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Quick Rules

Data Center: Europe

Map: World's End



  • Once the tournament starts, go to your first match which will be listed under "My Participation"
  • Make note of your team slot and the Password and on the match page
  • Load into the Apex Legends Main Lobby
  • Hover your mouse over the Play Apex tile in the lower-left corner of the screen, and left-click on it to view the other options
  • Hover your mouse over the tiny Trophy and Podium icon on the top-right corner of the screen, and click on it to bring up the Tournament Match Join screen
    • Note: you must not have any other Players in your Main Lobby to properly join a Tournament Match
  • Enter the Password (from the ACGL match page) in the proper alphanumeric text field on the screen, and hit Enter
  • Join the slot as assigned to your team on the ACGL match page and enter your team name at the top of the slot
    • If a player is in your assigned slot, please post on the match page so that the admin can kick the player(s)
    • Your team name should be the same as it is on the ACGL website
  • The host will start the lobby 15 minutes after the Match password is posted
  • At the end of the match, make sure to take screenshots of your team's kills and position
  • After the match has ended, team captains must click on "Enter Result" on the ACGL match page, enter the team's scores and upload the screenshot
  • Repeat for all other matches

Game Specific


Each Elimination: 1 Point

  • Win: 12 pts
  • 2nd: 9pts
  • 3rd: 7pts
  • 4th: 5pts
  • 5th: 4pts
  • 6-7th: 3pts
  • 8-10th: 2pts
  • 11-15th: 1pts



In the event that two or more teams have the same number of total points, the following rules shall be applied to break the tie:

  • Tiebreaker 1 = Total wins
  • Tiebreaker 2 = Highest eliminations
  • Tiebreaker 3 = Highest average placement
  • Tiebreaker 4 = Highest amount of eliminations in one game
  • Tiebreaker 5 = Coin-Flip


1.1 Support

Tournament Support will primarily be via the ACGL Discord Server (https://discord.gg/3dEqjB5) Players can additional comment in the ‘Match Comments’ section of the tournament page which admin periodically checks. Please do not spam in the ‘Match Comments’ section. 


1.2 Proof Requirements:

In the event of a dispute, the accusing team must provide a video as proof.

1.3 Disconnections

There will be no game restarts if a player disconnects. Players are responsible for their own connections and technical issues.


1.4 Drop locations:

If you choose to land at a location, you are accepting all outcomes that come with dropping within that area. Including lag, glitches, etc. We will not cancel/replay any matches pertaining to lag or in-game glitches if you choose to drop in this location. There will be exceptions to this case and will be at the admin's discretion.


Apex Legends Global Series

You think you have what it takes to compete against the best Apex Legends players in the world? You want to compete for over $3 million in prizing? Then be sure to check out the official Apex Legends Global Series website to learn more and sign up for future tournaments.

You want to compete against the best in your region for $500k? Be sure to check out the Apex Legends Autumn Circuit website to learn more and sign up for future regional tournaments.


Autumn Circuit Schedule: 




Regional 1

October 5

APAC North @ 6:00 PM JST

Europe @ 5:45 PM BST

North America @ 4:45 PM PDT

Regional 2

October 19

APAC North @ 6:00 PM JST

Europe @ 5:45 PM BST

North America @ 4:45 PM PDT

Regional 3

November 2

APAC North @ 6:00 PM JST

Europe @ 5:45 PM BST

North America @ 4:45 PM PDT

Regional 4

November 23

APAC North @ 6:00 PM JST

Europe @ 5:45 PM BST

North America @ 4:45 PM PDT

Last Chance Qualifiers

December 7

APAC North @ 6:00 PM JST

Europe @ 5:45 PM BST

North America @ 4:45 PM PDT

Playoffs - Day 1

December 19


Playoffs - Day 2

December 20


Points System

1 point(s) per kill

6th - 7th3
8th - 10th2
11th - 15th1

Global Rules

By signing up to this tournament all participants agree that they have read and accept our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


2.1 Communication

Only communication via the ACGL Discord chat lobby, Match Chat, and ACGL Personal Messages will be accepted.


2.2 Rule Changes

ACGL has the right to (1) decide outside or even against the rulebook and (2) make changes to any of these rules before or during the tournament. This is to ensure fair play and the smooth progression of the tournament


2.3 Late Entries

Participants will not be able to sign up to tournaments once the sign-up deadline the has been reached


2.4 Misconduct and Unsportsmanlike Behaviour

All players are asked to behave in a respectful way towards other competitors and ACGL admins. Toxic behavior, flaming and unsportsmanlike behavior are not allowed and may be punished.


2.5 Conflict of interest

Participation in prize tournaments, unless otherwise explicitly permitted, is not allowed for employees of ACGL, its partners, or tournament sponsors.

2.6 Connections

Should we deem that your in-game connection is regularly in conflict with others or too unstable to fairly compete against others, you may be forfeited or blacklisted from our matchfinders.

The use of a VPN when connecting to our website/app is strictly prohibited and may result in you getting banned. Use of a GPN/Gaming VPN to connect to game-servers is allowed.


2.7 Prize distribution

In tournaments with a monetary payout, unless otherwise stated, payment will be made within (or by) 30 days following receipt of confirmed bank details. Please note that all prize payments must be done to a South African bank account. Any cash prizes not claimed after 3 months will be subject to forfeit.

Tournaments with a "sliding scale prize pool" have participation-dependant prizes, meaning a certain number of confirmed participants must be reached before a prize becomes valid and claimable.


2.8 Broadcasting

ACGL reserves the right to use any material cast or streamed by a player when participating in ACGL Tournaments. All personal streaming is allowed.


2.9 Spectators

Other than ACGL admins, spectators are only allowed if both participants agree. Any disputes on spectators must be made before the start of the first game.


2.10 Loadshedding
Standard cups: 
Standard cups will always go ahead regardless of the stage of loadshedding. As long as the tournament reaches the minimum amount of players needed for a tournament to start, it will start. 

Event Finals: 
If loadshedding is scheduled for stage 4 or above on the same day as an Event Series Finals, the dates of the finals may be moved to accommodate to all teams taking part.

2.11 New Characters

In the event that a new character is added to any game. That character may not be used within 14 days of his release. 

Account Rules

3.1 In-Game ID

Players must ensure that their in-game ID (relating to the tournament) is up-to-date on their ACGL account. Per admin discretion, players may be deducted honour or forfeited from the match/tournament.

Players with profanity, vulgar text or foreign characters that cannot be typed on a standard keyboard, console, or mobile device in their ID will be requested to remove the text or risk being banned.


3.2 Multi accounts

Each tournament participant must only have one account. If a player cannot access their account, they must contact an admin on Discord or email admin@acgl.gg


3.3 Names and Logos

We reserve the right to edit user/team names or logos and deduct Honour if they resemble copyrighted content, are offensive/vulgar, or incite hatred.


3.4 Team Roster

A player may only play for one team in a tournament. The only players allowed to play for a team are the players listed under that team on the match page.

3.5 Account Sharing

Players are forbidden to allow others to play in tournaments in place of them by sharing game accounts.


3.6 Roster Changes

Changes to a team's roster may only be made before the start of a tournament and up to the end of the first round grace period. Teams may request via the admins for a roster change to be made with a player that is not a player already participating in the tournament. 


3.7 Substitutes

For specified tournaments, sub players will be allowed. These players are not required to check in and will also not receive any ELO or count towards team seeding. Substitutes will not be awarded trophies or embers either.


3.8 Country

Deliberately faking the country of residence is punishable. If a player does so and plays in a team match, the team will be punished as well.

Participants must reside in one of the following Sub Saharan African countries: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Réunion, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Hosting rights for private matches will be given to South African players.


3.9 Banned players

Playing with a banned player may result in the entire team also being banned. A list of players banned from competing on the ACGL platform can be found here


Dispute Rules

4.1 Cheating

Breaking any rule and any form of cheating, hacking, abusing in-game mechanics, mods or unsportsmanlike behavior may be punished.


4.2 Disputes & Proof

All disputes must have evidence submitted to an ACGL admin for a ruling to be made. The burden of proof is on the accuser. In order to dispute game results, players must do so on the match page or Discord either before/during the match or no longer than 15 minutes after the end of the match.


4.3 Match-Fixing / Betting Fraud

Engaging in any action that improperly influences the outcome of a game or match by any means is strictly prohibited.


4.4 Doping

Any kind of doping is forbidden. Mild cases of doping will be punished with a warning. Severe cases (i.e. use of drugs containing performance-enhancing substances, like Adderall) will be punished.


4.5 Deception/Manipulation

The attempt to deceive admins or other players with wrong or fake statements, information, or data will not be tolerated. Players found bribing or attempting to bribe an ACGL admin or trying to manipulate the competition will be punished accordingly.

4.6 Game Modification

Programs that provide an unfair advantage or make changes to the game itself are forbidden. Scripts and changes to the game\'s configuration are not allowed unless otherwise stated in the tournament rules.


4.7 Equipment

Players may not use a Turbo/Button Macro controller. For all console tournaments, the use of a Keyboard/Mouse is strictly prohibited.


4.8 IP Flooding (DDoS Attacks)

Performing or assisting with a DDoS attack of your opponent or ACGL will be punished severely.


4.9 Lack of Cooperation

Failing to comply with a tournament admin's directions and/or requests may result in the forfeit of a game or the entire match.


4.10 Punishments

The following punishments for breaking rules may be enforced by an admin: Loss of Honour, a Game Forfeit, a Match Forfeit, or a ban for a specified duration. 

Penalty Rules

No show 5
Incorrect game account 5
Fake result 10
Unregistered player 10
Deception 15
Unsportsmanlike Behaviour 8-20
Abandoning Free Agent team after check-in 20
3x FA team abandons Stats reset


Once a player reaches -20 Honour they will receive a one week ban, any subsequent violations may result in a permanent ban. 


Playing with a banned player 1 month
5x FA team abandons 1 month
Boosting 1-3 months
Hostile language or Personal threats 1-3 months
Smurf account 3 months
Racism, hate speech Permanent


This list does not include violations such as cheating or use of illegal hardware as those are handled on a case by case basis. All bans are first reviewed by the ACGL admin team before they are confirmed.