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Tournament [Aug 12, 2018] Squidboards Splat Series - August 2018 (Battlefy / Squidboards Discord)

Discussion in 'Event & Tournament Listings' started by TheRapture, Aug 1, 2018.

Squidboards Splat Series - August 2018
Posted By TheRapture

Battlefy / Squidboards Discord
Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 12:00 PM
(ends Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 06:00 PM)
Timezone: America/New_York

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    Welcome back to the Squidboards Splat Series!

    After a couple month hiatus, our online Splatoon 2 tournament series returns with our next event slated for Sunday, August 12th!

    This month, we’re running a one day, Swiss Groups into Single Elimination Bracket event.

    How this works – teams will be split into different groups for the Group Stage. They will then play each other in Swiss Format for a total of 5 rounds (this means, for each round, teams will play opponents with identical win/loss records). Each group will have a maximum of 32 teams. All Group Stage matches are Best of 3.

    After 5 rounds, teams will move on to a Single-Elimination Bracket Stage. The Top 32 teams from the Group Stage will be put in the Top Cut bracket. If we have less than 64 teams, the remaining teams will be put into the Bottom Cut bracket. If we have more than 64 teams, we’ll have 32 teams in the Top Cut, 32 teams in the Middle Cut, and everybody else in the Bottom Cut. All Bracket matches are Best of 5, with Finals as Best of 7. All teams will advance from Group Stage to Bracket Stage

    The winner of the Top Cut bracket will receive $100!

    The Squidboards Splat Series is a monthly Splatoon 2 online tournament series for players of all skill levels and regions. Tournaments are free to enter, and first place receives a prize.

    Game & Region
    Splatoon 2
    International
    Prize: $100 USD (for Top Cut First Place)

    Date & Time

    Sunday, August 12th, 2018
    Check-In Start: 11:00 AM ET
    Check-In End: 12:00 PM ET

    Format
    4v4 – Swiss Group Stage -> Single-Elimination Bracket Stage
    Pre-Made Teams Only

    Schedule
    Group Stage Start – Swiss Round 1: 12:10 PM ET
    Swiss Round 2: 12:40 PM ET
    Swiss Round 3: 1:10 PM ET
    Swiss Round 4: 1:40 PM ET
    Swiss Round 5: 2:10 PM ET
    Break: 2:40 PM ET
    Bracket Start: 3:00 PM ET

    STREAM
    TBD

    To Enter (Click Below):
    Register on Battlefy
    Join the SQ Discord (MANDATORY)

    Previous Events:
    Squidboards Splat Series - September 2017
    Squidboards Splat Series - October 2017

    Squidboards Splat Series - November 2017
    Squidboards Splat Series - January 2018
    Squidboards Splat Series - February 2018
    Squidboards Splat Series - March 2018

    SQSS: Inkling Open Warmup (April 2018)

    Squidboards Splat Series: Spring Splatdown (May 2018)

    REGISTRATION CLOSES 8/11/2018 AT 6 PM ET

    FORMAT:


    4v4 Best of 3 Swiss Group Stage (5 rounds in groups of up to 32 teams)

    Teams will play other teams based on their win-loss record.
    All teams will advance to Bracket Stage


    4v4 Best of 5 (Best of 7 Finals) Bracket Stage

    Top Cut: Top 32 teams from Group Stage
    Middle Cut: Next 32 teams from Group Stage (if more than 64 teams) or remainder of teams from Group Stage (if less than 64 teams)
    Bottom Cut: Remainder of teams from Group Stage (if more than 64 teams)

    ROSTER AND ENTRY:




      • Teams must consist of a minimum of 4 players.
      • Teams are allowed up to 4 substitutes for a total of 8 players maximum.
      • All players, main or substitute, must be on your Battlefy roster to be eligible to play and their in-game names MUST match their names on the Battlefy roster.
      • Players' in-game names must match their tag as it appears on their Battlefy roster.
      • Teams are allowed to substitute players at any time between games.
      • Teams are allowed to play with less than four players if they cannot field four players.
      • Players are not allowed to be listed for more than one team or use another player's account. Doing so will result in disqualification of both teams involved.
      • Team Registration will close 12 hours before the event's start time.
      • Teams/players are allowed to stream their own matches if they are not on the main tournament stream, but do so at their own risk of potential stream sniping.
      • Spectators are not allowed except for stream matches.
      • Teams must check-in before bracket begins.
      • A team is allowed to play with 3 members if a player becomes unavailable.
    BRACKET PROCEDURE:




      • After check-in is complete, the bracket will be finalized and published. Teams can view this on the bracket itself and on their Match Dashboard.
      • For all your current matches, you can check the Match Dashboard and/or the bracket itself.
      • Please use the Battlefy match chat to communicate with the other team. Go to your active match (on the tournament page, your Match Dashboard, or the bracket itself) and use the chat on the match reporting page. If the other team doesn't respond, let us know on Discord.
      • Team Captains will be pinged in Discord to play their matches. All teams must be in the SQ Discord. Once you're in Discord, have your Team Captain get the captain role by going to the #bot text channel and typing !rank Team Captains
      • If you are a Free Agent You can head over to #bot and type !rank Free Agent to give yourself the Free Agent role. Use this to find other Free Agents to team with, or Captains to find players to fill your teams with.
      • Matches must start within ten minutes of becoming active on the bracket.
      • Teams that fail to start their match, show their activity, ping staff, or otherwise within the first ten minutes will receive a game loss. Another five minute failure to show will result in a disqualification.
      • Captains must report their scores on Battlefy immediately following a victory. Staff will ping any team failing to do so. Please work with us in #CaptainsChat if you have trouble reporting your scores.
      • Teams that do not communicate via Battlefy match chat or Discord will be considered inactive/unavailable/no-showed and risk disqualification.
      • Teams risk having their results voided and risk disqualification if they do not report their scores following a victory.
      • Teams may not have spectators during their matches unless the match is being streamed by the tournament broadcast.
    SUBSTITUTIONS:




      • Teams have a maximum of three minutes to complete a voluntary substitution.
      • Teams have a maximum of five minutes to complete a non-voluntary substitution or any substitution resulted from a player changed due to connection issues.
      • All subsequent substitutions in the same set are allowed a maximum of two minutes.
    MAPS, MODES, AND WEAPONS/GEAR:




      • All weapon and gear combinations are legal.
      • Maps and modes for each round will be pre-determined by the tournament organizers. A map/mode list will be made available one week prior to the event start date. This list will be posted on the event page and in #Maps-and-Modes in the Squidboards Discord server.
    LAG, DISCONNECTIONS, AND CHEATING:
        • Teams are allowed to request admin assistance if a player(s) is lagging to the point of detrimentally affecting tournament play, and that player will be forced to substitute out if the game cannot continue due to lag.
        • Players are not allowed to use cheats, intentional exploits, or third-party programs in tournament play. Doing so will result in immediate disqualification.
        • Teams are encouraged to screenshot their victories in case their is a match dispute.
          • In the event of a disconnect, teams should play through the end of the match.
          • No game replays are tournament allowed.
          • If time permits and a gentleman's agreement is made between the two teams, they may replay the match and accept the replay result.



      • If time permits and a gentleman's agreement is made between the two teams, they may replay the match and accept the replay result.
      • If a set goes over time, the team that called for a game replay will lose.
    Maps and Gamemodes are available on the SQ Discord in #maps-and-modes, and will be posted here when available.

    All decisions are up to TO discretion.

    MAPS AND MODES

    Swiss Pools Round 1

    Splat Zones on Sturgeon Shipyard
    Tower Control on Shellendorf Institute
    Rainmaker on New Albacore Hotel


    Round 2

    Tower Control on Inkblot Art Academy
    Rainmaker on Walleye Warehouse
    Clam Blitz on Humpback Pump Track


    Round 3

    Rainmaker on Ancho-V Games
    Clam Blitz on MakoMart
    Splat Zones on Manta Maria


    Round 4

    Clam Blitz on Blackbelly Skatepark
    Splat Zones on Goby Arena
    Tower Control on Piranha Pit

    Round 5

    Splat Zones on Wahoo World
    Tower Control on The Reef
    Rainmaker on Arowana Mall


    BETA BRACKET

    Round 1

    Splat Zones on Ancho-V Games
    Tower Control on Inkblot Art Academy
    Rainmaker on New Albacore Hotel
    Clam Blitz on Kelp Dome
    Splat Zones on Manta Maria


    Round 2

    Tower Control on Port Mackerel
    Rainmaker on Musselforge Fitness
    Clam Blitz on Starfish Mainstage
    Splat Zones on Walleye Warehouse
    Tower Control on MakoMart


    Round 3

    Rainmaker on Moray Towers
    Clam Blitz on Kelp Dome
    Splat Zones on Snapper Canal
    Tower Control on Ancho-V Games
    Rainmaker on Camp Triggerfish


    Round 4

    Clam Blitz on Humpback Pump Track
    Splat Zones on Manta Maria
    Tower Control on New Albacore Hotel
    Rainmaker on Wahoo World
    Clam Blitz on Sturgeon Shipyard


    Round 5/Semifinals

    Splat Zones on Piranha Pit
    Tower Control on Shellendorf Institute
    Rainmaker on Arowana Mall
    Clam Blitz on Ancho-V Games
    Splat Zones on Goby Arena


    Grand Finals

    Tower Control on The Reef
    Rainmaker on Camp Triggerfish
    Splat Zones on Sturgeon Shipyard
    Clam Blitz on Inkblot Art Academy
    Tower Control on MakoMart
    Rainmaker on Walleye Warehouse
    Splat Zones on Snapper Canal


    Bronze Match

    Tower Control on The Reef
    Rainmaker on Camp Triggerfish
    Splat Zones on Sturgeon Shipyard
    Clam Blitz on Inkblot Art Academy
    Tower Control on MakoMart



    ALPHA BRACKET (TOP CUT)

    Round 1

    Tower Control on Port Mackerel
    Rainmaker on Musselforge Fitness
    Clam Blitz on Starfish Mainstage
    Splat Zones on Walleye Warehouse
    Tower Control on MakoMart


    Round 2

    Rainmaker on Moray Towers
    Clam Blitz on Kelp Dome
    Splat Zones on Snapper Canal
    Tower Control on Ancho-V Games
    Rainmaker on Camp Triggerfish


    Round 3

    Clam Blitz on Humpback Pump Track
    Splat Zones on Manta Maria
    Tower Control on New Albacore Hotel
    Rainmaker on Wahoo World
    Clam Blitz on Sturgeon Shipyard


    Round 4/Semifinals

    Splat Zones on Piranha Pit
    Tower Control on Shellendorf Institute
    Rainmaker on Arowana Mall
    Clam Blitz on Ancho-V Games
    Splat Zones on Goby Arena


    Grand Finals

    Tower Control on The Reef
    Rainmaker on Camp Triggerfish
    Splat Zones on Sturgeon Shipyard
    Clam Blitz on Inkblot Art Academy
    Tower Control on MakoMart
    Rainmaker on Walleye Warehouse
    Splat Zones on Snapper Canal


    Bronze Match

    Tower Control on The Reef
    Rainmaker on Camp Triggerfish
    Splat Zones on Sturgeon Shipyard
    Clam Blitz on Inkblot Art Academy
    Tower Control on MakoMart
     

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