BCOE&M provides administrators the option to archive competition data for use at a later time. This is useful for organizers to be able to track trends from competition to competition using the same installation of BCOE&M.

Under the Archiving heading, administrators can Manage/View their installation's archives.

If no archives have been created, administrators can create one by naming providing a name of their archive. The current user, participant, entry, table, scoring, and result data will be archived.

Caution! Once an archive is created, it cannot be undone easily. It is suggested that administrators archive competition data only when they are ready to begin collecting entries for the competition's next iteration. A warning will pop up before an archive is created: