RULES

RESTRICTIONS
Only legal residents of the USA and Canada are eligible to compete in this tournament. All ages are available to play, however if player is not of the age of 16 years old then parental tax information will be required to claim prize winnings.

 

HOW DO I REGISTER
You can either use the navigation dropdown menu above, or go to smash.gg/war and input the correct information in the form for the week you wish to compete. Remember your account information to assure your’e properly awarded placement points (We will not combine accounts).

 

LIVE SUPPORT
You can use the live support via Smash.gg match-up page as our admins will work promptly to resolve issues. Please do not tweet at the casters or admins about issues as they are focused mainly on production or admin responsibilities via Smash.gg.

 

FORMAT
Best of Five Games
Double Elimination
Competitive Mode: Enabled
Game Timer: 180 seconds
Stage: Both players are to choose RANDOM select.
Character Selection: Winner must select the same character, Loser may switch. All characters are allowed and may use hidden select via character selection screen.

 

PUNCTUALITY
Players have up to TEN (10) minutes to “check in” via Smash.gg before being automatically forfeited for that series and moved to the loser’s bracket and then restart the process. In the event of a disconnect, refer to the rules and contact an admin via live support. Players must be online and ready to play at the designated match start time.
If a player is not fully ready to play and has checked in then the please pin an admin via Smash.gg and they will handle it accordingly. If a player is unable to join a lobby due to technical difficulties with the game, without issues of the game servers, they must notify the opposing player and an admin immediately and inform them that you are attempting to connect. If problems arise, an administrator will attempt to resolve the matter.

 

BROADCAST
Throughout the bracket an Admin may contact you via matchup chat room to schedule your match to be played on stream, please abide by their request. Once the bracket reaches the Top 8, the remainder of the tournament will be played on the Wednesday broadcast starting at 8PM EST. You MUST confirm your attendance within 24 hours prior to the start of the show. Personal broadcast of any gameplay during Stream.me tournament series is prohibited from external platforms in which may lead to terms of rejection from future tournaments and/or legal matters. If you would like to broadcast your match then the Stream.me service is available.

 

ADMINS & REFEREES
All participants in the season must adhere to the decisions and rules of the league official operators, admins, and support. All decisions are final, except in cases where the option to appeal is clearly stated. Conversations, either verbal or written, between tournament operators, admins, or referees, and participants are confidential. Publicly posting or sharing these conversations with outside parties is strictly forbidden, unless permission is obtained.

 

PLAYER COLLUSION / THROWING GAMES
Players are expected to withhold their highest integrity towards win each game. If a player is found without integrity (ie sandbag) to better their own or others overall standings, then a suitable decision will be served per the Administration team. Punishments for collusion may be, but are not restricted to the following: Loss of Season Points, Loss of Prizing, Banishment from the remainder of the Season and Finals, Banishment from future tournaments.

 

DISCONNECTS
In the event of a “Game Session has ended” due to disconnect of server, both players will restart the best of 5 game. It will be the responsibility of the player that got disconnected from server to connect his opponent within 5 minutes. In a matter where a player intentionally disconnects then that player will forfeit the entire game, not just a round. Screenshots are advised in a matter of dispute which can be uploaded via match-up live chat at Smash.gg.

 

TIES
When the 180 seconds of time runs out, whoever has the most remaining health will win the round. If both players enter a match extension they are to play out.

 

WEEKLY QUALIFIER
In case of an emergency and the player is unable to make their match, their opponent receives a bye. If the player does not communicate then they will forfeit participation and potential points/prize in that week’s Top 8.


REPORTING SCORES
To report the score, please use the match-up section of Smash.gg bracket. If there are any inconsistencies shown in the report then support will contact both players involved to resolve the inconsistency. In the event of a dispute, be prepared to provide pictures of post-game summaries or video evidence from the match.

 

WEEKLY PRIZES
First Place: $100 and 150 points
Second Place: $60 and 125 points
Third Place: $40 and 100 points
Fourth Place: 75 points
Fifth through Eighth Place: 50 points
Ninth through Sixteenth Place: 30 points
Seventh through Thirty-Second Place: 15 points

 

SEASON FINALE PRIZES
First Place: $1,000
Second Place: $750
Third Place: $500
Fourth Place: $250
Fifth Place: $150
Seventh Place: $100
Prize money will be paid out within fourteen (14) business days from when the completed tax form has been received. Stream.me Support will contact the players to provide the required information & form(s) for the prize payout. Payments are only available through electronic payment.

 

SCHEDULE
Schedule can be found on Smash.gg/War(*pending changes)

THE “WAR OF THE GODS” CIRCUIT SERIES IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED, OR ASSOCIATED WITH NETHERREALM STUDIOS OR WARNER BROS. COMPETITORS RECEIVE PRIZES PER STREAM.ME IN WHICH ARE THE SOLE ADMINISTERS OF THE CIRCUIT SERIES.