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VALORANT NSE Summer

Information
Game
VALORANT
Platform
Riot Id
Day
Monday
Time
19:00
Format

4 Week swiss League

Top 8 Elimination

Location
Summary

After signing up, make sure to fill in the Rank Submission Form

VALORANT Summer will be split into 2 stages running for a total of 7 weeks.

During Summer, alumni will have the opportunity to compete alongside students in a mixed team format. To participate, all players must have attended the same University. If you're an Alumni and need assistance setting up your account, simply fill out this form or get in touch with alumni@nse.gg to create your mixed team.


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 eight teams with the highest number of points in the Swiss stage will qualify for the playoff bracket, with the victorious teams advancing to the Finals.

Prize

1st Place 5x NSE Summer Winners Hoodie
2nd Place 5x NSE Summer 24 Seasonal T-Shirt 

This competition is not affiliated with or sponsored by Riot Games, Inc. or VALORANT Esports. 

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RULES SUMMARY

  • All players must have attended the same university.
  • Mixed teams of Students and Alumni are allowed.
  • Teams must have at least 5 players. Teams may add/remove players from team between weeks.
  • If teams are more than 20 minutes late they will forfeit a map.
  • Check-in deadline is 18:30pm. Teams who don't check-in will not get games for that evening.
  • Offensive player 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 disqualification of players involved.

In addition to NSE rules all players must comply with VALORANT terms of service at all times including, but not limited to, any account sharing policies.

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 are 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.

Game Settings

  • Mode : Standard
  • Cheats : Off
  • Competitive/Tournament mode : On
  • Win by two: On

Pauses and Timeouts

Teams are allowed 2 tactical timeouts each game, 2 per team (1 on each half). This can be done by typing /timeout in the chat, a timeout will be queued for the next buy phase. If teams are having technical issues they may pause during the buy phase to try and fix it. This can be done by using "Pause Match Timer" in the start menu via the cheats tab (with tournament mode on all cheats will be disabled except Pause Match Timer).

Map Pool

  • Ascent
  • Bind
  • Haven
  • Icebox
  • Lotus
  • Sunset
  • New Map (unannounced, but releasing in early June)

Map Veto 

The home team (left team) can elect to be Team A or Team B within the following process:

Teams then Veto maps in the following order

  1. Team A bans 1 map
  2. Team B bans 2 maps
  3. Team A bans 1 map
  4. Team B bans 1 map
  5. Team A picks map out of 2 remaining maps and Team B has side choice

This competition is not affiliated with or sponsored by Riot Games, Inc. or VALORANT Esports.

Date Stage
Saturday 22nd June

Sign-ups close

Monday 24th June

Week 1 Swiss

Monday 1st July

Week 2 Swiss

Monday 8th July

Week 3 Swiss

Monday 15th July

Week 4 Swiss

Monday 22nd July

Week 5 Swiss / Quarterfinals

Monday 29th July

Semifinals

Monday 5th August

Finals

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