1.1. The participants of the tournament are obliged to follow these rules and the instructions.
1.2. The tournament is organized by the Referees Committee, which makes decisions in accordance with these rules. If the situation is not described in the rules, the chief referee of the tournament can make a decision at his own discretion, if it guarantees a fair game.
1.3. By participating in any activity of the tournament, the participant acknowledges compliance with these rules and regulations of the tournament, and agrees that in case of violation of the rules, may be disqualified from the tournament.
1.4. The payment of the tournament is made within 60 calendar days after the end of the tournament. Applying for income in the form of winnings and prizes are: the only tax rate on personal income, which is set at 21%.
1.5. The participants, who have won the prize-winning places, are obliged to provide photos of an identity card (scans), as well as a personal bank account. Each prize winner must provide the required information in one folder. In the absence of any information, the prize will not be paid out. In the event that the prize payment needs to be carried out to a third party, it is necessary to provide scans of documents of this person and a statement from the participant.
1.6. The citizens and the residents of the Republic of Armenia who have reached and over 16 years of age are allowed to participate in the tournament.
1.7. The organizer has non-exclusive rights to a sound, images, including but not limited to the use of persons and names: the right to quote, copy, apply for promotional/advertising/announcement of show programs; reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, display, distribute, broadcast and transmit voice and image involving names in any form, without prior notice or any other compensation to the participant.
The participant confirms, among other things, that he allows the organizer to use the image for creating a show program and applying it in the production of advertising or photo, video, television, and other materials that will not damage the image of the participant. The organizer has the rights to produce, distribute and apply the materials described above in the territory of the country without exception and for unlimited time of use.
1.8. For delaying the start of the match by more than 15 minutes, the player may be awarded technical defeat in the match.
1.9.Any observers other than official ones are prohibited.
1.10. The final decisions are made by the Referees Committee and can be appealed in the Discord chat. The final decision of the referee is not subject to appeal.
1.11. All complaints must be supported by evidence. In particular, screenshots should be used. Complaints without screenshots will not be accepted.
1.12. Within 5 minutes of winning matches, each winning player must submit the result to the respective Discord channel.
2.1. Qualification stage - The games will be played in group Bo1, Round Robin system (all against all). The players will be divided into 2 groups, the best 4 from each group will take part in the Play-off.
Play-off stage - The games will be played in Bo3 (up to 2 wins ), Double Elimination, within which the winner will be determined.
2.1.1. Platform: Sony PlayStation 4 (PS5, PS4 version of the game).
PS Plus subscription (for online play).
2.1.2. In case of the equal number of matches won, the winner will be determined by the number of goals scored in the matches (minus the goals conceded).
2.2. In case of the equal number of goals, the winner will be determined by the results of personal meetings.
2.2.1 Golden goal. When the match ends in a draw, both participants must play the golden goal. The players start a new game in which the player who scores the first goal is the winner of that match.
2.3. After the disconnection, the game is resumed in order to keep the score, and the rest of the time is removed from the game , because it was recreated for the purpose to continue.
2.4.If the participant refuses to continue the game after the interruption of connection ,the player is subject to disqualification.
2.5. In case of intentional interruption of connection in order to change the score or gain a game advantage, the participant is disqualified from the tournament.
2.6. The match host creates an appropriate game room according to the game and tournament settings.
2.7. If the match ends in a draw, the two teams play extra time to determine the winner, if necessary, a penalty kick is applied .
2.8. Decisions on matters not provided for in the regulations or these rules are made at the discretion of the referees of the tournament.
3.1. The following settings will be used during the online qualification of the tournament:
- Game duration: Quarter - 6 minutes, up two wins.
- Level of difficulty: Legendary
- Defense: Legacy (Tactical - If both participants agree)
- Game speed: Normal
- Hand play : Off
- Injuries : Off
- Weather: Any
- Camera: TV-broadcast
- Playground: With the consent of the participants
- Own tactics are allowed
- Player roles can be changed
- Quick changes are allowed
- Goalkeeping game is prohibited
- Map: Connected
- Referee: Any
- Team mode: Ordinary
- Team: Any (except Legendary teams)
3.2. In case the match ends in a draw: Golden goal. Both participants must play the golden goal. Players start a new game in which the player who scores the first goal is the winner of that match.
3.3. Both participants are responsible for setting game parameters and individual control settings before the start of the match. If the participant finds inaccuracies, the player is obliged to draw the referee's attention to incorrect settings.
4.1. In case of suspicion, at the first request of the referee, each player must pass an additional check by the tournament referee. At any time, the organizer may ask the participant to confirm the player's age and citizenship. The participant is obliged to provide documents guaranteeing the right to participate, including a photo, a scanned image of the identity card.
4.2. Participants are required to maintain confidentiality when communicating with the organizers of the tournament. In particular, all information submitted to the organizers of the tournament or received from them as part of the filing and consideration of applications, complaints, protests or appeals is confidential and cannot be published without the permission of the organizers of the tournament.
4.3. Participants are obliged to adhere to all generally accepted norms of behavior, show respect for the organizers and referees of the tournament, spectators, as well as other participants of the tournament.
4.4. Participants of the tournament are obliged to comply with the principles of sportsmanship and fair play.
4.5. Each participant is required to join our Discord channel.
4.6. In order to participate in the tournament, each participant must:
- Have an account
- Apply for participation in the tournament
4.7. An individual may participate in the tournament only from one game account. Changing accounts or playing from another account after the start of the tournament is prohibited. Participants who use the above-mentioned prohibitions will be technically defeated.
4.8. The possibility of changing the account when a player enters the play-off stage is prohibited.
4.9.Participants independently challenge each other to a match, whoever is higher in the grid creates a lobby. If 10 minutes have passed since the invitation to the match, and the opponent has not accepted the invitation, a screenshot with the list of invitations must be taken and the opponent will receive a disqualification.
4.9.1.How to start the match
- Add an opponent to your friends list
- Launch FIFA22
- Click the “online” tab and select "Online friendly match".
- Invite an opponent with the correct settings ( see Game Settings)
- Start the match
4.10. After the end of the tournament match and the victory of one of the players, the players are required to report the result to the referee or organizer of the tournament.
4.11.The maximum time allowed for one match (Bo3) is 90 minutes.
4.12. Participants, who have qualified for the play-off stage of the tournament, are obliged to broadcast their match via a private link to the YouTube platform and provide the link to the tournament referee before the start of the match (at least 1 hour in advance).
5 ․ Registration
5.1. The registration will be carried out within the period indicated on the official information resources, posters and announcements of the Armenian Esports Federation.
5.2. The registration link will be available on February 27.
5.3. The organizer reserves the right to change the registration period, complete registration ahead of schedule or, on the contrary , extend it if necessary.
5.4 At the request of the organizers, participants are required to fill in and provide the organizers with all the necessary and reliable information before or during the tournament.
5.5. All necessary information provided by the participants must be in the official language - armenian.
For the registration the participant is obliged to provide:
- EA-licensed account ID:
- Passport picture
- Discord ID
- E-mail address
- Tel. number
- Any other information required by the AEF to qualify for the tournament
5.6. Providing incorrect information on the basis of refusing to participate in the tournament or being disqualified from the tournament.
6.Communication with referees.
6.1. The final decisions are made by the referees and can be appealed in the Discord chat. The final decision of the judge is not subject to appeal.
6.2. During the tournament, the administration is the creator of news and videos. Teams which participate in the tournament have the rights to use their logo, photos and player’s information in order to create reviews and other content. Teams give the right to use their logo, photos and player information to create reviews and other content.
6.3. All organizational, as well as controversial issues are resolved in Discord chat with the tournament referee through messages. From the side of the team, communication on the organization of matches and disputable situations is carried out exclusively by the captain, the manager, or the team coach. In order to resolve the situation as quickly as possible, the description of the problem should be constructively described in one message, with a link to the match and/or team, depending on the problem itself.
The rules may be supplemented or changed.All situations not described in the rules will be interpreted at the discretion of the referee.
The Armenian Esports Federation will host the Armenian Cup in FIFA 22 discipline with a total prize fund of 700 000 AMD. The registration for the tournament will be open from February 27 at 12:00 to March 8, 2022.
General information of the tournament :
FIFA 22 will be played in two stages:
Qualification stage: Round- Robin system (all- against-all)
Play Off stage: Double Elimination system (up to two defeats)
Qualifying stage: Bo1 (up to 1 win)
Play - Off : Bo3 (up to 2 wins), final : Bo5 (up to 3 wins)
Teame mode: ordinary
Platform: Sony PlayStation 4 (or PS5 with PS4 version available)
Required: PS Plus subscription (for online play).
Distribution of the tournament prize fund for FIFA 22 discipline:
1st place - AMD 250K
2nd place - AMD 200K
3rd place - AMD 150K
4th place - AMD 100K
The whole tournament will be held ONLINE (by preliminary decision).
Before registering, please read the regulations for FIFA 22 in detail.