GLL Showdown Qualifier rules


Player name, team name, and logos

GLL reserves the right to edit any player or team names or logos that break the following rules:

  • Has resemblance or are identical to any brand or trademark that they personally don’t own
  • That is protected by third-party rights and you don’t have written permission to use
  • That is trying to imitate a real person other than themselves
  • That is pure nonsense
  • Discriminatory names, including but not limited to any language regarding ethnicity, nationality, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation is not allowed at all

Broadcasting and streaming

  • GLL reserves exclusive rights for broadcasting and streaming for all its events. We do however allow people to personally stream their matches and games. If you decide to stream, we REQUIRE that you include “GLL Showdown” in your streaming title and also that you are using a delay of 8 min. This is for your own and other teams safety.

Technical issues

  • All players are responsible for their own technical issues both hardware and network. Matches won’t be restarted just because of someone disconnects and/or their game crashes.
  • If a player disconnects you are allowed to reconnect.
  • In a case where problems are affecting a huge amount of the players in the game, by the game or by Steam it will be decided by the admin/admin team on a how to handle it.

Time punctuality

  • It is very important to follow the timeline for each tournament during an event hosted by GLL. All information for each tournament is subject to change so it’s every player’s responsibility to update himself on and GLL Discord server before the tournament/round/match or game starts regarding any changes.
  • If a team is missing from the lobby when it is time to start the game it will be started without them if the lobby host does not say otherwise.
  • All matches will be played back to back so the teams have to join the new game lobby as soon as possible.
  • It is the responsibility of each team captain to read discord for important messages regarding the lobby they are assigned to at all times, especially in the early part of each new game if a server restart needs to be done.

Region & age restrictions

  • A team is only allowed to play in one region during the tournament. All team members must be of age 16 or older.
  • At all times in-game a team must have 100% of its players that are residing in or have the nationality of the country or countries for the region they are playing in.

A list of all countries included in each region sorted in alphabetical order below:

  • CIS: Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Kazakhstan,  Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine,  Uzbekistan.
  • EU: Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Vatican City.
  • MEA: Algeria, Angola, Bahrain, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Ivory Coast, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Reunion, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
  • North America: Canada, United States.
  • Latin America: Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Perú, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela.

For GLL Showdown Qualifier we’re limiting the participation for teams with the countries listed above. Teams and players from other regions and countries are not allowed to play during the GLL Showdown Qualifier.  

GLL Showdown Qualifier specific rules

Team management

  • A team must consist of four players to be eligible to compete in Showdown Qualifier.
  • We do allow teams to play one game as two players as long as the team can guarantee they will be three for the next game(s) after it. If the team doesn’t have three players after that duo game the team will have to sit out all the games until their third player shows up. This rule does not apply for when a disconnect mid game happens.
  • All teams are allowed to add one (1) substitute to there team during the Showdown Qualifier tournament. After adding your sub to the team you are not able to change that player out during the whole Showdown Qualifier tournament including the Final. The substitute has to have been added to the roster before you start playing your first game of the day.

Player restrictions

  • A player is only allowed to compete for one team in the Showdown Qualifier tournament.
  • A player is only allowed to compete for one region in the Showdown Qualifier tournament.

To see the full list of regions and countries, please read the section “Region and age restrictions”

Website rules


  • All players are allowed to have one account at per person. All information registered on each account needs to be up-to-date and correct information.
  • You are not allowed to share or use another person’s GLL account. Your account is for your use and your use alone.

Bugs and issues

  • All problems and bugs you encounter on any of the GLL web pages currently in use should be reported as soon as possible to a Community mod on the GLL Discord.
  • This will allow us the best chance to assist you as a player with the issue you have encountered.  

Game rules

Game server restarts
These are the guidelines regarding a game server restart while the game is in the starting process:

  • More than 10% of the players in the lobby not making it into the game.
  • If all players are marked as “#unknown”
  • Two full teams or more of two players in the lobby not making it into the game.
  • If the game is being broadcasted and the caster or observer in the lobby does not make it into the game.
  • If the lobby host doesn’t make it into the game.

All the reasons above can be overruled by the lobby host if he sees fit for the situation in question. If a game server crashes mid game the decision will be made by lobby host on a case-by-case basis if the game should be replayed or not.

Replay and match materials
All players must have the replay function enabled in-game when you compete in any PUBG event at GLL. All replays and screenshots from the matches need to be saved for 14 days from the date the tournament ended. The admin team has the right to request the replay or screenshot at any time within these 14 days.

How to find your replays: press “Windows Key + R” and type “%localappdata%\TslGame\Saved\Demos”.

Game accounts

  • All players are allowed to have one PUBG account active on their GLL account.
  • You are not allowed to share or use another person’s PUBG account. Your account is for your use and your use alone.
  • We allow usage of competitive accounts as long they follow these requirements:
    • That neither of the accounts has an active PUBG ban within 2 years
    • That all the accounts are your accounts and yours alone
    • That the correct PUBG account is registered on your profile page that you will be playing with
    • If the reason for hiding your identity for trying out for a new team you need to contact the lobby host in question and ask for permission before you use a secondary account. And to point out once more, the secondary account needs to be your own account and no one else’s.

In-game rules

  • Under no circumstances will the game be paused during an ongoing round.
  • If a player disconnects while a game is being played and can’t reconnect he needs to sit out that game.

Cheats and bug abuse

All cheats are completely forbidden to use under any circumstance while playing in any event at GLL. Using any cheat will result in bans and disqualifications for the following cheats:

  • ESP
  • Radar hacks
  • Wallhacks
  • Speedhacks
  • Aimhacks
  • Hitbox manipulation
  • Teleportation
  • The usage of bug to gain an advantage versus your opponents
  • Game file editing to remove grass or other aspects from the game

All 3rd party software or tools that are not allowed by the game publisher and that can give an unfair advantage to a player or team are classed as cheating and is not allowed. Examples of software that are not allowed is ReShade, SweetFX and VibranceGUI.

If a team uses a player that has an active ban by GLL or PUBG the team will be disqualified from the tournament.

Players with PUBG bans on any accounts within 2 years are not eligible to compete in any of the tournaments hosted by GLL.

GLL reserves the right to monitor any player we see fit during the tournament.

Betting, gambling, match-fixing/teaming
Players or coaches, as well as lobby hosts and staff from GLL, are prohibited from gambling or betting on any matches in any GLL tournament.
All sorts of match-fixing/teaming are strictly forbidden and will result in the team being disqualified and banned.  

Rule violations

Rule violation Punishment Time duration
No personal replay Disqualification  
Using a player, not in the roster Disqualification  
Playing with the wrong game account No points from the games the player has been playing in.  
Usage of a glitch/bug Case-by-case  
Inappropriate/disruptive behavior Case-by-case  
Playing in the wrong region Disqualification  
Match-fixing/teaming Ban from GLL and disqualification 1 year
Account sharing Ban from GLL and disqualification 1 year
Knowingly playing with someone who is account sharing Ban from GLL and disqualification 6 months
Cheating Ban from GLL and disqualification 2 years
Knowingly playing with a cheater Ban from GLL and disqualification 6 months

  You can appeal the decision regarding your ban that you have received within 7 days from the moment when the decision was taken. The appeal needs to be in a written mail that is sent to  

Behavior and sportsmanship
We follow PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS rules of conduct when it comes to both behavior and sportsmanship. Link to rules of conduct can be found HERE.


The GLL tournament organization reserves the right to, in special cases, add, alter, overrule and/or remove any rule stated above to guarantee fair play.



The settings will differ depending on the map being played. If the setting is not posted below the setting will be on the default custom server value.

General settings

  • Server Mode: Esport Mode.
  • Server region: EU/NA/SA depending on the region is being played.
  • Team: Squad 4p
  • Player camera restriction: First person only (FPP)
  • Map option: Sunny
  • Red zone: Off
  • Convert dead player to observer: Off
  • Public spectating: Off
  • Killer spectating: Off
  • Flare gun: 0x
  • Level 3 helmet: 0x
  • Costumes: 0x

Circle Settings

Circle Number Delay Wait Move DPS Shrink Spread Land Ratio
1 90 180 270 0,6 0,4 0,5 0
2 0 90 120 0,8 0,55 0,56 0
3 0 60 120 1 0,6 0,56 0
4 0 60 150 3 0,6 0,56 1
5 0 50 120 5 0,65 0,56 0
6 0 50 120 8 0,65 0,56 0
7 0 50 90 10 0,65 0,56 0
8 0 50 60 14 0,7 0,56 1
9 0 10 160 18 0,001 10 0

  Loot Settings Adjustable Ratio & Adjustable Total Number: 1.8x


  • Ammunition: 1.1x
  • Ammo Bolt: 0x
  • Ammo Flare: 0x


  • Sniper rifles: 3x
  • DMR’s: 3x
  • Assault Rifles: 1.6x
  • Hunting Rifles: 0.8x
  • LMG’s: 0.8x
  • SMG’s: 1.7x
  • Shotguns: 0.9x
  • Handguns: 0.3x
  • Throwables: 1x
  • Melee Weapons: 1.7x
  • Crossbow: 0x
  • Flare Gun: 0x


  • Sight Attachments: 1.1x
  • Magazine Attachments: 1.1x
  • Muzzle Attachments: 0.6x
  • Foregrip Attachments: 1.2x
  • Stock Attachments: 1x
  • Stock Quiver: 0x


  • Heal items: 1x
  • Boost items: 1x
  • Gas Can: 0.3x


  • Backpack: 0.8x
  • Helmet: 0.9x
  • Helmet level 3: 0x
  • Armor: 0.8x


  • Clothing: 0x

Point System

Placement Points
1 10
2 6
3 5
4 4
5 3
6 2
7 1
8 1
9-16 0
Kills 1


Tie Breaker In the event that two or more teams have the same number of Total Points, the following rules shall be applied to break the tie.

  • 1. Compare every tied Team’s total Kill Points across all Matches
  • 2. Compare every tied Team’s best performing Match based on Match Points
  • 3. Compare every tied Team’s best performing Match based on Kill Points
  • 4. Compare every tied Team’s Kill Points in the most recent Match
  • 5. Compare every tied Team’s Placement Points in the most recent Match