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GRIDIRON ONLINE TOURNAMENT EVENT HUB

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SEMI FINALS & FINALS STREAM

EU
European Gridiron Semis and finals bracket
NA/LATAM
NA/LATAM Gridiron Semis and finals bracket
STREAM REWARDS
Watch & Win asset featuring Stained and Wyvern weapon skins.

The Stained skins will be claimable through Quests at live.gearsofwar.com.

The Wyvern Snub will be added manually after April 28th.

 

FORMAT/STRUCTURE

  • Tournament will be single elimination.
  • All rounds will be ‘Best of 3’ through to the quarterfinals. The quarterfinals, semifinals and grand finals will be played as ‘Best of 5’.
  • Best of 3 and Best of 5 picks/bans will match the rules stated in the Handbook.

 

MAPS

MapOverrides/Weapon Substitutions
Asylum
Allfathers ArenaForce Overide to Honor, Humility, Diligence
BunkerRL-4 Salvo => Dropshot, Lancer GL => Torque Bow
CanalsTalon => Boltok
DistrictEnforcer => Markza, Buzzkill => Frags, Retro Lancer => Incendiary Grenades, Longshot => Dropshot
Icebound
VasgarLancer GL => Dropshot, Hammerburst => Shock Grenades, Claw => Longshot, Retro Lancer => Torque Bow

Click here to learn how to substitute weapons and force versions of Allfathers Arena in-game

 

PRIZE POOL

NA & LATAM

Total – USD $25,000
1st – USD $10,000
2nd – USD $5,000
3rd/4th – USD $2,500
5th/8th – USD $1,250

EU

Total – USD $10,000
1st – USD $4,000
2nd – USD $2,000
3rd/4th – USD $1,000
5th/8th – USD $500

SA

Total – USD $5,000
1st – USD $2,000
2nd – USD $1,000
3rd/4th – USD $500
5th/8th – USD $250

APAC

Total – USD $5,000
1st – USD $2,000
2nd – USD $1,000
3rd/4th – USD $500
5th/8th – USD $250

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

There is NO DLC reward for participating in the Gridiron Online Tournament.

 

  • Seeding: Pro League teams => Gridiron Ladder Placing* => Regional Challenger Points
    * Teams must have a ration of 1001 or higher to be seeded based on Ladder Placing
  • Seeding and roster locks are at 11:59 PM PT, Thursday, April 16.
  • Tournaments will begin at 11 AM in your regional timezone (PT for NA/LATAM, UTC for EU, AEST for APAC, and BRT for SA).
  • The North/Latin American and European semifinal and final matches will be held for broadcast on Wednesday, April 22nd.
    Players should be ready to play by 5PM PT for North/Latin America and by 5PM UTC for Europe.
  • Teams will have 15 minutes to begin their map picks and bans using the Match Lobby. If a team has not initiated contact by 11:15 AM then they will forfeit their match. If your opponent has not shown up after 15 minutes, then please submit a ticket using the play.gears.gg Intercom system, which is accessed through the chat logo in the bottom right corner on play.gears.gg.
  • To avoid delays and ensure tournaments are run in a timely fashion, teams are expected to complete their matches for each round by a specific time. Times for each round are as follows, using the same regional time zones listed above.

Please note that these times are for best of 3 rounds only. Best of 5 rounds (Quarter Finals, Semi Finals, Grand Finals) will be allotted additional time.

  • Round 1 – All matches are expected to have concluded by 12:30 PM.
  • Round 2 – All matches are expected to have concluded by 2 PM.
  • Round 3 – All matches are expected to have concluded by 3 PM.
  • Round 4 – All matches are expected to have concluded by 4 PM.
  • Round 5 – All matches are expected to have concluded by 5 PM.
  • Round 6 – All matches are expected to have concluded by 6 PM.

In the event a match goes beyond a time limit posted above without the approval of a PGL admin, both teams will be given a forfeit and removed from the competition. PGL admins will take the following steps to help avoid unnecessary double forfeits:

  1. If a match result has not been posted 10 minutes prior to the set time above, PGL admins will attempt to contact the teams using the Match Lobby.
  2. Next, PGL will attempt to contact the Team Managers using Discord, or Xbox Live from the ‘PGL Gears Admin’ or ‘PGL Gears Admin 2’ Xbox Live accounts.
  3. If no response is given by the time limit posted above then both Teams will receive a forfeit.

 

GUIDES

How to set up a match:
  • Go to the competition/event page by navigating to it on play.gears.gg or by selecting it through ‘My Competitions’, which is located in your profile’s dropdown menu in the top right corner:
Screenshot of play.gears.gg that indicates the 'My Competitions' section
  • Next, select ‘My Team’, which will be a blue button located on the right side of the screen under the banner:
Screenshot of play.gears.gg indicating the 'My Team' section
  • Find and select your next match under ‘Matches’:
Screenshot of play.gears.gg indicating the Matches section
  • Select ‘Match Lobby’:
Screenshot of play.gears.gg indicating the Match Lobby section
  • Use the Match Lobby to conduct your map Pick and Bans, and identify the match host(s):
Screenshot of play.gears.gg indicating the Match Lobby chat

Note: Remember to collect screenshots and/or video evidence of your match result in case of a dispute. Please click here for information on how to record video clips, and please click here for information on how to share them.

 

HOW TO PROVIDE RESULTS:
  • Go to the competition/event page by navigating to it on play.gears.gg or by selecting it through ‘My Competitions’, which is located in your profile’s dropdown menu in the top right corner:
Screenshot of play.gears.gg that indicates the 'My Competitions' section
  • Next, select ‘My Team’, which will be a blue button located on the right side of the screen under the banner:
Screenshot of play.gears.gg indicating the 'My Team' section
  • Find and select your match under ‘Matches’:
Screenshot of play.gears.gg indicating the 'Matches' section
  • Select ‘Report Result’
Screenshot of play.gears.gg indicating the 'Report Result' section
  • Enter the maps won by each team in the top field, along with the round score in the ‘Notes’ section:
  • If you made a mistake after entering your result then click ‘Edit Report’ to adjust it. If the other team enters a fake result then you can dispute it by selecting the option in the match lobby:
Screenshot of play.gears.gg indicating the 'Dispute' section

 

HOW TO SUBSTITUTE WEAPONS AND FORCE VERSIONS OF ALLFATHERS ARENA IN-GAME:

To change weapons or force a specific version of Allfather’s arena: as the lobby host, select ‘Game Setup’ (same options menu you use to change the game mode).

  • To make weapon changes select ‘Weapon Substitutions’.
Screenshot of game lobby indicating 'weapon substitutions'
  • To “Force Override” Allfather’s Arena to ‘Honor, Humility, Diligence’, select “Map Options”.
Screenshot of game indicating game setup

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