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Frequently Asked Questions

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Registration

Creating an account is fast, simple and free! You can start your youth esports journey by signing up here.

Teacher representatives creates a Youth Esports Club by signing up using the registration form here. Alternatively, a Teacher representatives can complete the Youth Esports Club registration form here. A Flaktest Gaming representative will then contact the Teacher Representative to authorise the club registration.

To join a club or team, your school or community centre must have a registered Youth Esports Club. Registration is easy, get started here. 

Flaktest activities

Play and learn the ropes of esports through our Flaktest Community Events. Held fortnightly in Season 2019, Community Events are a great place to make friends, form new teams and learn the ropes of your favourite game. Sign up to a Flaktest Community Event here

Represent your club in competitive Youth Esports. Term 2 and Term 3 in 2019 offer a Youth Esports series (10-week competition), giving players and teams the opportunity to test their mettle in high performance matches.

The Invitational is national Youth Esports event held in spring 2019 (Term 4) each year. To be eligible, teams must either be a top team from the Youth Esports competitions in Term 2 and Term 3 or earn a place through the Flaktest Wild Card event, held in Term 3.

Players

Yes. Community Events are designed to offer opportunities to play and compete in FREE introductory competitions within the Flaktest community. Community Competitions offer an array of different styles of play that cater to all interests. To sign up to a community competition, register an account with Flaktest Gaming here and sign up for one of the community tournaments available here.

Due to the limited positions available per competition, players who fail to show for a community competition will be suspended from joining future community competitions for a period of 4 weeks. Please respect the players and the competition by arriving promptly.

Fixtures for Term 2 and Term 3 Youth Esports will be available Week 6 Term 1 and Term 3 respectively in 2019. Teacher Representatives and Club Leadership will be provided with a printable fixture timetable to be shared with students, parents and staff. It is important that once your school team has received its fixtures to contact your opponents to discuss any issues regarding match times. We recommend doing this well before the competition begins.

Substitutes are extremely important. Each Club team must have the necessary substitutes to manage any absences or player suspensions. We recommend a rotational roster to help mitigate any issues in this area.

Penalties, Suspensions & Disputes

Similar to other sports, yellow cards symbolise an official warning to players, coaches and other members of a team. Yellow cards can only be presented by a Flaktest volunteer and/or staff, and commonly only presented during an incident during a match. 

In the unlikelihood that a yellow card is presented, details of the incident are recorded and presented to the appropriate parties. Using the dispute process, players and other team members can protest a yellow card after the game is complete. Opting to follow up during a match may bring about a red card and/or suspension.

If a serious incident has occurred while in match or communicating within the community, a red card may be presented to a player or team member. A person who is presented with a Red Card can not participate in the upcoming match.

A detailed report is created and distributed to appropriate parties. In the unlikelihood that multiple Red Cards are presented to an individual, he/she may be suspended from a tournament until further notice.

In the unlikelihood of a suspension, an individual can no longer participate in any Flaktest activity, community chat server or tournament until further notice. All cases of suspensions are taken extremely seriously, and detailed reports are distributed immediately to appropriate parties. Resolution of a suspension is on a case-by-case basis, usually involving the person(s) writing a formal apology to the associated parties.

Flaktest Gaming follows a strict Dispute Process. Each matter will be resolved on a case-by-case basis through the dispute process below: 

  1. PARTIES SEND DISPUTE TO FLAKTEST GAMING VIA TICKET SYSTEM 
  2. PARTIES OFFERED MEDIATION AND CONTACT WITH TEACHER REPRESENTATIVE MADE 
  3. IF PARTIES FAIL TO COME TO RESOLUTION, MATTER TURNED OVER TO TEACHER REPRESENTATIVES. 
  4. IF PARTIES RESOLVE MATTER, DETAILS OF CASE SENT TO APPROPRIATE PARTIES AND CASE IS CLOSED.

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