Advanced Contests – Contests Joining Fees & Payments System Plugin


Contests provide a great platform to display the talent and skills you have amassed over the years. We all know the trend of taking participation in various contests is increasing among people day by day as everyone want to get recognized among other people for their talent and also to win exciting awards.

As the contest owner is spending his money in giving awards to winners, he also wishes to earn something by creating contests on your site, so if you use this Contests Joining Fees and Payments System Plugin then you can enable a source to your users to make money from their contests on your website. They can set a fee to enable participation in their contests and make money. In return you can charge commissions from the contest owners, which again can be a new source of income for you from Contests. Contests joining can be set as Free or chargeable by contest owners as per their requirements.

This monetization will encourage contest owners to create better contests with high priced awards on your site, which will attract more and more people to participate and Join contests on your site. More participation will bring more sharing and thus more popularity to your website.


Now Earn money from each entry submitted on your website in various contests with Contest Joining Fees & Payments System.

Contests Joining Fees & Payments System

Enable Contest Joining Fees & Admin Access

You can allow contest owners to take payment from the members who Join their contests by using the “Contests Joining Fees & Payments System Plugin” on your website with this plugin.
You can also configure the Title and Description of Join Popup from admin panel as per your site’s concept.

The fees paid by users will first come to the admin account and then you will have to release the payment to contest owners.
This way your users will have more trust on your website as they are directly paying to other contest owners.

Member Level Settings

This plugin enabled you to configure Admin Commissions, Unit of commission and Threshold amount based on the Member Levels of the contest owners on your website.

Admin Commissions

Admins can choose to set commissions on this Joining Feeds based on the Member Level of contest owners. Commissions can be charged as Fixed Amount or in Percentage. This way you can charge less commissions from paid member levels.

Threshold Amount

Admins can set Threshold Amount for releasing payment to contest owners based on contest owners’ Member Level or Package of contest (packages are dependent on Packages for Allowing Contest Creation Plugin.)

Manage Orders

You can keep track of the orders made on your website for joining and participation in the Paid contests.
You can search the orders based on contests, participants names, entry titles, gateway type and the date of order made on your website.

Supports PayPal & 2Checkout Payment Gateways

This plugin supports default payment gateways of SocialEngine – PayPal and 2 Checkout, so you can receive payments on your website from both the payment gateways.
To release payments to Contests owners, only PayPal is supported.

Manage Payment – Payment Requests & Payments Made

Admins can easily manage payment requests made by contest owners, approve / disapprove requests and see payment details.
You can also view the payments made by you to contest owners from admin panel.

Integration with Multi Currency Switcher & Currency Exchange Plugin

This extension is seamlessly integrated with the “Multi Currency Switcher & Currency Exchange Plugin” and thus supports multiple currencies for the contest fees. (Coming Soon)

Contest Joining Fees & Dashboard Options

With this plugin enabled Contest Owners can enable joining fees to join and participate in their contests from their Contest Dashboards.

Paid Joining

Contest Owners can set the joining fees to join and participate in their contest as per their requirements.

Free Contests

Contest Owners can also keep the joining Free even after this plugin is installed on your website.

Manage Orders

Contest Owners can manage the entry orders for their contests. They can monitor their orders and search orders based on various filter fields available in this plugin.

Payment Transactions

Contest owners can view details of payments received from your website to their accounts.

Payment Requests & Account Details

Contest Owners can see the Total Entries submitted in your contest,Total Amount Received, Total Commission of site admin, and the Total Remaining Amount that they can request from the site admin to release.

Admin configured Threshold amount is minimum amount required to proceed with the request.

Sales Report

Contest Owners can download their daily or monthly sales report of their contest in CSV or Excel format.

Sales Statistics

Contest Owners can see the sales statistics from the dashboard of their contests for today, this week and this month.

Contest Joining

Users will see the price nicely on the Join Now button, so that they can easily differentiate between Free contests and Paid contests on your website.

Join Contest

After clicking on the “Join Now” button for a paid contest, contest owners will see a confirmation popup (configured from admin panel), to proceed with making payment or go back to the contest.

Pay for the Joining

Once users confirm they wish to make the payment to participate in a contest, they will see the payment options – PayPal and 2 Checkout as configured from the admin panel.

My Orders

Users can easily view their Orders from Manage Contests and keep a track of payments made on your website to Join and participate in contests.

Print Invoice

Users can take a print of Invoice of their orders made to join and participate contests on your website.
This will help them keep a track of their payments.

Active Contest and Ended Contests Orders

Users can view orders for both Active Contests and Ended Contests in separate sections, so that they can easily find the contest in which they have to submit entries.

Once the Payment is completed, a beautiful interface updates users about the order completion. They can decide from here, whether they want to proceed with the Entry Submission now or they can view the order and submit entry later.

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