Fortnite Online Tournament Rules
This page contains the rules about the gameplay and player behaviour within our tournaments. We try to include rules for all situations but sometimes assistance might be needed. If this is the case, send a message to a Pro Player Admin on the website chat. Every gamer has to be aware of the behaviour guidelines and online tournament rules.
1.1 The Pro Player Crew assumes that each participant who enter a tournament is aware of all the rules and checks them periodically . Insufficient knowledge of the rules can not be used as an excuse for breaking the rules.
1.2 A player can only create one account. Selling, renting, trading or receiving compensation in any way, shape or form is forbidden.
1.3 Every participant who breaks a rule, will be punished. The exact way of punishment will be decided by the Admin involved. Examples of punishments are: 3-0 loss, replay, penalty points, leaving the tournament early, a temporary ban or a permanent ban.
1.4 Rosters will be placed on the website before the tournament will start. After the tournament started, no changes or substitutes to the roster are allowed.
1.5 Matches need to be played within the times the Pro Players roster shows.
1.6 Gamers who participate are required to play with the Gamer ID (PSN/XBOX Account) they have specified.
1.7 The Gamer ID which is being used has to equal to the Gamer ID shown on the roster. If another account is going to be used, submit this to an Admin BEFORE the tournament has started.
1.8 Every participant is required to be online in the chat of the tournament they are participating in.
1.9 Every player is responsible for his own connection and has to have a good internet connection to avoid possible ‘lag’.
1.10 Complaining about losing a game incorrectly after a match can not be taken into account in the final outcome of a match. If there are reasons to suspect that your opponent is not playing by the rules or serious lag occurs for a long time, report this to the admin before your opponent has taken benefit of the problem. ( The beginning of the game. )
2. Tournament Guidelines
2.1 Each player has to register with its purchased credits first in order to participate in an online tournament.
2.2 All participants must check themselves in 5 minutes before the tournament starts. This can be done via the inbox or via the tournament lobby. NOTE: If you do not check yourself in the within the 5 minutes, you will not be eligible to participate in the tournament and you will will lose your credits.
2.3 The game schedule and the times when the games have to be played will be published after the check-in.
2.4 The player who plays ' home ' is responsible for starting a match.
2.5 Both opponents are responsible for contacting each other and playing the game.
2.6 If both players are ready and started the game it is not allowed to hold extra breaks that are not allowed in game.
2.7 When an online tournament is organised for teams, only the main player needs to register for the tournament.
2.8 When a tournament is organized for teams and one of the teams misses players, the relevant team will be disqualified.
2.9 Each team is required to take at least one photo of the score. This photo should contain: the score, the names and a time stamp.
2.10 When your next match is available in the schedule, you have to start directly. If the match doesn't start in 15 minutes, the player who doesn't show up in time will be disqualified.
3.1. Specific game settings Fortnite (Most kills)
3.1 Two players are linked together in the bracket.
3.2 The linked players start a DUO match, forming a duo together. They must first be together in the lobby to start the match.
3.3 The players will play TWO matches.
3.4 The player with the most kills continues to the next round.
3.5 With an equal number of kills, a new match will be started. The person who makes the first kill wins the match and continues to the next round.
3.6 It is forbidden to disadvantage your opponent (your opponont who you are linked with in the tournament bracket) on purpose. Examples: Shoot his buildings down, knock him with an impulse grenade etc.
3.7 Participants who will stream their matches via Youtube or Twitch, are themselves responsible for the proper security of their internet. Pro Players does not guarantee any online Ddos attacks during an online tournament.
3.8 It is not allowed to play with a keyboard and mouse in XB1/PS4 tournaments.
3.2 Specific game settings Fortnite (Playground)
3.2.1 Both players must land in Tilted Towers.
3.2.2 200 HP (100 Shield & 100 Health)
3.2.3 Both players may only use the following weapons:
- Gray / Green / Blue Assault Rifle
- Gray / Green / Blue SMG
- Green / Blue Pump Shotgun
3.2.4 Both players have up to 50:00 to loot (Match can be started earlier if both teams are ready.)
3.2.5 Both players may only use 2000 materials. (999 Wood & 999 Metal).
3.2.6 Both players start next to the clocktower when they are both ready.
3.2.7 It is NOT allowed to play with other weapons / explosives / vehicles.
3.2.8 It is NOT allowed to camp in buildings, in the 1vs1 you stay on the building area where the players started.
3.2.9 It is NOT allowed to block each other during the start.
3.2.10 It is NOT allowed to farm materials during the fight.
3.2.11 Both players play up to 5 kills, the first player who gets 5 kills wins the game.
3.2.12 After every fight, everyone gets 2 minutes to farm to be ready again.
3.2.13 Participants who will stream their matches via Youtube or Twitch, are themselves responsible for the proper security of their internet. Pro Players does not guarantee any online Ddos attacks during an online tournament.
3.2.14 It is not allowed to play with a keyboard and mouse in XB1/PS4 tournaments.
3.3. Specific game settings Fortnite (Surival)
3.3.1 Two players are linked together in the bracket.
3.3.2 The linked players start a DUO match, forming a duo together. They must first be together in the lobby to start the match.
3.3.3 The player who will survive the longest will advance to the next round.
3.3.4 If both players gets a Victory Royale, a new match will be started
3.3.5 If both players will get a Victory royale again in the second match, a new match will be started. The person who makes the first kill wins the match and continues to the next round.
3.3.6 It is forbidden to disadvantage your opponent (your opponont who you are linked with in the tournament bracket) on purpose. Examples: Shoot his buildings down, knock him with an impulse grenade etc.
3.3.7 Participants who will stream their matches via Youtube or Twitch, are themselves responsible for the proper security of their internet. Pro Players does not guarantee any online Ddos attacks during an online tournament.
3.3.8 It is not allowed to play with a keyboard and mouse in XB1/PS4 tournaments.
4. Reporting scores
How do I report scores?
- Click on the game controller in the menu ( active matches ).
- Select your active match on the icon with the blue ‘I’.
- Report the correct score and click on confirm.
- Your score has been reported!
4.1 Both players must after finishing the game, enter the score on the website of Pro Players.
4.2 The total score of a match must be reported by both players.
4.3 Both players need to report the scores within five minutes after the end of the match.
4.4 When the score of the players does not match, the players are supposed to upload a screenshot of the score within 10 minutes. The decision about what score is awarded ultimately rests with the Pro Player Admin. We take a conflict seriously and want to provide the best experience for all of our players.
4.5 If someone deliberately passes the wrong score, the player in question immediately gets excluded from all online tournaments of Pro Players.
4.6 If both players do not report the score, the Pro Player Admin determines the the outcome of the match.
4.7 When only one of the two participants reports the score (or when proof of the score is necessary), that player will be designated as the winner of the contest.
4.8 When both players report no score (or when needed proof of the score) to the Admin, both players will be disqualified.
4.9 When there is no Admin present at a match conflict in one of the mini-cups, the solution to the conflict between two participants will be postponed until another Admin will be online.
5. Behaviour rules
5.1 all participants in Pro Player tournaments must treat each other and the organization respectfully.
5.2 When a participant has hurtful, offensive or racist expressions towards his/her opponent, he will be immediately be disqualified and disciplinary measures will be taken.
5.3 Bad language and/or threats against the Pro Players Admin means an instant disqualification.
5.4 In cases of fraud and/or cheats, a participant will be disqualified immediately and disciplinary measures will be taken.
5.5 All participants are treated the same way by the Pro Players Admin. When breaking the rules, the following disciplinary measures will be taken.
- 1st offense: The player will be disqualified immediately and will get an official warning
- 2nd offence: The player will be disqualified immediately and will be excluded from the tournament for three months
- 3rd offence: The player will be disqualified immediately and will be excluded from all future tournaments
6. Pro Players Crew
6.1 If you have any questions and/or problems, you can contact a Pro Players Admin at all times.
6.2 The participants need to treat the Pro Players crew respectfully.
6.3 The Pro Players crew need to treat the participants respectfully.
6.4 The Pro Players Admin eventually has the right to make decisions when exceptional situations occur.
7. Experience points
7.1 Every registered member of Pro Players receives Experience Points "XP" if they participate in an online tournament.
7.2 XP points show how much experience the player has with Pro Players game tournaments and can earn different badges in the future.
8.1 Rating points determine the level of a gamer. Winning a contest or tournament increases the rating, losing a game or tournament decreases the rating.
8.2 The rating of a participant determines with which tournament the participant can compete.
9.1 Each registered member of Pro Players can earn Badges for his profile by performing specific actions.
10. Tournament Levels
10.1 There are three tournament levels: Bronze, Silver and gold.
10.2 Participants with a bronze rating are able to participate in all three tournament levels.
10.3 Participants with a silver rating can only compete in silver and gold tournaments.
10.4 Participants with a gold rating can only compete in a gold tournament.
11.1 For every game there are weekly and monthly leaderboards. The rank of a player at the leaderboards is determined by the number of accumulated rating points of the relevant month.
11.2 The monthly winner of the leaderboard (per game), wins the following price: 2,500 credits, which is equivalent to €25.
11.3 The monthly leaderboard of a particular game will only be activated and paid out as soon as 25 players are qualified with at least 1000 rating points.
12.1 If a match ends with an equal number of kills, a new game must be played until there is a winner.
13. Other rules
13.1 Pro Player reserves the right, to make statements and decisions about matters that are not specifically provided for in the rules, in order to maintain fair competition and sportsmanship.
13.1 Pro Player reserves the right to change rules at all times. For example, this could be occur by changes in software updates or releases of a game.