|NBA 2K11 Basketball Tournament Rules & Format
Maximum Number of Competitors: 1024
Location: Kissimmee Civic Center Kissimmee, Florida
Date: Saturday June 18, 2011, Finals: Sunday June 19, 2011
Times: 10am on Saturday and 11am on Sunday. Participants should arrive for check-in 30 minutes prior to their scheduled game-time. Tournament brackets will be posted online at Keatongrantfoundation.org NO ID…NO PLAY! You must have some type of ID to play. School, Driver license etc…
Tournament Difficulty: Hall of fame
Prizes: 1st NBA 2K12 Game, 4 Orlando Magic tickets and Trophy. 2nd NBA 2K12 Game, 3 Orlando Magic Tickets and Trophy. 3rd NBA 2K12 Game, 2 Orlando Magic tickets and Trophy.
1. Registration: January 15 – June 14, 2011 * All registration will take place online at Keatongrantfoundation.org using the online registration feature. Registration is $10 with valid ID.
2. Eligibility and Limitations: Anyone with valid ID can play in the NBA 2K11 Tournameant.
3. Tournament Preparation
a) Be prepared to play any of the teams in NBA 2K11.
b) There will be no consoles available for warm-up prior to competing.
c) It is the responsibility of the competitors to know how to play NBA 2K11.
The Tournament Organizers are not required to provide How‐To‐Play instructions.
4. Console and Game Settings
a) All consoles, games, and controllers will be supplied at the event. The Playstation 3 or XBOX 360 system will be used throughout competition.
b) No cheats will be allowed, nor will the use of objects external to the controllers be allowed. Should a participant be caught cheating or using an external object, they will be immediately disqualified.
c) Team Selection:
1. Once participant has entered tournament, such participant may play with any one of the current 30 (thirty) NBA teams. The all-time teams/ fantasy teams are not allowed in the Tournament.
2. Coin toss for first team pick
d) Game Settings:
1. Quarter length: 4minute quarters
2. Skill: Hall of fame
3. Substitution: rotation
4. Only current teams in the NBA
5. One minute before game starts to change starting line up
6. Two minute timeout throughout the game to do any substitutions, coaching changes, or anything of that sort.
7. All other game settings default
8. Updated rosters will be used
9. There will be a winner. You will play overtime to get a winner.
a) Registration begins at 9 am on June 18, and shall close at 9:45am on June 18, 2011. Pre-registration required (see keatongrantfoundation.org). If any spots remain open, these will be filled on a first come, first serve basis the day of the event.
b) Once the first 1024 spots are filled, registration will be closed. Tournament organizers reserve the right to alter the number of available slots at any time.
c) Participants should be available to play on Saturday, June 18, 2011 and Sunday, June 19, 2011.
d) All play will take place at the Kissimmee Civic Center.
e) The “gaming pit” will be supervised by a “pit boss”. There will be monitor at every station to enforce the rules.
f) This is single elimination, with no losers’ bracket.
a) Tournament seeding will be determined in random fashion by tournament organizers.
Please be sure to check in with the beginning play. A valid ID card is required before each game. NO ID…NO PLAY!
b) The Tournament format is a 1 vs. 1 format.
c) Before each game of the Tournament, the organizer will flip a coin. Winner will decide if he/she wants to be the home or away team.
d) This is a single-elimination tournament. You will have 2 minutes total pause time through out game play. THIS WILL CASUE A DISQUALIFICATION.
e) You will have 2 minutes total pause time through out game play. If you pause the game without anytime left you have to give up 2 points. If you pause the game a second time THIS WILL CASUE A DISQUALIFICATION. You can only pause game on the offense and on dead balls.
f) “Skunk Rule”: 20 points more than your opponent at any point in the second half wins the game.
g) The winner of each round will be determined by highest point total and will advance to the next round.
h) Participants must remain in the Tournament heat locations until scoring is complete.
Leaving the competition area before a completed set may result in disqualification
i) Players have 60 seconds, upon notification that they’re next to play, to report to their match or they will face immediate disqualification. We need to keep the event moving in a timely fashion.
7. Tournament Conduct and Decisions
a) By participating in the Tournament, competitors agree to be bound by the decisions of the Tournament organizers. Persons who violate any rule, gain unfair advantage in participating in the Tournament, or obtain winner status using fraudulent means will be disqualified. No sideline coaching or gambling on games allowed.
b) Unsportsmanlike, disruptive, annoying, harassing or threatening behavior is prohibited. Foul language of any kind will not be permitted or tolerated.
c) No memory cards or saved games allowed
d) All scores are final, negative remarks to the Tournament Administrator or personnel of the Tournament Organizers will not be tolerated.
e) The Tournament Organizers will interpret these rules and resolve any disputes, conflicting claims or ambiguities concerning the rules of the Tournament and the Tournament Organizers’ decisions concerning such disputes will be final.
f) If the conduct or outcome of the Tournament is affected by human error, any mechanical malfunctions or failures of any kind, intentional interference or any event beyond the control of the Tournament Organizers, the Tournament Organizers reserve the right to terminate the Tournament, or make such other decisions regarding the outcome as the Tournament Organizers deem appropriate.
g) Any intentional distraction to the players while they are playing will result in immediate disqualification and removal from the premises, including turning off the game.
h) Controllers are supplied by the tournament. If a controller is defective, a player can pause the game and notify the referee. If a player plays with a defective controller, all results are counted.
i) All decisions will be made by the Tournament Organizers and are final. The Tournament
Organizers may waive any of these rules in their sole discretion and/or may make determinations and rulings that are contrary to rules in the spirit of fairness.