League of Legends Winter Qualifiers

The Student Champs are open to all secondary schools, Further Education (FE) Colleges and Alternative Provision (AP) schools in the UK and are PC-based. Students must be aged 12+ to participate.

League of Legends (PEGI 12+) is a multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) where teams of 5 champions with unique abilities face off against each other in the rift.

Rulesets here: General Rules & League of Legends specific rules.


Each student will need a valid Summoner Name for their in-game name on their roster.

Team Size 5 (+ 2 optional subs)

Best of 1

Game Mode Tournament draft
Map Pool

Summoners Rift

Format Large scale group stage
Prizes for grand winners (at Champs grand finals) British Esports Champs Jersey, certificates, trophy, along with professional money-can’t-buy coaching.



For Champs 2021-22, the tournaments will now be a year-long split into two distinct seasons:

Winter Qualifiers Spring Divisions
Winter Qualifiers will consist of a large group stage where teams will face a variety of opponents and aim to get as many points as possible throughout the season. For Spring Divisions, the teams will then be split into divisions depending on their final position in the leaderboard from the Winter Qualifiers.
The Champs year will culiminate in the top teams heading to the live grand finals.