MSEL Spring Major '23 Overview

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This article explains the key dates, times, game information, and more for the MSEL Spring Major 2023 competition. Please ensure that all team members are aware of the MSEL GENERAL TOURNAMENT RULES before registration.

 

Key Dates

Registration Open

12/5

Preseason 

1/23 - 2/3 

Regular Season 

2/6 - 3/31

Playoff/Finals Seeded

4/3

Playoffs/Finals 

4/10 - 4/26

 

Titles & Platforms

  • The Spring Major is 100% free to compete thanks to the GAMING CONCEPTS curriculum!

Title

Team Size

Platforms

Match Length

Brawlhalla

1v1

Cross-Platform

Best of 5 Season

Best of 7 Playoffs

Chess (chess.com)

1v1

PC/Mobile

Best of 3 Season

Best of 5 Playoffs

Minecraft

BR

Java 1.8x 

1 game/week

Rocket League 2v2

2v2

Cross-Platform

Best of 5 Season

Best of 7 Playoffs

Rocket League 3v3

3v3

Cross-Platform

Best of 5 Season

Best of 7 Playoffs

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

 

Preseason Information

  • The preseason will last 2 weeks 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

Rocket League 2v2

Monday:

4:00 pm | 5:00 pm | 6:00 pm |7:00 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 

Brawlhalla

Wednesday:

4:00 pm | 5:00 pm | 6:00 pm | 7:00 pm | 9:00 pm 

Rocket League 3v3

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.
  • There will be no scrimmage windows on weeks 7 & 8 due to the makeup windows.

Game

Time (In Eastern)

Brawlhalla

8:00 PM 

Chess

8:00 PM 

Minecraft

7:00 PM 

Rocket League

7:00 PM 

 

Makeup Windows

  • Need to take a week off? 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 Title

Time (In Eastern)

Brawlhalla

8:00 PM 

Chess

8:00 PM 

Minecraft

7:00 PM 

Rocket League

7:00 pm

 

Prizing

Prizing is for the Champion playoff brackets only.

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