This Saturday the Star 1 Beginner Club is hosting another Beginner Tournament!
Time and Date: September 9, 2017 19:00 UTC
Anyone under 1400 MMR on all accounts with at least 20 ladder games played on a single account can enter (post your battle net ID on discord when signing up).
You only need to meet the requirements at the time you sign up. You can go past 1400 MMR once you're signed up.
Prizes: 30$ for 1st place, 15$ for 2nd place, 10$ for 3rd. (paid via paypal the same day)
Commentators: Greth and TL.FlaShFTW
Stream: http://twitch.tv/themeathon (streamed in super high quality at 60 fps by elite streamer Jugachi)
How to enter:
1. join the beginner club discord (discord.gg/bdBT3VS)
2. have less than 1400 MMR and minimum of 20 ladder games played
3. post in the #tournament_signup channel with "!mainrace signup b.netID"
Format: Single elimination. Best of 3 until top four (from here on out: bo5).
Server: This tournament will be played on US EAST, latest game version (if both players agree, games can be played on a different server).
Custom Hotkeys: enabled.
Brackets: challonge.com (final player seeding TBD on the day of the tournament)
Map pool: (Circuit Breaker, La Mancha, Tau Cross, Gold Rush, New Bloodbath 1.37) download
Map picks: starting map is Circuit Breaker, looser always picks the next map.
(no map can be played twice within a series)
Race picking: declare race on signup. Must use the declared race throughout the tournament (random is not an option).
If your opponent is more than 5 minutes late once your match becomes available -> ask @staff to give you a freewin on discord.
Disconnects: If the game was hosted on the correct map and you leave early or disconnect for any reason > You are at the mercy of your opponent. He can give you a regame or take the freewin.
(games played on wrong maps are not valid, make sure to host maps from the official map pool .zip)
Glitches & exploits:
Flying Drones and Flying Templar: not legal
Terran Sliding Buildings: not legal
Allied Mines: not legal
(If you don't know how to cause these exploits: don't worry about it - they aren't likely to happen by accident)
Violating any Rules results in DQ .