Quick Rules

  • Everyone can sign up, but only the Top 128 of the week will be confirmed to compete in the tournament
  • Qualified players need to register an account on ESL play with correct info of country, date of birth and gamertag
  • Participants only need to register once but must sign up each week by Thursday 11:59 pm PDT (8:59 am CEST) to be eligible for that week’s competition
  • ForzaRC Elite Series Rivals Qualifier always starts on Monday 8 am PDT (5 pm CEST) and ends on Thursday, 11:59 pm PDT (8:59 CEST) at which time the Rivals qualifier will close for the Elite Series that week
  • A new ForzaRC Elite Series Rivals Qualifier opens August 8, 15, and 22nd
  • A valid replay is required for every posted time to be eligible
  • Top 128 eligible players of each week’s ForzaRC Elite Series Rivals Qualifier will be seeded for the weekly #ForzaRC Season 1 Elite Series Cup on Saturday
  • The top 16 winners of the Cup qualify for the weekly #ForzaRC Elite Series Showdown on Sunday
  • The top 4 winners from the #ForzaRC Elite Series Shodown each week will qualify for the Season 1 Grand Finals event, scheduled for Sunday September 4th at 11 am PDT (8pm CEST).
  • Players who have qualified for the Season 1 Finals are not eligible to compete for prizes or placement in subsequent weekly FRC Cups.
  • Qualified players will be contacted by ESL admins for validation and further instructions (at least 3 days before the Season 1 Grand Finals takes place)
  • Cars & Tracks
    • Week 1: 2015 Ford Mustang GT on Autodromo Internationale Monza
    • Week 2: 2013 Ford Formula Ford EcoBoost 200 at Catalunya
    • Week 3: 2016 Ford #66 Ford Racing GT Le Mans at Watkins Glen Full
  • Hosting
    • 1. Match: The player who is higher in the rivals leaderboard hosts the match
    • 2. Match: The other player is hosting
    • 3. Match: The player who is higher in the rivals leaderboard hosts the match


Is this your first time? Here are the important steps:

  • Follow the instructions on the right to sign up and check in
  • If check in is enabled, make sure to check in on time
  • Wait for your first match to show up on the right
  • Get in contact with your opponent and play the match
  • Enter the result and ask your opponent to confirm
  • Wait for your next match

Still need help? During the cup, use chat if it is available, otherwise please contact support.

Match related issues must be handled via match protest.