Week 1-4 Swiss
Online via the NSE Discord
Live Finals at Insomnia Gaming Festival
Splatoon 3 - University Championship Online Qualifier is split into 2 main stages: Stage 1 Qualification (Weeks 1-4) and Stage 2 Live Finals
Stage 1 - Qualification
Teams will play 3 matches a week and the tournament will use a modified Swiss format. After the first 4 weeks the top two teams will be invited to the Live Finals.
Stage 2 - Live Finals @ Insomnia Gaming Festival
The two top teams from Stage 1 and the one team from each of the Regional Events will compete at the Live Finals. This will include travel and accommodation.
Online Qualifier Prizes
1st - i70 Weekend Ticket, including travel and accommodation
2nd - i70 Weekend Ticket, including travel and accommodation
Prizes for the Live Finals
1st - To be announced
In addition to other prizes this tournament awards British University Esports Championship Points.
Gear Rules and Weapons
All maps must be picked from the following map pool:
Clam Blitz: Brinewater Springs / Eeltail Alley / Hagglefish Market / Inkblot Art Academy / MakoMart / Manta Maria
Rainmaker: MakoMart / Museum d'Alfonsino / Scorch Gorge / Sturgeon Shipyard / Um'ami Ruins / Undertow Spillway
Splat Zones: Hammerhead Bridge / Flounder Heights / Inkblot Art Academy / Museum d'Alfonsino / Wahoo World / Um'ami Ruins
Tower Control: Eeltail Alley / Hagglefish Market / Manta Maria / Scorch Gorge / Sturgeon Shipyard / Undertow Spillway
Turf War: Brinewater Springs / Flounder Heights / Hammerhead Bridge / Mahi-Mahi Resort / Mincemeat Metalworks / Wahoo World
Game Mode and Map Selection
All games will be best of 5. The game modes will be played in the order of the weekly mode rotation. Turf War will always be the first game mode, and will be played as an isolated best of 3, within the best of 5 match. The other four game modes will rotate each week, with the final mode being the second mode of the following week. The home team will select the map to play in the first game. In subsequent games, the loser of the previous map chooses the next map.
Maps and modes are subject to change before or during the NSE University Championship
Click here to download the full rule book
Players are expected to uphold the NSE Code of Conduct whilst competing in this tournament
All decisions regarding the interpretation and enforcement of these rules are at the sole discretion of the NSE Admin Team, whose decisions are final.
These rules may be amended, changed or supplemented when required by the NSE Admin Team to ensure fair play and competitive integrity.
|Sunday 5th Mar||Sign-ups Close|
|Monday 6th Mar||Week 1 Swiss|
|Monday 13th Mar||Week 2 Swiss|
|Monday 20th Mar||Week 3 Swiss|
|Monday 27th Mar||
Week 4 Swiss
Live Finals @ Insomnia Gaming Festival
All games, except from the Live Finals at Insomnia Gaming Festival, will be played on Monday evening and cannot be rearranged. Games will have a normal start time of 7.15pm.
Final schedule and format subject to change based on signup numbers