SLIVER Showdown #5: Apex Legends

Because of our last successful SLIVER Showdown, we are even more excited to continue our series on Apex Legends! With feedback from our streamers, players, and users of SLIVER, we are glad to come back to another battle for another SLIVER Showdown this weekend! YES! 

Friday, March 22 @5pm PST

1st: $150 USD + 2 SLIVER Showdown Shirts + 50% TFUEL Donated
2nd: $100 USD + 2 SLIVER Showdown Shirts + 30% TFUEL Donated
3rd-4th: 2 SLIVER Showdown Shirts

Guest Caster: 20% TFUEL donated

Tournament Format

Duos (2v2)

Stage 1 - Qualifiers

We will be inviting as many duo as possible to play in the qualifier stage. Each duo will play 2 consecutive games with an assigned referee to observe them.

The top 4 scoring teams will be seeded into the playoff stage.

Stage 2 - Top 4 Playoffs

After the qualifier round is over, the top 4 teams will be seeded in a  playoff bracket. In both the semifinals and finals, teams will play two consecutive games. The team with the higher score will move forward.

Scoring

1 Kill = 1 Point

Game win = 3 Points

How to Play

This tournament is open to everyone!

You must do the following steps to be considered to play in this tournament:

1) Tweet about playing in the SLIVER Showdown this Friday.
Add #SLIVERShowdown and tag @SLIVERtv360 + YOUR DUO PARTNER to the tweet

2) Fill out the following form. We'll confirm whether or not you'll be playing in the tournament by Thursday  (3/21) at 7PM PST.

 

Here's an example of a great submission

Tournament Details

*MAY BE EDITED PRIOR TO THE ACTUAL EVENT*

Tournament Rules and Description
SLIVER Tournament Apex Rules: 2v2 Matches (3/22 @ 5pm PST)

Prize Pool:
1st: $150 USD + 2 SLIVER Showdown Shirts + 50% TFUEL Donated
2nd: $100 USD + 2 SLIVER Showdown Shirts + 30% TFUEL Donated
3rd-4th: 2 SLIVER Showdown Shirts

Guest Caster: 20% TFUEL donated


Game Setup
Each Duo will join a lobby with an observer/referee to start the game. This tournament will be open to all regions. PC only. Our main observers will be located in NA-West.

Tournament Structure:

Stage 1 - Qualifiers

We will be inviting as many teams as possible to play in the qualifier stage. This will be dependent on how many volunteers we are able to referee the qualifier matches. Each team will play 2 consecutive games while being observed by their assigned referee. These games will start promptly at 5pm. Referees MUST report scores prior to 5:50pm PST.

The top 4 scoring teams will be seeded into the final playoff stage. (Scoring info can be found below)

Stage 2 - Top 4 Playoffs

After the qualifier round is over, the top 4 teams will be seeded in a top 4 playoff bracket. In both the semifinals and finals, teams will play two consecutive games. The team with the higher score will move forward. Each top 4 game will be observed by the SLIVER team for the broadcast.

We’re also looking for a guest caster to help us with the broadcast! Feel free to tweet at us with a sample of your casting if you would like to be a guest caster for this week’s event!



Character Selection

Each duo will inform the observer of the characters they are playing to make sure they are able to pick them.

How to Win

For this tournament each match will include two games. The team with the most points accumulated after two consecutive games will be declare as the winner. We will be looking to synchronize the start times of each game we broadcast. Players must be ready to start their next game within 5 minutes of finishing their first game. The following is the point system that will be considered for this Showdown:

1 Kill = 1 Point

Game win = 3 Points

Sudden Death

If at the end of two games the points are tied,  the team with the most combined damage of two players at the end of the second game will win the round.

Streaming Rules

At least 1 member of your duo must be streaming during the tournament.
You must have your delay set to at least 120 seconds (2 minutes) when you are streaming, failing to do so will result in a forfeit and or a replay of the match that was played.
You must also have your SLIVER overlay up while participating in the tournament if you are streaming.

SLIVER Broadcast

The entire tournament will be broadcasted to the Theta Network through the observer / referee in your games.

We will be featuring one game to highlight during the qualifiers then we will feature every game from the top 4 teams.

Sabotage

In no way should a participant of this tournament do anything to hinder the performance of another contestant in this event. If any one is found to do any activity in this manner, they will be disqualified from this tournament.

Match Issues

For no-shows in this tournament if you fail to respond within a fair given time frame you may be forfeited from the tournament.

Contestants be ready to start matches as communicated by the referees.

All forfeits will be handled and made by the judgement of SLIVER

All forfeits to be valid will be reported by the players for them to seek if the match should be replayed and or a forfeit of the match
In the event of a disconnect, the kills at the point of disconnect shall stand. The disconnect time shall be counted as time of death.

Observer / Referee

You will have an observer from SLIVER join your squad to spectate each game. Make sure to follow directions and be timely with requests as they come.

Communications

We will have a #showdown-chat and #showdown-announcements text channels in the SLIVER to handle tournament operations. We would also request current games to join our match voice channels for additional instructions as needed. Please be attentive to this channel and make sure to report anything that may need attention during the tournament.

Standby Pool

In the qualifier portion of the tournament we will welcome players to a standby room where they will be fill in for any participants that are a no-show to their match.

Prize Pool

1st: $150 USD + 2 SLIVER Showdown Shirts + 50% TFUEL Donated
2nd: $100 USD + 2 SLIVER Showdown Shirts + 30% TFUEL Donated
3rd-4th: 2 SLIVER Showdown Shirts

Guest Caster: 20% TFUEL donated

* We will be announcing that any TFuel donations received during the event will be added to the prize pool. This will be distributed as mentioned above.

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