MSEL Winter Warmup 2024 Overview

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This article explains the key dates, times, game information, and more for MSEL Winter Warmup. Ensure that all team members are aware of the MSEL GENERAL TOURNAMENT RULES before registration.


Winter Warmup 101

Keep the structured play going in a low-stakes environment and get warmed up for the Spring season! The Winter Warmup event is not a tournament; there are no playoffs, winners, or prizes based on any type of leaderboard placement. 


Key Dates

Item Date
Registration 11/1 - 2/16
Intramural Play 1/8 - 2/16


Game Information

Game   Team Size Platform(s)  Match Length
Brawlhalla  1v1 Cross-platform Best of 5
Chess 1v1 PC & Mobile  Best of 3

Mario Kart™ 8 Deluxe

4v4 Switch™ Best of 1
Minecraft  Solo BR Java Edition 1.8x 4 rounds per Queue
Rocket League  2v2 & 3v3 Cross-platform  Best of 5

Splatoon™ 3

4v4 Switch™ Best of 5
Super Smash Bros.™ Ultimate 1v1 Switch™ Best of 5


Match Times

Matchups are created using an internal matchmaking queue system. Review our Queue System 101 guide HEREIn the Winter Warmup, participants can join multiple queues in a day!

Game Days & Times (in Eastern) 
ALL GAMES 3:00 pm | 4:00 pm | 5:00 pm | 6:00 pm | 7:00 pm | 8:00 pm

Super Smash Bros.™ Ultimate


Rocket League 2v2

Chess Monday
Minecraft Tuesday
Splatoon™ 3 Tuesday
Brawlhalla Wednesday
Mario Kart™ 8 Deluxe Wednesday
Rocket League 3v3



Raffle Prizing 

Enter to win 1 of 15 MSEL Prize Packs by claiming the associated participation quest (play 5 matches). The prize pack will contain at least three peripherals for your school program!