NYC League of Legends Annual Online Tournament Announced!

Tournament Poster

New York City League of Legends presents its  second annual local online tournament! This tournament is limited to 32 teams, and will take place on January 17 & 31. Also known as NYC LOL, the organization runs LAN parties, after parties, tournaments, viewing parties, and numerous amounts of giveaways for its 1300 members. Beginning in January of 2014 with only 10 members, the organization has successful run events hosted by LilyPichu, Riot KC Hicks, Riot BaconHawk, Team Curse Voyboy, Team Cloud 9 Hai, and Twitch Stream Pooksie.

It’s first online tournament rounded 34 teams entered with 26 having competed. Now they will include 32 teams with 224 players in their upcoming tournament. That’s 5 main players plus 2 subs. Currently, winners are expected to win a limited edition NYC LoL jersey with a celebratory acknowledge of the winners on the backside. In addition, MVPs will be chosen by viewers to win their own limited edition MVP jersey for the tournament.

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In order to enter for the qualification round, submit your team here.

Qualifiers: Jan 17th, 12:00pm
Finals: Jan 31st: 12:00pm
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RULES
1. Active members of NYC LOL Meetup Group & NYC League of Legends Facebook group will get priority registration. Four out of five members must be from the Tri-State Area.

  1. Due to time constraints, matches will be single elimination until the quarterfinals, after which they become a best of 3 series.

  2. All roster changes must be submitted by January 15th, 11:59PM. NO LATE ROSTER CHANGES WILL BE ACCEPTED AND YOUR TEAM WILL FORFEIT.

  3. Accurate player elo ratings must be provided for proper seeding.

  4. All teams must be present and ready to play 15 minutes before their scheduled match start time. A late player will be given until 15 minutes after scheduled match start time to arrive. If they fail to do so, their team will forfeit the match.

  5. The tournament will be played on Summoner’s Rift in Tournament Mode.

  6. Any unsportsmanlike conduct will result in a verbal warning. Any unsportsmanlike behavior after this point will result in a team’s immediate disqualification, and a forfeiting of any and all claim to prizes.

  7. Players may only be registered as a player and/or substitute for one team. Also, a player may not play for one team, lose and be eliminated, and then substitute for another team. All rosters are final.

  8. Teams must screencap their post-game lobby screen and submit them to the tournament organizers within fifteen minutes of the end of the match. Failure to do so will result in immediate disqualification.

For more information on the NYC League of Legends group, or to join, click here! For more information, sponsorship, promotions with NYC LoL group, Please email info [at ] leagueoflegends.nyc.

 

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Narz is a journalist whom writes about League of Legends, video game psychology, gaming events in NYC, and loves being a otaku. Currently studying CBT/positive psychology in independent research to one day become a Player behavior Specialist for eSports. She also loves curry and wine. (/◕ヮ◕)/