Using QR Codes to register competitors in the PractiScore app for Android

This feature had been announced on the Brian Enos forum in 2013.

Also see Using NFC cards or tokens with the PractiScore app for Android

You can use a standalone QR Code scanner app to register competitors in the PractiScore app on Android device. For example, ZXing Barcode Scanner app or QRky: QR Code Generator & more or other apps that allow to follow the URLs retrieved from scanned QR Codes.

The QR Code just need to encode URL in the following format:

psc:<First Name>:<Last Name>:<Division>:<Power Factor>

For example:

psc:Eugene:Kuleshov:Classic:Minor

The easiest way to create QR Code up front is to use Google Sheets and use the following formula for QR Code:

=image("https://chart.googleapis.com/chart?chs=150x150&cht=qr&chl="&ENCODEURL(<psc:url>))

You will get something like this:

Competitors can also use an app to generate QR Codes on their phones using one of QR Code maker apps: