[center]AM Gaming Team 5v5 Tournament #1[/center]
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Date: Saturday March 9, 2013 and Sunday March 10, 2013
Winning Prize: $10 RP for each player on the winning team ($50 total, subs do not count)
16 Team Tournament
Group Stage leading into a Double Elimination
Best of ones for the first two rounds of bracket stage and then best of threes for the final rounds of the bracket stage(Semi Finals and Finals(4 Teams remaining))
Maximum league/division is Gold I @ 100 points, there cannot be any platinum or diamond players on your team (if you have one, you can choose to get a substitute for them and then still be able to participate in the tournament.)
Group Stage Overview.
Bracket Stage Overview (this is a simulated example)
[CENTER]This link will be the core of the group stage/tournament.[/CENTER]
Group Stage Schedule:
First Games - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST
Winner vs Winner and Loser vs Loser Round - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
Tie Breaker - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST
All teams will receive a break from 5:00PM until 6:00 PM EST.
Bracket Stage Schedule:
First Winners Round - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST (Best of 1)
First Losers Round - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST (Best of 1)
Second Winners Round - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST (Best of 1)
Second Losers Round - 8:00 - 9:00 PM EST (Best of 1)
Winners Finals - 9:00 PM - 12:00 AM EST (Best of 3)
Third Losers Round - 10:00 PM - 1:00 AM EST (Best of 3)
Winners round teams will receive a break from 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST
Losers round teams will receive a break from 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM EST
Losers Finals - 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST (Best of 3)
Grand Finals - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM EST (Best of 3)
Grand Finals (Second BO3, If Needed) - 9:00 PM - 12:00 AM EST (Best of 3)
Teams will receive a break from 4:00 PM until 5:00 PM EST.
Link to the rules on google documents.
1.1 AM Gaming Tournament
1.1.1 The AM Gaming Tournament will be a Group Stage followed by a Bracket Stage.
1.1.2 4 Bans per team are allowed - 1 bans per team will be done in chat prior to the start of the game. The order will be blue - purple for ban picks in chat prior to the start of the game.
1.1.3 The max league/division a play on your team can have is Gold I with 100 points, you can not have any platinum or diamond players on your team.
1.2 Group Stage
1.2.1 The tournament will begin with a Best of One group stage.
1.2.2 The first team to score 2-0 in the group stage will go on to the Bracket Stage.
1.2.3 The teams to score 2-1 in the group stage will go on to the Bracket Stage.
1.2.4 The team will receive blue and purple side will be decided by randomization prior to the event start.
1.3 Bracket Stage
1.3.1 The Bracket Stage will be Standard Double Elimination.
1.3.2 The first two rounds both in the winner and loser bracket will be Best of One.
1.3.3 The Semi Finals will be a Best of Three.
1.3.4 The Grand Final will be Best of Three sets.
1.3.5 The team coming from the Upper Bracket will have a one set advantage in the Grand Final.
1.3.6 In the Lower Bracket and Grand Final the team who has progressed the furthest along the Upper Bracket will have choice of sides in game one. The loser of the previous game will have the choice thereafter.
1.3.7 Should the teams have progressed equally far in the Upper Bracket, an admin coin flip will decide which team will have side choice in the first game.
1.3.8 Should the Grand Final reach the extended set, the first game choice of side will be decided by coin flip.
2.1 All rules are subject to change should the admins deem it necessary in order to ensure the best overall experience for the players, viewers and organizations involved.
2.2 All teams must have a minimum of one player or manager in our TeamSpeak (ts101.light-speed.com:3302) to arrange matches with other team captains and admins. It is your responsibility to find your opponent and complete your match (unless it is being streamer, then we will invite you). Contact us when your match has concluded or if there is a "No Show" or party can't be reached.
2.3 Make sure to take a screenshot of the results screen, both teams need to do this in case of discrepancies if there is no admin or caster in that current game.
2.4 Teams must to be ready to play 5 minutes before their match is scheduled to begin. The grace period for tardiness will begin at this time.
2.5 Should a team have to play back-to-back sets they will be allowed a ten minute break in between. This includes the Grand Final.
2.6 Quitting Champion Select in order to swap out a Placeholder Champion for the upcoming match is allowed. The game will be re-made as Draft Pick. No other changes can be made.
2.7 Only the official stream for this event is allowed to broadcast the games in any form. This precludes player streams as well as unofficial caster streams.
2.8 Teams must provide a roster of their starting players prior to the start of the event.
2.9 Teams are allowed a maximum of three substitute players on their team at one time. These players may not be taking part in that weeks event with any other team.
2.10 Prize money will be distributed within 72 hours of the end of the event.
3.1 Punctuality and Attendance:
3.1.1 There is a fifteen minute grace period after the official start time where no penalties will be levied. This will begin five minutes before the match is due to start.
3.1.2 If a team is 15 minutes late they will forfeit the first game and lose that set if it is a Best of One or the Group Stage. If they are 35 minutes late they will forfeit the set if it is a Best of Three.
3.1.3 The admins reserve the right to waive any or all penalties under extreme circumstances where it is deemed the delays are entirely out of the players control. For example, a DDoS attack.
3.2.1 Any breach of the streaming rules will be met with a warning. Further failure to comply will result in penalties.
3.2.2 Any behavior deemed unfair or unsporting will be punished at the discretion of the admins.
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