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CHAT Freedom Fest: Hmong Madden Game Tournament Registration

Hmong Madden Game Tournament 2014 Is presented to you by Gameboys

Prizes:
1st place: $1,000 cash
2nd place: 32’in LED HDTV

Entry Fee:
$25

Registration deadline: June 20, 2014

3 steps to a successful registration:

Step 1. Reading the  Rules and Regulations
Step 2. Fill out the Registration Form
Step 3. Entry Fee Payment

When you complete the registration form and click the submit button, you will be brought to Paypal to confirm your registration by payment of the Entry Fee. If you do not pay the Entry Fee you will not be completely registered to play. Please read through the rules and regulations thoroughly before asking any questions. If you still have questions, don’t hesitate to email Tria Vang at tria@aboutchat.org, please include “Hmong Madden Game Tournament” as the subject of the email inquiry. You can also contact him directly through phone or text at 612-817-9648.

Step: 1

CHAT Freedom Fest: Hmong Madden Game Tournament Rules and Regulations

Game Play Rules:
– 3 minutes per quarter
– Accelerated clock
– All game must be played in ALL MADDEN mode
– No glitches are allowed; that includes: QB wrap, stiff arm glitch, etc.. Any player found by the opposing player or referee to have used any glitches will be automatically disqualified
– No customs playbooks will be allowed
– Players are not allowed to use a USB stick to load anything onto the PS3 consoles
– Rosters will be updated no more than two weeks before the event begins
– No manual blocking kicks, field goals, extra points or punts
– No fake field goals, no fake extra points, no fake punts
– Users are only allowed to onside kick if losing in the fourth quarter. Any player winning a game is not allowed to use an onside kick
– Both Players can select the same team
– Players may not select any fictional All-Star teams
– If Players are at odds over who is the Home team, such will be determined by a referee coin flip
– Each player has 5 minutes to set their line-up prior to game as references in the General Rules
– Each Player gets 2 pauses per game and only 1 per half. You are allowed 2 minutes of pause time to make changes. If you do not use your given pause in the first half, that pause is not transferable to the second half
– You can only pause the game when on the play selection screen
– Unnecessary pauses or delays are prohibited and can be subject to match forfeiture at the referees discretion
– Any action designed to disrupt the opposing Player’s view of the field or ability to select controlled players is prohibited and can be subject to match forfeiture at the referees discretion
– Each game will begin play at its designated time. Any Player attempt to delay such can be subject to match forfeiture at the referees discretion
– Players not present at the designated start time of their game will be disqualified and their opponent will be given a win for the match. Please be in the designated play area 5 minutes prior to round start time
– Players shall be responsible for keeping track of game situation so if a game is interrupted, the situation can be restored. In all situations possible, tournament referees will monitor the game situation so that it may be restored in the event of game interruptions
– Players shall raise their hands at the end of the game so a referee can record their score. Only scores reported to the referee are official

Game Interruptions:
– If a game is interrupted intentionally by any Player, that Player will immediately be disqualified
– If a game interruption is caused by outside circumstances such as a machine error or loss of power, the game shall be continued from the point of interruption subject to the referee’s discretion
– Notwithstanding the above, a Player can pause the game to change strategy and/or formation under the max allotment of 2 times per game and only 1 time per half

Referees:
– Referees will be on site to monitor all game play. Referees will begin play, and will record scores for each game
– Referees will be identified by an outfit and special ID tag
– The decision of a referee is final and binding

General Rules:
– All games are played on the Playstation 3 console for EA SPORTS Madden 25
– No opening the Playstation 3’s disc tray, unplugging anything from the TV, Playstation 3, or touching the power outlets
– No moving a TV or Playstation 3 without a Referee’s permission
– No raising any TV’s volume
– No coaching allowed (for example, people in the audience may not advise a Player while playing)
– You may bring your own controller
– If a Player believes a controller is defective, that Player can pause the game and notify the referee. The referee will determine the controller status in making such a decision
– No excessive use of vulgar language. Excessive use of vulgar language is defined as consistent use of vulgar language at a volume that is audible to spectators of the match as well as a single use of vulgar language at a volume that is audible to spectators of another match
– Standing on chairs, tables, or other tournament equipment is strictly prohibited
– Verbal abuse of Referees and other Tournament Officials is strictly prohibited. Verbal abuse of a Referee or other Tournament Official includes, but is not limited to, the use of insulting words or gestures directed at a Referee or other Tournament Official, and excessive argument with a Referee or Tournament Official resulting in the delay of a Match
– Players have five minutes each prior to the start time of the match to load rosters, set lineups/formations and make any necessary changes. After five minutes have passed you must stop all changes. Referees have final decision on when you are to stop your changes in order to maintain the schedule of the tournament
– Anyone found to use excessive time to set their line-ups prior to game risk being removed from the tournament at the referee’s discretion
– Use of vulgar language directed at a Player or Spectator is strictly prohibited
– Inciting Spectators into taunting another Player is strictly prohibited
– Excessive taunting or celebration by Players is strictly prohibited. Excessive taunting or celebration includes, but is not limited to, post-Match taunting or celebration directed at or referencing another Player. Post-Match interactions between Players must be limited to acts of sportsmanship
– Intentional Forfeiting or conspiring to manipulate the Brackets is strictly prohibited
– Gambling, including betting on the outcome of a Match is strictly prohibited
– Inappropriate physical contact with any Opponent, Spectator, Referee of Tournament Official is strictly prohibited
– Throwing anything at another Player/spectator or into the crowd is strictly prohibited.
– Players are expected to treat all Freedom Fest Gaming Staff members and Sponsors with respect

Players found breaking these rule are subject to penalties such as an ejection from tournament and venue grounds, a fine, and suspension from future CHAT Freedom Fest Gaming competitions and tournaments.

Step: 2

CHAT Freedom Fest: Hmong Madden Game Tournament Registration Form