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Rocket League - Kitchener Esports Challenge Rules

Overview: Online matches played from home against other Rocket League players in the community!

Demographic: The tournament is open to everyone, all skill levels, in two different age groups!

Schedule:
Check-In & Kick-Off: 9:00am
Round Robin matches begin: 10:00am
Tournament begins: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Registration/ Game Mode: Individual and Standard Online Versus

Schedule: All matchups will start at 10 am on the day of the tournament. You will be playing matches as soon as your opponent and bracket are updated. Schedule with opponents to be released the evening before the tournament and will be accessible on the discord.

Schedule breakdown:

  • Round Robin followed by Single Elimination bracket

Playoff breakdown: Each match is a single-elimination game. If tied after regulation, the match goes to traditional extra-time.

RULES + LOGISTICS

  1. Forfeits and Rescheduling

Opponent No-Shows & Grace Period
If a team/player does not show up to a match at its scheduled time, there is a 10 minute GRACE PERIOD. If they remain unresponsive, wait 10 minutes and then contact your Tournament Mod. They will provide the next steps for you.

A default win/loss of 1-0 will be applied should there be a player who misses their game.

BEFORE LEAGUE STARTS

  1. Notifications & Communication

    1. All communication once the tournament starts will be done on Discord. Please familiarize yourself with the Discord platform and your applicable channels.

    2. ALL PLAYERS MUST BE ON DISCORD: https://discord.gg/VhSUzuaNhq

  2. Add opponents
    After your schedule is released, please add all your opponent’s Gamertags so that there is no delay once the tournament starts.

GAMEDAY

  1. BEFORE MATCH
    Please aim to have your game set up 15 minutes prior to start time. Standard online versus rules apply. No customizing of game settings.

  2. DURING MATCH
    Play your next scheduled opponent and communicate issues with your tournament Moderator. After each match, players are allowed to change the team they are using for their next game. We also encourage you to take a screenshot of the final scoreboard should there be disputes regarding final scores.

  3. AFTER MATCH
    Decide with your opponent in the game who will report the scores into the Discord Results channel. The bracket will be updated live after the results are submitted.