Player and Team Eligibility
Version
Date
Update History
2.0
5/24/2022
  1. 1.
    Players May only Play on one account
  2. 2.
    Accounts must be in good standing to play
  3. 3.
    Maximum roster sizes are in place

1. Player Eligibility

1. Requirements

1. High School Students

  1. 1.
    Players must be:
    1. 1.
      A current high school student from the 2022-2023 school year
      1. 1.
        If you have any questions, please contact the PEL Admins for clarification on eligibility.
  2. 2.
    Players must be enrolled in a California High School and their primary educator. 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:
    1. 1.
      A current college student for the 2022-2023 school year.
      1. 1.
        If you have any questions, please contact the PEL Admins for clarification on eligibility
  2. 2.
    Players must be enrolled in a California based university as their primary educator. 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. 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

3. Player Accounts

  1. 1.
    Players are only allowed to play on one account during the season. Players will only be allowed to update their game connection in the event of a name change.
  2. 2.
    All players must play on accounts in good standing with the publishers (Epic, Riot, Blizzard, etc.). This includes any suspensions, or bans that limit access to the player’s account.
    1. 1.
      In the event a player’s account is removed from good standing, they will be ineligible to compete in the Pacific Esports League until the suspension is served.
  3. 3.
    All account names must be in line with our code of conduct found here: Code of conduct. The Pacific Esports League holds the rights to request account name changes for any reason.

2. Team Eligibility

  1. 1.
    Teams must consist of students that all attend high schools or colleges in California.
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      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 may only have a roster size 2 players higher than the standard team size for the game at any time. If a team has more than the maximum number of players, they will be forced to remove players to stay under the requirement.
    1. 1.
      Valorant: 7 total players
    2. 2.
      League of Legends: 7 total players
  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.
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      For Example, if the match is at 5pm PT, the player must be added by 4pm PT.
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      If a substitute is added an hour before any match, you MUST notify the other team once they are added to the roster.
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1. Player Eligibility
1. Requirements
2. Verification
3. Player Accounts
2. Team Eligibility