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E4i Minion Masters Early Access Tournament Rules and Regulations

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The OPN Minion Masters Tournament will take place on February 10th, 2019, and will be capped at 32 participants.

All times are listed in U.S. EST. By participating in the E4i Minion Masters Early Access Tournament, players affirm they meet all requirements and agree to the following rules:

  1. Player Eligibility

    1. Account Standing: Players must possess a Minion Masters account that is in good standing.

    2. Communication: Players must have access to Discord and be a part of the Minion Masters server in order to communicate with event staff and/or resolve any disputes.

    3. Code of Conduct: Players must adhere to the following code of conduct at all times. Players are responsible for reporting disruptive, harmful, or unsportsmanlike behavior to tournament administrators. Failure to follow the code of conduct may result in any of the penalties outlined in section 1.4

      1. Treat tournament staff and fellow players with respect. Actions and language that are insulting, threatening, abusive, or offensive are not permissible.

      2. Competitive integrity must be upheld at all times. Corrupting the competitive integrity of the tournament through Hacking, Exploiting, Collusion, account sharing, stream sniping, registration under multiple accounts, or other method of cheating will not be tolerated and may result in severe penalties.

      3. Players must follow the instructions or decisions of tournament staff at all times. Non-compliance is not permitted.

    4. Penalties: Penalties for breaking the Code of Conduct outlined above may result in the following penalties at the discretion of tournament administrators, depending on the severity of the infraction:

      1. Formal Warning

      2. Automatic disqualification

      3. Forfeiture of prizes

      4. Suspension from current and future tournaments, for a period of time to be determined by tournament administrators.

      5. Permanent ban from all future E4I events.

  2. Game Requirements

    1. Updates: Players must have the latest version of the game in-order to participate in E4I events.

    2. Technical Difficulties: Players facing technical problems during the event will be given a short grace period of 10 minutes to resolve them before being automatically disqualified.

    3. Network strength: Players must satisfy the minimum hardware and networking requirements as specified by the development studio. Intermittent connectivity issues that disrupt competition (such as black screens) should be reported via Battlefy, and will be ruled on by tournament administrators.

  3. Tournament Structure

    1. Registration: this tournament is capped at 32 participants. Players may register via Battlefy. The registration window will close February 9th, 2019 at 5:00PM ET.

    2. Check-In and Tournament Start: Players are required to check in via Battlefy prior to the tournament start on February 10th.

    3. Match Procedure: The tournament will be a single-elimination; each match will be a best of 3 besides the finals, which will be a best of 5.

      1. Non-Stream Match Setup: For non-streamed matches, players will be informed via Discord to create a private match to be played off-stream. The higher seeded player will invite the lower seeded player. Both players must be friends.

      2. Stream Match Setup: Players will be informed via Battlefy that their match will be streamed. Streamed matches will be set up***

      3. Match Reporting: Players report their matches via Battlefy by clicking on the “Report Score” button on the match page. players are required to take screenshots of the results screen after each match in case a match is contested, which can also be submitted via Battlefy.

    4. Match Disputes: If a match issue arises, please click on the Report Match issue button on the Match Page in Battlefy. This notifies an administrator who will gather information via Battlefy and, if needed, Discord, and then issue instructions as to how the match will proceed.

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