Calling all Halo fans! 15,000$ is up for grabs, and here is how you can get it!!
GameStop is hosting a 1v1 and 4v4 Tournament for Halo: Reach.
There will be an in-store 1v1 tournaments at participating game stop locations, beginning September 24th. There will also be an Online 4v4 tournament, beginning October 11th.
Must be 17 years of age or older or you must have parental consent.
No employee of Gamestop or/and any of its affiliates may participate.
Official Rules: 1v1
To enter Round 1 in-store Tournament, visit a participating GameStop location on or before 9/24/10. The tournament will be capped at thirty two (32) Contestants for the first round per location. If more than thirty two (32) Contestants show up to compete at a particular location, up-to- sixty four (64) Contestants may be allowed to compete at a participating GameStop location. The amount of Contestants competing during the Round 1 in-store competition is at the sole discretion of each participating GameStop location. To obtain the address for a particular Tournament location, visit www.gamestop.com/haloreach. All Contestants must sign-in with the onsite GTD at least thirty (30) minutes prior to the start of Tournament. Contestants who are not signed-in at least thirty (30) minutes prior to play may be eliminated from the Tournament in the GTD’s sole discretion. On the day of Round 1, complete an official sign up sheet if you have not signed up prior to the Tournament date, or if you are a minor (defined as under 19 years of age in Alabama and Nebraska, under 21 in Mississippi and under 18 years of age in all other states and the District of Columbia), a parent or legal guardian will be required to complete and sign the official sign up sheet. After signing-in, the GTD will call your name when it is your time to compete in Round 1.
Materials to participate in-store will be provided by the Sponsor. Participants will not be permitted to use their own materials. When your name is called, you will be given one (1) opportunity to compete against another Contestant at that location. A Store Winner may use his/her existing username or may create a new one if he/she does not have an existing one. The use of a username is limited to one per Contestant for the duration of this Tournament.
The onsite GameStop Tournament Director (“GTD”) will present game play instructions, any mandatory game play settings, and Game Controller directions during the introduction prior to commencement of each Round. Regardless of any Round, Contestants must use Game Controllers provided at the participating GameStop location or Tournament location. A Contestant cannot use his or her own Game Controllers. Contestants are responsible for understanding the Game Controllers and instructions. Pairing of Contestants is at the sole discretion of the GTD. The GTD will signal to initiate all play. Both Contestants must press start to begin the match. In each Round, each Contestant will have limited time to eliminate his/her opponent (refer to each Round for time limitations).
The following Tournament Game Play practices apply: Single elimination; no memory cards or personal controllers. Settings available at participating GameStop locations and at: www.gamestop.com/haloreach. Settings are subject to change and are at the GTD’s sole discretion. Each Round 1 In-store Contestant will be paired with another Round 1 Contestant in a five (5) minute match. The Contestant at the end of each match with the most kills will advance to the next round of the bracket. The winner of each Round 1 match will then compete against another Contestant until the top scoring Round 1 In-store Contestant remains who will have the opportunity to continue playing in Round 1 online portion of the Tournament (“In-store Winners).
A Contestant who did not qualify as a Store Winner may register to compete in Round 1 of the online 4V4 Tournament providing that he/she registers by 10:59 am Eastern Time (“ET”) on 10/19/10 and meet the requirements of the 4V4 Tournament. A Store Winner (subject to verification) may not participate in Round 1 of the 4V4 online Tournament. However s/he will be able to continue playing the online portion of the Round 1 In-store Winner competition for all Store Winners providing s/he follows the instruction provided below.
All top scoring Round 1 Store Winners will be determined on 9/24/10. Each Store Winner will be responsible for registering online including providing his/her username and unique code in order to participate online in a ladder style competition Store Winners will be provided with a winner’s certificate which will have a unique code. Unique code can only be used once and should not be shared with other people. If a Store Winner does not receive a winner’s certificate after being declared a Store Winner, s/he is responsible for contacting the GTD at the GameStop location [where s/he played and won] to obtain his or her winner’s certificate.
A Store Winner may not be able to compete in the remaining portion of Round 1 without the winner’s certificate. On or around 9/30/10, each Store Winner will be contacted at the email s/he provided during the registration process with entry details needed to participate in the Store Winner online competition. Sponsor will have no further obligation to any Store Winner who fails to adhere to such stipulation. Store Winners will need to visit www.ggl.com/gamestop by 10:59 am ET on 10/10/10 to register their contact information and the unique code to participate in the online ladder style elimination competition.
Approximately eight (8) Round 1 In-Store Winners and four (4) Round 1 Online Teams (“Finalist”) will advance to Round 2 of the Tournament which will be held on dates and time at a venue determined by the Sponsor and will be provided to each Finalist prior to travel. Each Finalist (and its members if Finalist is a member of a 4V4 team), will be required to present a valid photo ID (or any legal document if necessary) to compete in Round 2 and may be required to present his or her certificate of winning before competing in Round 2.
During Round 2, the eight (8) Finalists who originated from the 1V1 In-store competition will be paired randomly and given the opportunity to compete against another Finalist, as determined by the Sponsor, until one Finalist remains. The top scoring Finalist who originated from the 1V1 In-store competition with the most kills in the final match in Round 2 (subject to verification) will be declared a the First Prize Winner of the Tournament. The Finalist with the second most kills (subject to verification) who originated from the 1V1 In-store competition will be declared the Second Prize winner.
During Round 2 of the 4V4 Competition, the four (4) Finalist Teams will be paired randomly and given the opportunity to compete against another Finalist Team, as determined by the Sponsor, until one Finalist Team remains. The top scoring Finalist 4V4 Team with the most kills in the final match (subject to verification) will be declared the First Prize Winner of the 4V4 Competition. The 4V4 Team with the second highest kills will be declared the Second Prize winner of the 4V4 Competition (subject to verification).
If any Finalist and/or Finalist Team withdraws, or fails to attend the Finals for any reason whatsoever, at the Sponsor’s sole discretion, an alternate Finalist or Finalist Team may be determined.
The online competition portion of Round 1 for Store Winners will commence at approximately 11:01 am ET on 10/11/10 and conclude at 11:59 pm ET on 11/7/10. Once the online portion of Round 1 is in process, a Store Winner who has not registered by 11:59 PM ET on 10/10/10 may not enter/compete.
Store Winner online competition is subject to all policies located at GGL.com. The top eight (8) Contestants from the In-store 1V1 online competition (based on accumulative scoring and subject to Sponsor’s verification), as of 12:01am local time on 11/7/10 (or when the top eight (8) scoring Contestants are determined, whichever is sooner) will automatically advance to Round 2 of the Tournament as Finalists.
If the game is tied after the time limit for a given match, the game will go into a two (2) minute overtime tie-breaker where the player/team with the most kills will win. In the event of a further tie, the game will be extended for additional two (2) minute overtime tie-breaker until a winner is determined
A fifteen thousand dollar ($15,000) jackpot will be shared in the following manner:
1V1 Competition: One (1) First Prize Winner will receive a check in the amount of $2,000.00 (ARV: $2,000). One (1) Second Prize Winner will receive a check in the amount of $1,000.00 (ARV: $1,000.00)
4V4 Competition: One (1) First Prize: Each team member will receive a check in the amount of $2,000.00 (ARV: $2,000.00 each). One (1) Second Prize: Each team member will receive a check in the amount of $1,000.00 (ARV: $1,000.00 each).
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