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All Unified Pro-Am Association Rules & Regulations apply

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Game Mode/Settings
  • PS5 & XBox Series S/X
    • Grand Finals on PS5
  • 5v5 Pro-Am Mode
  • Private Matchmaking
Registration
  • Registration is open to all teams that have competed in Unified Pro-Am Association leagues which are WR, MPBA, and ADBA. 
  • Teams will register on the UPA website then will receive step by step instructions via email on how to add their team and roster on Generation Esports
  • Teams will consist of 5 players, if a team wants a 6th Man then there will be an additional $25 fee at the time of registration
  • Registration is not complete until team and roster has been fully registered
  • Seeding will be determined by placement in Legacy Leaderboards. Winning a UPA major event will guarantee higher and significantly favorable seeding.
  • Teams must only use the roster and team branding that they registered with. An approved emergency substitution can be made in the following instances:
    • Player under 18 cannot get guardian permission.
    • Player on the roster is unable to travel.
    • Unforeseen circumstances with proof.
  • UPA reserves the right to award paid sponsorship teams favorable seeding placement.
  • Participants under 18 on January 20, 2022 will be required to receive parental/guardian consent prior to competing in the UPA World Championship. The participant must be accompanied by someone over the age of 18 as named by the legal guardian. The parental/guardian consent form can be found HERE. This form must be submitted via email to admin@unifiedproam.gg by January 10 , 2022.
Sector Six Jersey Requirements
  • All participants are required to purchase Official UPA Team Jerseys from our exclusive jersey partner Sector Six*
  • These jerseys will be exclusively sold to teams participating in the UPA World Championship at a discounted rate with an option to purchase matching joggers
    • Jerseys $45
    • Joggers $55
  • Every jersey will have a UPA logo but will be customizable with the team’s colors, logo, and choice of jersey design
  • Please visit https://sectorsixapparel.com/pages/upa-order-form to order team jerseys
  • Registered teams must have purchased their jerseys by January 1, 2022 or you forfeit your registration
  • Under no circumstances will competitors be allowed to wear street clothes while competing in this event
  • *Brands with merchandise deals and contractual obligations with an effective date prior to October 1, 2021 may wear their own jerseys but will be required to pay a $250 fine. Sponsor patches may not be displayed on those jerseys without express written approval from UPA. The jerseys must include a UPA logo and be aesthetically pleasing. Submit imagery of jersey for approval and proof of contractual obligation to admin@unifiedproam.gg

Location
  • The event will be held at HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas, Luxor Hotel & Casino, Luxor Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89119
  • All participants in the tournament are responsible for their own travel and lodging accommodations.
  • All participants must be aware of the following:
    • All participants will be searched and/or scanned
    • All personal bags will be inspected to ensure guest safety
    • No weapons or contraband
    • No outside food or drinks
  • UPA has reserved block room rates at the following hotels:
Tournament Structure
  • The tournament will consist of two (2) brackets, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X
  • The tournament will be played on the Pro-Am mode of the NBA 2K22 game (5 user controlled MyPlayers vs 5 user controlled MyPlayers).
  • The two console brackets will be played on their respective consoles to determine two (2) total console champions.
  • The two console champions will play a Best of 3 final series on PlayStation 5.
    • Each player in the final championship series will use a default 99 overall build provided locally at the time of the event unless otherwise agreed to by the UPA staff at its sole discretion. I.e. if the XBX/S champion has their own PlayStation accounts we may choose to permit their use at our sole discretion.
    • The exact specifications of the builds can be found at the following link. 
  • The UPA World Championship can be viewed live at https://twitch.tv/UnifiedProAm
  • The championship tournament will take place on January 22, 2022 and January 23, 2022. Check-in will begin two hours prior to the first games at 7:30 AM PT on January 22, 2022.
  • First round games will begin at 9:30 AM PST.
  • All participants are required to remain at the venue for the duration of the tournament or until eliminated. Games will begin promptly after the conclusion of the previous series. If your entire team cannot be found with 10 minutes of receiving notice that is time for your series, you may be forfeited. Notice will be sent to your team captain/coach.
  • All rounds of this event will be Best of 3.
  • The higher seed will be server host for Games 1 and 3.
  • Pro-Am courts must be created to the exact specifications contained herein and submitted to admin@unifiedproam.gg by January 15, 2022. 
    • Find the specifications and colorway for courts at the following link
    • Branding logo should be the official UPA logo found under the WRLeague PSN/GT.
    • Team names should be in this exact format. “Team A – UPA”
    • Should the courts and team names not be created to the specifications and submitted for approval, the team will be subject to an automatic forfeit at UPA’s sole discretion.
    • CLICK HERE TO VIEW COURT DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS  – (Will be updated at a later date prior to the event)
  • Complete schedule of games will be made available 48 hours prior to the start of the event and will be subject to change at UPA’s sole discretion.
  • All participants will be required to bring their own Xbox Series X or PlayStation 5 console to the event.
  • All participants should upload their MyPlayers to cloud storage prior to the event in case of issues.
Prize Breakdown
  • The UPA World Championship prize pool is $50,000 awarded as follows:
    • Console Finals: $5,000
    • Console Champion: $7,500
    • World Champion (Cross-Console) Champion: $15,000
Rules and Guidelines
  • All UPA league tournament/playoff rules (click here), terms of service (click here) and privacy policies (click here) apply except as modified on this tournament landing page.
  • In-person gameplay rules may vary from virtual events in terms of passing settings and badges allowed. These details will be determined by a competition committee and released to all participants prior to the event.
  • All tournament rules are intended to be explanatory in nature. UPA cannot predict every case that may come up in advance. Additionally, unintended loopholes in the language may exist. If the technical language of a rule does not align with UPA’s intent of the given rule, there’s an unanticipated loophole, or other abusive behavior is occurring, UPA reserves the right to amend and enforce any and all of its rules retroactively conforming to its intents and in the spirit of fair competition.
  • The UPA commissioner will make a determination as to the outcome of any dispute (in his/her sole discretion) and such ruling will be final. By signing up for this tournament, you accept any and all decisions that the UPA commissioner makes, regardless of what this rules page states.
  • Legacy leaderboards will be used for seeding all tournament play and Open Bracket registered teams may be moved into the main event based on this seeding at UPA discretion if invited teams fail to register.
  • Tournament format may be modified at UPA’s sole discretion in any manner deemed necessary at any time before or after registration for the purposes of producing a quality event.

  • All participants will be required to fill out a W-9 and receive a 1099 for their share of the winnings.
  • Payment will be made within 45 business days after the conclusion of the event and only after filling out the required forms.
  • Conduct:
  • UPA has zero tolerance for any behavior that: (a) is sexually explicit, unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group; (b) is obscene or offensive, or may create public disrepute, contempt, scandal or ridicule; (c) defames or invades publicity rights or privacy of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringes upon any third party’s or prize provider’s personal or intellectual property rights or contain disparaging remarks about other people or companies; (d) is inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill to which UPA wishes to associate, as determined by such parties in their sole and absolute discretion; and/or (e) otherwise violates the terms of any of the agreements that the participants have agreed to comply with as participants in the Tournament(s), these official Rules, Sony Group Code of Conduct, PlayStation Network’s Code of Conduct, Microsoft’s Code of Conduct, Xbox’s Community Standards, Twitter’s Terms of Service, The Twitter Rules, Twitch’s Terms of Service, Twitch’s Community Guidelines, Discord’s Terms of Service, and Discord’s Community Guidelines. In the event a participant engages in any of the foregoing, UPA will have the right to remove such participants from the Tournament and may impose other consequences, including disqualification from any and all existing and future programs of UPA.
  • UPA reserves all streaming rights of the championship event. Participants will be required to utilize UPA provided streaming platforms.
 

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