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Overview
Season
Playoffs
Play-in
Championship
Get Involved

The 2018 Season starts here

College League of Legends is back! The best college League players from across North America are building teams to face off on the Rift. Here’s where you’ll learn about updates for the new season and how you can compete.

Overview

Here’s the big picture for the 2018 College League of Legends season.

Read on for more details.

Regular Season
Begins Jan. 15th
Postseason

Conference Playoffs

College Championship Play-In

College Championship

Season

regular

The regular season offers a balanced competitive experience, while advancing the strongest teams to the playoffs. For regional conferences, the Swiss format matches teams with equal win records each week to create the most competitive match-ups, offering a compelling challenge for teams of all skill levels. As additional partner conferences join, their schedules will be available here.
Format

Dates

Results

6 rounds of Swiss
for each conference.
All matches Bo3
Jan. 15 - Feb. 256-0 and 5-1 teams advance
from each regional conference
7 week round robin
All matches Bo3.
Jan. 15 - Mar. 4Top 8 Advance
6 week round robin
All matches Bo3.
Jan. 26 - Mar. 10Top 8 Advance

Playoffs

conference

Conference rivals face-off in playoffs with the most battle-tested teams advancing to the College Championship.
Format

Dates

Results

3-round single
elimination bracket for
each conference

All matches Bo5
Feb. 26 - Apr. 81st in each regional
conference advances
to the College
Championship

2nd place from each
conference advances to
the Championship Play-In
3-round single
elimination bracket

All matches Bo3
Mar. 30 - Apr. 21st and 2nd place
advances to the
Championship Play-In
3-round single
elimination bracket

All matches Bo3
Mar. 17 - Mar. 181st and 2nd place
advances to the
Championship Play-In

The Teemo Cup

Teams that don't qualify for Conference Playoffs can opt-in to compete in this online tournament with RP prizing, taking place between the Conference Playoffs and College Championship.

College Championship
Play-In

Regional conference runners-up and the top two teams from any partner conferences compete for the four remaining spots in the League of Legends College Championship.
Format

  • Teams are split into two Bo3 round robin groups
  • Top two teams from each group advance to the College Championship
Dates

Apr. 9 - 22
Format

Dates

  • Teams are split into two Bo3 round robin groups
  • Top two teams from each group advance to the College Championship

Apr. 9 - 22

College Championship

League of Legends

The premier event of the season featuring the best college teams in North America facing off for the trophy!

Format

  • 8-team single elimination tournament
  • Quarterfinals: Best of 3
  • Semifinals and finals: Best of 5

Dates

Jun. 7 - 10
Los Angeles, CA

How to get involved

Only registered League of Legends student clubs
are allowed to compete.

If you’re already a member of a League of Legends club

Talk with your club officers about playing in the 2018 season. Riot will be contacting official club
officers with information on how to register their teams.

Not a member of a League of Legends club?

Find your school’s League of Legends club to get involved.

Find Your Club

Learn More

If you have any questions, check out the resources below, or contact collegiatesupport@battlefy.com.

School sponsored varsity teams that have not recieved registration information, contact collegiate@riotgames.com.