League of Legends University Series - North Swiss Winter Week 6


Welcome Summoners to the League of Legends University Series!

Teams from all over the UK will compete for a chance to represent their University on the International Stage in addition to hordes of prizes from exclusive LCS trips to piles of RP.

The North and South will compete during the Winter Split with the top teams from each region qualifying for the national Varsity Division in Spring.

Start collecting your fellow students into teams now and battle it out on the rift. Multiple teams from the same university are encouraged and we always find opponents of a similar skill level to you.

Varsity Division

The best 32 University teams from Winter will come together in their own unique division to prove who is the best. The winners will receive a professional bootcamp with pro’s and the chance to represent their university on the international stage in the University Esports Masters.

The top team will also win an exclusive League of Legends VIP trip to Berlin, as well as being tons more Varsity prizes to be announced.

How to register

Once you’ve registered an account on the NUEL and verified your student status, you can either create your own team, or join an existing one from your university

Team registration does not close once the tournament starts, and your free to join throughout the season.Teams can add new players and edit their roster throughout the tournament.

Need help?

Need help? Feel free to look through our rules doc to see if that clears up your issue, we also highly recommend you join the NUEL Discord where you can message our dedicated team of admins day or night! Additionally you can also reach us at support@thenuel.com


Stage Date
Registration open Sept 17
Registration close Oct 11
Regional Swiss Oct 14 - Nov 18
Regional Play-offs Nov 25 - Dec 8
Regional Finals Dec 9
Spring Regional Feb 2 - Apr 7
Varsity Division Feb 2 - Apr 7

North & South Regional Prizes

Position Prize
1st 5x 9600RP + Triumphant Ryze Skin + Peripheral Prizes
2nd 5x 7200RP + Peripheral Prizes
3rd 5x 4800RP + Peripheral Prizes
4th 5x 2400RP
5-8th 5x 1600RP
9-16th 5x 800RP

Varsity Division Prizes

Position Prize
1st VIP LoL trip to Berlin
Represent Great Britain at UEM Finals
League of Legends University Series Format Infographic

Key rules everyone must know:

  • There will be a Check in system released during the tournament, you must check you team in on Sunday before 6pm. If a team does not check in by 6pm they will not be seeded into that evening’s fixtures.
  • Captains must be the player representing the team on tournament night. Results must be submitted by both captains via the companion before starting their next game. Failure of either of these may result in penalties.
  • We expect teams to remain sporting at all times, In the event of any flame or other poor sportsmanship please take screenshots and submit to admins.
  • Teams are expected to arrive promptly to all games. If a team does not have all 5 players ready to play 20mins after the scheduled start time they will forfeit the game, (or 20 mins after both teams have finished the previous round match).
  • Rosters will be locked after the Check-in deadline. After roster lock, teams can make one emergency sub, which must be done 1 hour prior to any matches they wish to take part in.
  • If you are unsure of any rules contact an admin.

You can find the full rule set here.

Varsity Prize

Exclusive LCS trip to Berlin with backstage tour

Represent Great Britain at the UEM European Championships

Regional Prizes

Position Prize
1st 5x 9600RP + Triumphant Ryze Skin + Peripheral Prizes
2nd 5x 7200RP + Peripheral Prizes
3rd 5x 4800RP + Peripheral Prizes
4th 5x 2400RP
5-8th 5x 1600RP
9-16th 5x 800RP

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The tournament consists of six (6) weeks regional play where three (3) Best of one’s (Bo1) are played each night in a swiss style format. The Top 16 teams will then move into our Regional Play-offs. All Teams can make it into the Varsity Division regardless of sign up rank!

Tournament nights are every Sunday with check ins required ensure that you’re provided matches for that day.

Regional Swiss

Week Matches at 6:45pm Checkin closes Format
Week 1 Oct 14 6:00pm 3x Bo1
Week 2 Oct 21 6:00pm 3x Bo1
Week 3 Oct 28 6:00pm 3x Bo1
Week 4 Nov 4 6:00pm 3x Bo1
Week 5 Nov 11 6:00pm 3x Bo1
Week 6 Nov 18 6:00pm 3x Bo1

Regional Play-offs

Playoffs for the top sixteen (16) of both regions will be Double Elimination, prizes for both regions available in addition to being crowned the North and South Champions!

All the teams who make it into play-offs also get a qualification slot into springs Varsity Division.

Week Matches at 6:45pm Bracket Format
Week 1 Nov 25 Upper bracket/Lower Bracket 3x Bo1
Week 2 Dec 8 at 6pm Upper bracket/Lower Bracket 4x Bo1
Week 3 Dec 9 Grand Finals 1x Bo3

Varsity Division

The top sixteen (16) teams from both regions in winter qualify for the Varsity Division in spring.

Two groups based on qualifying seed will play in a round robin format before entering playoffs.

Stage Matches at 7:15pm Format
Round Robin Feb 10 - Mar 17 3x Bo1
Play-offs TBD 1x Bo3
Grand Finals TBD 1x Bo5

Spring Regional Swiss

Regular Regional Leagues will also be returning in Spring with its own unique sets of prizing!

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