You might have heard we’re hosting a Quake III Arena LAN tournament at PLAYBACK III on July 29th. Here’s everything you need to know to compete and possibly take home the gaming PC we’re giving away!

Sign up for the tournament will begin one (1) hour prior to the start of the tournament.

Available Maps:  All.

Map Selection: The map rotation for each round will be determined at random by tournament officials and be appropriate to the round and number of participants.

Player Cap: 32 (Depending on player participation, hosts reserve the right to issue first-round byes to those who sign up first in order to have even brackets. Any who sign up past the initial 32 will be set as Alternates in the event that any of the original 32 no-show their match.).

Format:  Free-For-All (FFA), Single Elimination Bracket.

Rounds 1 and 2: Each match in the first and second round will pit 8 players against each other in a series of three (3) FFA Deathmatches, with each player receiving points based on their placement at the end of the round. Points will be awarded in the following manner:

    • 1st Place: 10 points
    • 2nd Place: 8 points
    • 3rd Place: 6 points
    • 4th Place: 4 points
    • 5th Place: 3 points
    • 6th Place: 2 points
    • 7th Place: 1 point
    • 8th Place: 0 points

Winning Conditions for each match will be: Kill Count – 30, Time Limit – 10 minutes. The top 4 scoring players from each three-match set will advance to the next round. In the event of a tie in point totals, the player with the fewest deaths will be awarded one extra point.

Round 3:  Each match in the third round will pit 4 players against each other in a series of three (3) FFA Deathmatches with points being awarded in the same manner as Rounds 1 & 2.  However, only the top scoring player from each three-match set will advance to the finals.

Winning Conditions for each match will be: Kill Count – 30, Time Limit – 10 minutes. The top scoring player from each three-match set will advance to the finals. In the event of a tie in point totals, the player with the fewest deaths will be awarded one extra point.

Finals: The two remaining players will face off in a Best of Five series of 1-on-1 matches to determine the winner of the tournament.

Winning Conditions for each match will be: Kill Count – 30, Time Limit – 10 minutes.

There will be a ten (10) minute break between rounds.

The mayhem goes down on July 29th!

PLEASE NOTE: The event organizers reserve the right to alter these rules as needed to best serve our attendees and/or respond to technical issues.