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FIFA Fall 2020 Rules

General Rules: 

  • Each player is responsible for having their own Playstation 4 and internet connection
  • Individual League (1v1)
  • 3 matches for regular season, best 2 out of 3 for the playoffs
  • The home team will determine which person will serve as host and they will invite their opponent.
    • The date on the schedule is the date that the game must be played by. 
    • Both players must agree on a date and time to play. 
    • If all efforts to make time are ignored or unable to agree on a time, the time on the schedule will be when the game is played.
    • If one player is unable to make that time, then they will forfeit that week's match and the score will be recorded as a 2-0 series victory (1-0, 1-0). 
      • Screenshots must be sent to the league convenor. 
  • All results must be posted on the league discord of Laurier eSports Live. 
  • Streaming is recommended in the case of a dispute
  • Players can use any team they want
    • Players are able to use the same team
    • No customized rosters, no all-star teams, or classic rosters
  • Game Settings should be default (unless noted below)

Season Rules: 

  • Length of season: 9 weeks (7 regular season matches + 2 playoffs/consolation matches)
  • Playoffs:
    • Championship Bracket: 1 v 4 and 2 v 3
    • Best 2 out of 3
    • Winners play the following week in the Championship match and the losers play in the 3rd place match
    • Consolation Bracket: Teams will be clustered in groups of 4 based on standings and will play the same 1 v 4 and 2 v 3 to determine the order of finish for their cluster. 
  • Maximum Teams Per League: 16
  • Tiebreakers will follow Laurier Intramural Policies.

FIFA-Specific In-Game Settings:

  • Team Size: 1v1
  • Game Mode: Friendly Season/Kick-Off
  • Classic Match
  • Match Length: 6 minute halves
  • Difficulty: Professional
  • Overtime: Golden Goal, followed by penalty kicks
  • Game Speed: Normal
  • Everything Else: Default

The eSports Captain's Manual can be found here. All registrants' agree to the Manual as well as these rules upon registration.