MSEL Fall Major 2022 Overview

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This article explains the key dates, times, game information, and more for the MSEL Fall Major 2022 competition. Please ensure that all team members are aware of the MSEL GENERAL TOURNAMENT RULES before registration.

 

Key Dates

Registration 8/1 - n/a
Preseason 9/12 - 9/23
Regular Season 9/26 - 11/18
Makeup Windows 11/11 & 11/18
Playoff Seeding 11/22
Playoffs/Finals 11/28 - 12/14

 

Format

Stage Name

Format

Description

Length

Max Playable Games

Preseason

Leaderboard

Queue system

2 weeks

n/a

Regular Season

Leaderboard

Queue system

8 weeks

8

Playoffs

Single Elim

Lose a match = eliminated

2.5 weeks

6

 

Titles & Platforms

  • Game rules for each title are linked in the table below. 

Title

Team Size

Platforms

Match Length

Rule Page

Chess (chess.com)

1v1

PC/Mobile

Best of 3 Season

Best of 5 Playoffs

Rules 

Minecraft

BR

Java 1.8x 

1 game/week

Rules 

Rocket League 

3v3

Cross-Platform

Best of 7

Rules 

Brawlhalla

1v1

Cross-Platform

Best of 5 Season

Best of 7 Playoffs

Rules 

Smash Bros. Ultimate

1v1

Nintendo Switch

Best of 5 Season

Best of 7 Playoffs

Rules 

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

4v4

Nintendo Switch

4 races/match

Rules 

Splatoon 3

4v4

Nintendo Switch

Best of 5 

Rules 

 

Preseason Information

  • The preseason will last 2 weeks (9/12 - 9/23) and serves 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. 
  • Unlike the regular season, students are not limited to one match per week and can play during any queue window that their game is offered.

 

Queue Times

  • MSEL competitions utilize a matchmaking queue system that competitors will use to match with opponents. View our Queue System Guide HERE.
  • All queue times below are represented in Eastern Time.

Title

Times

Smash Bros. Ultimate

Monday:

4:00 pm / 5:00 pm / 6:00 pm / 9:00 pm 

Chess

Tuesday:

4:00 pm / 5:00 pm / 9:00 pm 

Minecraft

Tuesday:

4:00 pm / 5:00 pm / 6:00 pm 

7:00 pm / 9:00 pm 

Splatoon 3 

Wednesday:

5:00 pm & 9:00 pm 

Brawlhalla

Wednesday:

4:00 pm / 5:00 pm / 9:00 pm 

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Wednesday:

4:00 pm / 5:00 pm / 6:00 pm / 9:00 pm 

Rocket League

Thursday:

4:00 pm / 5:00 pm / 6:00 pm 

7:00 pm / 9:00 pm 

 

Scrimmage Windows

  • All MSEL scrimmage times will be on Fridays, starting 2/18 and ending 3/25.
  • There will be no scrimmage windows on 4/1 or 4/8 due to the makeup windows.

Game

Time

Pokemon Unite

5 pm & 7 pm ET

Minecraft

5 pm & 7 pm ET

Rocket League

6 pm & 8 pm ET

Chess

6 pm & 8 pm ET

Knockout City

6 pm & 8 pm ET

 

Makeup Windows

  • Need to take a week off for Spring Break? Students can utilize the makeup windows below to accommodate for any missed matches during the regular season stage.
  • Makeup windows for missed regular-season matches will take place on Friday of weeks 7 & 8.

Game

Time

Pokemon Unite

5 pm & 7 pm ET

Minecraft

5 pm & 7 pm ET

Rocket League

5 pm & 7 pm ET

Chess

6 pm & 8 pm ET

Knockout City

6 pm & 8 pm ET

 

Prizing

  • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners for each title will receive the following:
    • Large school trophy
    • Student medals
    • MSEL Swag
  • Prizing is per student and maxes out at the specific game's team size (i.e.) Rocket League as a 3v3 game will have 3 prizes awarded per qualifying team.

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