Quick Rules

All games are to be played in First Person. Custom games created must have "Allow Third Person" set to "Disabled".


Champion: Vatu

Banned Skins:

All mastery skins (Cosmic and Obsidian)
Bomb King "Battle Byte" Skin
Bomb King "Love King" Skin
Drogoz "Samba" Weapon Skin
Drogoz "DZ-03 Draco" Skin
Drogoz "Abyssal Lord" Skin
Fernando "Enforcer" Skin
Fernando "Shore Patrol"
Skin-Fernando "Beach Bash" Skin
Furia "Battlesuit Angel" Skin
Inara "Battlebyte" Skin
Inara “Sunstone” Skin
Jenos "Remix" Skin
Kinessa "Shore Patrol" Skin
Kinessa "Beach Bash" Skin
Koga "Beach Bash" Skin
Koga "Shore Patrol" Skin
Lian "Shore Patrol" Skin
Lian "Beach Bash" Skin
Makoa "Omega" Skin
Sha Lin "Omega" Skin
Viktor "Legionnaire" Skin
Zhin "Ebonstar" Skin
Terminus "Abominable" Skin

Banned Emotes:

All roaming emotes
All death stamps
Alpha Speeder
8-Bit Speeder

A use of one banned item might result in a team's disqualification.

Knowingly exploiting a bug will be an immediate disqualification as per the rules, and not reporting known bugs may result in punitive measures as listed in section 8 of the rules.


  • Is the responsibility of each player and team have their IGN (In Game Name (nickname)) linked and updated in your ESL profiles, also is the responsibility of their captain or sub-captain update their lineup after played each round in the tournament, and upload a screenshot from the victory of that match to confirm the IGN´s of all the players. You are warning now, since there´s a lot of cases of players that didn´t receive their rewards, lost the crystals or they has delayed prizes for this issue.
  • Platform: All platforms(PS4, Switch, PC, Xbox one)
  • Console players: The console players need to link their Player ID as game account in their ESL profiles, since you can lost your prizes if you haven not this information, since the process for the payment for console players and PC players is different.
  • Server: North America. Can be played in another server if both teams agree.
  • Up to and including Quarter Final: Best of 1 (one)
  • Semi Final: Best of 1 (one)
  • Finals: Best of 3 (three)

Map Drafting: Maps will be banned and picked through the matchsheet with the automatic mapveto system. The team that has the higher seed starts and has first map pick. Each team bans a map, then the teams pick maps alternately from the remaining Map Pool to decide the order in which they will be played. The team that does not pick the map for a specific game has first champion pick in the game lobby.

  • The higher seed: Is the number more near to zero.

    New teams, please read cup guide here: Playing a cup

    Before you start:


  • Create a party with five members in the Paladins Client
    • Press Play -> Challenge Match -> Two options: create a match or join to a room
    • Create: create a room share it with your opponent via ESL/in game chat
    • Join: contact with your opponent and with the right password you will be able to join and start the game when everyone is ready
    • Champion picking: Champion picking is done via "Competitive" game mode. When creating a custom game, please remember to use the "Competitive" pick mode, not "Casual".
    • Spectator mode must be enabled for all matches for the duration of the tournament.
    • Loadout Style must be set to Bound
    • Allow Third Person must be set disabled.


Place PointsPrizes
Gold 1. 100 Points 5 x 800 crystals.png
Silver 2. 75 Points 5 x 600 crystals.png
Bronze 3. 60 Points 5 x 400 crystals.png
Bronze 4. 40 Points 5 x 200 crystals.png
Bronze 5.-8. 25 Points 5 x 50 crystals.png
Bronze9.-16. 10 Points -
Bronze17.-32. 5 Points -
Bronze33.-64. 2 Points -

This is the monthly distribution awarded to the best team:

Place Prize
medal_gold_3.png 1. 5 x 200 crystals.png


discordicon2.pngLooking for your opponents or need help? Join ESL Paladins on Discord, use the ESL Play App to chat with your opponent or open a support ticket.

Match related issues must be handled via match protest

ESL Play App


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

  • Follow the instructions on the right to sign up
  • Get in contact with your opponent and play the match
  • Enter the result and ask your opponent to confirm

Still need help? During the tournament you can always contact support and our Staff will kindly help you.

ESL Paladins Staff Admin Team - America
  • Alex72: Volunteer Assisting Staff Head of Paladins Global
  • iAbby: Volunteer Staff Team Lead of Paladins Latin America
  • Srkalifa: Volunteer Staff Team Lead of Paladins Latin America
  • Marin00: Volunteer Referee Latin America