It’s not necessarily a criterion to be a part of a professional team of five to compete in a CSGO competition. ESL India, Dew Arena, and Omen by HP together have scheduled a new form of esports event to promote the sport in Colleges and Universities. IEEE Bombay Section & IEEE SAKEC will organize their first of kind on 26th of October, 2017.
The registration for the event is open to students seeking to be a part of India College Gaming Championship. Not limited to specific regions, ESL India has kept open the opportunities for colleges to enlist themselves and be the host for the students willing to participate in this different kind of annual event.
Omen by HP and Mountain Dew ESL India College Gaming Championship LAN CS: GO tournament under the banner of “IEEE Bombay Section & IEEE SAKEC” will organize their first of its kind event on 26th of October at Shah and Anchor Kutchhi Engineering College from 11:30 AM onwards.
The rules and regulations for the event are standard:
- Who can play the tournament?
The OMEN by HP and Mountain Dew ESL Indian College Gaming Championship LAN CS:GO tournament is open to all ages. It is a free-for-all tournament, so students need to register individually.
- Maximum No. Of Participants?
Max 100 people can take part in the tournament. Registrations will be done on a first- come-first- serve basis.
- Can you Re-Enter?
No, once you are eliminated you cannot re-enter. If the term is violated, the organizers hold the right to disqualify the member.
- How do I play?
There is no tournament entry fee.
- What is the Tournament Format?
The LAN tournament will take place in the following phases:
Preliminary: Participants will face each other in a Deathmatch, with 5 people in each slot. The person with the highest score moves on to the next round.
Time limit: 5 min
Top 20: Participants will face each other in a Deathmatch, with 4 people in each slot. The person with the highest score moves on to the next round.
Time limit: 5 min
Top 5: The top 5 will represent the institute in the OMEN by HP & Mountain Dew ESL Gaming College Championship. They will also face each other in a Deathmatch for a prize.
Time limit: 10 min
In case enough registrations/participants are not present, the fixtures and structure will be revised accordingly at the discretion of the organizers.
In case of a tie, a 2-min tiebreaker will be held on the same map in the same format in order to determine the winner.
- How are the registration slots provided?
The Registration slots are provided on a first come first serve basis.
- Can I bring my own gaming gear?
Yes, gamers can bring and use their own gaming gear (mouse, mouse pad, and headphones). Personal keyboards are not allowed.
- Can other people take the slot if anyone fails to show up?
NO, in case the registered teams don’t show up at their respective allotted time slots then their opponents get a “Default Win Point” and the person failing to show up gets disqualified.
- What can I win?
The Top 5 participants from each college will form a team and represent the college, be qualifying and proceeding for the next round in the OMEN by HP & Mountain Dew ESL Gaming College Championship. Apart from that, participants can also win exclusive OMEN by HP merchandise during the tournament itself.
All terms and conditions are laid down by tournament officials of the OMEN by HP and Mountain Dew ESL Indian College Gaming Championship. Participants that register for the tournament agree to abide by the terms and conditions and need to strictly follow the rules of the tournament.
In case of any dispute or unforeseen situation, the tournament officials can modify the tournament structure on the spot to ensure the fair, smooth and efficient functioning of the event. The Tournament Officials of the OMEN by HP and Mountain Dew ESL Indian College Gaming Championship, however, can change the terms and conditions at any given time.