Season 3 2019: LPL Mid-Winter Cup featuring Fortnite

Prize Pool:

5,000

Format

Solos & Duos

Division

Amateur

Start Date:

September 23rd 2019

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Welcome Everyone!

LPL are extremely excited to announce a new title and tournament arriving on the platform: the LPL Mid-Winter Cup featuring Fortnite!

Thanks to Epic Games, LPL will have custom matchmaking servers for this tournament. All Australian and New Zealand residents are eligible to enter qualifiers for the chance to win a share of the $5000 AUD tournament prize pool.

Eligibility
- All players must have an LPL account. Click here to register!
- All players must be based in the ANZ region.

Qualifiers
- 4 weeks of qualifiers to find the top 100 players for the Grand Finals. Entrants play a 1x 3 map match during this time.
- Qualifier mechanic is a point based system, 3 maps will be played PER entrant, with the top players of each match moving through to Grand Finals. Player sign-ups will dictate how many players progress each match.
- The total number of entrants will be split equally across 4 weeks. For example, x400 players = x100 players per week of qualifiers. We will use the points table we created to find who progresses through to the Grand Finals in Week 5. We will run all matches via Custom Servers.
- In the event where we receive an overwhelming number of sign-ups, we will hold multiple games throughout the week so each player has a chance to enter the Grand Finals.
- Top Solo players and Duo partners of the week will proceed to the Solo Grand Finals and Duo Grand Finals (player sign-ups will dictate how many players progress each week)

Grand Finals
- The Grand Final will be a 5x map match with point accrual system where the top player(s) are awarded 1st-10th place positions.
- We will broadcast the Grand Finals across our LPL twitch platforms.
- The $5,000AUD prize money will be split across the top 10 Solo players and the top 5 Duo partners! Solo=$2,500AUD allocation and Duo=$2,500AUD allocation.

More Information

Cup Timeline

Registration Open: 22 July
Registration Closes: 11 August
Week 1: 17 August - 18 August
Week 2: 24 August - 25 August
Week 3: 31 August - 1 September
Week 4: 7 September - 8 September
Grand Finals: 14 September and 15 September

Format
The Mid-Winter Cup will take place on both a Solo tournament ladder AND a Duo tournament ladder with custom matchmaking! The tournament will take place over 5 weeks. Solo and Duo qualifiers are played across 4 weeks, and Grand Finals will be played on the last week of the tournament.

Frequently Asked Questions
How do I sign up for the Mid-Winter Cup?
Click the respective ladder you wish to participate in below, click " Sign Up " on the top right then fill out the details presented to you, and finalize your sign up by pressing on the "Create Team/Join Ladder" button.

Signups for Solo's: https://letsplay.live/games/fortnite/midwintercupsolo/open/
Signups for Duo's: https://letsplay.live/games/fortnite/midwintercupduo/open/

Can I join and play in both the Solo ladder and Duo ladder?
Yes, all players have the option to participate in both ladders.

Where can I find the rules for the LPL Mid-Winter Cup?
https://letsplay.live/games/fortnite/rules/

What platform can I play this on?
We recommend PC - however all players have the option to play on whichever device they like (mobile, console, PC, etc).

Connect with us
On behalf of the entire LPL Admin Team, we would like to wish every team competing the best of luck for the next coming weeks. For any questions, do not hesitate to ask by either posting in the forum announcement, or contacting an admin via Support Ticket. Alternatively, you can join the community Discord channel.

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