VALORANT Women & Non-Binary NSE Winter Cup

VALORANT - Women & Non-Binary
Riot Id
Sunday 29th Oct & 5th Nov

Groups Stage into Finals
Format to be confirmed once signups close.


Online via the NSE Discord


After signing up please fill out this form for preferred pronouns and seeding.

VALORANT Women & Non-Binary NSE Winter Cup is a two day event with the Swiss stage being on Sunday 29th October and the Playoff stage on Sunday 5th November.

This tournament is open to women (cis and trans) and non-binary members of our community.


1st Place £100
2nd Place £50

In addition to other prizes this tournament awards British University Esports Championship Points.

This competition is not affiliated with or sponsored by Riot Games, Inc. or VALORANT Esports.


  • All players must be current students from the same university. 
  • All players must be women (cis or trans) or non-binary.
  • Teams must have at least 5 players. Teams may add/remove players from team between weeks.
  • If teams are more than 20 minutes late they will forfeit a map.
  • Teams must Check-in by 12:30pm. 
  • Offensive player and team names are not allowed.
  • Verbal abuse is not allowed. In particular any use of racist, sexist, homophobic or any other discriminatory language will lead disqualification of players involved.

In addition to NSE rules all players must comply with VALORANT terms of service at all times including, but not limited to, any account sharing policies.

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 is 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.

Game Settings

  • Mode : Standard
  • Cheats : Off
  • Competitive/Tournament mode : On
  • Win by two: On

Map Pool

  • Ascent
  • Breeze
  • Haven
  • Bind
  • Lotus
  • Split
  • Sunset

Map Veto 

The higher seeded team can elect to be Team A or Team B within the following process:

Teams then Veto maps in the following order

  1. Team A bans 1 map
  2. Team B bans 2 maps
  3. Team A bans 1 map
  4. Team B bans 1 map
  5. Team A picks map out of 2 remaining maps and Team B has side choice

This competition is not affiliated with or sponsored by Riot Games, Inc. or VALORANT Esports.

Final Schedule will be confirmed once signups close.

Sunday 29th October

Time Round
12.30pm Sign-ups Close
1pm  Captains meeting
1.15pm Round 1
2.15pm Round 2
... ...
7pm Expected End Time

Sunday 5th November

Time Round
1pm  Captains meeting
1.15pm Playoffs Round 1
7pm Expected End Time