Welcome to the 2 vs 2 Loose Dogfight Tournament! This tournament will take place November 7th. Sign Ups Are Open
First Team to 14 points wins the round. First team to win 2 rounds wins that match.
If a player is killed by an illegal move, they are respawned by the opposing player and the point gained from the kill is removed. If their death causes the round to end, the score is adjusted but no respawn is necessary.
When an attacker executes an illegal move, they may remain in the lead, but are expected to stop trapping until the escaping player either gets past the illegal move or is killed by it.
Continual excessive and purposeful use of illegal moves after being warned multiple times is grounds for a player being disqualified from the tournament (up to the manager's discretion).
When escaping, a player may do anything and everything in their power to survive short of camping and back-dooring (see exclusions below).
Legal/Illegal Move List
Green = Legal
Red = Illegal
Stabbing/Digging Steering your cycle into a line (a wall made by you or another player) thus using rubber and sealing (closing) the path for any pursuing players is an illegal move. Stabbing or digging on any player's line to get in front of another player is also an illegal move.
Flat Hooks/Traps/Tunnels If you perform a hook/trap/tunnel that is more than half flat (less than half the width of a full double bind) according to ref's judgement, then it is an illegal move.
Back-Doors Back-dooring (retreating from a clean/legal trap by reversing direction to avoid it) is illegal. You must attempt to escape all traps, period.
Rim Stabbing/Digging Stabbing or digging on the rim to gain the lead over another player is illegal. Stabbing or digging on any player's line to gain the lead over another player is also illegal.
Camping There are two occurrences of camping. The first is called running, and it involves continually and deliberately running away from a fight and/or boxing yourself in to avoid fighting. This is illegal. The second happens when you are escaping: if you are (as judged by the referee) excessively binding back and forth in the same spot waiting for the wall that was trapped upon to disappear, this is illegal.
Perfect Turns This just what it sounds like. While attacking, when you turn on a corner and it's flush ("perfect") with the wall, your opponent either has to dig or do another perfect turn to get past it. The important thing to note is that no rubber is used, and it's not a stab. These are considered legal, though they are difficult to pull off.
Line Traps To discourage accidental stabs, when hooking or tunneling on a flat line, a player may not contact the line with any amount of rubber whatsoever, half flat or otherwise. Clean line trapping is legal, but not very effective and/or smart.
Chat Kill If a player is killed while they are chatting (chat bot), that is legal. Don't go afk while playing, if you get killed that is not against the rules.
Sammies/3rd Partying It is legal for two teammates to attack an opponent from both sides creating a trap sandwich, also known as a sammie.
The New Referee System
The Referee system in Loose Dogfight always been flawed so i thought of a idea and some changes that can hopefully improve it.
The Players will now be the referees as mostly players that play Loose Dogfight and play in the Loose Dogfight Tournaments know the rules and can determine if their own trap is clean or not or if the enemy's trap is clean or not
Devoted Referees are for people who don't want to play and just want to watch and help ref the game their say will be Second after the players they can only intervene if the 2 players are arguing and cant decide on what's clean and what's not (Devoted Referees cant play in the tournament unless when subbing but when doing so they lose their Devoted Referee status)
Managers are the vets in Loose DogFight or can be one of the trusted players across the grid and they will be the ultimate judge who only interferes when the players don't know if the trap was clean or not, if they catch a player cheating by respawning himself when he died legally DQ that players team and give the win to the other team. When theirs a disagreement on whether the trap is clean etc. they can go about handling the situation by just taking away the points gained and respawn the player like a ref normally would and if the disagreement continues the manager is allowed to DQ the player only after 3 warnings to stop.
You need a working @forums/Global ID
If you are more than five minutes late you will be disqualified.
Admins/Managers will be chosen, please do not abuse these privileges.
No aliases please. Make sure to use the alias you signed up with.
The official rules of Loose Dogfight will be in effect. They are as follows:
1. No closing is permitted. (That means any wall as well as the rim.)
2. No backdooring is permitted. (If you begin a fight you may not retreat unless sealed.)
3. No Stabbing the rim to gain an advantage (No Stabbing the rim at all)
4. There will be no bickering or arguing. Managers will be present, but unfortunately are not able to see everything. In the event that this happens if the two players can not come to an agreement the manager will make the decision on whos right and whos wrong. If a player argues with the managers judgement that player will be removed from the tournament.
5. No camping is permitted. Dogfight is about finishing the fight, so lets not maze or dick around unless you have defeated your opponent. ;)
6. Please play fair. This tournament is designed for competition but that doesn't mean we can't have fun.
Signups are done through google forums you can sign up down below.
Signups will close 2-1 days before the tournament to update the brackets
Below is a list of who all signed up (DO NOT EDIT BELOW THE SIGNUPS ARE DONE THROUGH GOOGLE FORUMS)
Updated September 25 2020 12:49 AM CDT ------------ TEST ------------ Number of Players : TBA Number of Teams : TBA
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GMT: 18:00 (6:00PM)
CEST: 20:00 (8:00PM)
EDT: 14:00 (2:00PM)
CDT: 13:00 (1:00PM)
MDT: 12:00 (12:00PM)
N/A Will be generated when signups are closed