Esports Leagues

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  • Open June 15-July 5, 2020 (Link to registration)
  • Price: $10
  • Available leagues: Madden, NBA2K and FIFA 20
  • Open to any players age 16+ with an Xbox or PS4 in the Central Missouri area.
  • 8 game season plus end of season single elimination tournament.
  • Schedules will be generated by Columbia Parks and Recreation and sent via email.
  • Players will use Discord to connect with each other and arrange times to play their scheduled games.
      • One “week” of games is expected to be completed within a 72 hour window.


        • Week 1 – July 7-9
        • Week 2 – July 11-13
        • Week 3 – July 15-17
        • Week 4 – July 19-21
        • Week 5 – July 23-25
        • Week 6 – July 27-29
        • Week 7 – July 31-August 2
        • Week 8 – August 4-6
        • Playoffs Round 1 – August 8-10
        • Semifinals – August 12-14
        • Championships – August 16-18
    • All games will be 1v1; Head To Head.
    • Targeted toward casual players that are looking for a recreational outlet while being able to compete.
    • Access to the video game and online gaming are not provided by Columbia Parks and Recreation.
    • Be respectful to all players and League Supervisors.
    • Any concerns or issues should be addressed privately via email or Discord with the League Supervisor.
    • If a player is unresponsive please notify the league supervisor. If contact cannot be made with the player by the league supervisor the game will be forfeited at the end of the 72 hour window.
      • Scores must be reported to league supervisor via Discord by both players upon completion of the game.


      • All players are required to create a Discord account and join the CPRD Sports server for each game.
        • Madden (CPRD Sports Discord Server Madden)
        • NBA2K (CPRD Sports Discord Server NBA)
        • FIFA 20 (CPRD Sports Discord Server FIFA)
      • This will allow for easy access to league admin and league announcements.
      • League/Team name and Discord name must match your online gamertag.

    General rules for all games 

    • Glitches
      • No player shall intentionally use any glitches to gain an advantage
      • If you believe that your opponent is cheating:
        • Inform league supervisor
        • Record the play in question if possible
    • Game Lobby
      • Any player who receives multiple complaints against them will be removed from the league.
      • HOME TEAM on the schedule is responsible for sending a game invite and hosting.
    • Equipment
      • Each player is responsible for having their own equipment.
    • Conceding
      • Players may concede a game at any time and the current score shall stand.
      • The player that concedes the game shall be given a loss.
    • Disconnects
      • If a player gets disconnected during the first half, the game will be restarted from the beginning.
      • If a player gets disconnected during the second half, the game will be restarted from the beginning or it is a forfeit win for any team leading by 21 or more.
      • Other circumstances should be brought to the attention of the league supervisor to make a determination.
    • Pauses
      • Each player may pause the game a maximum of three (3) times.
      • Players can only pause the game when the ball is out of play or they have clear possession.
      • If a player pauses the game, they are required to make a tactical change:
        • Substitution
        • Tactical Adjustment

    Madden Rules

    • You may use any of the 32 NFL teams from the Madden 2020 roster. No other teams are allowed (Creating teams, All Madden, Canton greats, etc.)
    • Players can select the same teams.
    • In the event a game ends with the score tied, the game will go into overtime. If the game is still tied after an overtime period, then the game ends in a tie. (Winner must be determined in playoffs)
    • In the event of a power loss or system freeze, the game will be restarted with “situational setup” to exactly match the score, settings, quarter, time, and possession and play will resume.

      Game Settings

      • Quarter Length: 5 Minutes
      • Play Clock: 30 Seconds
      • Skill level: All Pro
      • Weather: Clear
      • Accelerated Clock: Off
      • Game Speed: Normal
      • Game Style: Competitive
      • All other settings will be default

          Game Play Rules

          • Onside Kicks: Are not allowed in the first half. A competitor may attempt an onside kick at any time in the second half.
          • Excessive Offsides: Neither the offense nor the defense should purposefully go offsides with the intent of delaying the game nor exhibiting unsportsmanlike conduct. Intent is at the sole discretion of the league supervisor.
          • Improper Audible: Competitors may not audible out of the QB kneel, Wildcat, Field Goal, or Punt formations.


            NBA2K Rules

            • Players are permitted to use any of the normal 30 NBA teams. No special teams may be used.
            • Players may use the same team.
            • Overtime (OT) will decide all ties. Play continues until a winner is determined.


                Game Settings

                • Quarter Length: 5 Minutes
                • Settings: Default
                • Skill Level: Hall of Fame
                • Instant replay and cinema cut scenes will be turned off.


                      FIFA 20 Rules

                      • Players can use any team (star level does not have to match).
                      • Players can use the same team.
                      • Customized rosters are prohibited.
                      • Regular Season games may end in a tie.
                      • Tournament games will use Golden Goal Rule. (Golden Goal Rule: Start new game with same teams and first goal wins. Continue until a winner is decided).


                                    Game Settings

                                    • Game Mode: Friendly Season / Kickoff
                                    • Classic Match
                                    • No overtime for regular season games
                                    • Difficulty: Professional
                                    • Match Length: 6 Minute Halves
                                    • Game Speed: Normal
                                    • All other Settings: Default


                                                  Player Code of Conduct 

                                                  • Offensive expression
                                                    • Avoid expressing ourselves in an offensive manner toward other players or their actions in the game, regardless of whether they are opponents or teammates.
                                                  • Offensive language 
                                                    • Avoid using language, nicknames or other expressions that insult another player’s gender, gender identity, origin, physical ability, sexual orientation, religion or age.
                                                  • Violent language
                                                    • Avoid using language or actions that refer to sexual violence or other violence.
                                                  • Violent actions
                                                    • Avoid acting in a threatening or violent manner.
                                                  • Cheating
                                                    • Avoid cheating or hacking.
                                                  • Private information
                                                    • Avoid sharing our account information or any other private information that could put ourselves or our peers at risk.
                                                  • Harassment
                                                    • You may not harass other players, team members, or other associated parties.
                                                  • Sexual Harassment
                                                    • You may not sexually harass other players, team members or other associated parties. There is zero tolerance for any sexual threats or coercion or the promise of advantages in exchange for sexual favors.
                                                  • Discrimination and Denigration
                                                    • You may not offend the dignity or integrity of a country, private person, or group of people through contemptuous, discriminatory, or denigratory words or actions on account of race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, ability status, gender identity, language, religion, political opinion or any other opinion, sexual orientation, or any other reason.