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Attention League of Legends fans:  The Arizona Lottery Cash Match Esports Tournament hosted by the Arizona State Fair, has arrived.  Kicking off the series is a Two-Day online League of Legends Tournament. Tournament starts Friday, July 10th at 3 pm. Playoffs start on Saturday, July 11th at noon. Watch on Twitch for the opportunity to win prizes from the Arizona Lottery!

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Day 1 | Group Stages (BO1 – Best Of One)

General Info:

  1. Group Stages & Playoffs are 100% online. Your match start times will be visible from the Smash.gg (registration platform and bracket updates) event #1 event and locked in 24 hours prior to the event start. 
  2. 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 match); the top (2) teams from each group will move onto Day Two’s quarterfinals bracket. 
  3. Upon registering your team, please ensure your team’s summoner names are spelled correctly for match invite purposes.
  4. Teams will compete against every team in their group BO1 during Day One’s group stages. Group stage progress can be followed in Smash.gg event “Day One”.
  5. Top scoring teams (W/L/D) from each group will move on to the quarters, semi’s, and grand finals playoffs on Day Two.
  6. Each team will have 5 champion bans. (Arizona State Fair will only deem a champion illegal if Riot LCS announces an update to the pro series – this will be announced in Discord if so).
  7. For any “opponent invite challenges” during the tournament, please report immediately to #tournamentsupport in the ASF Discord channel (communication tool for before and during tournaments) (https://discord.gg/RZ7HgWJ).
  8. This event will be LIVE streamed & commentated @ twitch.tv/azstatefair by @Tanner_Metro & @etohkp.

Day 2 | Playoffs 

-Quarter Finals BO1
-Semi-Finals BO3
-Grand Finals BO3

General Info:

  1. Playoff Day 2 format is a single-elimination bracket with BO1 Quarter Finals, BO3 Semi-Finals, and a BO3 Grand Finals. 
  2. Traditional seeding is determined by Day #1 W/L/D records and will be visible on Smash.gg as “Playoffs | Day #2” after Day #1 results are recorded Friday evening.
  3. Playoffs are 100% online. Your match start times will be visible from Smash.gg, with Quarter Finals starting at Noon.
  4. Each team will have 5 champion bans. (Arizona State Fair will only deem a champion illegal if Riot LCS announces an update to the pro series – this will be announced in Discord if so). Please ensure “Tournament Draft” is selected in Lobby.
  5. For any “opponent invite challenges” during the tournament, please report immediately to #tournamentsupport in the ASF Discord channel (communication tool for before and during the tournament) (https://discord.gg/RZ7HgWJ).
  6. Playoffs will be LIVE streamed & commentated @ twitch.tv/azstatefair by @Tanner_Metro & @etohkp. 

Note: Please pay attention to discord DM’s from our casting team for a spectator request of your match. Streamed matches will be initially selected at random; however, with extra consideration for teams that were not previously streamed.

Rules/Settings Info: 

  1. Participants must be 21 or older. One person from the team will need to contact the Arizona State Fair representative in order to claim the team’s winnings. Winnings will be mailed after proper documentation is received.
  2. 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.
  3. 5v5 matches on ‘Summoners Rift’.
  4. All players must be online in League of Legends client at the Start Time of their match.
  5. Teams will create a Tournament Style custom game, inviting opponent team to the game from their upcoming match at smash.gg (only 1 invite to opponent is necessary, your opponent will invite their own teammates to the match).
  6. Tournament Draft setting selected.
  7. If opponent does not respond within 10 minutes of match start time, the match will result in a disqualification.
  8. If match does not start within 15 minutes of match start time, match will result in a draw
  9. Match results are reported in Smash.gg client inside your match detail.
  10. Match disputes can be communicated through the Arizona State Fair Esports Discord server. (https://discord.gg/RZ7HgWJ)
  11. Please be respectful in ‘all chat’ before AND during your matches. Harassment and ‘griefing’ disqualification may occur at the organizer’s discretion.

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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