don't select this option.
    • If you are requiring participants to fill out a digital waiver or another form, then make sure to use Form section to paste in, edit, and publish your waiver. Learn more about forms and waivers.
  5. Enter messaging for successful and unsuccessful check-in messages.
    * Note that the kiosk will only decline check-ins if you have required qualifications and the user does not meet those qualifications.
  6. Choose whether or not to enable all participants to check-out from the activity
  7. Choose whether or not participants receive a merit for checking in, receive a standard check-in merit, or receive a merit customized for that activity.  Learn more about how to customize check-in merits here
  8. Select the timezone for this activity.

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    Step 3: Click on Save as Draft or Publish. Once you click Publish your activity is now ready to use for check-ins!

    Step 4: In order for your participants to check-in at your event, download and set up Merit Check-in for your tablet, so you can create a kiosk for your participants to use to check-in and verify their credentials. More details can be found here.