MGL Season Alpha Tournament Overview

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This article explains key dates, times, etc. for the Military Gaming League's Season Alpha competition running on the Generation Esports platform. Please ensure that all team members are aware of the MGL TOURNAMENT RULES before registration. 

 

All participants are required to be members of the MGL and have an active account on the MGL Discord server. Participants and teams not associated with the MGL are prohibited from participating in official tournaments.

 

Key Dates

Item

Date

Registration

9/6

Preseason

9/19 - 10/2

Regular Season

10/3 - 10/30

Group Stage Seeding

10/31

Group Stage

11/1 - 11/13

Playoffs Seeded

11/14

Playoffs

11/28 - 12/9

 

Game Info

  • Tournaments use an internal skill-based matchmaking queue system. Review our guide HERE.

Game Title

Team Size

Platform(s)

Match Length

Valorant

5v5

PC

Bo1

League of Legends

5v5

PC

Bo1

Rocket League 

3v3

Cross-Platform

Bo5

Street Fighter V: Champion Edition

1v1

PC & Playstation*

Bo3

*Cross-platform play enabled. 

 

Format

Stage Name

Format

Description

Length

Max Playable Games

Preseason

Queue

Swiss (record doesn't matter)

2 weeks

2

Regular Season

Queue

One match per week, acting as seeding for a group stage. All rosters that play 3 out of 4 weeks qualify for the group stage. 

4 weeks

4

Group Stage

Round Robin

Rosters are sorted into groups based on regular season performance (seed optimized “snake”). Top half move on to Commander Div playoff / Bottom half to SM Div Playoff

2 weeks

3

Commander Divisional Playoffs

Single Elim

Top half from each group. Each roster has 1 life.  1 Week

TBD

Sergeant Major Divisional Playoffs

Single Elim

Bottom half from each group. Each roster has 1 life.  1 Week

TBD

 

Match Times

  • Tournaments use an internal skill-based matchmaking queue system. Review our guide HERE.
  • Each roster/player can play one match per week (per game) and has a choice of the Tuesday or Saturday queue window.

Game Title

Days & Times

ALL GAMES

TUESDAY - 6:00 pm Pacific 

SATURDAY - 1: 00 pm Pacific 

 

Tournament Links

Street Fighter V: CE
League of Legends
Valorant
Rocket League

 

Prizing

Title

Prize

# of prizes

Challenge Coins (Commander)

1st Place

14 (No Subs)

Challenge Coins (Sergeant Major)

1st Place

14 (No Subs)

Champions Jerseys (Commander Only)

1st Place

14 (No Subs)

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