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Australian Esports
University League

Open for all University students across Australia who have a passion for videogame culture and esports, the Australian Esports University League (AEUL) provides a structured and well-governed tournament for aspiring players to prove their skills among their peers and against rival universities!

AEUL tournaments will be conducted during each Semester of the year.

Communication

The AEL’s University League Discord channel will be the primary mode of communication between players and tournament officials regarding this tournament.

All players must join the AEL University League Discord channel. Teams that do not abide by this rule and miss out on communications may be subject to disqualification from the league.

Tournament Dates

Registrations Open:  February 1st

Registrations Close: March 7th

Tournament Begins: March 15th

Live Finals: June 18th – 20th

Registrations Open: June 21st

Registrations Close: July 25th

Tournament Begins: August 2nd

Online Finals: October 11th – 17th

Selected Games

Format

The League will be split into two stages.

Stage 1: Groups (Best of 5)
The groups stage will consist of multiple groups of teams battling it out for their spots in the playoffs.

The top two teams from each group will advance to the Playoff Stage.

Stage 2: Playoffs (Best of 7)
The playoff stage will be a double-elimination bracket with the top teams from the group stage.

3v3
Platform: PC, PS, XBOX & Nintendo Switch

Prizes

1st place: $
2nd place: $
3rd place: $

Broadcast Schedule

Matches will be broadcast live on Thursday nights.

Terms & Conditions of entry

  • Students must be enrolled at an Australian University
  • All members of a team must be from the same institution
  • All players must provide Student ID for confirmation

Format

The League will be split into two stages.

Stage 1: Groups (2 games per match)
The groups stage will consist of multiple groups of teams battling it out for their spots in the playoffs.

The top two teams from each group will advance to the Playoff Stage.

Stage 2: Playoffs (Best of 3)
The playoff stage will be a double-elimination bracket with the top teams from the group stage.

5v5
Platform: PC

Prizes

1st place: $
2nd place: $
3rd place: $

Broadcast Schedule

Matches will be broadcast live on Wednesday nights.

Terms & Conditions of entry

  • Students must be enrolled at an Australian University
  • All members of a team must be from the same institution
  • All players must provide Student ID for confirmation

Format

The League will be split into two stages.

Stage 1: Groups (2 maps per match)
The groups stage will consist of multiple groups of teams battling it out for their spots in the playoffs.

The top two teams from each group will advance to the Playoff Stage.

Stage 2: Playoffs (Best of 3)
The playoff stage will be a double-elimination bracket with the top teams from the group stage.

5v5
Platform: PC

Prizes

1st place: $
2nd place: $
3rd place: $

Broadcast Schedule

Matches will be broadcast live on Saturday nights.

Terms & Conditions of entry

  • Students must be enrolled at an Australian University
  • All members of a team must be from the same institution
  • All players must provide Student ID for confirmation

Format

The League will be split into two stages.

Stage 1: Groups (2 maps per match)
The groups stage will consist of multiple groups of teams battling it out for their spots in the playoffs.

The top two teams from each group will advance to the Playoff Stage.

Stage 2: Playoffs (Best of 3)
The playoff stage will be a double-elimination bracket with the top teams from the group stage.

5v5
Platform: PC

Prizes

1st place: $
2nd place: $
3rd place: $

Broadcast Schedule

Matches will be broadcast live on Friday nights.

Terms & Conditions of entry

  • Students must be enrolled at an Australian University
  • All members of a team must be from the same institution
  • All players must provide Student ID for confirmation

Contact us

Reach out to the AEL team today! Make sure to follow our network across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn!

You can email the AEL through our contact form or send to info@ael.org.au

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