Tournament Rules

MADDEN TOURNAMENT OFFICIAL RULES

PLATFORM:

The Tournament is being played on PS4. Any Standard controller can be used.

TEAMS:

Players will be allowed to use any of the 32 NFL teams (Latest UP TO DATE ROSTERS Preexisting Injuries Off).  You do not have to use the same team throughout the tournament. Players will be allowed to use the same teams within a game.

TOURNAMENT FORMAT:

Brackets will be set randomly. There will be 12 systems and 12 TV’s.*If you help donate a system and controllers or Madden 16, you will be eligible for discounted or free entry. Must call (601)982-8264 to register this way.

FORFEIT GAMES:

If a player in a particular bracket round decides to not play their game for what ever reason, the remaining player will then be automatically advanced to the next bracket round.

21 PT MERCY RULE:

There is a (21) point mercy rule in place until the final Championship game. If either player gains a lead of 21 or more points, the game is ended with the player leading declared the winner.

Once the losing player is down 21, that player will be given one more chance to score on the next position. If the losing player does not score, the game is then called.

NO TAKE OVER TEAMS:

No player will be allowed to pass their spot in the tournament to another player for what ever reason. If a player can not finish their games, they will forfeit and the next player in that bracket gets awarded a win and moves on.

VIEW:

Our tournament default view is MADDEN or CLASSIC View. Each player can agree to one particular view before the game but that view must remain the same all the way throughout the game. If players cannot agree to a particular view then players will flip a coin to decide view.

CHEATING OR INFRACTION:

If during the tournament you feel your opponent is cheating or a serious infraction has been committed against you, then put the game on pause and stand up and call over a tournament official. The tournament official will assist you in addressing the issue.

PLAYBOOKS:

CUSTOM PLAYBOOK AND CREATED PLAYS ARE NOT ALLOWED.

SCREEN TOGGLING:

No excessive screen toggling will be allowed during snap of ball or before a FG or punt. Abuse of this rule will result in loss of one time out or in case of FG situation automatic 3 points awarded. If you feel this rule is being abused, put the game on pause and call over a tournament official. If you allow the snap of the ball, you live with the outcome. No player is permitted to pause the game if there is a field goal or punt in progress. Anyone who does so must use a timeout to allow the kick to proceed properly.

SETTINGS:

• General

 Quarter Length: 4 Minutes (Single Elimination Rounds) (Championship Game 5 minute Quarters)

 Skill: All Pro

 All Madden Default Settings / Weapons On

 Injuries: On

 Fatigue: On

 Accelerated Clock: Off

 Madden Challenge: Off

 Random Weather: Off

• Custom Game

 Player Lock: On (Can be set to ON or OFF by each player in personal config.)

 Auto Subs: On (Out 65%; In 85% Can be set ON or OFF by each player in control config.)

 Pass Mode: Default (Player preference Can be set by each player in personal config.)

• Penalties

 Penalties: On

 Offsides: On

 All penalties at Middle slider

• AI

 All assists: Off

 All Meters: Middle

 Human and CPU: All sliders at middle setting

 IT IS NOT the tournament directors responsibility to make sure all auto assist are off. You must take the liberty of checking that yourself of your opponent before each game.

• Easy Play: Off

• Audibles, Depth Chart, substitutions Players have 2 minutes each to set audibles, depth chart, substitutions

• Video

 1st Down lines displayed

 Player Names displayed

 Auto Replay: off (May be ON in Finals)

• Audio

 Announcer On or Off

• Settings will be saved on the system if possible.

• If game settings are found to be wrong during a game, the settings will be corrected and the game will proceed.

• Overtime

 Sudden Death will be played until a winner is determined.

 If tied after 1 OT, play GRUDGE MATCH (start a new game) with same HOME and AWAY teams. This game is to be played until someone scores. Continue additional games including OT until one player wins.

FAIR PLAY : FAIR PLAY IS OFF

COACHING:

No one will be allowed to assist any player with decisions during a game. Anyone who does so will be asked to leave.

HOME & AWAY:

A flip of a coin will decide which player gets to play at home. Once a player advances to the later rounds both players will flip for home field advantage.

 

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