MSEL Spring Major 2022 Overview

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This article explains the key dates, times, game information, and more for the MSEL Spring Major 2022 competition.

 

Key Dates

Registration 1/10 - 4/9
Preseason 1/31 - 2/13
Regular Season 2/14 - 4/9
Makeup Windows 4/1 & 4/8
Playoffs/Finals 4/18 - 4/29

 

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

Free For All BR

Java 1.8x 

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

  • The preseason will last 2 weeks (1/31 - 2/13) 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

  • MSEL competitions utilize a matchmaking queue system that competitors will use to match with opponents. View our Queue System Guide HERE.

Title

Times

Chess

Monday:

4:00 pm ET / 5:00 pm ET / 7:00 pm ET

8:00 pm ET / 9:00 pm ET 

Pokemon Unite

Tuesday:

5:00 pm ET & 7:00 pm ET 

Minecraft

Wednesday: 

4:00 pm ET/ 5:00 pm ET / 7:00 pm ET 

8:00 pm ET/ 9:00 pm ET

Knockout City

Wednesday:

5:00 pm EST & 7:00 pm EST 

Rocket League

Thursday:

4:00 pm ET / 5:00 pm ET / 7:00 pm ET 

8:00 pm ET / 9:00 pm ET 

 

Scrimmage 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

6 pm & 8 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

 

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