Monthly League of Legends Throwdown Cup Ruleset

1.Eligibility

1.1 Current, 2017, OCS and OPL players are not eligible to compete unless they match the rules stated below.

1.2 Players that have played only 1 OPL or OCS match, are eligible to compete.

1.3 OOL currently in promotion players are not eligible to compete.

1.4 OOL players are eligible to compete.

1.5 TD Community LoL is open to all legal residents of Australia and New Zealand

1.6 Players must be fifteen (15) years or older as of January 24th, 2017.

1.7 Players are not permitted to play on Guest Accounts

1.8 Players League of Legends accounts must be in good standing, and otherwise, not be prohibited from participation by Riot Games policy.

1.10 Players must also be a member of the Throwdown discord group for necessary contact with admins or other players - Discord


2. Player Code of Conduct

2.1 No Rage-quits. Players that rage-quit on their teams may be barred from entering future Throwdown tournaments

2.2 No Pauses during team fights. Maximum amount of time for pauses during a game is 10 mins per team. Over 5 mins and admin must be notified of reasons why. If a team pauses and fails to notify an admin, they may be disqualified without warning.

2.3 No Smurfing. Players discovered to be higher rated than the rank / name they sign up to be in the tournament may be barred from entering future Throwdown tournaments

2.4 No Toxcity. Be understanding and positive with your teammates. Players who wish to report another for toxicity should notify admins immediately via our discord, and screenshot any messages associated with the toxicity. Players who are reported to admins for toxicity may be barred from future Throwdown tournaments.


3. Draft / Match Information

3.1 All players register within a pre-made team or as a Free-Agent

3.2 Players who fail to check-in or don’t show up will be disqualified and replaced with any wait listed teams.

3.3 Matches will be played on Summoner's Rift

3.4 All matches must be played on Oceania region servers.

3.5 Swiss Style Bracket, 5 rounds
3.6 Mode: Tournament Draft


4. Prize Pool, Points & Tiebreakers

4.1 The Prize Pool of the weekly with be a share in $100, being split amongst the top 3 teams who finish highest at the end of the night

4.2 First place will receive $50, Second $30 & Third $20

4.3 Players will not play out a H2H tiebreaker if points are even. Tiebreakers will be determined by Win Percentage, calculated by Battlefy. If it gets to the end of the Weekly's and there are teams tied, then tiebreakers will be determined by fastest average game time from Week 3's games. If there is an exact tie in fastest average game time, it will then come down to highest average KDA.

4.4 Players will also receive 50 points for a win, with additional 250 points for First place, 100 for Second place & 50 for Third Place.

4.5 Points will go towards the Monthly final, with the top 4 teams qualifying automatically with the highest points

4.6 Points will reset after the Monthly final each month, meaning each team will then start at 0 points again


5 - INDEMNIFICATION

Each Player hereby agrees to indemnify and hold the Tournament Entities harmless from and against any and all third party claims, actions or proceedings of any kind and from any and all third party damages, liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable outside legal fees and costs (collectively, “Third Party Claims”) relating to or arising out of any breach of any of the warranties, representations, covenants, obligations or agreements of the Player under these Official Rules. Except for matters for which Player is obligated to indemnify the Tournament Entities hereunder, Throwdown will indemnify and hold each Player harmless from and against any Third Party Claims arising from production, distribution and exploitation of the Tournament.


6 - FORCE MAJEURE

Throwdown reserves the right to modify, suspend, extend or terminate the Tournament or any part thereof if it determines, in its sole discretion.


7 - Disclaimer of Warranties

The tournament entities make no warranties, and hereby disclaim any and all warranties, express or implied, concerning any prize (including, without limitation, the grand prize) furnished in connection with the Tournament. Without in any way limiting the generality of the foregoing and without abrogating the Throwdown policies or the end user license agreement for the Title Game or other agreements that apply to the Title Game, the tournament entities hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions, whether express, implied, statutory or otherwise, with regard to the Title Game software, equipment and the operation of the tournament, including, without limitation, all implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, noninfringement, and their equivalents, under the laws of any jurisdiction.


8 - Important. Please read - general release and limitation on liability

Each player knowingly consents to participate in any or all tournament activities under his or her own free will and without duress or undue influence of any third party. By entering and/or otherwise participating in the Tournament, each player, on behalf of himself or herself and his or her heirs, hereby releases, discharges and holds the tournament entities harmless from and against any and all actual and potential, known or unknown, suspected and unsuspected claims, demands, causes of action, costs, losses, injuries, liabilities and damages of any kind or nature, including without limitation mental and/or physical injuries or death and damages to or loss of personal property, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, to participating in the tournament, attending or participating in any tournament-related event or activity and/or the use or misuse of any prize.

The Tournament Organizers are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information or other materials, on, associated with or utilized as part of the Throwdown Website, and the Tournament Organizers assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft, destruction, or unauthorized access to the Throwdown Website or the field of play in the Title Game. Although the Tournament Organizers attempt to ensure the integrity of the Tournament, the Tournament Organizers are not responsible for the actions of Players in connection with the Tournament, including a Player’s attempt to circumvent the Official Rules or otherwise interfere with the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Tournament. Without in any way limiting the generality of the foregoing, each Player agrees that the Tournament Entities shall not be responsible or liable for, and are hereby released from, any and all claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, relating to any of the following:

incomplete, lost, late, misdirected or illegible registrations or the failure to receive registrations due to any cause, including without limitation human or technical problems, failures, or malfunctions of any kind, whether originating with Player, the Tournament Organizers, or otherwise, that may prevent or limit a Player’s ability to participate in the Tournament or send or receive messages requiring action or response by such Player;
any computer system, gaming console, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions, or other errors, failures, hacks, unauthorized access, delayed computer transmissions or network connections which may result in alteration of Game play or affect Game results; and
any problems or technical malfunction of any network or lines, servers or providers, equipment, or software, including any injury or damage to Player Equipment resulting from participation in the Tournament.