Terms And Conditions

1) General Rules:

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1) Prizes will only be awarded to ellgible winners.   


To be elligible the following guidelines must be followed by all entrants/participants:   


        1) Must be the legal age as allowed and/or required in your Country/Province/State/City/Town to register for tournaments, matches, use or register for the website.   


         2) All entrants must be prepared to offer proof of issued government legal Identification (ID) at anytime to prove age at Hardcore Leagues' Request.   


3) All start dates and times will be displayed clearly on the Events Calendar for any matches/tournaments.   


         3a) All matches/tournaments will post the expected end time, but the exact end time may vary slightly do to varying match times. This time could be a maximum of up to 6 hours variation.   


4) If any participant willingly enters a tournament/match under the age limit or not fulfilling the age requirements in their local/national/international jurisdiction, which is their sole responsibility to adhere to, they still acknowledge that Hardcore League, Hardcore Leagues' Staff and its subsidiaries are not responsible in any way, shape, or form AND WILL NOT TAKE ANY LEGAL ACTION against  Hardcore League, Hardcore Leagues' Staff and its subsidiaries FOR ANY REASON .   


         4a) They further acknowledge they solely are responsible for any and all legal repercussions of their illegal actions holding no other team member, leader, participant, user on the site, staff of Hardcore League, or Hardcore League itself at fault for their illegal actions.   


         4b) They also acknowledge they and they alone will be solely responsible for all monetary or otherwise damages done due to the direct and/or indirect causes to their actions.   


5) Registering on the site of Hardcore League, participation in a match, participating in a tournament run by Hardcore League is an agreement of all the above and below rules and regulations and verify each member is solely responsible for their own actions and does not hold Hardcore League or its staff responsible for any reason legally or otherwise.   


         5a) All Leaders of teams are required to read, understand, accept, and enforce all such rules as stated above and below to the best of their ability and accept full responsibility if any or all rules are broken in any way, shape, or form. At no point holding Hardcore League or its staff responsible legally or otherwise in any way, shape, or form.   


6) Any and all decisions about any rules/match rules/tournament rules are up to the sole discretion of the Hardcore League staff. Including not limited to scheduling of matches, tie-breakers/how to handle draws (Incursions), event/tournament settings, etc. We aim to be as fair to all teams competing and will do our best to facilitate a fair footing for any/all teams. This goes for active matches and tournaments also.


**Void Where Prohibited**



2) Individual Matches and Tournaments With Prizes :

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1) In the case of individual matches/tournaments which result in a prize: The Leader is the one entering the contest and is henceforth the only one eligible for any prize in correlation to the match/tournament at any time.   


         1a) Only one entry may be made by each Leader for any one match/tournament.   


2) Each and every Leader that enters a match/tournament will be judged upon the following skills to determine if they are the winner for the match/tournament:   


         1) Assembling and Maintaining a team of skilled and legally eligible members.   


         2) Leading all members of that team to victory by completing the in-game goals, a majority of the time, of each round better than the opposing team/s Leader.   


         3) Organizing the time/date of the match/tournament when necessary.   


         4) Showing up to the match/tournament on the specified time/date on time.   


5) Each leader will have a team participating with him comprised of members and must make sure that all his/her members are eligible to participate in any match/tournament through their members local/national/international law.   


         5a) Each member participating must be registered and follow all the rules laid out on the Hardcore League Website.   


         5b) If any rule is knowingly broken by a participan t under the Leader of a team, it is at their own personal risk of all legal culpability and they agree that they do not hold any other member, leader, participant, user on the site, staff of Hardcore League, or Hardcore League itself at fault for their illegal actions.   


         5c) If any rule is unknowingly broken they further accept that it is their sole and personal responsibility to adhere to all local/national/international laws and accept all legal culpability regardless of age and they agree that they do not hold any member, leader, participant, user on the site, staff of Hardcore League, or Hardcore League itself at fault for their illegal actions.   


6) The leader who comes to collect the prize must be over the age of 21 or older in the case of their personal local jurisdiction and must follow any local/national/international laws they are personally subject to at the given time/date of the match/tournament.   


7) The members participation on the leaders team may be of any age over the age of 13 as long as their jurisdictional laws allows for their participation in the match/tournament set forth by Hardcore League, but will have no eligibility for any prize monetary or otherwise at any point.   


         7a) It is the sole responsibility of each member, leader, participant, user on the site to maintain knowledge of their local/national/international laws to verify they are personally eligible to participate.   


         7b) Any member, participant, user on the site must alert any Leader of their ineligibility if at any point and time their local/national/international laws dictate they are ineligible.   


8) Each Leader who enters or intends to enter any match/tournament must be over the age of 21 or older in the case of their local jurisdiction and must follow any local/national/international laws they are personally subject to at the given time/date of the match/tournament to be eligible for any and all corresponding prizes.   


         8a) If any Leader purposefully or otherwise misrepresent themselves or their members they and they alone will be held responsible and will not hold any other member, leader, participant, user on the site, staff of Hardcore League, or Hardcore League itself at fault for their illegal actions.   



 **Void Where Prohibited**

3) Taxes:

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1) Each and every participant which participates in the Hardcore League is solely responsible for his/her own taxes and filing according with their local, national, and international tax law and agrees to not hold any member, leader, participant, user on the site, staff of Hardcore League, or Hardcore League itself at fault for in the case of improper tax filing of any kind.   


 **Void Where Prohibited**

4) Miscellaneous Section 1 (i):

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1) All entrants agree and accept that all matches and/or tournaments can be recorded and used for publicity however Hardcore League sees fit to use them.   


2) At no time/date may any member, leader, participant, user on the site hold Hardcore League or any of its' staff responsible for any illegal activity they knowingly or unknowingly engage in at any time/date. It is every individuals responsibility to adhere to all local/national/international laws that apply to them regardless of their age. Accepting all legal culpability for their sole and/or personal actions.   


3) Breaking any rules listed anywhere on the website, will result in appropriate action including, up to, but not limited to permanent ban from all of Hardcore League and its corresponding website, discord, twitch, etc.   


4) By participating in any match/tournament or registering any account on   


http://www.hardcoreleague.co/ each person/s agree that they have read, understood fully, and accepted the terms and conditions laid out above and below.   


5) Using the website, discord, twitch, services(including matches, tournaments,events,etc.), etc. owned and/or operated by Hardcore League re-affirms you have read, understood fully, and accepted the terms and conditions laid out above and below. As well as all other rules posted on the Hardcore League website, discord, twitch, etc. owned and/or operated by Hardcore League. Affirming not only have you read it MORE than once, but you have kept up to date with its contents up to the current date. Hardcore League will do its best to notify users of any MAJOR rules and/or Terms changes, but it is ULTIMATELY AND SOLELY up to the responsibility of the registered ADULT (as all users and/or participants and/or players should be of legal adult age and ability to use Hardcore Leagues services in their respective Local, Federal, Governmental, and International laws for their respective town, city, state, country, province, etc.) to keep up to date with ANY terms and conditions and/or rule changes on the website, discord, twitch, services(including matches, tournaments,events,etc.), etc. 


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5) Miscellaneous Section 2 (ii):

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Welcome to the Hardcore League Official Discord/Website! 


By using this discord and/or our website you understand and confirm and agree with all of the rules set forth below. If you do not agree for any reason you must exit this discord and/or our website immediately. Use of this discord and/or Hardcore League website is a confirmation of reading, understanding, and accepting, our rules, terms, and conditions found below and all rules, terms, and conditions  under our websites "Rules" Tab found on the Homepage. 


Rules 


1) Be reasonably polite to other user/players on the website, discord, and forums.  


2) Cursing at other user/players on the website, discord, and forums is not permitted.  


3) Name calling, shit talking, etc.  to or at  other user/players on the website, discord, and forums is not permitted. Respect others even if they have a different opinion. If you disagree with someone, you are free to do so politely, but please don't make it personal. 


    3a) CONSTRUCTIVE CRITICISM is of course allowed.  


    3b) PLAYFUL banter is also allowed, BUT “Air on the Side of Caution”.  


4) Bringing any and all things not limited to, but including arguments, messages, etc. from other websites onto our website is forbidden.  


5) Any harassment of any other user/player on the website, discord, and forums is not permitted. Including, but not limited to attacking them for their race, orientation, sex, nationality, etc.  


    5a) This also includes calling out TEAMS and PLAYERS in any fashion. If you or your team has an issue with another, take it out privately, NOT  PUBLICLY. 6) General Toxic behavior is also strictly prohibited on the website, discord, and forums. 


7) Name of Account on website/discord needs to match your GamerTag/Steam ID/ Origin ID/ PS4 Name. 8) Keep the Discussion content to the desired channels. 


9) If a Moderator, Staff member or Management asks you to stop doing something, stop it. 


    9a) Discussion of moderation is not allowed. 


Breaking these rules may result in a warning, mute, kick, or ban, depending on the severity! 


ATTENTION ALL TEAM LEADERS:  As Team Leaders we hope that if you see anything that needs attention you will take it upon yourselves to handle the matter privately.  Also, as Team Leaders you are held to a higher standard, as you represent your Team, Hardcore League holds the right to enforce any infraction on your team if you break the rules. 


Disclaimer: We can ONLY police OUR website/forums/discord. We ARE NOT the INTERNET POLICE. 


Rules subject to change anytime without prior warning to any and/or all users. 


**Any Rule AND/OR Ban evasion including, but not limited to: Making New Accounts, Helping Someone Who has been banned Make another account, Acting on their behalf while they are banned, etc. will result in immediate and permanent action against you.**  


  **Void Where Prohibited** 

6) Violation of Rules:

  **Void Where Prohibited** 


**The following section marked " Violation of Rules " lays out general guidelines, but all users and/or peoples and/or participants and/or players have read, understood, and agree that Hardcore League and or its Volunteers and/or Staff retain the right to take any action it deems necessary against any and all users and/or peoples and/or participants and/or players at any time without any warning or explanation prior and/or post.** 


General: 

1) There are 2 types of violations: Major and Minor.    1a) 3 Major Violations within a set amount of time will result in a permanent Ban.     2a) 3 Minor Violations within a set amount of time will result in a permanent Ban from all platforms (Twitch, Youtube, Discord, Website, etc.).    

2) Trying to create another account to get around a ban or Violation of any kind will result in an immediate and irreversible permanent ban from all participation on Hardcore League and its related website/s, discord/s, twitch, YouTube, Forum/s, etc.  2a) If a team and/or team leader allows and/or helps any member to knowingly circumvent any ban or Violation of any kind. It will result in an immediate and irreversable permanent ban from all participation on Hardcore League and its related website/s, discord/s, twitch, YouTube, Forum/s, etc. For the ENTIRE TEAM and/or TEAM LEADER.   

3) Depending on the severity of the offense the member/player/participant/user will be banned from the respective place they violated the rules. (Example: Person A violates our forum rules. Result: They will be banned from the forums and possibly also banned from twitch chat and discord depending on severity of the rules broken.)   3a) If the offense is severe enough greater action may be taken.   

4) All permanent Bans are FINAL and FOREVER.   


Major Violations:  

1) Hardcore League will give out MAJOR violation warnings in situations where a permanent ban from Hardcore League is too harsh, but a MINOR Violation is not sufficient as the action was severe enough to warrant a MAJOR violation.          1a) 3 MAJOR Violations within a set amount of time will still result in a permanent Ban from all participation on Hardcore League and its related website/s, discord/s, twitch, YouTube, Forum/s, etc. 

 1b) If the offense and/or rule being broken is severe enough the member may issued one or more MAJOR violations at once and may even be banned entirely without warning prior depending on severity.    

2) Violations are account wide and can be received for breaking any rules on the Hardcore League Website, Forums, Discord, Twitch Chat, Etc.   2a) Trying to create another account to get around a ban or Violation of any kind will result in an immediate and irreversable permanent ban from all participation on Hardcore League and its related website/s, discord/s, twitch, YouTube, Forum/s, etc.   


Minor Violations:  

1) Hardcore League will give out MINOR violation warnings in situations where a permanent ban from Hardcore League is too harsh and a MAJOR violation would also be too harsh.          1a) 3 MINOR Violations within a set amount of time will result in a permanent Ban from all participation on Hardcore Leagues related, discord/s, twitch chat, YouTube, Forum/s, etc.          1b) If the offense and/or rule being broken is severe enough the member may issued one or more MINOR violations at once and may even be banned entirely without warning prior depending on severity.    

2) Violations are account wide and can be received for breaking any rules on the Hardcore League Website, Forums, Discord, Twitch Chat, Etc.   2a) Trying to create another account to get around a ban or Violation of any kind will result in an immediate and irreversable permanent ban from all participation on Hardcore League and its related website/s, discord/s, twitch, YouTube, Forum/s, etc.   


Major Violations Penalties: 

1) First Offense: Up to a 1 month ban from respective chat outlet, website, etc. Including, but not limited to, participation in matches.    

2) Second Offense: Season Long ban from all outlets, website, etc. Including, but not limited to, participation in matches.    

3) Third (FINAL) Offense: Permanent Ban from the Hardcore League Website/s, Forum/s, Discord/s, Twitch Chat, Etc. and Competitve Play/Participation in Matches.

   

Minor Violations Penalties: 

1) First Offense: Up to a 1 month ban from respective chat outlet, website, etc.   

2) Second Offense: Season Long ban from respective chat outlet, website, etc.   

3) Third (FINAL) Offense: Permanent Ban from the Hardcore League Website, Forums, Discord, Twitch Chat, Etc.   


Violation Forgiveness:  

1) Violation Offenses will slowly be taken off a members record if no further offenses occur.   1a) This excludes any permanent bans. All permanent Ban are FINAL and FOREVER.   

2) Every 2 seasons 1 Violation(Both Major and Minor) will be removed if no further offenses occur.    

       2a) This will only happen if  no further offenses occur.    

**The above section marked " Violation of Rules " lays out general guidelines, but all users and/or peoples and/or particiapants and/or players have read, understood, and agree that Hardcore League and or its Volunteers and/or Staff retain the right to take any action it deems neccassary against any and all users and/or peoples and/or particiapants and/or players at any time without any warning or explanaition prior and/or post.** 


  **Void Where Prohibited**