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VALORANT Collegiate Tournament Rules
Player Registration & Eligibility
Sign ups end Monday April 20th at 9PM ET.
Players MUST be a current college student and submit student verification in order to be eligible to play. Part-time and graduate students are also eligible to play. There is no GPA requirement. Please submit verification (enrollment verification letter or unofficial transcript) HERE.
Teams do not need to consist of players from the same school, mixing and matching across college students/schools is allowed. Players may not play on multiple teams.
Restricted to U.S. residents only.
Phase 1 | April 22nd 9PM ET | Round of 128: Teams will be randomly seeded into a 128 team single elimination bracket. Each set will be a Bo3. Teams are allowed to reschedule if they both agree to do so. Teams are allowed to reschedule games to any time BEFORE the day ends as long as both teams agree (2:59AM ET in consideration for all those west coasters). Please let admins know in Discord if you decide to reschedule.
Phase 2 | April 23rd 9PM ET |– Round of 64: Teams will continue thier bracket play from Phase 1. Each set will be a Bo3. Teams are allowed to reschedule games to any time BEFORE the day ends as long as both teams agree (2:59AM ET in consideration for all those west coasters). Please let admins know in Discord if you decide to reschedule.
Phase 3 | April 24th 9PM ET |– Round of 32: Teams will continue thier bracket play from Phase 1.Each set will be a Bo3. Teams are allowed to reschedule games to any time BEFORE the day ends as long as both teams agree (2:59AM ET in consideration for all those west coasters). Please let admins know in Discord if you decide to reschedule.
Phase 4 – Gameday: Teams will play their Round of 16 match all the way through to the Finals. All sets will be a Bo3. Games will be streamed starting from the Round of 8 onto Andbox’s Twitch Channel. Players are encouraged to stream their POV with a delay.
Check In: 11AM ET
Round 16: 12PM ET
Round 8 : 2PM ET
Semi Finals Set 1: 4PM ET
Semi Finals Set 2: 6PM ET
Grand Finals: 8PM ET
Check In for Gameday
Teams will be accountable for checking in on time and be ready for their match. Check-in begins 1 hour before the first game . Players are expected to warm-up before matches begin. Teams who do not have their team checked-in within 15 minutes, and ready to play within 20 minutes at the designated start time will be dropped from the tournament. Please ping an admin in order to get approved. If your match was scheduled to a different time, please notify admins before hand so they can take note and be prepared.
Each lobby must save these settings for their respective mode:
- Custom Game
No other spectators are allowed in lobby unless both sides agree upon it or it is being streamed by a verified user (established by admins).
Host of lobby will be decided by coinflip, and switches each map thereafter. Use tools online to do so ie. http://cointossr.com/
Team A is higher seeded team (on the top side of bracket/cells. Lower your number the higher your seed).
• Game 1: Team A picks map, Team B picks side
• Game 2: Team B picks map (cannot repeat Game 1 map), Team A picks side
• Game 3: Remaining Map is played; the sides on the last map are determined by the winner of a knife round*.
*A knife round is a single round where players can not buy/use any weapons or abilities other than their knife. Teams will fight until one team loses all of their players or a bomb has gone off. In the event that the timer expires before either of these win scenarios occur, the team with the most players still alive will win the round. To set up knife round, follow the steps below:
- Players load into the lobby and launch the third Map (just as they normally would)
- Players are prohibited to purchase any equipment, or use any abilities (except for their knife).
- Teams fight in the first round using only their knife until 1 team is victorious (Win condition: eliminating entire opposing team, or if time expires, the team with the most players still alive)
- All players leave the game using the upper left hand corner menu selection option.
- Players rejoin the lobby and the knife round winner choses side for Map 3.
Players will be responsible for reporting scores to tournament admins online on the Andbox Discord.
Teams are capped at 5 players.
Teams are encouraged to seek club & school support in order to broadcast and stream their matches, or stream your personal POV. Streams must have delay of at least three minutes of delay. Blood turned off if you are streaming.
Players, coaching staff, and all parties involved are expected to hold a professional attitude in their manners, play, and interactions with other teams. The exploitation of unintended bugs is off limits. Failure to do so will result in disqualification from tournament if admins deem necessary.
Announcements, questions, results, and everything in between will all be communicated to Tournament Admins via Discord in the Spring Rally Category OR in person during if applicable Tournament Admins are responsible for:
- Issuing ruling
- Communicating with players
- Confirming match results and end of match
“This competition is not affiliated with or sponsored by Riot Games, Inc. or VALORANT Esports.”