Players' Lounge is hosting the Madden 18 tournament series presented by Sports Gamers Online and League Crawler.

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Registration and Details
  • Like most eSports tournaments, there will be two brackets. One featuring those who prefer to play on PS4 and the other for Xbox One.
  • Entry is FREE for both brackets with cash prizes provided by Players' Lounge.
  • To enter, players will need to create a Players' Lounge account.
Tournament Series Setup
  • Each bracket will have a MAXIMUM of 64 players from each console, PS4 and Xbox One.
  • Each bracket will play until there is one final winner from the bracket.
  • The final 4 players from each console's bracket will automatically be qualified for the final 16 player bracket for the championship on each console.
Start Time
  • The tournament will start Saturday February 10th, 2018 at 2:00pm EST.
  • 1st Place in the Satellite Tournament: $50
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Place in each Satellite Tournament gain entry into the championship tournament to be held on Saturday March 10th, 2018 at 2:00pm EST.
  • 1st Place in the Championship Tournament: $100
Bracket and Matchups
The bracket will be randomly generated at the start of the tournament. From there, players can open their match lobby on Players’ Lounge, friend their request opponent and play the match online. The player who will be the Home Team will be randomly decided when each match is created.

  • 6 Minute Quarters, no accelerated clock.
  • Games wil be played on All Madden difficulty.
  • NO HUDDLE RULE - You may run the hurry up offense unlimited only within the two minute warning at the end of the second and fourth quarter.
  • ONSIDE KICKS - Onside kicks are allowed only in the fourth quarter  when losing or at any time when you are down at least 17 points.
  • COVERAGE - You rush must at least 2 defensive players at the QB on every play.
  • PLAYBOOKS - Custom playbooks are allowed.  Just keep the play calling within the confines of the main rules.
  • HOME/AWAY - Since the teams and placement in the bracket was random, the team on the top side of the bracket (1st one listed) is the AWAY team.
4th Down Rules
  • 4th and inches anytime, anywhere or on 4th and goal.
  • 4th and 2 once at or across the 50 yard line.
  • You can go for it anytime when losing in the 4th quarter.
  • You may go for it in overtime at any time.
Reporting Scores
After each match, both players report the scores to the site; if discrepancies occur, players will need to provide photo or video evidence. Players' Lounge will decide who wins based on the evidence provided.