EventSeries

This page describes the EventSeries type.

This type is derived from https://schema.org/EventSeries, which means that any of this type's properties within schema.org may also be used. Note however the properties on this page must be used in preference if a relevant property is available.

Fields

Required fields

Property

Expected Type

Description

type

Text

Must always be present and set to "type": "EventSeries"

activity

Array of Concept

Specifies the physical activity or activities that will take place during an event.

Example

"activity": [ { "type": "Concept", "id": "https://openactive.io/activity-list#5e78bcbe-36db-425a-9064-bf96d09cc351", "prefLabel": "Bodypump™", "inScheme": "https://openactive.io/activity-list" } ]

name

Text

The name of the event

Example

"name": "Speedball"

organizer

Organization - or - Person

The person or organization ultimately responsible for an event. An organizer might be an schema:Organization or a schema:Person.

Example

"organizer": { "name": "Central Speedball Association", "type": "Organization", "url": "http://www.speedball-world.com" }

Required options

An id and/or identifier must be provided in order to allow data users to group EventSeries together consistently.

Property

Expected Type

Description

id

URL

A unique url based identifier for the record

Example

"id": "https://example.com/event/12345"

identifier

Text - or - PropertyValue - or - Array of PropertyValue - or - Integer

A local non-URI identifier for the resource

Example

"identifier": "SB1234"

Property

Expected Type

Description

id

URL

A unique url based identifier for the record

Example

"id": "https://example.com/event/12345"

ageRange

QuantitativeValue

Indicates that an event is suitable for a specific age range. If only a single age is specified then this is assumed to be a minimum age. Age ranges can be specified as follows: 18-30

Example

"ageRange": { "type": "QuantitativeValue", "minValue": 15, "maxValue": 60 }

description

Text

A free text description of the event

Example

"description": "An fast paced game that incorporates netball, handball and football."

genderRestriction

GenderRestrictionType

Indicates that an event is restricted to male, female or a mixed audience. If a gender restriction isn't specified then applications should assume that an event is suitable for a mixed audience

Example

"genderRestriction": "https://openactive.io/FemaleOnly"

image

Array of ImageObject

An image or photo that depicts the event, e.g. a photo taken at a previous event.

Example

"image": [ { "type": "ImageObject", "url": "http://example.com/static/image/speedball_large.jpg", "thumbnail": [ { "type": "ImageObject", "url": "http://example.com/static/image/speedball_thumbnail.jpg" } ] } ]

isCoached

Boolean

A boolean property that indicates whether an Event will be coached. This flag allows an Event to be marked as being coached without having to specify a named individual as a coach. This addresses both privacy concerns and also scenarios where the actual coach may only be decided on the day.

Example

"isCoached": "true"

level

Array of Text - or - Array of Concept

A general purpose property for specifying the suitability of an event for different participant “levels”. E.g. beginner/intermediate/advanced. Or in the case of martial arts, specific belt requirements.

Example

"level": [ "beginner" ]

programme

Brand

Indicates that an event will be organised according to a specific Programme.

Example

"programme": { "type": "Brand", "name": "Play Ball!", "url": "http://example.org/brand/play-ball" }

Optional fields

Property

Expected Type

Description

@context

URL - or - Array of URL

This must be included in the top-most entity in the JSON model.

Example

"@context": "https://openactive.io/"

accessibilityInformation

Text

Provide additional, specific documentation for participants about how disabilities are, or can be supported at the Event.

Example

"accessibilityInformation": "This route has been British Cycling assessed as an accessible route, meaning it is suitable for the majority of adaptive bikes. The route will have no or low levels of traffic, there will be plenty of space and will have a good surface throughout. If you have any questions about using this route on an adaptive bike on this ride, please use visit https://www.letsride.co.uk/accessibility or call 0123 456 7000 and ask for the Recreation team."

accessibilitySupport

Array of Concept

Used to specify the types of disabilities or impairments that are supported at an event.

Example

"accessibilitySupport": [ { "type": "Concept", "id": "https://openactive.io/accessibility-support#1393f2dc-3fcc-4be9-a99f-f1e51f5ad277", "prefLabel": "Visual impairment", "inScheme": "https://openactive.io/accessibility-support" } ]

attendeeInstructions

Text

Provides additional notes and instructions for event attendees. E.g. more information on how to find the event, what to bring, etc.

Example

"attendeeInstructions": "Ensure you bring trainers and a bottle of water."

category

Array of Concept - or - Array of Text

Provides a set of tags that help categorise and describe an event, e.g. its intensity, purpose, etc.

Example

"category": [ "High Intensity" ]

contributor

Array of Person

A Person who contributes to the facilitation of the Event.

Example

"contributor": [ { "type": "Person", "familyName": "Smith", "givenName": "Nicole", "id": "https://example.com/locations/1234ABCD/leaders/89", "identifier": 89 } ]

duration

Duration

The duration of the event given in [ISO8601] format.

Example

"duration": "PT1H"

endDate

DateTime - or - Date

The end date and time of the event. Can be specified as a schema:Date or schema:DateTime

It is recommended that publishers provide either an schema:endDate or a schema:duration for an event.

Example

"endDate": "2018-01-27T12:00:00Z"

eventSchedule

Array of Schedule

A an array of oa:Schedule or oa:PartialSchedule, which represents a recurrence pattern.

Example

"eventSchedule": [ { "type": "PartialSchedule", "repeatFrequency": "P1W", "startTime": "20:15", "endTime": "20:45", "byDay": [ "http://schema.org/Tuesday" ] } ]

eventStatus

EventStatusType

The status of an event. Can be used to indicate rescheduled or cancelled events

Example

"eventStatus": "https://schema.org/EventScheduled"

identifier

Text - or - PropertyValue - or - Array of PropertyValue - or - Integer

A local non-URI identifier for the resource

Example

"identifier": "SB1234"

isAccessibleForFree

Boolean

Whether the Event is accessible without charge.

Example

"isAccessibleForFree": "true"

leader

Array of Person

Refers to a person (schema:Person) who will be leading an event. E.g. a coach. This is a more specific role than an organiser or a contributor. The person will need to have given their consent for their personal information to be present in the Open Data.

Example

"leader": [ { "type": "Person", "familyName": "Smith", "givenName": "Nicole", "gender": "https://schema.org/Male", "id": "https://example.com/locations/1234ABCD/leaders/89", "identifier": 89 } ]

location

Place

The location at which the event will take place. Or, in the case of events that may span multiple locations, the initial meeting or starting point.

It is recommended that locations should be specified as a Place complete with a fully described geographic location and/or address.

If only an address is available then this should be described as a PostalAddress.

Applications may use schema:Text to provide a more general description of a location ("In Victoria Park, near the lake"), but this is not recommended: consuming applications will be unable to help users discover opportunities based on their location.

Example

"location": { "address": { "addressLocality": "New Malden", "addressRegion": "London", "postalCode": "NW5 3DU", "streetAddress": "Raynes Park High School, 46A West Barnes Lane", "type": "PostalAddress" }, "description": "Raynes Park High School in London", "geo": { "latitude": 51.4034423828125, "longitude": -0.2369088977575302, "type": "GeoCoordinates" }, "id": "https://example.com/locations/1234ABCD", "identifier": "1234ABCD", "name": "Raynes Park High School", "telephone": "01253 473934", "type": "Place" }

maximumAttendeeCapacity

Integer

The maximum capacity of the Event.

Example

"maximumAttendeeCapacity": 30

meetingPoint

Text

Instructions for the attendees of an Event about where they should meet the organizer or leader at the start of the event. Some larger locations may have several possible meeting points, so this property provides additional more specific directions.

Example

"meetingPoint": "At the entrance to the park"

offers

Array of Offer

An array of schema:Offer that include the price of attending.

Example

"offers": [ { "type": "Offer", "identifier": "OX-AD", "name": "Adult", "price": 3.3, "priceCurrency": "GBP", "url": "https://profile.everyoneactive.com/booking?Site=0140&Activities=1402CBP20150217&Culture=en-GB" } ]

potentialAction

Array of Action

The possible actions that a user may make. e.g. Book.

Example

"potentialAction": [ { "name": "Book", "target": { "encodingType": "application/vnd.openactive.v1.0+json", "httpMethod": "POST", "type": "EntryPoint", "url": "https://example.com/orders" }, "type": "Action" } ]

remainingAttendeeCapacity

Integer

The number of places that are still available for the Event.

Example

"remainingAttendeeCapacity": 20

schedulingNote

Text

Provides a note from an organizer relating to how this Event is scheduled.

Example

"schedulingNote": "This event doesn't run during school holidays"

startDate

DateTime - or - Date

The start date and time of the event. Can be specified as a schema:Date or schema:DateTime.

Example

"startDate": "2018-01-27T12:00:00Z"

subEvent

Array of Event

Relates a parent event to a child event. Properties describing the parent event can be assumed to apply to the child, unless otherwise specified. A child event might be a specific instance of an Event within a schedule

superEvent

Event

Relates a child event to a parent event. Properties describing the parent event can be assumed to apply to the child, unless otherwise specified. A parent event might specify a recurring schedule, of which the child event is one specific instance

url

URL

A URL to a web page (or section of a page) that describes the event.

Example

"url": "https://example.com/event/1234"

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