1v1 Tournament Info and Format

FORMAT

  • Tournament will consist of 32 players, and will start July 28th
  • This will be a slow tournament format, meaning games will be played at the convenience of the players involved. it is NOT going to take place in one night with everyone in one big party. It is on you to schedule your games with your opponents
  • After you play your opponent you should both send me the results to make sure its consistent
  • 7 maps will be involved - Truth / Coliseum / Trial Grounds / Narrows / Anchor 9 / Dethroned / Dreamscape
  • Custom 1v1 Maps and Gametypes are in my file share. EACH PLAYER MUST BOOKMARK THEM - GT: Drknhalopodcast
  • There will be a Group Stage followed by a knockout round bracket

GROUP STAGE

  • There will be 8 Groups of 4
  • Group names - Ponyboy / BBQ / Drunk / Teabag Cancer / Inferior Y, Bobody, Darken / How did Rob win?
  • Each player will play each opponent in their division twice
  • You will have a home game (you decide map) and away game (they decide map) against each opponent
  • Essentially each player will play 6 games total in the Group Stage
  • GROUP STAGE IS NOT BEST OF 3. IT IS 2 GAMES AGAINST EACH OPPONENT ONLY, EVEN IF YOU EACH WIN 1 GAME
  • The 2 players from each division with the best record will move to the knockout rounds
  • If there is a tie in the standings, tiebreaker will be as followed: K/D spread, total kills, total deaths (least), H2H.
  • If still tied there will be a 1 game playoff on a random map

KNOCKOUT ROUNDS 

  • The 16 players that move to the knockout rounds will be seeded 1-16 based on record (and other tiebreakers if necessary)
  • 1 vs 16, 2 vs 15, 3 vs 14, 4 vs 13, 5 vs 12, 6 vs 11, 7 vs 10, 8 vs 9
  • Each round consists of a best 2 of 3 where the winner moves on and loser goes home (single elimination)
  • Maps will be chosen at random and will be universal for all matchups except the Finals
  • Finals - Maps chosen by the players. The higher seed will chose map for game 1 and then game 3 (if necessary. The lower seed will choose the map for game 2.

 TIMETABLE

  • Registration is open starting July 1st and closes July 8th
  • July 11th will be the drawing of the groups
  • OR3O, as a reward for winning the last tournament, gets to hand pick one opponent to place in his division if he choses
  • Tournament intro shows will be recorded on July 12 and July 17
  • Tournament will officially begin on Friday July 28th
  • Group Stage - July 28th to August 6th
  • Sweet Sixteen - August 7th to August 13th
  • Elite Eight - August 14th to August 21st
  • Final 4/Finals - Will be on an agreed upon date from the players and Mudcat all in 1 night during the week of August 21st

MAP / WEAPON SETTINGS

  • Starting Weapons - AR, Magnum, 2 frag grenades
  • There are custom weapon and grenade placements on these maps
  • All of the maps will include 2 of a certain precision weapon, 2 of a certain automatic weapon, and 2 sets of plasma grenades.
  • All of the pickup weapons will only have 1 clip.
  • Weapons will spawn at the beginning of the map and 2 min after they are fully used and dropped.
  • Maps will include either an Overshield OR Damage Boost
  • The Powerup will spawn at the start of the match and with 7:30 left in the match
  • There will be no power weapons on these maps.
  • WE STRONGLY SUGGEST YOU STUDY / PRACTICE THE MAPS TO KNOW WHERE WEAPONS WILL SPAWN

GENERAL GAMEPLAY RULES

  • Games will be played to 15 kills or most kills after 15 minutes. During Group Stage games can end in a tie. During Knockout rounds there will be a 3 minute overtime
  • No Radar
  • Any attempt to go outside the standard boundaries of the map will result in a DQ
  • Any attempt of the multi shot button glitch will result in a DQ
  • Forfeits will result in a 7-0 victory
  • Highly reccomend you join our slack chat if your not already a member. http://halo.keiththomps.com/
  • Listen to the Tournament Special #1: Rules and Regulations episode. ALONG WITH THESE WRITTEN RULES, RULES DISCUSSED IN THAT EPISODE ARE AS BINDING AS THE WORDS ON THIS PAGE.

PRIZES

  • 343 has been gracious enough to provide us with prizes. These will be announced at a later date
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd place all earn a prize as well as several “door” prizes.
  • Door prizes are eligible to all participants regardless of final standings as long as that participant played all their matches in the time given