Player and Team Eligibility

1. Player Eligibility

1. Requirements

1. High School Students

  1. 1.
    Players must be any of the following:
    1. 1.
      A current high school student from the 2021-2022 school year
    2. 2.
      A student who graduated in the 2020-2021 school year, outgoing senior
    3. 3.
      A student who is entering high school for the 2021-2022 school year, incoming freshmen
      1. 1.
        If you are not one of these three options, please contact the PEL Admins for clarification on eligibility
  2. 2.
    Players must be enrolled in a California High School. All students will be asked to show current enrollment when signing up to join the Pacific Esports League.
    1. 1.
      Players may use a student ID card from the current year or a photo of their online portal with them logged in.
      1. 1.
        Please contact us or submit a support ticket if you are home schooled for proof submission.
  3. 3.
    Players must be 14 years of age or older to participate in the tournaments.

2. College Students

  1. 1.
    Players must be any of the following:
    1. 1.
      A current college student for the 2021-2022 school year.
    2. 2.
      A graduated college student, who graduated in the 2020-2021 school year.
    3. 3.
      An incoming college student, who will be attending in the 2021-2022 school year.
      1. 1.
        If you are not one of these three options, please contact the PEL Admins for clarification on eligibility
  2. 2.
    Players must be enrolled in a California based university. The college must be physically located in the state of California, even if you take courses online and are physically located in another state.
    1. 1.
      This does not include students taking online courses in California, but their college is in another state. They are unable to compete.
    2. 2.
      Players will need to prove they are a student by using a .edu email. Other proof may be required if requested by the PEL Admin team.

2. Verification

  1. 1.
    When registering into the Pacific Esports League, students will be required to provide the following items:
    1. 1.
      Name (First and Last)
    2. 2.
      Email (School Email Preferred)
    3. 3.
      Current Grade / year
    4. 4.
      School you attend
    5. 5.
      Proof of registration

2. Team Eligibility

  1. 1.
    Teams must consist of students that all attend high schools or colleges in California.
    1. 1.
      Teams may be made up of students from different schools or universities, and are not limited to compete with only students from their school.
  2. 2.
    Teams must have enough players on the roster to register in the tournament game mode for each game.
    1. 1.
      Valorant will be played in standard mode, and will require 5 players per team.
    2. 2.
      There is no maximum number of players per team once a team has enough players to participate.
  3. 3.
    No player is allowed to join more than one team per game as a player, if a player is found playing on two teams in the same game they may risk themselves being removed from competition at the Pacific Esports League.
  4. 4.
    Any player that joins a team mid season must be added 1 hour before any match in order for them to be eligible to play in it.
    1. 1.
      For Example, if the match is at 5pm PT, the player must be added by 4pm PT.
    2. 2.
      If a substitute is added an hour before any match, you MUST notify the other team once they are added to the roster.