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Warhammer 40k Escalation League

This league is designed for players of all skill levels to grow a new or existing army, develop a better grasp of the rules, and overall enjoy a fun event for Warhammer 40k. The league will be on a twelve-week schedule, with rounds lasting two weeks. Players must field an army for the duration of the event with at least one matching faction keyword (e.g. Imperium, Chaos, etc.).

This league will run from 300 points to 1200 points. Entry fee is $20 and sign-ups are open until the start of the league. All league participants will receive 15% off Warhammer and Citadel items for the duration of the league.


Every round, matches will be played at the current point level. Pairings will be available the Monday following the close of a round on Challonge, and you will be paired against a similarly-ranked opponent. All results are due in by the Sunday of round end by midnight. Results must be reported to the employee on staff directly after the match has finished.

Round One - 300pts: July 15th - July 30th
Round Two - 600pts: July 31st - August 13th
Round Three - 900pts: August 14th - August 27th
Round Four - 900pts: August 28th - September 10th
Round Five - 1200pts: September 11th - September 24th
Round Six - 1200pts: September 25th - October 8th


Matches in each round will add to your overall score. Match scoring is as follows:

Win - 3 points
Tie - 1 point
Loss - 0 points

In addition, points will be awarded on a hobby basis, with players scoring an additional point each for Completely Painted, Unified (Matching) Bases, and WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get).

An additional 10 hobby points will be awarded to any player who creates and/or paints a thematically-consistent piece of terrain for the store. Terrain may be no more than 12" on any side to qualify.


Each round, the scenario to be used for all league games will be published to the Top Tier Wargaming Crew Facebook group. Rounds One and Two will be played on a 4'x4' table, and all other scenarios will be played on a standard 4'x6' table.


Store credit and other prizes will be awarded based on the following categories in order. A winner from one category is ineligible to win from any further categories:
- Most Combat Points (Hobby Points Tiebreak)
- Most Hobby Points (Combat Points Tiebreak)
- Best Sport (voted)
- Most Improved (voted)

Earlier Event: July 15
$10 Guild Ball Tournament