Quick Rules

  • Format: SWISS - Best of three
    • You can find additional info here
  • Game modes with Stages per round:
    • This will be announced on the tournament day

Match length:

The total duration of the round is 25 minutes. If your match exceeds the duration of the allowed round, your match will be declared tied.

If you have a problem during your match:

  • You, or your team, have opened a protest ticket and explained the issue in detail.
  • You, or your team, have contacted an admin on the official ESL Splatoon Discord and explained the issue in detail.

You may be asked to provide proof to be able to handle the protest correctly. If proof cannot be provided,or is dismissed, your protest may be disregarded and the match will be deleted regardless. The final decision regarding your match will be taken by the admins.


Need more help? During the cup join ESL Splatoon on Discord or open a Support Ticket


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.