Does your team have what it takes to win the League of Legends Wellington Esports Championship?
The Wellington League of Legends Esports scene is about to kick off. Get your team signed up now to be in the running to win some fantastic prizes. 16 teams will battle it out to find the top 4 teams who will win tickets to Armageddon where they will compete for a $1000 prize pool(includes cash prize, RP and skins), plus the winning team will also win 5 x Giant Killer Robots: Heavy Hitters and 5 x Weta Workshops tees.
The top 4 teams from the group stages will go through to the live event at Armageddon where they will compete in front of a live audience to become the Wellington Esports Champions!
SIGN UPS HERE (you must sign up to Challonge and create a team to register)
This is a bring your own keyboard, mouse and headphone event.
This is a paid tournament. Entry fee for 1 team (5 members) is $25. All money goes towards operating costs and the overall prize pool. Once signed up, team captains must get in touch with the organizers before the start of the tournament to arrange payment.
Teams that sign up before 01/03/2019 will receive a $5 discount off the entry fee.
This tournament will be a 2 stage event.
Sign ups are from 10/02/2019 - 14/03/2019
Group stage is from 15/03/2019 - 07/04/2019
Finals are from 13/04/2019 - 14/07/2019
The group stage will be a best of one split round robin where teams with a platinum + rating will compete in a group and teams with a Gold or lower ranking will compete in a group together.
The group stage is limited to 16 teams. More teams can be added at the discretion of the organizers.
Teams can expect to play 2 matches per week
Team captains will need to organise their matches every week and ensure they have enough players
Team captains will need to submit a post match screenshot as proof that the match took place
The top 2 teams from both brackets will go through to the live finals to be held at Armageddon.
The live finals will be a best of one double elimination event to find the top team.
The tournament format may be changed depending on the amount of teams entering.
This competition is open to any teams in New Zealand over the age of 13.
Teams outside of Wellington that make it through to the final live event at Armageddon in Wellington will be required to travel to and stay in Wellington for the tournament at their own cost.
ENTRY TO ARMAGEDDON
The top 4 teams will each receive 5 tickets for their team to attend the Wellington Armageddon Expo for the 13th and 14th April. The top 4 teams will be contacted by the organizers to arrange pick up of tickets.
We are using the default rules supplied by Riot for this tournament and can be found here