The open and close periods for registration are usually set during the “Programming” section of the step-by-step guide.
If you want to change these times manually, they can be found in the “Dates” sub tab under the “Registration” tab.
To get to the “Dates” tab from the competition dashboard:
Click the “Manage” button on the competition you want to set/edit registration times for.
Click the “Registration” tab in the sidebar.
Click the “Dates” tab in sidebar.
From here, you can set the open and close periods for registration.