Qualifier #2

Date

29th April at 1:00pm

Platform

Playstation

Maximum Participants

128

Eligibility

Qualifiers are open to all Playstation FIFA 21 players residing in Malta with a paid PSN Account and a valid EA Account. 

Format

Maximum of 128 Players Double Elimination, Best out of 1 match.

All qualifiers will use the retail version of FIFA 21 “Kick Off" game mode. Players will have to add each other as friends in the 1st party platform prior to playing.

Region

All matches must be played on an EU server. 

SCORE RECORDING

It is the responsibility of the players to input scores on the website and provide proof of results once the match has ended.

No Shows

All no shows must be reported on the website with clear proof that the opponent didn't add you. The No Show grace period time is 15 minutes after the match's original start time. For example, if a match is scheduled for 20:00 PM, the no show time for this match would be 20:15 PM. It is important to contact the tournament official after posting a no show on the website. 

Should a player have any hardware or software problem, the match admin has the right to call a no-show once the 15 minute grace period is over.

In order to contact a Tournament Official use our discord server

Time Limit

Both players must report the match results within 10 minutes of its completion. Failure to report the match results on time or respond to any messages that you receive from a tournament official may result in you receiving the loss. Players cannot start a complaint after the 10 minutes compilation time is over or a match result was accepted.

Disconnections

In the event of a disconnect, the game should be resumed with an implied score and the remaining time in the match played out.

Cheating

Breaking any rule and any form of cheating, glitching, abusing in-game mechanics, or unsportsmanlike behaviour may result in a forfeit of a game, match, or ban from the Series. Cheating, glitching, and abusing in-game mechanics accusations must be verified by a tournament official. Punishable unsportsmanlike behaviour includes, but is not limited to, excessive use of foul or degrading language. For all cheating claims, the burden of proof is on the accuser.

Recording

It is up to the players to record all their matches using the built-in recording on their console or external recording device, these should be saved and available to be uploaded in case the tournament official asks for proof in case of a dispute.

Behavior

All players must act professionally and display good sportsmanship throughout the qualifiers. This includes all forms of communication such as discord, in-game chat, etc. 

GAME MODE

For ease of use, all games will be played in “Kick Off” Mode.

PICKING TEAMS

Every player is allowed to pick their preferred CLUB team. Teams can be picked before the start of the game. Players are allowed to use multiple teams throughout the tournament as they please. It is accepted to have the same teams play against each other (e.g. Barcelona). In that case, the ‘away’ player will have to pick Away Jersey for that team. In general, ‘away’ players are responsible for picking the jersey that does not resemble the home team jersey.

Match Settings

  • Half Length: 6-minute

  • Difficulty Level: Legendary

  • Quick Subs: On

  • Match Conditions: Custom

  • Season: Any

  • Time of Day: Any

  • Weather: Clear

  • Pitch Pattern: Default

  • Pitch Wear: None

  • Game Speed: Normal

  • Ball: Default

Camera Settings

  • Single Player Camera: Tele

  • Camera Settings: Default

  • Camera Height: 10

  • Camera Zoom: 10

  • Pro Camera Zoom:10

  • Pro Camera Speed: 10

  • Pro Camera Swing: 10

Visual Settings

  • HUD: Player Name Bar

  • Time/Score Display: On

  • Radar: 2D

  • Net Tension: Default

  • Net Shape: Default

  • Net Mashing: Default

  • Scrolling Line Ups: On

Rules

  • Injuries: Off

  • Offsides: On

  • Bookings: On

  • Handball: Off

User Gameplay Customisation

  • All Settings on 50

Controller Settings

  • Fifa Trainer: Off

  • Auto Switching: Air Balls

  • Auto Switching Move Assistance: None

  • Pass Assistance: Assisted

  • Through Ball Assistance: Assisted

  • Shot Assistance: Assisted

  • Cross Assistance: Semi

  • Lob Pass Assistance: Assisted

  • Save Assistance: Assisted

  • Analog Sprint: Off

  • Defending: Tactical

SUBSTITUTIONS

Players are only allowed to pause the game if their team is in possession of the ball.

FORFEITS

If a player does not show for the game or forfeits during the game, he/she loses the game with the maximum score of 3-0.

STANDINGS AND TIE-BREAKERS

It is the responsibility of the players to keep up with their team’s standings. Should a match end in a draw the game will go to extra time and then penalties to determine a winner.

CONDUCT AND DISCIPLINE

The administration has the right to disqualify players from the tournament after misconduct or unethical behavior during the Tournament. Disqualification means that the player is not allowed to play any more games in the Tournament and will automatically lose every next game with a maximum score of 3-0.

GENERAL RULES

  • Upon kickoff, a player has to pass the ball at least three times before scoring. 

  • A player cannot press the middle pad to use the goalkeeper at any point during the match.

  • Frequent and purposeful pausing during gameplay is not allowed.

  • If a player purposely turns off a game while it’s in progress, that player will be disqualified from the tournament. Entry into future tournaments may be denied.

  • All players must play the Game using the above game-play settings. Once a match starts one cannot complain of incorrect settings after 10mins of in-game time and the match must be continued.

  • By attending the Fifa Tournament, participants agree without reservations to comply with these rules and regulations, as well as the decisions made by the referees of the tournament. The application of these rules and regulations is at the sole discretion of the referees. Any decisions made may overrule the following rules and regulations to maintain the spirit of competition. Participants have to obey the instructions made by the referees at all times.

  • Every participant acknowledges the rights of IFR Administrators to modify these rules and regulations at any given time and without prior notice.

  • Every participant is asked to maintain an adequate level of respect and friendliness with the other participants and the referees. Insults and unfair or disrespectful behavior towards the referees and the other participants won’t be tolerated and will be punished, an immediate disqualification and/or a temporary ban from the Fifa tournament.

  • Every participant has to stay ready and available for the duration of the tournament, or until his elimination from the tournament. Longer absence needs to be approved by the referees in order to avoid any sort of punishment.

 

These rules are subject to change if necessary, and IFR administrators reserve the right to make additional decisions outside the defined ruleset if necessary.