Match Scheduling

  1. Check the current week’s brackets to find the team you’re facing. Each Wednesday is the official beginning of a new week.
    1. (Update: Brackets will be posted 3/22)
  2. Contact the opponent team captain by messaging them through the HSL Discord Server.
    NOTE: Team captain designations on the Battlefy bracket may be inaccurate. Be sure to use the team listings below.
  1. (Update: Rosters will be posted 3/22)
  • The default match time is 5pm, time zone dependent on your group
    1. (Update: Groups will be posted 3/22)
  • You may attempt to reschedule your match if both players agree.
    1. For more detail, please check Section 6 of the Rules
    2. Be sure to check the time zone of the opposing team when scheduling, it will be listed on the rosters page
      1. (Update: Rosters will be posted 3/22)
    3. A good match scheduling tool is When2meet.com
  • Join the HSL Discord Server for announcements and updates

Gameday

  1. If you rescheduled your match then you will play at the agreed upon time, otherwise the match should be played at 5PM on Saturday.
  2. Find and contact your opponent in game at least 5 minutes before your scheduled match time.
  3. For procedures on setting up the match, please refer to the Game Settings and Rules section in the Rules.
  4. For god and skin bans, we use these bans HERE.
  5. For tournament format and schedule, please refer to the season information page.

Postgame

  1. After you have played your match, submit the result through the HSL website by clicking on the menu link. Only one player needs to submit a report, but if no submission is received by either team, a coin toss will be performed to advance the bracket (since it is an elimination format).
    1. The match report deadlines are posted on the season information page.
    2. SUBMIT MATCH RESULTS
  2. It is the responsibility of all players to confirm all scores are correct on or before Tuesday. Please contact an administrator as soon as possible if there is a scoring error. After Wednesday, scores WILL NOT be changed under any circumstances.

Help

  1. First, check the Rules to see if your problem is addressed there.
  2. RULES
  3. To contact a tournament administrator, tag them on Discord for the quickest response. You can also send an email to smite@hsstarleague.com, but expect a longer response time
  4. HSL DISCORD SERVER

Absences

  1. To claim an absence win, screenshots of relevant conversation and in-game evidence are required.
    1. In-game evidence should include a screenshot with the time (Video Settings->Show System Clock) showing the opponent(s) offline.
    2. Attach the evidence in the match reporting form on the website and include the time zone the clock is showing in the comments field. 
  2. If an absence is foreseeable, first seek to reschedule the match as soon as possible. If rescheduling deems impossible, please contact an administrator.
  3. If trying to reschedule, try to contact your opposing team at least 24 hours before your desired time.