IM Esports

 
 

The Esports IM leagues are open to Cal students of all levels. They will feature League of Legends, Overwatch and Fortnite. Competitions will be held at the Cal Esports Community Center. Online Registration and Eligibility Information.

 
New for Spring 2019: Compete in the new Fortnite and Overwatch esports leagues this semester. First 100 registrants for all three of the esports leagues will receive a free game specific t-shirt.
 

Registration

To register, follow the steps outlined in the IM Sports Registration & Eligibility page.

Registration Period Max Number of Players Player Fees Team Fees
January 28 – February 15 200
(first come, first served)
$25
IM Sports Season Pass
$20

 

League of Legends sponsored by Riot Games

Game Price Roster Limit Days & Times
League of Legends $20/team Max: 6, Min: 5 Mon, Tue & Thurs
8 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Overwatch sponsored by SF Shock

Game Price Roster Limit Days & Times
Overwatch $20/team Max: 7, Min: 6 Mon, Tue & Thurs
8 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Fortnite

Game Price Roster Limit Days & Times
Fortnite $20/team Max: 2, Min: 2 Mon, Tue & Thurs
8 p.m. – 12 a.m.

 
Each division has up to eight (8) teams and will compete in a Round-Robin format for the first seven (7) weeks of the season to determine seeding and placement for playoffs.

The two teams with the highest rating in each division will advance and play in the playoff single elimination tournament.


 

Player and Team Format

 
League of Legends:
Teams can consist of up to six total players: five primary players and one substitute (optional). The team will designate one member to be Team Captain.

Overwatch:
Teams can consist of up to seven total players in a team; six “starters” and one substitute. The team will designate one member to be Team Captain.

Fortnite:
Teams can consist of up to two total players in a Duo team. The team will designate one member to be Team Captain.

For all games, the minimum number must be met or the match ends in forfeit. Cal Esports official team members are not eligible to play in IM Esports leagues.

 

If a player does not register with a team, he/she will be placed into a pool of free agent players. Teams that are in the process of being formed and do not meet the eligible amount of players can select players from the free agent pool.

Free Agent players can be recruited by other teams that need more players via the online roster system.

 
Two (2) skill levels based on in game rank. All participants are required to have an in game rank except for Fortnite.

 
League of Legends:
Gold III and above.

Overwatch:
SR 1999 and above.

 
League of Legends:
Gold IV and below.

Overwatch:
SR 1998 and below.

Match Format

 
League of Legends:
30 minute match average with a 50 minute cap. Games that exceed 50 minutes will be decided by a tie-breaker condition.

Overwatch:
45 minute match average, 50 minute cap. Games that exceed 50 minutes will be decided by a tie-breaker condition.

Fortnite:
30 minute match average, 50 minute cap. Games that exceed 50 minutes will be decided by a tie-breaker condition.

 
League of Legends:
32 teams, with 32 overflow team slots available. Match format will be BO1 with each team playing once per week.

Overwatch:
32 teams, with 16 overflow team slots available. Each team plays once per week.

Fortnite:
64 teams, with 32 overflow team slots available. Match format will be 2 round heats with each team playing once per week.

 
League of Legends:
Two teams of five players each compete to destroy the other’s Nexus. The destruction of the other team’s Nexus is the only victory condition. Should fewer than 5 players from a team be present during a scheduled match, they will forfeit the match after a 10 minute grace period.

Overwatch:
Two teams of six players each compete to win a best of three map rotation.

Fortnite:
Two teams of two players each compete against each other in a public squad match to earn the highest combined score after two rounds of Battle Royale.

1 Elimination = 1 Point
Top 10 Placement = +0.5x Score Multiplier
Top 5 Placement = +0.75x Score Multiplier
Placing Top 3 = 1.25x Score Multiplier
Multiplier Bonuses do not stack. Winning a game awards no extra points.

Players are responsible for calcuating their score totals on the end match screen, must verify with Cal Esports Center Staff for accuracy.
Multipliers are applied on a per-game basis. Both rounds are added together for a final score The team with the highest combined score wins.


 

Rating System

Please see Intramural Sports Rules & Polices

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