PUBG

PUBG Rules

PUBG Rules

1 - Contact Us

1.1 - Support Ticket

2 - Registration & Membership Accounts

2.1 - Register
2.2 - Accounts

3 - Player Requirements

3.1 - Information
3.2 - PUBG Accounts
3.3 - Sportsmanship
3.4 - In-game alias
3.5 - Team Captains
3.6 - Captain Absences or Changes
3.7 - Mutiny
3.8 - Payments
3.9 - Refunds
3.9.1 - Subscription

4 - Team Information

4.1 - Activation
4.2 - Team Rosters
4.3 - Roster Changes
4.4 - Roster Locks
4.5 - Team Names
4.6 - Dead Teams
4.7 - Retaining Division Spots

5 - Game Play Requirements

5.1 - Information
5.2 - Match Start Time
5.3 - Minimum users / No Show / Forfeit
5.4 - Smurfing
5.5 - Using Non Registered users
5.6 - Suspended users
5.7 - Player Connections

6 - Match Environment

6.1 - Models / Skins
6.2 - Graphical Settings
6.3 - Sprites
6.4 - Outside Applications

7 - Exploits

7.1 - Map Exploits
7.2 - Cheats / Hacking

8 - Server and player crashes

8.1 - Server Setup
8.2 - Server Crashes
8.3 - Player dropouts
8.4 - Server Problems
8.5 - Server setup incorrect

9 - Coaches and Managers

9.1 - Coaches
9.2 - Managers

10 - Lets Play Live Admin Restrictions


1 - Contact Us

1.1 - Support Tickets

Lets Play Live Support tickets can be used for a range of issues and are the best way to get issues fixed or to make required changes. Issues which you may lodge a Support ticket for include but are not limited to: a SteamID change, a server issue, a dispute, or a report.

A1: Lets Play Live Support can be accessed at https://letsplay.live/support/

2 - Registration & Membership Accounts

2.1 - Register

As a Lets Play Live user, you are required to abide by the Lets Play Live Terms and Conditions of Use. Pursuant to these Terms and Conditions of Use, all profile information must be correct.

A3: Lets Play Live registration can be accessed at https://letsplay.live/register/
A4: Lets Play Live Terms and Conditions of Use can be viewed at https://letsplay.live/terms/
A5: Lets Play Live AntiCheat Policy : https://letsplay.live/anticheatpolicy/

2.2 - Accounts

To compete in a Lets Play Live competition, you must be a member of Lets Play Live (https://letsplay.live). Account usernames must not include any offensive or unacceptable language, which includes but is not limited to usernames containing: racism, abuse, drug use / drug themes. Users found with offensive usernames will have their name edited to something more appropriate by a Lets Play Live administrator. If a member is found to be using an account name that is deemed offensive after having it changed by an administrator, that member will be issued a warning. If the rule is violated a second time, that member may be banned from the forums and/or matches.

Users may only use one Lets Play Live account with one Steam account (refer to section 3.2) and may only be a part of one PUBG team at the same time (this includes all divisions). You cannot make a new account for any reason without first contacting an admin, accounts will be closed if they are found to be duplicates.

Breaching this rule may result in suspension until the duplicate account issue is resolved by a Lets Play Live administrator.

3 - Player Requirements

3.1 - Information

Lets Play Live users are required to forward accurate personal details to Lets Play Live CSGO administrators if required. All personal information a user publishes on Lets Play Live must be accurate.
As PUBG is rated MA15+ in Australia, you are required to be 15 years or older in order to compete in any PUBG tournaments or leagues.

3.2 PUBG Accounts

Lets Play Live requires all PUBG users to have their singular PUBG account linked or set to their Lets Play Live account. Users are required to play on the PUBG account set on their Lets Play Live account profile for all Lets Play Live sanctioned matches / competitions. A users PUBG account name must be set before they are eligible to compete in any match, this can be done through your profile settings.

PUBG accounts are solely the responsibility of the user. Lets Play Live is not responsible for any issues, problems or concerns regarding PUBG accounts.

3.3 - Sportsmanship

Lets Play Live users are required to uphold, observe and respect a reasonable level of sportsmanship. This level of sportsmanship is expected to be conducted prior to, during and after Lets Play Live matches and during the general use of Lets Play Live. Unsportsmanlike conduct is not allowed. Sportsmanship does not only refer to the other team, general abuse or non compliance towards administrators, casters or spectators will count as unsportsmanlike behavior.

Sportsmanship also translates to forums, discord, and social media in certain cases.

Breaking this rule carries a minimum punishment of a week match ban as per the Anti-Cheat policy category 2.

3.4 - In-game Aliases / Handles

Lets Play Live requires users to label themselves in Lets Play Live matches with an in-game alias similar or distinguishable enough to their Lets Play Live account username. Inappropriate in-game aliases will not be tolerated, including names which have racism, abuse, drug use / themes.

You are also required to correctly set your team name, setting your team name to anything other than your actual team name will result in penalties.

Note: If an admin has not seen an offensive name themselves, players contacting Lets Play Live support to deal with the issue is encouraged and expected.

Breaking this rule carries a minimum punishment of a week match ban as per the Anti-Cheat policy category 2.

3.5 - Team Captains

Lets Play Live PUBG teams must have at least one team captain elected. This user has complete control over their team (including the right to remove / add players from their team (presuming it doesn't conflict with a roster change rule)). The team captain has an obligation to the other members on the team to behave professionally and represent the team in a sportsmanlike manner. The team captain is responsible for his teams behaviour during Lets Play Live and is thus accountable for any outcomes thereof.

3.6 - Captain Absences or Changes

If the elected Lets Play Live PUBG team captain(s) is(are) absent, an acting captain must be selected, and they will inherent all the relevant responsibilities. Acting captains will be designated automatically to any users with the lieutenant status.

3.7 - Mutiny

Mutiny clause only applies to those that are NOT affiliated with an organisation.

Lets Play Live PUBG users have the right to remove their captain if the majority of the team agree.
Teams can request to have the captain removed at any time. 3 members of the current roster must submit this request in writing before any action will be taken by Lets Play Live (please refer to section 1). All requests must be sent to a senior Lets Play Live PUBG administrator and must contain the following information. For all leagues, 3 out of the 4 core members must agree.

Team name (with link):
Name of Captain (to be removed) (with link):
Name of new Captain (with link):
Name of yourself and your alias (with link):
Detailed reasons for the mutiny

3.8 - Payments

Leagues which require payments must be made by the date specified by the administration team.

Failure to do so will result in removal from the competition.

3.9 - Subscription
1. It is the responsibility of the participating players, and no one else, to ensure to the absolute best of their ability that the correct players are currently holding the correct LPL Subscriptions, well in ADVANCE of their match time.
2. LPL Subscriptions belong to a single LPL user, and are non-transferrable.
3. If a player does not have a subscription and they are playing in a match which requires it, they will immediately forfeit the match (or points will be deducted if it was discovered post match).

3.9.1 - Refunds
If for any reason your team no longer wishes to compete in a paid league or you have been denied entry to a paid league, you are eligible for a refund so long as you have not played any matches yet. If a player is banned after the season starts you are not eligible for a refund.

Once a match has been played, no refunds will be given.

4 - Team Information

4.1 - Activation

Lets Play Live PUBG league teams must have a minimum of four paid users (if applicable). Users must be on the team roster during the signup period to be eligible to register to the competition.

4.2 - Team Rosters

Lets Play Live PUBG requires all teams to have at least four players on their team roster. Users may not compete on behalf of a team which they are not on the roster of (also known as smurfing).

Lets Play Live requests that all players participating in all ladders are CURRENTLY residing in/from the OCE Region, not strictly be a resident/citizen of an OCE country.
Also note, we do allow a maximum of two (2) International Players to be a part of rosters. These players can be outside of OCE and can participate from any location.

Lets Play Live requires team captains to set a 'Core 4' of their team before the end of registration via the function implemented on Lets Play Live team pages (failing to do will result in termination from the league). A minimum of two of the four core users are required to play the season which includes each and every game. Changes (excluding removal) to the core during the season will not be permitted.

Lets Play Live requests each team contains five players for their roster, however the minimum is four. Rosters will have a limit of six users for all Lets Play Live PUBG league matches. Failing to play a scheduled match without at least three users will be penalised with a forfeit or as the Lets Play Live CSGO team deems necessary.

Breaking this rule will result in all points being removed from the matches where the breaches occured. After rule breaks, harsher penalties may apply.

4.3 - Roster Changes

PRO & CHALLENGER* Lets Play Live PUBG teams are allowed unlimited changes to their roster, allowing anyone to be added at any time. Players will still need to be added on the roster before the game otherwise they may not play.

AMATEUR DIVISION & EVOLUTION DIVISIONS * Lets Play Live PUBG teams are allowed to make unlimited roster changes as long as they have the core 2 playing at all times, If a team is found to be playing without their core 2 then penalties will be applied.

The ineligible status DOES NOT apply to the paid leagues unless a player joins after the match start time or rosters are locked (please see the schedules for specific roster lock dates). Teams who add a player in a non LPL Open league are not required to seek permission for them to play.

A user can only be added during the season from a league of equivalent or lower division. A player may not be added from a higher division to a lower division in the same season once they have completed a game. Changing divisions through different seasons is acceptable. Players are only able to change one team per season.

This does not apply to Lets Play Live Open. Open will remain you can add players to your roster whenever, however if in a match will be ineligible to play that game.

Breaking this rule will result in a one season match ban including a removal from the competition.

4.4 - Roster Locks

Roster locks will be enforced for the season, only during unlock periods will users be able to join a Lets Play Live team. Roster unlocks for division will be specified in each season league announcement. Users will not be able to be added in the two weeks before the end of season, without strict admin permission.

Breaking this rule will result in a team removal from the competition.

4.5 - Team Names

Lets Play Live team names containing any of the following will not be tolerated: profanity, racism, sexism, drug use. Refusing to change a team name or repeat use of an inappropriate name will result in punishment. Lets Play Live teams may not use the name of a team in which is not theirs (as interpreted by Lets Play Live).

Minor consequences will apply at first, Consistently breaking this rule will result in a team removal from the competition.

4.6 - Dead Teams

In the result of a team dropping from the league (commonly known as dying), all previous matches played will be removed from the division. The core users in a team which dies will receive punishment including a ban from that season. Foregoing continuation in Lets Play Live leagues while matches are still in progress will also result in no refunds given. Players who leave the team may be excluded from punishment if the team is still eligible to continue through roster changes. This only applies to players before the team drops from the league.

Breaking this rule will result in a season ban for every player in the team, the ban will finish at the end of the following season. However, players may appeal to end this ban early if they feel it was unjust through the LPL Support system.

4.7 - Retaining Division Spots

If an organisation would like retain their spot within a Division during the off-season, the organisation owner or manager must submit a written notice to LPL Staff, indicating that they wish to retain their spot in the following season. This must be done before the day of relegations for the following season. If an organisation would not like to retain their spot, the spot is handed to the Team Captain by default.

5 - Game-play Requirements

5.1 - Information

Lobbies will be setup in accordance with the PUBG Super Ruleset found here: https://globalesports.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/PUBG_Global_Rules-SUPER-v2.0.0.pdf

5.2 - Match Start Time

A team will have an extra fifteen (15) minutes past the starting time to get the minimum three required users into the match lobby. If you do not have a minimum of three users in the match, the match will start without you.

5.3 - Minimum users / No Show / Forfeit

Lets Play Live PUBG teams must have a minimum of three eligible users in the lobby at the designated time of your match.

Teams who do not show up to two nights (or equivilent number of matches) risk being disqualified from the league.

The season rules do not apply to Open, the Open Division may forfeit as many matches as they would like.


5.4 - Smurfing

Smurfing is the use of player who is not eligible or allowed to play a specific match (including subverting Lets Play Live by allowing a different user to play on a PUBG account, to masquerade as a legitimate user).

Smurfing is not allowed. If a user is going to be playing from a different location (i.e. Internet Cafe) they are required to make a Lets Play Live administrator aware of this.

Breaking this rule will result in a category 4 offence listed in the AntiCheat Policy and an overturn of the match.

5.5 - Using Non Registered users

Teams can not use non-registered users, ineligible users are considered not registered. Using a player who is not registered is considered a violation and will fall under the smurfing rule. Failure to follow this rule will result in a match overturn. Consecutive breaches of the rule may result in further punishments.

5.6 - Suspended users

Suspended users who play in a match will have their punishment increased.

Breaching this rule will result in a two week player match ban extension and match overturn.

5.7 - Player Connections

Player connections are solely the responsibility of the individual. Should an issue arise regarding widespread connection problems to the server, then the match is either cancelled or postponed at administrator discretion.

Any problems arising due to connection issues are the sole responsibility of the users

Administrators reserve the right to eject any player from a server or overturn a match result if their connection has a serious impact on the game, it is your sole responsibility to make sure your connection is acceptable to the server, congestion is not an acceptable reason for warping or lagging.

6 - Match Environment

6.1 - Models / Skins

All users are required to use PUBG created skins only (player, weapon, grenade, bomb, etc). Using unofficial or 3rd-party models or skins will result in punishment.

Breaking this rule will result in a category 3 Anti-Cheat policy punishment.

6.2 - Graphical Settings

If a player is found using any 3rd party/other applications/opengl32 files which alter the graphics in any way, it will result in the appropriate punishment from the Lets Play Live administration team.

Breaking this rule will be considered a cheating offence (refer to section 8.5).

6.3 - Sprites

All users are required to use default sprites and materials (users, maps, smoke, weapons, and crosshairs). If any player or team is caught using non-standard sprite during a league match or event, it will be considered an infringement of Lets Play Live rules and will result in the appropriate punishment from the Lets Play Live administration team.

Breaking this rule will result in a category 3 Anti-Cheat policy punishment.

6.4 - Outside Applications

Using outside applications to manipulate, change or alter PUBG's gaming environment is a major offence. This will result in the immediate suspension/ban of a player and/or team and will be considered a cheating violation. users caught running 3rd party applications that alter the gaming environment will be subjected to Lets Play Lives Anti-Cheat policy. This will most likely lead to an extended or sometimes permanent ban from all Lets Play Live events (refer to section 8.5).

7 - Exploits

7.1 - Map Exploits

The use of any exploits or map glitches is strictly forbidden. The Lets Play Live administration team determines the following as either a map exploit or glitch: jumping to or standing on invisible (or unreasonably tiny) ledges, walls, or rooftops, and clipping (section 8.2). The use of such exploits will lead to the appropriate punishment from the Lets Play Live administration panel.

Breaking this rule will result in a category 3 Anti-Cheat policy punishment.

7.2 - Cheats / Hacking

N.B.: Cheats / Hacking includes any unauthorised manipulation of: server configurations and server variables, client configurations and client variables, models, skins, entities, textures, weapon, sounds, or anything else that subverts the Lets Play Live PUBG Rules. Hacking includes but is not limited to: wall hacks, aim bots / auto aimers, speed hacks, ESP, or any other third party program which alters the game in a way that the game developer did not intend for.

Cheating/Hacking is not allowed and will result in a removal/ban from Lets Play Live matches / events. A list of policies can be found here: http://www.letsplay.live/anticheatpolicy/

8 - Server problems and player crashes

8.1 - Server Setup

All Lets Play Live sanctioned matches must be played on an in-game server hosted by an officially sanctioned Lets Play Live Administrator or Lobby host. Any scores or details of a match played outside the jurisdiction of Lets Play Live are void to Lets Play Live. Lets Play Live CSGO servers are automatically setup ten to fifteen minutes prior to a scheduled match time. If the server is not up five minutes prior to your match time, users must immediately contact a Lets Play Live administrator (refer to Section 1 for correct contact procedure). Exemptions can be made at administrator discretion.

8.2 - Server crashes

In the event that the server crashes while the game is live........

8.3 - Player dropouts

In the event that a player times out/crashes............

8.4 - Server Problems

Should an issue arise regarding widespread connection problems to the server (e.g. lag) and a Lets Play Live administrator acknowledges this, then the match may be cancelled, rescheduled or continued.

Lets Play Live requests that users attempt to play out their game for as long as possible before the widespread connection problems affect the game - if the problems persist, then file a dispute as stated.

8.5 - Lobby setup incorrect

In the occasion of a match going live, and it is found that it had the incorrect settings (5.1)......

9 Coaches and Managers

9.1 - Coaches

The use of coaches in all leagues is allowed, coaches are not allowed to play within matches unless an admin allows it. Coaches should be assigned the "Coach" role in the team settings. Coaches are not allowed to have a suspended account.

9.2 - Managers

The use of managers in all leagues is allowed, managers are not allowed to play within matches unless an admin allows it. Managers should be assigned the "Manager" role in the team settings. Managers have the same responsibilities and abilities as team captains (3.6, 3.6). Managers are not allowed to have a suspended account.

10 - Lets Play Live Admin Restrictions

Lets Play Live admins reserves the right to add or make changes to any rule necessary to keep matches fair. Teams are advised to make sure they know the LPL ruleset. Administrators have the final say in any and all decisions and their decision may supersede this ruleset in cases where they feel the rules do not arrive at the best possible outcome. If you feel you have received an unfair ruling, please lodge a formal complaint in the form of a support ticket.

Lets Play Live admins may not compete in any division or tournament. This includes ODC's, FFYI's, Open, Amateur, Evolution, Challenger and Pro.
Lets Play Live lobby hosts may compete in all divisions and tournaments, however they will not undertake any administator duties in any capacity.