Rainbow 6 Siege NSE Spring Championship

Rainbow Six Siege

Week 1-3 Qualification

Week 4-7 Playoffs and Swiss

Week 8 Finals




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Rainbow 6 Spring Championship is split into 2 main stages: Stage 1 Qualification (Weeks 1-3) and Stage 2 Swiss/Playoffs (Weeks 4-7)

Stage 1

In Stage 1 teams will be initially seeded into 3 skill groups. In the first round teams will play another team in the same skill group and in the following rounds be matched versus teams with a similar record in the tournament.

Stage 2

In Stage 2 the top 16 teams will start in the Championship bracket (a double elimination bracket) and everyone else will continue playing in a Swiss tournament starting with points based on their finish in stage 1. Teams who do well in the Swiss can qualify for Challenger bracket or Division 3.


Initial Prizes

1st - £500

2nd - £300

3rd - £200

Top 8 - BUEC Championship Pins

In addition to other prizes this tournament awards British University Esports Championship Points.

Link to Full Rules

Rules Summary

All players must be current students.


Teams must have at least 5 players


Teams will play in the 6-round Role Swap format, consisting of 6 rounds attack then swapping to 6 rounds of defence with the winning team being the first to win 7 rounds. If the score is 6-6 then a 3-round overtime begins to decide the winner.

The League will also feature the Operator/Map ban phase and 6th pick as seen in EUL/UKIN with the following maps being in the pool:

Club House










Theme Park




Aruni is banned from play until further notice


Check in deadline is 6:30pm. Teams who don't check in will not get games for that evening.


If teams are more than 20 minutes late they will forfeit a map.

The following skins are the only operator skins to be used in play:
Default Skins
Pro League Skins
Pilot Program 1, 2 (and future additions to be added)

Any others not listed are liable to cause a loss of that round and will require rehosting to remove the selected skin for future rounds

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.


Signups Close Tuesday 9th February

Dates Tournament Stage
11th Feb Qualification
18th Feb Qualification
25th Feb Qualification
4th Mar

Week 1 Playoff Brackets
Week 1 Swiss

11th Mar

Week 2 Playoff Brackets
Week 2 Swiss

18th Mar

Week 3 Playoff Brackets
Week 3 Swiss

25th Mar

Week 4 Playoff Brackets
Week 4 Swiss

1st Apr

Extra Lower bracket game

9-11th Apr (Provisional) Semifinals and Finals

All games with the exception of the Grand Finals will be played on Thursday evening and cannot be rearranged. Games will have a normal start time of 7.15pm.