MSEL Patch Notes

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MSEL 2022 Spring Major Patch Notes

MSEL General Rules

We have made updates to the entirety of our General Rules. Below are some of the more important changes coming in the Spring 2022 Season. 

  • Registration and Participation Rule Updates
    • All participating schools must have a valid NCES ID number in order to register with HSEL and enter Major Tournaments (Fall Major, Spring Major)
    • Students participating on a school team must attend the school and be working towards graduation. 
      • Home schooled students may participate on a school team as long as they are within the district boundaries
      • Students may participate with another school team in their district, only if their own high school is not registered with HSEL. 
    • Virtual Schools are required to have a valid NCES ID numbers in order to participate in Major Tournaments
      • Students attending the virtual school may only play on their esports team if the virtual school is the only school the student is currently attending. If a student is attending a physical school as well as a virtual school then they will need to participate on their physical school’s team.
  • Peripherals: 
    • SCUF Controllers and Xbox Elite Controllers will now be permitted to be used in official matches. As long as they have no modifications or attachments in use while an official match is in play. 
    • Console players in crossplay tournaments with PC players will be allowed to use a mouse and keyboard if they so choose. 
      • Keyboard and Mouse is still prohibited in console specific tournaments
  • Game Connections
    • Changing a game connection will now be prohibited once a team plays their first regular season game. 
      • This rule pertains to all players on the roster, both Starters and Substitutes.
  • Team Rosters
    • Teams may not add or remove players from their rosters while
      • The team is currently in queue for a match
      • The team is currently playing an official match
      • The team is between rounds/games of an official match
    • Roster changes are prohibited once playoffs have started. 

Pokemon Unite

  • Held Items
    • The use of Held Items will be permitted starting in the 2022 Spring Major. 
  • Spectators
    • Spectators are prohibited from being in game lobbies during official matches.

Knockout City

  • Spectators
    • Spectators are permitted in game lobbies for the sole purpose of streaming their school team’s match to the School’s Twitch or Youtube channel or to record the match. Spectators may not have any communication with team members while the game is currently being played and must not be a member of the roster participating in the match. At the end of the match, the stream VOD or an unedited copy of the recording must be shared with the other team.

Rocket League

  • Spectators
    • Spectators are permitted in game lobbies for the sole purpose of streaming their school team’s match to the School’s Twitch or Youtube channel or to record the match. Spectators may not have any communication with team members while the game is currently being played and must not be a member of the roster participating in the match. At the end of the match, the stream VOD or an unedited copy of the recording must be shared with the other team.

Minecraft: Survival Games

  • Match Times
    • Minecraft matches are hosted every Wednesday at 4pm EST, 5pm EST,  7pm EST, 8PM EST and 9PM EST. Players will choose one of the available windows to queue for their match.

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