Parent-Child Event Registration Form

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    Dave Conner

    Is it possible to unlink the child option once you start building the form>? 

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    Kinsey Mahan

    Hi Dave - our team should be able to help you with that. If you're still working on the form, send an e-mail over to help@memberclicks.com. MemberClicks Admins have the ability to change the form type, which will break the child piece off of the form so that it can be deleted.

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    Timothy Gaburungyi

    Can we use date based pricing with parent-child event registration forms?

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    Timothy Gaburungyi

    Also can a parent complete a session in which they register and pay for only a child - and not the parent. E.g if the parent is not attending or has already registered?

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    Kinsey Mahan

    Timothy - Date-based pricing can be used with parent child forms. You can also set up pricing right on the child pages of a parent child form, so if a parent is not registering, they can submit through the form paying for only their children. To do this, you would leave pricing off page one (the parent page) of the form, then add pricing to the child page(s) of the form. If you need additional help, please feel free to call our Help Team at 404-879-2800.

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    Suzanne Fraga

    In regards to parent/child pricing, how does the parent NOT register himself for the conference if they just want to register children (specifically when they are given the option to register or not register himself)? Even if you leave pricing off for the parent how does the form know they are not attending? And how about on the confirmation email/page if you want to list all registrants? How do you NOT list the parent's name on the confirmation if they have the option of attending or not attending

    It's almost like the parent needs to be listed on the child page to have the option to register himself....that would solve these problems....

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    Dave Conner

    I list parent pricing as regular cost or $0 -- Then I have them choose "Primary Registrant is attending" (cost) -- and "Primary Registrant is not attending" $0

    Then in pricing - adjust for both options

    I have not found a way to email child registrants. The child fields are too basic for me still -- wish drop downs were possible and more than 5 fields were available. Still too limited.

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    Suzanne Fraga

    Thanks Dave - I do actually have it set up that way but I think it's confusing because their name displays on the receipt and if they select not attending they have to be taken out of the spreadsheet.

    I wish it would just give the parent's name on the child page (so they can select box all who are attending) and then send all registered a confirmation email.

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    Dave Conner

    Yeah, I hear you Suzanne. That was a MAJOR problem for my conference chairs as we counted all the Parents that were NOT attending in our counts. :(

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    Suzanne Fraga

    I know Dave - especially if you have a big conference with a lot of attendees. I've just posted this suggestion in the "ideas" area - hope the engineering team is listening!

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    Kinsey Mahan

    Suzanne and Dave - Thanks for your feedback. Suzanne, I did see your post in the ideas forum and will be sure to let our product manager know.

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    Michael Rainey

    Late to the game in using this.

    I don't see it elsewhere, so I will ask: Can a parent-child form register multiple children for a basic event, AND allow some children to additionally register for extras, i,e, an extra workshop, etc. As I understand it thus far, the answer is no...each child has to be registered for the exact same  option....there is no way to match Child A with Base + Option 1, and Child B with Base + Option 2. I would hope I am wrong in that belief....but we have many may choices for an event, and many Children of one parent do not choose the same options. How do others solve this?

     

     

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    Kinsey Mahan
    Michael - great question. You can add whatever custom fields and pricing options you need to a parent-child event registration, which will allow the parent to selet the appropriate option(s) for each child on their respective page. You will want every possible pricing option for children to appear on the child page of the form, but a long as they're available, parent can make any selections they need. I hope that helps!
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    Christina Dragonetti

    Maybe I misunderstood something, but I'm trying to allow the parent to register people who do not have profiles in our database yet. In essence, they are creating a child profile through the Event Registration form. Is that possible?

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    Kinsey Mahan

    Hi Christina - With today's parent/child configuration, parents aren't able to add and register children via the same form. In order for a parent to register children, they need to first take an application form - I usually call it an 'add child form' as it's intended to add children to existing parents profiles ONLY - then take the event registration form to register existing children, as well as the children they just added. I hope that helps!

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    Jeff Warnecke

    Hi, The person that started this event registration form is no longer with our association so I am trying to figure out how she set this up. I need to add registration options to the children but there isn't a "child" page. How do I get to the child page to set up the options?

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    Chris Byess

    Hi Jeff,

    Upon the creation of a form, the creator will have the option to set the form to register either a single user or a parent and their child profiles. If the child profiles option is selected, than a child profile page will be created automatically upon your form. The name of this page will be your group name, followed by 'profile information.'

    Once a member that is linked to a child profile takes the form, they will have the option, upon a system-generated page, to choose which of their child profiles they want to register. The system will then generate a section for each profile chosen. If you look into your Delegate Registration form, for example, you will see multiple pages have been created for your child profiles.

    If, when a form was created, you did not select the options to register your child profiles, there won't be a way to add them afterwards. You want to make sure that the 'register child profiles' option is checked upon creation. Do that, and you should be good to go!

     

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    Ryan Gold

    Hi- I was wondering if there have been any updates to the question above re: parents NOT attending an event, but registering child profiles? Our "parent" profiles are actually organization profiles, with the individuals "children" under those. Meaning, we actually NEVER have a "parent" attend an event because the parent is the organization, not the individual. I was wondering if there have been updates on this that would allow us to get accurate attendee counts for our events.

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    Ryan Gold

    HI- Just checking on on this again. Thanks!

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    Chris Byess

    Hi Ryan,

    First off, thanks for your patience and following up on this! As for your question, it is still only possible to register both the parent and child profiles for an event registration form. Now, if there is a specific field that only those who are signed up for the event possess, such as an attribute that says 'attending' that is present on only the child pages, you could run an advanced search on this attribute to generate a list of each profile that has it. When it comes to the listing of the receipts, however, the parent will always have a receipt tied to the event, even if they aren't actually attending.

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