Competitive Tournament Rules

  • 1. General
    • 1.1 Rules
    • 1.2 Changes
    • 1.3 Referees
    • 1.4 Prizes
    • 1.5 Behavior
    • 1.6 Not showing up
  • 2. Participation
    • 2.1 Requirements
    • 2.2 Authentication
    • 2.3 Check-in
    • 2.4 Check-in (waiting list)
    • 2.5 Teamsize
    • 2.6 Switching teams
    • 2.7 Providing screenshots
    • 2.8 Amount of players in lobby
  • 3. Format
    • 3.1 Number of participants
    • 3.2 Format
    • 3.3 Amount of matches
    • 3.4 Start of the match
    • 3.5 Player changes
    • 3.6 Game participation
  • 4. Gamesettings
    • 4.1 Custom Game name
    • 4.2 Custom Game password
    • 4.3 View
    • 4.4 Map
    • 4.5 Ingame settings
    • 4.6 Circle settings
    • 4.7 Drops / Crashes
    • 4.8 Glitching
    • 4.9 Exploits
    • 4.10 Teaming
  • 5. Ranking
    • 5.1 General
    • 5.2 Points per match (placement)
    • 5.3 Points per match (kills)
  • 6. Broadcast
    • 6.1 Casters
    • 6.2 Streaming
  • 7. Cheating
    • 7.1 Cheating
    • 7.2 Game bugs
  • 8. Punishments
    • 8.1 Insulting
    • 8.2 Witch hunting
    • 8.3 Not playing once checked in
    • 8.4 Flare gun usage

1. General

1.1 Rules - Every participant confirms with his registration that he and his team have read the rules and accept them.

1.2 Changes - Changes to the rules can happen anytime and without proper announcement. All teams are responsible to keep up to date with the rules. Bigger changes, including but not limited to rewards and other game deciding parts will be announced.

1.3 Referees - Referees do have the last word. For the purpose of fairplay, any referee is allowed to decide against the rules and take proper actions.

1.4 Prizes - Prizes will be given/paid out within 90 days after the tournament has ended. The prizes can not be transfered. The participant has to provide a valid address and his or her full name to receive the prizes. 7 days after tournament end date, addresses have to be provided at last. If no address or no valid address was given, we refuse to provide the prizes and winners are not eligible to receive them. Prizes for multiple people will be send to the responsible team captain or owner. Currently we are only able to ship prizes to residents in EU countries, in the following list:

  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • France
  • Netherlands
  • United Kingdom
  • Denmark
  • Poland
  • Czech Republic
  • Slovakia
  • Austria
  • Hungary
  • Slovenia
  • Belgium
  • Croatia
  • Greece
  • Italy
  • Germany

There is no complete guarantuee that you will receive your prizes in case a sponsor is not providing any of them anymore. Please also note, that if you are not at home while delivery, the package will not get re-delivered.

1.5 Behavior - Please be sure to respect everyone and treat each person the same way you want to be treated. Do not insult any participant via Discord, steam profile or other communication channels. A violation of this rule might lead to a suspension of the tournaments.

1.6 Not showing up - Not showing up for a tournament in which you are registered or checked in will get you punished by the admin staff. Based on the amount of no-shows in the past, punishment may varies.

2. Participation

2.1 Requirements - To participate in the Legends Arena, the participants need a legal copy of the game PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS plus a unique username to identify him or her. The participant must be atleast 16 years old. 

2.2 Authentication - Each user needs to provide a unique PUBG username

2.3 Check-in - 60 minutes (1 hour) prior to the event, the check-in is starting. Each team has to confirm their participation for each tournament. The check-in closes 5 minutes prior to the start of the event. Teams who forgot to check-in or register after the deadline are not able to participate.

2.4 Check-in (waiting list) - The check-in for the waiting list opens 30 minutes prior to the event start. The waiting list is just a back up of teams and is not guarantueed any slots in the tournament.

2.5 Teamsize - You are only allowed to participate if your full team is available in the lobby within the first 10 minutes. After 10 minutes the administration will search for replacements to be able to provide the best gaming experience for everyone. Duo: 2 players, Squad: 4 players.

2.6 Switching teams - Players are not allowed to switch teams between a best-of-series. Players are required to stay in the same team they registered with. It is not allowed to split the team in lobby to gain more default points. Players will be directly disqualified and all matches not played with their official registered lineup will not be counted towards the final ranking.

2.7 Providing screenshots - Every player is required to create screenshots of their scoring (placement and kills) after he or she has died. In case of an emergency (server crash, ...) the admin is allowed to request those screenshots.

2.8 Amount of players in lobby - A team is allowed to participate with 1 less player than registered in case of an emergency. This means for duo: 1 player, squad: 3 players. This is an exception and only allowed in case a player has to leave. You are only allowed to play up to 1 game with less players than registered.

3. Format

3.1 Number of participants - The number of participants is dependent on the mode played. Unless otherwise stated, the number of participants are:

  • Solo: 95 participants
  • Duo: 48 participants
  • Squad (4 players): 24 participants

3.2 Format - The tournament is played out in Free For All. There is one ranking at the end of each game.

3.3 Amount of matches - Unless otherwise stated, a tournament includes three (3) games.

3.4 Start of the match - After the tournament has started, the responsible referee is setting up the ingame lobby. Each participant has ten (10) minutes time to arrive in the lobby. 10 minutes after tournament start, the match will be started. If a participant has not joined the lobby within that timeframe, he is disqualified.

3.5 Player changes - Player changes are not allowed while playing an active tournament. If a team decides to change a player in an active season, the points of the team will be removed completely from the tournament.

3.6 Game participation - Once checked-in, players are required to play all games until the end. Leaving early can result in punishment.

4. Gamesettings

4.1 Custom Game name - The Custom Game name will be named after the tournament name shown on the website

4.2 Custom Game password - The password to join the tournament will be provided to everyone via message on the website. To receive the message you have to refresh the website once the tournament has started.

4.3 View - Unless otherwise stated, games will be played out in 1st person perspective (FPP)

4.4 Map - The official PLAYERUNKNOWN's BATTLEGROUNDS map Erangel.

4.5 Ingame settings - Please make sure to check the "overview" tab of each tournament. From time to time, we might change rules depending on the format to gather information for later use.  If no custom ruleset in overview is given, the following rules apply:

  • View: First Person Perspective (FPP)
  • Assault Rifles: 1.6x
  • Sniper Rifles: 1.3x
  • Ammunition: 1.5x
  • Flaregun: 0x
  • Costumes: 0x
  • Red zone: Disabled
  • Weather: Sunny

4.6 Circle settings - These competitive circle settings are used for any Legends Arena tournaments

CircleDelayWaitMoveDPSShrinkSpreadLand Ratio

4.7 Drops / Crashes - If a player or team crashes, the game will not be restarted. Each player is responsible for providing a stable PC and internet connection while playing the tournament. Exception: If more than 10% of the players drop due to a game related problem within the first 2 minutes of the game, the round will be restarted.

4.8 Glitching - Glitching into builduings with purpose is strictly forbidden. Disappearing due to manipulating textures will result in an instant disqualification. 

4.9 Exploits or known game bugs - Game issues and exploits are handeled on a case-by-case basis. Gamebreaking exploits which allow you to win games will not be tolerated in any case.

4.10 Teaming - Teaming up in any mode is strictly forbidden and will result in a disqualification.

5. Ranking

5.1 General - Ranking is split up in 2 parts. First we have the tournament ranking which is based on your performance in a tournament. On the other we have season based ranking, which sums up all performances from a series of tournaments. This does only apply to duo tournaments at the moment.

5.2 Points per match (placement) - At the end of each match, the top participants will gain rank points based on their match result. Following points will be awarded to the teams or players based on their game placement:

#SoloDuoSquad (4)
16. - 20.20155
21. - 30.155-
31. - 50.100-

5.3 Points per match (kills): As an extension to the placement, each kill (whether as a solo player or as a team) will grant the team 5 points.

6. Broadcast

6.1 Casters - All of the matches will be casted by an official caster. Official casters are listed at the streams page for everyone to view. Each stream will be advertised via social media and website.

6.2 Ineye - Everyone is allowed to stream the game from his or her ineye perspective while playing. Please be sure to use atleast a 3 minute, but no longer than 5 minute delay to prevent people from ghosting or giving information to other teams. Please use the name "Legends Arena" or including the hashtag "#LegendsArena" if you want to support us.

7. Cheating

7.1 Cheating - The use of illegal software to manipulate the game in any way is strictly forbidden. A violation of this rule comes with an infinite ban from all Legends Arena tournaments.

7.2 Game bugs - Using game bugs for a personal advantage is strictly forbidden. If you notice a bug in a running match, please report it to the tournament referee afterwards. 

8. Punishments

8.1 Insulting - Insulting other players in the ingame voice chat or on any other communication channel might get you removed from Legends Arena for a given period of time

8.2 Witch hunting - Witch hunting (saying a player is cheating or hacking in public without evidence) is stricly prohibited. Please make sure to DM an admin instead!

8.3 Not playing once checked in - In case you checked in for a tournament you are required to play atleast the first round. If you are not playing, you might be subject to get banned from further Legends Arena tournaments

8.4 Flare gun usage - In case of a bug or a wrong server setting, the Flare Gun should not be used under any circumstance. In case you are actively using it you'll get kicked from the current game and might get punished in future games.


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