REDBULL CAMPUS CLUTCH, so much to say :( just deflated

First off congrats to all the teams that qualified for the offline regional events. I am not taking anything away from any teams that made it.

Today we played in qualifier 2 and breezed through the bracket eventually advancing to the semifinals. We reached the semifinals and all was good, the FaceIT TOs decided to do an eligibility check and we passed but the other team did not, we got advanced to the finals where we played DePaul and we won 13-0. Having won the finals we got the travel forms and congrats on qualifying sent to us. Our students elated, filled them out. A good amount of time passed and we get notified that we might have to restart back to semifinals playing the team that lost in quarterfinals to the DQd team. So long story short we win the entire bracket, fill forms out, all excited, done playing for the night, now we have players having to scramble back to setups iced out to play a BO1. We lose the match, coming to the match cold, upset, tilted and just deflated did not help.

You simply cant have a team win an entire bracket, pull them back after going through the entire process and expect a good fair performance after MENATALLY BREAKING a team with a decision like that. We also thought maybe since we played DePaul already and won 13-0 that possibly us and IU would go to offline...but that is not the case now, DePaul who we beat IN THE BRACKET grand finals is going...I apologize for the rant but FACEIT and REDBULL can DO BETTER. THIS is not acceptable. 2 hours after a completed bracket, its reset. Unreal.

We have an event promoting a fun experience having HORRIBLE rulings, lack of communication, banning 17 year old freshman, banning Canadian Citizens at US colleges from competing... this is NOT the way things should be. I am not even going to go into the poor format of the event in general. Everyone knows that.

Not sure exactly what I want out of this, but I damn sure am going to fight this for my students.

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