MSEL Fall 2021 Tournament Overview

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This article explains the key dates, times, game information, and more for the MSEL Fall Major 2021 competition.

Key Dates

Registration 8/16
Preseason 9/13 - 9/27
Regular Season 9/27 - 11/21
Makeup Windows 11/12 & 11/19
Playoffs 11/29 - 12/10

Format

  • Season Play
    • 8 weeks of matchmaking
    • Top "X" (based on participation) invited to playoffs
  • Playoffs
    • Single elimination bracket
    • Top 2 qualify for championships
  • Championships
    • All games play their finals

Titles & Platforms

Title

Team Size

Platforms

Match Length

10 Minute Chess (chess.com) (Presented by NASEF)

1v1

PC/Mobile

Bo3

Minecraft

24-person Survival Games

Java (PC, Mac, Linux)

4 games

Rocket League (Presented by NASEF)

3v3

Cross-Platform

Bo5

Pokemon Unite

5v5

Nintendo Switch

Bo3

Knockout City

3v3

Cross-Platform

Bo3

Preseason Information

  • Register before 9/13 to qualify for preseason competition. 
  • The preseason will last 2 weeks (9/13 - 9/26) and serve as an excellent way for admins and players to familiarize themselves with the MSEL platform and queue system
  • Queue times for preseason will mirror the regular-season schedule as seen below. 

Queue Times

  • Queue times are 4pm, 6pm, 7pm, 8pm, and 10pm Eastern (5 queue windows per day).
  • MSEL competitions utilize a matchmaking queue system that competitors will use to match with opponents. View our Queue System Guide HERE.

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

 

Pokemon Unite

Minecraft

Rocket League

Scrimmages

10-minute Chess

 

Knockout City

 

 

Scrimmage Windows

Game

Time

Pokemon Unite

4 & 6 pm CT

Minecraft

4 & 6 pm CT

Rocket League

5 & 7 pm CT

Chess

5 & 7 pm CT

Knockout City

5 & 7 pm CT

Makeup Windows

  • Makeup windows for any missed match during the regular season will take place on weeks 7 & 8  each Friday.

Game

Time

Pokemon Unite

4 & 6 pm CT

Minecraft

4 & 6 pm CT

Rocket League

5 & 7 pm CT

Chess

5 & 7 pm CT

Knockout City

5 & 7 pm CT

Prizing

  • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners for each title will receive the following: 
    • Large school trophy
    • Student medals
    • MSEL Swag

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