European Youth Esport League Rules

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European Youth Esport League rules

1.0

Interpretation of the ruleset.

1.1.1

The European Youth Esport League always sets the rules.

1.1.2

The European Youth Esport League can change the rules at any time.

1.1.3

The European Youth Esport League has the final say as to how the ruleset should be interpreted.

1.1.4

The rules must be followed at all times within the European Youth Esport League. Otherwise the results may be invalidated within the tournament.

1.1.5

It is always the responsibility of the player/team to read and understand the rules of the European Youth Esport League.

1.1.6

Violating the rules of the European Youth Esport League can result in exclusion from the league.

1.1.7

The European Youth Esport League is only for amateur players – players who receive remuneration for playing esports are not permitted to participate.

(Players/teams will be excluded from the European Youth Esport League if they are not amateurs)

1.1.8

Players may belong to an esports club however they must still be amateurs in order to participate in the European Youth Esport League.

2.0

Player and team rules.

2.1.1

Player names must not be offensive or hurtful.

(The European Youth Esport League shall always be entitled to change a player’s name if it does not comply with the ruleset)

2.1.2

In order to participate in the European Youth Esport League, you must be signed up and hold a player licence for the current season.

2.1.3

In the qualification leagues, players can only play in the league for the country in which they are resident.

2.1.4

The winners of the European Youth Esport League’s qualification leagues will progress to the European Championship where they will play against the winners from all of the other countries.

2.1.5

Players who hold a European Youth Esport League licence may participate in multiple games.

(For example: Participants in Hearthstone can also sign up for a CS:GO team)

2.1.6

Players cannot participate in several teams playing the same game.

(For example: If you are already on a CS:GO team then you may not join another CS:GO team)

2.1.7

It is always the responsibility of the players to ensure that their opponents can identify them in the European Youth Esport League.

(Licence ID)

2.1.8

Players must always use the same player name in-game that they used when signing up for the European Youth Esport League.

2.1.9

Players must enter their IDs in their European Youth Esport League profiles.

(Steam ID – Epic ID – Summoner Name, etc.)

2.1.10

Players under the age of 15 need permission from their parent or guardian to participate.

(This is a requirement when creating a profile for the European Youth Esport League)

2.2.0

Team rules.

2.2.1

A team can only be signed up for a single game in the European Youth Esport League.

2.2.2

The team name may not be offensive or hurtful.

(The European Youth Esport League shall always be entitled to change a team’s name if it does not comply with the ruleset)

2.2.3

A team can consist of no more than 10 players.

2.2.4

Teams that participate in the European Youth Esport League’s CS:GO or LoL formats must have a minimum of five players signed up to the team.

2.2.5

Teams can choose for themselves who will be playing from match to match from the maximum of 10 players on the team.

2.2.6

It is not permitted to use stand-ins in the European Youth Esport League.

(You can only use players signed up as reserves)

3.0

General rules for the European Youth Esport League.

3.1.1

The European Youth Esport League season will start in mid-February 2021.

(The date will be picked in January 2021)

3.1.2

The European Youth Esport League season will follow a league format for all games.

3.1.3

If there are multiple teams from the same country, there will be multiple leagues.

3.1.4

In the event of multiple leagues, the season will be split into two parts so that the best teams from the first part of the season will play in their own league while the rest of the teams will play in a lower league.

3.1.5

After the European Youth Esport League season comes to an end, a season finale will be held for the top teams in all of the leagues from all countries.

3.1.6

The season finale is the qualification tournament.

3.1.7

The winner of the European Youth Esport League qualification tournament will progress to the European Championship.

3.1.8

The European Youth Esport League championship match will be held in January 2022.

(Date and place will be determined by no later than August 2021)

3.1.9

Rules for the European Youth Esport League championship match will be published in December 2021.

3.1.10

If there are fewer than eight teams signed up from a particular country or countries, then a league will be held for teams from multiple different countries.

3.1.11

The league system for mixed countries will be the same as for the rest of the European Youth Esport League.

4.0

Conflict management.

4.1.1

In the case of a conflict, the European Youth Esport League should always be contacted via Eyel.eu/support

4.1.2

The European Youth Esport League shall always have the final say in any conflict.

4.1.3

It shall always be the responsibility of the accuser to document the conflict.

(Screenshots, recorded footage and similar can be used to support an accusation)

4.1.4

A conflict can be established if it concerns:

– Cheating

(Rules concerning cheating – 5.0)

– Use of exploits

(Rules concerning exploits – 6.0)

– Bad conduct

(Rules concerning bad conduct – 7.0)

5.0

Cheating.

5.1.1

If a player is found guilty of cheating, the player in question will be expelled from the European Youth Esport League for the remainder of the season.

5.1.2

If a team is found guilty of cheating, the team in question will be expelled from the European Youth Esport League for the remainder of the season.

5.1.3

If a team is unable to show up with the required number of players because a player has been expelled from the European Youth Esport League

due to cheating, then the rest of the team will be removed from the European Youth Esport League for the remainder of the season.

5.1.4

Insofar as possible, a hearing will be held with both the accuser and the accused before a decision is made.

5.1.5

If someone deliberately reports other players without any evidence, this may result in them being charged with bad conduct [Link]

6.0

Use of exploits.

6.1.1

The use of exploits is not permitted in the European Youth Esport League.

6.1.2

The use of exploits must always be reported via Eyel.eu/support

6.1.3

If you are found guilty of using exploits, this will be considered bad conduct and will be penalised as such.

6.1.4

Insofar as possible, a hearing will be held with both the accuser and the accused before a decision is made.

6.1.5

If someone deliberately accuses other players without evidence, this may result in the accuser being charged with bad conduct.

7.0

Bad conduct.

7.1.1

Bad conduct rules apply to all games in the European Youth Esport League and covers the following situations:

– Provoking/acting offensively towards an opponent.

(Both in writing and speech)

– Unsportsmanlike conduct.

– Breaking the rules.

– Using exploits.

7.1.2

Bad conduct must always be reported via Eyel.eu/support

7.1.3

If you are found guilty of bad conduct, this may result in one or more penalties such as:

– Losing a round of the match.

– Losing the entire match.

– A ban on participating in the next match.

– Points being deducted from the team.

– Being excluded from the European Youth Esport League for the remainder of the season.

7.1.4

Insofar as possible, a hearing will be held with both the accuser and the accused before a decision is made.

7.1.5

If someone deliberately accuses other players without evidence, this may result in the accuser being charged with bad conduct.