TOURNAMENT OF THE DAWN
Hello everyone! The Aurora alliance is excited to announce that we'll be hosting a tournament within Ech’O beginning Saturday the 30th. Everyone is welcome to register. All official announcements regarding the tournament will be posted here on this forum, but we strongly encourage you to join our tournament discord here for the most up to date information. The rules for the tournament are as follows (note; tournament rules may be modified and any modifications will be posted both here and in #announcements):
DISCORD https://discord.gg/Cbe9gtV #announcements - get the most up to date info regarding TotD!
#general - use this channel for team search, questions, and general discussion! #registered-teams - check out the officially registered teams!
#prize-pool - logs of all entry fees and donations #fight-results - screenshots of all fight results
ORGANIZERS & REFEREES
Animuffin - Discord: Animuffin#5839 Urmom - Discord: Urmom#2658
Alchy - Discord: Marz Barz#6351
Ex-Ray - Discord: Ex-Ray (Ian)#9032
Tezar - Discord: tezar#5477
Defuse - Discord: Defuse#4822
SCHEDULE -Registration is now open! -Thursday Sept. 28 (20:00 DST) - Registration closes -Friday Sept. 29 (20:00 DST) - First round opponents are announced -Saturday Sept. 30 (20:00 DST) - QUALIFIERS: First round ...............................(23:00 DST) - Second round opponents are announced -Sunday Oct. 1 (20:00 DST) - QUALIFIERS: Second round ...............................(23:00 DST) - Third round opponents are announced -Saturday Oct. 7 (20:00 DST) - QUALIFIERS: Third round ...............................(23:00 DST) - Fourth round opponents are announced -Sunday Oct. 8 (20:00 DST) - QUALIFIERS: Fourth round ...............................(23:00 DST) - Top four teams are announced and randomly matched -Saturday Oct. 14 (20:00 DST) - Semifinals // Losing teams will immediately compete for 3rd place -Sunday Oct. 15 (20:00 DST) - Finals BO3 REGISTRATION -Register your entire team and substitute by posting on the forum here, on imps, or DM Animuffin on discord using the following format: Team Name (Optional, must abide by ToS or will otherwise be referred to by Captain name) Team Captain: Character name, class, level (Main contact person) ........................ Character name, class, level ........................ Character name, class, level ........................ Character name, class, level ........................ Alternate Character name, class, level -The fee to register is 500kk per person, or 2mk per team -Entry fee must be paid to Animuffin by Thursday Sept. 28 at 23:00 DST to secure entry -All entry fees and donations will be logged in #prize-pool on discord for transparency
-Teams wishing to withdraw must do so prior to the announcement of first round opponents, or the team's entry fee will be donated to the prize pool -Officially registered teams will be posted here and in #registered-teams on discord -8 teams minimum for this tournament, no maximum TEAM COMPOSITION -4v4 format
-Lvl 197+ -Maximum of two pillars per team
-Pillar classes include: Eni, Osa, Sac, Feca, Xel -No duplicate classes -Multilogging permitted at maximum of two per team -One team max per person -One alternate character permitted (the entire team of five must abide by two pillar and no duplicate class rule)
-Alternate character must be registered before the first round begins and may not be changed after
-The alternate may substitute a registered team member for any reason (i.e. fill in an absence, change team comp according to opponents) RULES -You can access the Goult maps by walking through the orange zaap at [-6, -12]. Go right - this is where teams will meet before each round -Both teams must check in with a referee before beginning the fight -Teams must come prepared with a list of three maps that they would like “banned” for this round. Teams may be transported to the various maps by talking to the NPCs. Each team bans three maps, and a referee will randomly choose the fight map from the remaining maps using a random number generator -One member of your team must screenshot the results of every fight and post it in the #fight-results channel on discord (one point will be deducted per offense for failure to do so) -Candies/treats are not permitted TOURNAMENT SYSTEM -We will be using the swiss point system for the qualifying rounds
-Teams will be randomly matched in the first round using a random number generator
-In rounds two through four, teams in the top half of the leaderboard will be randomly matched against each other while teams in the lower half will be randomly matched against each other
-WIN: 3 points // LOSE: 0 points -There will be no draws -Should a team be missing a member and/or the alternate, they may choose to fight their match with an incomplete team. Failure to complete a fight will be counted as a loss. -Teams that are more than 15 minutes late will be considered forfeited and this will be considered a loss -The top scoring four teams following the fourth qualifier round will be randomly assorted into a bracket -Losing teams in the semifinals will immediately fight to determine a third place winner -The final round will be best of three (BO3) on the following day REWARDS -Tournament champions: 50% of all entry fees and donations, (4) Ughats, AND Battler Shields* for each player on the winning team. This is a linked shield you can only earn by winning official tournaments
-Second place team: 30% of all entry fees and donations -Third place team: 20% of all entry fees and donations -Note: *8 teams minimum must be registered in the tournament. Requirements for the battler shield can be found here.
-Note: Rewards will be distributed evenly among the four registered team members. It is up to the team to decide how much of the prize to distribute to the alternate, if any. DONATIONS
Animuffin - 66mk
Morcha - Ughat x 4
America-The-Greatest - 15mk
If you’re interested in donating to the prize pool, please contact Animuffin! STREAMING Snarklesparkles - Thank you Snark-Hunter! Mapleminou - Thank you Somniatis!
morchaa - Thank you Morcha! rushudofus - Thank you Eniripsa!
BeholdZach - Thank you Giant-BlueMonster!
le_chaf - Thank you Chaf!
KillerSpiritual - Thank you Killer-Spirituel!
If you’re interested in streaming this tournament, please contact a referee!
Thank you Feca and John for the beautiful banners!