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Cactus Clash powered by Coca-Cola | ASU vs UoA

Friday & Saturday, February 26th & 27th, 2021

The Coca Cola Cactus Clash will host the state’s biggest rivals with two days full of competition! Click below to watch on Twitch.

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Collegiate Coca-Cola Minecraft Challenge 

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Attention all Minecraft builders and architects! In an effort to engage the gaming student body of ASU and UoA, Coca Cola and Arizona State Fair are issuing a Minecraft Build Challenge during the Cactus Clash Cup weekend on February 26th & 27th

Announcement: On Monday February 8th, the ASU and UoA Esports programs will announce an upcoming Minecraft Build Challenge to create excitement and a participation of builders for a 48-hour challenge to start on February 26th. The first announcement will “not” include what the students are building until a 2nd announcement at Noon on February 26th

Participants: Individual master builders will submit their finished work by Sunday, February 28th @ Noon. The builder will identify their name & representing university, submitting a screenshot (2 photos maximum) into the Arizona State Fair Discord server under #minecraft-submissions.

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Heads up gamers, the Arizona Lottery Cash Match Esports Series continues in February for 2021! Track down your best five for the LIVE broadcasted, 100% online, Arizona League of Legends Cup – Loaded Edition – hosted by the Arizona State Fair.

On February 19th 2021 (Friday) & February 20th 2021 (Saturday) the Arizona State Fair returns to host a new League of Legends event, a team-based strategy game where (2) teams of five powerful champions face off to destroy the other’s home base. Choose from over 140 champions to make insane plays, secure kills, and take down towers as you battle your way to victory. The Arizona League of Legends Cup is a two-day OPEN online tournament with FREE entry and over $3000 in prize pool. 

Not ready to game but love to watch? You could win prizes from the Arizona Lottery and Arizona State Fair just for being a spectator on TWITCH.

Arizona League of Legends Cup | 2-Day Tournament

Day 1 (Friday) – 2/19/2021 | Group Stage Qualifiers (BO1 – Best of One) | 4 pm-8 pm

Day 2 (Saturday) – 2/20/2021 | Playoffs Bracket (BO3 – Best of Three Eighth/Quarter/Semi/ Grand Finals) | 12pm – 6pm

 

General Info:

To register:

  1. Visit Smash.gg to create a new player profile
  2. After logged in, visit or search for smash.gg/azstatefair
  3. Register for the “Arizona Cash Match Esports Series”
  4. After registering for the series, click on the event “Arizona League of Legends” to SIGN UP 
  5. Note: enter your teammate’s email addresses into the invite field to send signup requests by emails to your team

Group Stage Qualifiers & Playoffs are 100% online. After registering and completing your team roster on Smash.gg (smash.gg/azstatefair), matches & start times will be visible from the event landing page the day of the event.

Your team will be randomly assigned to a group of 4-5 other teams, you will play each unique team in your group on Friday (Best of 1 matches); with the top (2) teams from each group moving onto Day 2’s quarterfinals bracket. (If 4 pools, top 2 move on – if 2 pools, top 4 move on)

Please utilize Smash.gg’s bracket/match schedule pages alongside the Arizona State Fair’s discord channel, to be ready for your upcoming matches. 

Top scoring teams (W/L/D) from each group will move on to a quarters, semi-finals, and grand finals playoffs on Day 2. (Advancing teams will also be seeded to playoffs bracket based on performance from Day 1, which will be visible on Smash.gg after Group Stages complete)

This event will be LIVE streamed & commentated @ twitch.tv/azstatefair (casting by @Tanner_Metro)

 

Requirements:

Entry: FREE

Requirements: Your team must be at least 21 years old to participate

Sign-up as a team

If you do not have a partner, use the ASF Discord channel (#recruiting) to express interest in forming a team: https://discord.gg/RZ7HgWJ

Note: Players will be required to join the ASF Discord upon registering through Smash.gg 

 

Prizing:

Total Prize Pool: ($1,000 in Cash and $2,248 in prizes)

First Place: $500 + (5) Gamer Packs (5 admission, 5 concert tickets, 5 rides, 5 parking passes at the 2021 Arizona State Fair)

Second Place: $200 + (5) Admission & (5) concert tickets at the 2021 Arizona State Fair

Third Place: $100 + (5) Admission tickets to the 2021 Arizona State Fair

Random Twitch Viewer Giveaways!

MVP!!! $100 + (1) Gamer Pack

 

Rules:

Playing & Reporting a Match

  • After checking in to your match (check-in opens 5 min before match start time), you will be provided the necessary tournament codes for that match. After the match, report your score in match results.
  • For tournament codes to populate, both teams must check-in to the match

Tournament Code

  • In all matches throughout the tournament, it is mandatory to play every game with the assigned tournament code for the given round provided inside your upcoming match by Smash.gg 

Player Communication

  • Teams must utilize approved Discord chat channels to communicate with their teammates before and during their matches. Discord: https://discord.gg/7S8FCmEpcM
  • A team coach or advisor may be in chat during the Draft Selection phase only, thereafter, the coach must leave the Discord chat channel before the match starts. 
  • In-game, players may not communicate with their opponents in all-chat, other than glhf and gg; or a pause reason. 

Game Lobby 

  • The game lobby is set up as a “Tournament Draft”, with (5) Champion Bans per team in phases. Reminder, please utilize the Tournament Code provided by Smash.gg. The code is visible to all players by clicking ‘Check In’ on the upcoming match in smash.gg match dashboard. 

Side Selection 

  • Side selection goes to the Team that is displayed on Top of the bracket for Game 1; swapping sides for Game 2 & 3 thereafter. Smash.gg will identify this as well for you once checked in. 

Draft Order

  • Upon joining match lobby, players must immediately arrange themselves in the following draft order: Top, Jungle, Mid, ADC, Support. If a team/ player does not immediately arrange themselves based on above roles/ order, a penalty can occur. 

Champion Selection Error

  • In the event of an incorrectly selected Champion pick or ban, the Team in error must notify a Tournament Organizer in the approved Discord channel before the Team has locked in their next selection. If so, the process will be restarted and brought back to the point at which the error occurred so that the Team in error may correct its mistake. If the next selection is locked before the Team in error gives notice to the tournament organizer, the erroneous selection shall be deemed irrevocable.

Trading Champions 

  • Teams must complete all champion trades before the 20-second mark during the Trading Phase, or will be subject to a penalty, including having the champion trade disallowed.

Slow Client Load 

  • If a client crashes, disconnects, or any other failure occurs which interrupts the loading process and prevents a player from joining a game upon game start, the game must be immediately paused until all ten Players are connected to the game.

Pauses and Crashes

  • Stoppage of Play

Players may only pause a match immediately following any of the events described below but must notify a Tournament Official in the approved Discord channel immediately after the pause and identify the reason. Acceptable reasons include:

  • An unintentional disconnection
  • A hardware or software malfunction 

 

  • Resuming the Game. 
  • Players are not permitted to resume the Game after a pause. The game can only resume after both team captains confirm inside the in-game chat that both Teams are ready to resume play.
  • Player Communication 
  • During Stoppage of Play, for the fairness of all competing Teams, Players are not allowed to communicate, in any fashion, with each other during a Game pause other than the ‘reason for pause’ and for captains to ‘ready check for resume’. 
  • Intentional Disconnect
  • If a player intentionally disconnects without specifying a reason, then the game will continue as normal.

Harassment 

  • Harassment is absolutely forbidden in and out of game. Harassment is defined as systemic, hostile, and repeated acts taking place over a considerable period of me, or a singular egregious instance, which is/are intended to isolate or ostracize a person and/or affect the dignity of the person. Team Members are expected to behave appropriately in-game and to avoid the use of derogatory, racist and offensive language as well as griefing.

Penalties

  • Upon discovery of any team member committing a violation to the rules surrounding tournament drafting, game pauses, or harassment, tournament organizers may issue the following penalties: 
  • Verbal Warning 
  • Loss of Ban  
  • Match Forfeiture
  • Disqualification

Spectators must be 21 or older to win prizes, which are selected at random during the live stream. Winners will need to contact the Arizona State Fair representative in order to claim their prize. Prizes will be mailed after proper documentation is received.

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Attention Super Smash Bros. fans: The Super Smash Bros. portion of the Arizona Lottery Cash Match Esports Tournament hosted by the Arizona State Fair, has officially ended. Thanks to all our participants and viewers!

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2nd Place:  Meme Girlz

3rd Place:  ASU Juice

MVP:  Cade

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Attention Super Smash Bros. fans: The Super Smash Bros. portion of the Arizona Lottery Cash Match Esports Tournament hosted by the Arizona State Fair, has officially ended. Thanks to all our participants and viewers!

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2nd Place:  nostyle

3rd Place:  nDNA

 

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Attention Overwatch fans: The Overwatch portion of the Arizona Lottery Cash Match Esports Tournament hosted by the Arizona State Fair, has officially ended. Thanks to all our participants and viewers!

Arizona Overwatch Cup

2nd Place: Triple Carters

3rd Place: ZapQuest500

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Attention Valorant fans:  The Valorant portion of the Arizona Lottery Cash Match Esports Tournament hosted by the Arizona State Fair, has officially ended. Thanks to all our participants and viewers!

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2nd Place: VipesAnimeCrew
3rd Place: Arizona State University
4th Place: SaguaroShooters

Stay tuned for more information about upcoming tournaments.

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Attention Call of Duty fans:  The Call of Duty portion of the Arizona Lottery Cash Match Esports Tournament hosted by the Arizona State Fair, has officially ended. Thanks to all our participants and viewers!

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2nd Place: LanChamps
3rd Place: Ultra
4th Place: Team Kurrupted
MVP: RagingMike
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Attention Rocket League fans:  The Rocket League portion of the Arizona Lottery Cash Match Esports Tournament hosted by the Arizona State Fair, has officially ended. Thanks to all our participants and viewers!

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2nd Place: B0broh
3rd Place: Cherry Blossom
4th Place: sLiCk GaMeRz
MVP: Froppy
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Attention League of Legends fans:  The League of Legends portion of the Arizona Lottery Cash Match Esports Tournament hosted by the Arizona State Fair, has officially ended. Thanks to all our participants and viewers!

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2nd Place: Full Trophy Case
3rd Place: GCU 1
MVP: Pseudo
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