Rocket League

Rocket League

4 Weeks Swiss League 
Top 4 Elimination

Format subject to change based on final signups


Online - Please join NSE Alumni Discord


Alumni Arena Season 1: Rocket League is an alumni only tournament. Teams need a majority of the players to be have attended the same university. For example, the team that plays each week can have subs and changes throughout the season, but the majority of the players must have been to the same university.


Played in NSE before?
If you already have an NSE account from when you were playing in BUEC, you should have an alumni account. If your NSE account is still using your student email, we recommend you replace it with your personal email.

Not played in an NSE tournament before?
No worries - you can make an account and then fill in the form here with verification to prove your university alumni status. If you’re having trouble, please email Some examples of what you can use as proof: degree certificate, student card, screenshot of student finance etc.

How sign up players to your team
As we are allowing mixed university teams adding players requires manual admin approval. To add players to team please use this form, and we can add them to your team. During the sign-up period, all requests from this form will be manually updated by NSE staff within 24 hours. During tournament seasons, all requests from this form will be manually updated by NSE staff on Sunday evenings.


Format may change based on final signup numbers. Rocket League Alumni Arena Season one will be split into 2 stages running for a total of 5 weeks.

Stage 1 - League Stage

During the league stage pairings will be decided using the Swiss system. In the first round teams will be paired randomly then in subsequent rounds teams will be paired to play a team with the same or similar number of games won. During the Swiss stage each team will play two Bo1 matches per week.

Stage 2 - Playoffs

The 8 teams (signup dependant) with the most points in the Swiss stage will qualify for Playoffs


1st Place £150 Team and £150 donation majority university Gaming/Esports Society
2nd Place £90 Team and £90 donation majority university Gaming/Esports Society
3rd Place £60 Team and £60 donation majority university Gaming/Esports Society

You are not eligible to enter this tournament


Team eligibility
    • All players must be alumni students. To be considered a alumni by NSE you must have attended university for at least one year.
    • Current students may not compete in Alumni Arena
    • The majority university is the Alma mater of the player who created the team.
    • Teams must have a least 2 players who attended majority university play in each match.
    • Teams must have at least 3 players. Teams may add/remove players from team between weeks.
    • Third party players (players from Universities other than Majority) must be manually requested using the NSE Rocket League third party player request form
    • Third party players may not compete for 2 different universities in one season.

General Rules

  • All games will be played with the following game settings:
    • Default Arena: Beckwick Park Night
    • Team Size: 3v3
    • Bot Difficulty: No Bots
    • Mutators: None
    • Match Time: 5 Minutes
    • Joinable By: Name/Password
    • Server: Europe
  • Teams should wait for all players to join the match before choosing sides.
  • If teams are more than 15 minutes late they will forfeit a match.
  • Check-in deadline is 6:30pm. Teams who don't check-in will not get games for that evening.
  • Offensive IGNs 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 to a minimum 3-week suspension.

There must be a minimum 8 teams signed up for tournament to start.

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.

Dates Tournament Stage
Tuesday 9th Nov Sign-Ups Close
Thursday 11th Nov Week 1 League Phase
Thursday 18th Nov Week 2 League Phase
Thursday 25th Nov Week 3 League Phase
Thursday 2nd Dec


All games will be played Thursday evening and cannot be rearranged. Games will have a normal start time of 7.15pm.