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Get Ready for the Inkling Open with SQSS: US Inkling Open Warmup!

Discussion in 'News & Features' started by TheRapture, Apr 6, 2018.

TheRapture, Apr 6, 2018 at 1:47 PM
  1. TheRapture

    TheRapture Dystopian Future Paint Desperado

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    Looking to prepare for the US Inkling Open later this month? Why not try your hand at our warm-up event next weekend!?

    The SQSS US Inkling Open Warm-Up is a single-elimination, best of 5, 64 team bracket emulating the rules of the upcoming US Inkling Open as closely as possible.

    This is a free-to-enter tournament meant to give teams a little warm-up before participating in the US Inkling Open. There is no prize.

    We will resume regular SQSS monthly events starting in May.

    Game & Region
    Splatoon 2
    US and Canada
    Prize: None

    Date & Time
    Saturday, April 14th, 2018
    12:00 PM EST
    (Check-in: 11:00 AM EST)

    Single-Elimination Bracket
    Pre-Made Teams

    • You must have at least four players on your roster (and up to 1 backup player)
    • You must have one team representative in the Squidboards Discord server.
    • Please take a photo of the victory screen in the case of a dispute.
    • The team captain MUST check in to the tournament and each match!
    • Players and teams not in the United States and Canada are ineligible for play.
    Tournament Format

    • Bracket will run as a best of 5 single elimination event in all game modes as follows:
      • Round of 32: Turf War
      • Round of 16: Splat Zones
      • Round of 8: Splat Zones
      • Round of 4: Tower Control
      • Round of 2 (Grand Finals): Rainmaker
    • Maps will be chosen by the tournament admin and announced before the bracket starts
    Registration & Check In

    • Registration is handled through Battlefy.com. Click the Join button to register your team for the tournament
    • You must have at least four members on your team to join.
    • You can only be on one team.
    • You may include up to one substitute (backup player) on each team, but this substitute must be identified prior to Week 1 begins.
    • You can swap in substitutes between games but you must have them in the game within 5 minutes.
    • The captain should be on Battlefy.com to click Check In in the hour leading up to the start of the tournament.
    • The captain will have 10 minutes after each match starts to click Ready Up on Battlefy.com and begin setting up the game.
    • If a match has not started within 15 minutes after the round has opened, the captain is expected to contact support using the Report Match Issue button.
    • Support must also be contacted in case of delays during a match.
    • If a match has not been completed 40 minutes after the round has opened and no contact with support has been made by either captain, both teams will be disqualified.
    Hosting & Disconnections

    • This tournament is open to players age 18 and up living in the United States.
    • The player from the team with the fastest but more importantly most stable connection should host (a wired connection is preferred).
    • If there is a dispute on who should host, the team with the higher seed number will host.
    • If a player disconnects, the team will need to finish off the game without that player.
    • If the host disconnects, their team will receive a game loss and the opposing team must host the next game.

    • Set up the game with your opponent using the included Private Match Chat on Battlefy.
    • The winner should report the score on the bracket once the match is complete.
    • Both teams should take a picture of the victory and defeat screen in case of a dispute.
    • There should be at least one representative of each team in the tournament’s support server on Discord.
    • If you have any problems, please request help from a tournament administrator using the Report Match Issue button on Battlefy.
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Are You Playing in the US Inkling Open?

  1. Yes!!!

    3 vote(s)
  2. Maybe

    5 vote(s)
  3. No :(

    13 vote(s)
  4. My team has already won! Mwahahahaha

    2 vote(s)


Discussion in 'News & Features' started by TheRapture, Apr 6, 2018.

    1. Green Waffles
      Green Waffles
      This practice tournament was rigged! :V
      and I'm not just saying that because my team got knocked out in the first round.
    2. OctolingBoi2025
      I know im new here on squidboards but IM JOING:ability_damage: THIS i know i'll get rected:ability_haunt:
    3. OctoKid20
      Im new so i don't know anything about this
      so i might join MIGHT
    4. OctoKid20
      how did u get that sticker
    5. OctolingBoi2025
      The emotions
    6. Huh?
      I need a team :((

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