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
  • 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 Discord chat if it is available, otherwise please contact support.

Match related issues must be handled via match protest.