SASKATCHEWAN
FORTNITE
CHAMPIONSHIP

OVERVIEW

The Saskatchewan Fortnite Solos Championship is going to be the largest Esports tournament in Saskatchewan history. 

The event is open to Canadian residents. It is the sole responsibility of each competitor to make themselves aware of the rules. By registering for the tournament, each player acknowledges that they have read, understand, and agree to be abide by the rules posted herein.

The Saskatchewan Fortnite Championship qualifiers start on July 31 at 12pm and will finish August 2 at 4pm. Players will have up to 55 minutes to play as many Solos matches as they can or want to attempt to earn as many points as possible. The top 20 players on Wednesday & Thursday along with the top 10 players on Friday will then advance to the Playoffs. The Playoffs will consist of a Custom Solo Match Best-of-5 Series.

After the Qualifiers, each competitors’ score will be reset to zero and they will compete in a Custom Solo Match Best-of-5 Series. Final rankings will be based on each competitor’s total combined score over the 5 Custom Solos Matches.

The top 4 players in the Playoffs will receive a portion of the $10,000 prize pool, as follows:

1st Place – $7,500
2nd Place – $1,500
3rd Place – $750
4th Place – $250

In addition, additional prize rewards may be available to competitors based on their final ranking on each qualifying day and the playoffs.

YOUR $40 ENTRY FEE INCLUDES

Free Gate Admission
to Queen City Ex

If pre-registered by July 29th 
Also, Competitor's that Qualify Wed & Thu 

will get Gate Admission for Friday's Playoffs
($12-17 Value)

Fortnite Lanyard & Badge

($10 Value)

Daily Free 2 Hours of Gaming
to practice at THE MATRIX

Monday to Thursday, June 3rd - July 25th
(64 Hours up to $384 Value)

Free 8" Western Pizza

($12 Value)

1 Hour Matrix VR Pass

($25 Value)

3 Hour Matrix Gaming Pass

($13 Value)

1 IN 640 Chance to Win a
Matrix Gaming Computer

($3,000 Value)

HOW IT WORKS

Register

Play

Qualify

Win

HOW TO ENTER

Entry Fee $40

Step 1

To register to compete in the Saskatchewan Fortnite Championship, competitors have two options:

1) Register and submit payment.
2) Register and pay by cash in-store at The Matrix Gaming Centre, located at 566 McInytre St, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, S4R 2M5.

Step 2

Join our Discord for info and updates on this event.
https://discord.gg/4u6fWrB

Step 3

Like & follow -THE MATRIX- Facebook Page.

Note

All sales final, no refunds, exchanges or rainchecks.
No substitute players.

VENUE

July 31 to Aug 4, 2019

Evraz Place, 1700 Elphinstone St, Regina, SK, Canada, S4P 2Z6
International Trade Centre (ITC), Exhibit Hall A

FAQ

What is Fortnite?

Fortnite is a free-to-play action builder video game developed and published by Epic Games. The game was originally released in September 2017. The hugely popular online-only multiplayer Battle Royale Mode was unveiled in September 2017.

Fortnite Battle Royale features up to 100 players competing in an intense, fast-paced match that combines shooter gameplay with scavenging for gear along with the ability to construct fortifications on the map.

How popular is Fortnite?

Fortnite Battle Royale now boasts a world-wide player base of over 250 million players.

What platform will the Saskatchewan Fortnite Championship be played on?

All matches will be played on PC, with the option to use peripherals provided or your own. Peripherals provided will be PC headsets, keyboards and mice along with Xbox One controllers and Playstation 4 controllers and USB cable. If using your own peripherals, you are responsible for all technical aspects relating to your peripherals including cables and driver setup. Note: competitors will only have up to 5 minutes to setup and configure their own peripherals.

Do I need my own Epic Games Fortnite account to participate?

No, all competitors must play on Matrix Gaming accounts.

Are there any age restrictions?

No. Competitors under the age of 12 require parental permission to participate.

What matches will be streamed?

The Best-of-5 Custom Solo Match Playoff Series will be streamed and casted.

RULES

This Rulebook outlines the rules that should be followed when participating in the Saskatchewan Fortnite Championship. Failure to adhere to these rules may be penalized as outlined herein.

Please note that the Matrix Tournament Rules Committee has the last word and that decisions that are not specifically supported or detailed in this Rulebook, or even contradicts what is contained in this Rulebook may be taken in extreme cases, to preserve the principles of fair play and sportsmanship.

It is our hope that all competitors, spectators, event staff and press will enjoy this unique Saskatchewan Esports competition and we will undertake to do our best to ensure a fair, fun and exciting competition for everyone involved.

Rule Changes
The Matrix Tournament Rules Committee reserves the right to amend, remove, or otherwise change the rules outlined in this Rulebook, without prior notice. The Matrix Tournament Rules Committee also reserves the right to make a judgement on cases that are not specifically supported, or detailed in this Rulebook, or to make judgements that even contradict what is contained in this Rulebook in extreme cases to ensure fair play and sportsmanship.

The Matrix reserves the right to expand the number of participants in the tournament based on demand.

Gamertags must be respectful and you will be required to change your Gamertag if it is deemed to be inappropriate.

Please note that photographs or video footage of participants along with participant names may be used for media purposes including promotional presentations, social media and marketing campaigns.

Gaming system assignment will be done by Event Staff on a first come, first choice basis.

For this tournament, players may bring their own peripherals (headset, controller, keyboard and/or mouse).

All participants must play on Matrix Gaming accounts. Failure to do so will result in disqualification.

Any participant that begins a Fortnite match prior to the Official Announcement that all Group participants are to begin play will be automatically disqualified from the tournament.

QUALIFIER ROUND
Each competitor will play solo matches for up to 55 minutes (according to qualifier schedule).

Scoreboard rankings will be based on:

Total Eliminations x Total Fortnite Score / Number of Matches Played.

The top 50 players from the qualifiers will advance to the playoffs.

The Matrix reserves the right to expand the number of participants that qualify for the playoffs.

PLAYOFFS
The top 50 ranked players from the qualifiers will playoff to determine a winner in a custom solo match best-of-5 series. A custom code will be created and entered by a tournament official for each qualified participant.

CUSTOM MATCH SETUP PROCESS

Be ready with Fortnite open at least 10 minutes before start time. 

Custom Game Lobby will be setup by Matrix Event Staff with Elite Code.

The Elite Code will be entered on each competitor’s gaming system by Matrix Event Staff.

Competitors must be ready to play at scheduled start time or it will be an automatic forfeit and score of zero for that custom match.

Click on “Custom Options” and then Matrix Event Staff will enter the Elite Code.

Click “Accept” and then click “Ready.”

Always save replays of all matches in case of conflict.

Take a screenshot at time of elimination/death with placement and number of eliminations/kills.

PLAYOFF SCORING POINT SYSTEM

Ranking = Placement Points + Total Eliminations for each Custom Match

Placement Points are earned as follows:
Victory Royale: 12 points
2nd place: 10 points
3rd place: 8 points
4th place: 7 points
5th place: 6 points
6th place: 5 points
7th to 10th place: 4 points
11th to 15th place: 3 points

Eliminations: 1 point earned for each elimination.

During each custom match, when eliminated from play competitor’s must keep the score screen up for a Matrix Referee to confirm each player’s score and take a snapshot of the screen. Any player that exits the screen before their score is confirmed may receive a score of zero for that match.

The Champion will be the competitor with the highest total score during the Custom Solos Match Best-of-5 Series.

DISQUALIFICATION RULINGS & CHECK-IN

•Players must check-in 20 minutes prior to their scheduled qualifier and final.

•No-shows: If you fail to check-in within 20 minutes after your scheduled qualifier playtime, then you will be disqualified.

•Any player that is being fed kills during the tournament will be disqualified.

•Any players caught “teaming” will be disqualified. “Teaming” is when two or more players work together. For example, not shooting each other or giving gear to another player. Essentially, when you do something in a match that aids another player.

•Verbal abuse and harassment of any kind will not be tolerated. Any form of this behaviour will be subject to immediate disqualification. Please be respectful to your opponents.

•Submitting fake identification will result in automatic disqualification from the event.

•Players may not make use of any form of hacking, mods or exploits. Any such usage will result in immediate disqualification.

The Matrix Rules Committee reserves the right to make changes to the rules prior to commencement of the event. In the event of a rules dispute, the Matrix Rules Committee will have the final word.

A more detailed Rulebook will be posted soon.

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QUALIFIER SCHEDULE


PLAYOFF SCHEDULE

Friday, August 2, 2019

5:00pm – 5:15pm – Setup
5:15pm – 5:45pm – Custom Solo Match #1
5:45pm – 6:00pm  – Intermission
6:00pm – 6:30pm – Custom Solo Match #2
6:30pm – 6:45pm  – Intermission
6:45pm – 7:15pm – Custom Solo Match #3
7:15pm – 7:30pm  – Intermission
7:30pm – 8:00pm – Custom Solo Match #4
8:00pm – 8:15pm  – Intermission
8:15pm – 8:45pm – Custom Solo Match #5
8:45pm – 9:00pm  – Intermission
9:00pm – 9:30pm – Championship Presentation

QUALIFIER SCOREBOARD

Each competitor will play solo matches for up to 55 minutes (according to qualifier schedule).

Scoreboard rankings will be based on Total Eliminations x Total Fortnite Score / Number of Matches Played.

The top 50 players from the qualifiers will advance to the playoffs.

VOLUNTEERS

If you are interested in being part of this special event and joining our event crew.

Volunteers will receive a free gate admission for each day that they are involved with the event. Special perks may include food gift certificates/coupons, volunteer only raffles, etc.

 

 

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Interested in sponsoring the Saskatchewan Fortnite Championship, contact us at: info@matrixgaming.ca

CONTACT US

If you need additional information on this event, contact us at: info@matrixgaming.ca