League of Legends NSE Winter Championship is split into 3 main stages: Stage 1 qualification (Weeks 1-2), Stage 2 league play (Weeks 3-6) and Stage 3 playoffs
In Stage 1 all teams will be in one of 2 regional tournaments with teams seeded into 3 skill groups within these regions. 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.
In Stage 2 the top 8 teams from each region will qualify for the National League and the other teams will continue to play in Regional Leagues with each week the top team in the Regional League getting promoted to the National League. Each week teams will play 3 games and earn points based on their final finish that week.
In Stage 3 all teams in the National League and the top teams in each region will qualify for single elimination playoffs with top performing teams getting byes into later rounds.
1st - £500 Per team + 1300 RP, 10 Masterwork Chests & Keys for up to 5 players
2nd - £300 900 RP Per team + 5 Masterwork Chests & Keys
3rd - £200 500 RP Per team + 3 Masterwork Chests & Key for up to 5 players
Top 8 - BUEC Championship Pins + 3 Masterwork Chests & Key for up to 5 players
In addition to other prizes this tournament awards British University Esports Championship Points.
This competition is not affiliated with or sponsored by Riot Games, Inc. or League of Legends Esports.
Signups close 18th October
|Tuesday 20th Oct||Qualification|
|Tuesday 27th Oct||Qualification|
|Tuesday 3rd Nov||League stage|
|Tuesday 10th Nov||League stage|
|Tuesday 17th Nov||League stage|
|Tuesday 24th Nov||League stage|
|Tuesday 31th Nov||Playoffs|
|Sunday 6th December||Playoffs|
All games are played on Tuesday evenings with the exception of Playoffs and finals.