- October 23 - last day for schools to register for Season Zero
- October 29 - last day for students to register for Season Zero
- October 30 - Season Zero Starts
- December 11 - Season Zero Ends
- January 8th - Playoffs Start
SEASON ZERO STRUCTURE
- The regular season runs from October 30th - December 11th.
- Matches will be played weekly on Tuesdays at 4pm and 6pm, for a total of 12 matches throughout the regular season.
- Playoffs will take place from January 8th - January 29th. Each state will be divided into four regional conferences and compete in a single elimination bracket.
- The conference champions will then advance to the semi-finals, with the top two teams competing for the state title, all at a live State Championship event — exact date and location TBA.
- No more than 128 teams will make the playoffs.
- Competition schedules will be released in October.
- Each school is required to have an esports coach who is onsite for all practices and matches.
- Each League of Legends team consists of five students. Each school is able to build as many teams of five as they’d like.
- Teams are all-inclusive and can be made up of students across different grade levels and genders.
- Each student needs the following: one computer/laptop and one set of peripherals (mouse, keyboard, headset). Students can use their own, or schools could provide these. Jerseys are optional.
- The participation fee for each student is $64/season.
- Official competition rules and gameplay settings will be sent at a later date.
- Additional game titles will be added for the inaugural season starting February 2019.
ABOUT LEAGUE OF LEGENDS
- One of the most played PC game in the world and a key driver behind the explosive growth of esports.
- League of Legends is a fast-paced, competitive multiplayer online battle arena game with the world’s largest gaming community.
- The game requires critical thinking, complex strategy, and teamwork, where each player on a team must support one another to succeed.
- Visit www.playvs.com to quickly onboard your school, loop in your IT department and invite students to start building your teams!