Online Qualifier 1

Date

Starts: 16th December, 2020 at 1:30pm
Ends: 16th December, 2020 at 6:30pm

Platform

PS4

Participants

126

Eligibility

Qualifiers are open to all Maltese residents with a valid EA Account who are 16 years of age or older at the time of registration. The player must be a verified user on the Malta BOV ePremier League website.

Format

Maximum of 128 Players Single Elimination, Best out of 1 match.

All qualifiers will use the retail version of FIFA 21 Ultimate Team Friendly Seasons game mode. Players will have to add each other as Friends in the 1st party platform prior to playing. The default settings of the mode will be enforced automatically by the game, including the difficulty level and allowable assists.

Region

All matches must be played on an EU server.

Team Requirements

Once a match starts a player has 20 minutes from the in-game time to complain that his opponent is not abiding by one of the below rules. Should the 20 minute time pass it will automatically mean that both players are in agreement and therefore one cannot complain after.

  • Squad's overall rating must be 84 or lower as calculated and shown in-game
  • The squad can include up to a maximum of 2 ICONs total, including your bench
  • All players on your squad, including your bench, must have an overall rating of at least 75 each
  • You cannot have a player with an overall rating above 84 on your bench
  • No Training Cards
  • No Loan Cards
  • Players should each have a light-coloured jersey and a dark coloured jersey and should choose the opposite of one another to avoid confusion. If Players can’t agree, the home player should choose a dark-coloured jersey and the away player a light-coloured jersey.
  • Stadiums must have white lines and white goal nets. 

No Shows

All no shows must be reported on the website with clear proof that the opponent didn't add you. The No Show grace period time is 15 minutes after the match's original start time. For example, if a match is scheduled for 22:00 PM, the no show time for this match would be 22:15 PM. It is important to contact the tournament official after posting a no show on the website. 

Should a player have any hardware or software problem, the match admin has the right to call a no-show once the 15 minute grace period is over.

In order to contact a Tournament Official use our discord server - https://discord.gg/fjXkQJZgQZ.

Time Limit

Both players must report the match results within 10 minutes of its completion. Failure to report the match results on time or respond to any messages that you receive from a tournament official may result in you receiving the loss. Players cannot start a complaint after the 10 minutes compilation time is over or a match result was accepted.

Disconnections

In the event of a disconnect, the game should be resumed with an implied score and the remaining time in the match played out.

Cheating

Breaking any rule and any form of cheating, glitching, abusing in-game mechanics, or unsportsmanlike behaviour may result in a forfeit of a game, match, or ban from the Malta BOV ePremier League. Cheating, glitching, and abusing in-game mechanics accusations must be verified by a tournament official. Punishable unsportsmanlike behaviour includes, but is not limited to, excessive use of foul or degrading language. For all cheating claims, the burden of proof is on the accuser.

Recording

Players should record all their matches using the built-in recording on their console or external recording device, these should be saved and available to be uploaded in case of a dispute.

Behaviour

All players must act professional and display good sportsmanship throughout the qualifiers. This includes all forms of communication such as discord, in-game chat, etc. Code of conduct from official rulebook will be in place. 

Warnings

A player may get a warning if he does not obey the code of conduct available in the rules section

Disqualification

A player may be disqualified if he does not obey the code of conduct available in the rules section

Amount of Players

Tournaments must have at least 32 players in order to start. 

Support

For any inquiries please join our discord server - https://discord.gg/fjXkQJZgQZ 

Additional 2020/2021 Season Rules

Read the additional 2020/2021 season rules here.

Code of Conduct

Read the full code of conduct document here.

These rules are subject to change if necessary, and Malta BOV ePremier League administrators reserve the right to make additional decisions outside the defined ruleset if necessary

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