Fortnite League Rules
1.0. MATCH PROCEDURE
- “Solos” – Solo in a duo queue. Both players will queue up together as a duo in the same match
- “Duos – Duos in a squad queue. Both pairs of players will queue up together as a squad in the same match.
1.0.2. Match Format
The higher seed will create the match lobby. Players are required to document proof of their match to aid in any potential match disputes.
Players should have their matchmaking region set on automatic. The higher seed player/team will invite the lower seed player/team to a lobby which is set to the appropriate game mode: Duos for the “Solos” discipline, Squads for the “Duos” discipline. In the event that an incorrect game mode is used, the match must be stopped and reset. Previously played games with incorrect formats will not count towards the series. Players will play until the game ends (as defined below), and the winner will be determined based on the win condition for the discipline specified in 1.0.4.
A game ends when both players are no longer standing (as defined in 1.0.3.) or the Victory Royale screen appears.
Players may still score eliminations after they are no longer standing (traps, grenades, etc.) Any eliminations that occur after the game ends will not count towards a players’ score.
1.0.3. Standing Player Definition
A player is considered standing if they are not downed or eliminated. Thus, if a player is downed or eliminated, they are considered not standing.
1.0.4. Win Condition
Matches are played as a best of 5 in the regular season and postseason, and a best of 7 for the grand finals. The player who has the most eliminations will with the game. If both players have the same amount of eliminations at the end of the game then the last player standing will win the game. In the event where both players have the same number of eliminations and are standing until the same time, the player who got the last elimination will win the game. Any further ties will result in the replay of the game in question.
Matches are played as a best of 5 in the regular season and postseason, and a best of 7 for the grand finals. The team who has the most eliminations will with the game. If both teams have the same amount of eliminations at the end of the game then the last team standing will win the game. In the event where both teams have the same number of eliminations and are standing until the same time, the team who got the last elimination will win the game. Any further ties will result in the replay of the game in question.
1.1.1. Cosmetics, Vehicles, and Items
- Any gliders/umbrellas, outfits, harvesting tools, back blings, contrails, loading screens, emotes, vehicles, or items that are currently disabled in public queues are prohibited from use for as long as they remain disabled in those queues.
1.1.2. Game Modes
Only the normal game modes are permitted to be played in official matches. Limited time game modes are prohibited from the play in official matches.
1.1.3. Working Together and Sabotage
Players may work together when playing. They also may kill steal, loot steal and follow each other around but are NOT allowed to destroy chests that the opposing player is actively going for or build a wall that intentionally blocks your opponent from getting loot. Intentionally blocking your opponent’s shots/travel or look acquisition when not on a structure built by you is forbidden. Players are not allowed to cause the death, injury, or sabotage of the opposing player.
1.2. STOPPAGE OF PLAY
In the event that a player drops from the server during a game that player will no longer be considered standing and the game will continue until completion unless both players agree to a redo. In the event that a player drops from the server before any players are able to eject from the Battle Bus, the game must be redone. Abusing disconnects may result in a player forfeiting the match.
1.3. REGULAR SEASON
1.3.1. Location, Day , Time
The Fortnite League will take place inside the Power Up Gaming Center starting on January 7th at 6:00PM. League will take place on Monday night at 6:00PM.
Players will be given 10 minutes of practice before their games officially begin.
Teams will play against each other in a 12 week regular season culminating to a postseason and Grand Final. Each week two teams will play a 5 game series against one another. Games stats will be recorded by the players and submitted to the official after the match has concluded. Both teams will be responsible to record stats in order to avoid disputes.
Teams will be split into three divisions, North, South, and Central division. The team with the highest overall record in each division will qualify for the postseason. Division winners will also earn Two hours of game time to be used in the Power Up Gaming Center.
The team with the highest overall record, that did not win their division will qualify for the postseason as the wildcard team.
1.4.1. Match Placement
Teams will be seeded based on their overall record. If there is a tie, the team with the most amount of kills for the season will be the higher seeded team.
The #1 overall seed will play against the wildcard team. The #2 seed will play against the #3 seed. For win conditions visit 1.0.4.
1.4.2. Grand Final
The two teams left after the postseason first round will compete against one another in a 7 game series. The win conditions will be the same as all other matches.