Preamble

  • Preamble
  • Behaviour
  • Team Rule and Requirements
    • Selection
    • Roster change
    • Team name and players
    • Communication
  • Nexus Contest Structure
    • Restriction of the roster
    • Nexus Contest Format
    • Map pools
    • Tournament Rule: Match Details
      • Banned talent
      • Banned sprays
      • Banned skins
      • Banned mounts
    • Attendances, delays, breaks and pauses
    • Bugs & Exploits
    • Replays
    • Cheating
  • Cashprize
  • Casters, POV, streamings

Competing in the Nexus Contest requires the player or team to accept the official rules.
If you, a member of your team, violates these Official Rules, your team may be subject to game forfeitures, prize forfeitures and disciplinary action. 

Behaviour

Each player and each team must show exemplary behavior and fair play that honor sportsmanship. In-game chat should only be used to say “GL HF” at the beginning of the match and “GG” at the end of the match, as well as to communicate with referees if they are present in the game. Any behavior considered “toxic” (b-step, excessive tag, trash talk, etc …) will be severely punished. The management team and referees will decide in their sole discretion what sanctions to apply.

Team Rule and Requirements

Selection

Incoming details

Roster change

Rosters are locked from the moment of the qualification until the end of the tournament, marked by the announcement of the winner.
A substitute can be put in place for a member of the team roster, this substitute and the team must fulfil the following requirements: 

  • The request to use a substitute player must come from the captain
  • The team can use only one substitute players.
  • The substitute player must fulfil the eligibility requirements, and can not be a player from a different country than the team.  
  • Substitutes must be reported to, and approved by, a Nexus Contest moderator before the match starts. 

Team name and players

Communication

Every informations needed for every team will be shared on the discord of the competition.
You must be on the discord of the competition during the whole event to receive instructions, news and contact of others teams.

Nexus Contest Structure

Restriction of the roster

Nexus Contest Format

Map pools

List of allowed maps for the tournament : Incoming !

Tournament Rule: Match Details

Banned talent

Incoming

Banned sprays

Incoming

Banned skins
  • Archangel Diablo
  • Twilight Archangel Diablo
  • Skyborne Archangel Diablo
  • Toxic Archangel Diablo
  • Cyberhawk Kael’thas
  • Sapphire Cyberhawk Kael’thas
  • Cyborghawk Kael’thas
  • Spectre Cyberhawk Kael’thas
  • Maraudin’ Muradin
  • Raider Maraudin’ Muradin
  • Dominion Maraudin’ Muradin
  • Umojan Maraudin’ Muradin
  • Striker Li-Ming
  • Scarlet Striker Li-Ming
  • Canary Striker Li-Ming
  • Sapphire Striker Li-Ming
  • Mecha Tyrael
  • Strike Mecha Tyrael
  • Deathreaper Mecha Tyrael
  • Cuddle Bear Stitches
  • Honey Bear Stitches
  • Snuggle Bear Stitches
  • Techno Vandal Chromie
  • Jade Techno Vandal Chromie
  • Amber Techno Vandal Chromie
Banned mounts
  • Arthas Bat Form
  • Kerrigan Bat Transformation
  • Invisible Horse

Attendances, delays, breaks and pauses

A team must be present 30 minutes in advance of the scheduled start time.
A team whom’s first match is in the 2nd round of the bracket will have to be present 30 minutes in advance of the scheduled start time of the 2nd round.
A team will be considered tardy, if the team has not assembled 5 minutes after the agreed upon time. The team will receive a warning.
A team that is tardy for 10 minutes forfeits a match.
A maximum break of 5 minutes between maps is allowed before a team becoming tardy.
A maximum break of 10 minutes between rounds is allowed before a team becomes tardy.
Pauses may only be started for technical difficulties
The time pool for pauses is 10 minutes, after which the game will resume.

Bugs & Exploits

Teams participating in the Nexus Contest are prohibited from using bugs or exploits, doing so will result in the loss of the match and continued abuse will result in the expulsion from the tournament.

Replays

Cheating

Cashprize

Casters, POV, streamings