Overview

Two divisions

Open (tournament draft) – Recommended level 30 +

Beginner (blind pick) – Under level 55 & Under gold rank (between Iron 4 and Silver 1)

Registrations

Registrations for week 1 now close 01/03/2019 at 19:00 AEDT

Late registrations will be included in future rounds, see the rules sub page for more information and check out the schedule subpage to see the full schedule.

Format


Regional rounds – swiss , best of 1
All teams play within their respective regions.

Regional offs – single elimination, best of 3
Top four teams within the region face off in playoff format.

Championship rounds – swiss, best of 1
Each regional champion plays against each other.

Championship grand finals – best of 5
Top two from the Championship round face off in a best of 5 match.

Prizes

State Stage – note all RP amounts are per team not per player. All placing teams will also receive a 10 win XP boost.

Open grade

  • 1st – 13,500 RP + Triumphant Ryze + State Championship Medals + qualify for the next stage in the High School AU & NZ Championship
  • 2nd – 9,000 RP
  • 3rd – 6,000 RP
  • 4th – 4,000 RP
  • 5th – 2,500 RP
  • 6th – 1,500 RP
  • 7th – 1,500 RP
  • 8th – 1500 RP

Beginner grade

  • 1st – 5,000 RP + Triumphant Ryze
  • 2nd – 3,500 RP
  • 3rd – 2,500 RP
  • 4th – 2,000 RP
  • 5th – 1,500 RP
  • 6th – 1,000 RP
  • 7th – 1,000 RP
  • 8th – 1,000 RP

Nationals Stage

  • 1st – 20,000 RP + National medals + Trophy + flights and travel expenses to attend Melbourne Esports Open
  • 2nd – 20,000 RP + flights and travel expenses to attend Melbourne Esports Open
  • 3rd/4th – 11,250 RP

FAQ

Q: How much does it cost?

A: Participating in the league is free!

Q: How do I register?

A: For a school to register a teacher or school staff member must register to the website with their school email. They will then be contacted and given access to an account which will allow them to create and submit school teams.

Q: How many players in a team?

A: Teams require minimum 5 players and maximum 8 players (3 optional substitutes), for rules on how to use subs please check the rules page.

Q: Where will matches take place?

A: Teams can play on school campus or from home for most matches. State finals and National Grand Finals will be at physical venues and require travel.

Q: When will matches take place?

A: Most matches are scheduled 5pm local time on Tuesdays. Reschedules can be arranged, please refer to rules for the exact process.

Q: Do all the players on the team need to be from the same high school?

A: Yes

Q: How many teams can my school submit for open and beginner divisions?

A: As many as you have players for!

Schedule

Match times will be starting Tuesday 5pm local time and one game will be played per week for a duration of roughly 30 – 60 minutes. Except for the state tiebreakers, State playoffs, state grand finals and Nationals stages.

Note registrations for week 1 now close 01/03/2019 at 19:00 AEDT

Late registrations will be included in future rounds

Rules