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Game of balls - Wednesday, April 20th, Fanfest 2016

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#1 - 2016-01-19 12:08:46 UTC  |  Edited by: CCP Falcon
That's right, Fanfest football(soccer!!) returns. This year we plan on doing it differently, but any suggestions or requests are absolutely welcome.

Pitch/Court

We deliberated this one quite a bit. Last year we had it full size, 11v11, and that was a lot of fun. It demanded quite a lot, however, especially when it came to fitness. It also meant that we had a lot of substitutes sitting on the bench at all times, waiting for their chance to play. This year we thought we'd change it up a little bit, and have this take place in our usual court at KR's(Reykjavik FC) indoor handball court. It's the perfect size for a 5-a-side game.

It's about a 15 minute walking distance from the CCP HQ, which makes it way more accessible than the place we booked last year. Remember the bus issues? I do. I'm sure there will be some carpooling as well.

The spectator seating is very limited. There is a broadcast booth above the court that would fit a couple dozen, and there are some telescopic bleachers. The bleachers do cut into the court itself, however, making the game area much smaller when pulled out. We will figure out more when we have a better idea of how many wish to come watch these shenanigans.

There will be locker rooms available for changing and showering.

Teams

"Devs vs Players" is so 2015, so this year we're aiming to have enough devs and players signed up to form 6-8 teams of mixed devs and players, and duke it out tournament style. Any suggestions regarding the tournament format are welcome.

The team organizing will come later once we have a better idea about how many are interested. I'm personally thinking a random draw, but efforts may need to be made to keep teams even.

Tops and boots - what you need to bring.

We won't be going all out with gear this year since there will be so many variations and teams. As such, we will be asking every player that signs up to bring two different colored tops, as many of each color as you like. When the teams have been formed, decisions can be made on colors, but each team will need a darker colored shirt and a white one.

Boots will need to be flat, as we'll be playing on indoor parquet flooring. There will be some vacant Astro-Turf courts outside, so if the weather is uncharacteristically gorgeous we might consider playing out there. If you have spare room and wish to bring cleats just in case, feel free!

Time

Wednesday April 20th, from 11:30 to 14:30!!!

Signup

Please confirm in a reply to this thread if you are willing and able to participate in a 5-a-side football/soccer game in an indoor arena, on Wednesday April 20th between 11am and 2-3pm.

Summary

Indoor parquet floored arena in walking distance
Bring your own tops
Wednesday April 20th - 11am-2:30pm




That's all for now o7

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C C P Alliance
#2 - 2016-01-19 12:09:04 UTC  |  Edited by: CCP Puck
Reserved for Lord Commander of the Ball's Watch

Signed up:
Bobmon
Zaphod
theboatman
Bairfhionn Isu
Bagehi
MainDrain
Wemyss (?)
Ladel Teravada
Sillanda Kachira(late start)
Ronen Amatin
JakeMiester
Drechlas
Patrick Molter

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Pandemic Legion
#3 - 2016-01-19 12:24:10 UTC
YES! SIGNED ME UP

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Mercenary Coalition
#4 - 2016-01-19 12:51:15 UTC
I'm in sign me up
#5 - 2016-01-19 12:52:46 UTC
Ditto.
Tactical Supremacy
#6 - 2016-01-19 12:57:23 UTC
had a ball last year, wont make it to this one but i highly recommend going if you can!!

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Villore Accords
#7 - 2016-01-19 13:09:07 UTC
Sign me up, please. :)
To help with team colors, I could bring some colored bibs. Got about 5 each in red, blue and green.
If the tournament should be without eliminations, then I'd suggest a standard scorring table with 3-1-0 points for W-D-L.
Thanks for hosting this! It will be a blast.
o7
C C P Alliance
#8 - 2016-01-19 13:22:59 UTC
CheesusCrust wrote:
Sign me up, please. :)
To help with team colors, I could bring some colored bibs. Got about 5 each in red, blue and green.
If the tournament should be without eliminations, then I'd suggest a standard scorring table with 3-1-0 points for W-D-L.
Thanks for hosting this! It will be a blast.
o7


Yup, no elimination, just points. Every team plays each team at least once. Then top two can battle for title, and 3rd and 4th battle for 3rd. Something like that. It's fun having a final.

Also the US way of doing things is quite nice, where you do overtime. 2 pts for win and OT win, 1 pt for OT loss, and 0 for loss.

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Sleeper Social Club
#9 - 2016-01-19 20:19:14 UTC
Screw it. I'm in again. Ballgorns unite!
Scary Wormhole People
#10 - 2016-01-20 13:12:21 UTC
Im intrested, however im guessing ( like a lot of others ) would be waiting to see the schedule before fully commiting.

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Northern Coalition.
#11 - 2016-01-20 14:08:31 UTC
YES!!!

This was awesome last year and the format sound even better this year. A tournament? I think EVE Bet will have to get involved. :D

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Pandemic Legion
#12 - 2016-01-20 14:08:47 UTC
It's ON. LET'S DO THIS.

Count me in!
Pandemic Legion
#13 - 2016-01-20 15:45:24 UTC
im gonna be too busy getting rekt with my spacebois to kick a spherical object around! :D
Gallente Federation
#14 - 2016-01-20 18:50:35 UTC
Sign me up for this as well! I'm sure we could easily field a Scotland Squad here
Scary Wormhole People
#15 - 2016-01-21 00:08:09 UTC
MainDrain wrote:
Sign me up for this as well! I'm sure we could easily field a Scotland Squad here


But will we be sober enough to play Cool

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C C P Alliance
#16 - 2016-01-21 09:42:35 UTC
CCP Puck wrote:
Reserved for Lord Commander of the Ball's Watch


lol he said ball's.

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C C P Alliance
#17 - 2016-01-21 15:30:46 UTC
For the sake of transparency I want you all to know that the time isn't 100% decided on. As such, if you have any preferences now is the time to speak up.

Some were thinking Wednesday, before all the shenanigans begin.

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Sleeper Social Club
#18 - 2016-01-24 12:33:21 UTC
CCP Puck wrote:
For the sake of transparency I want you all to know that the time isn't 100% decided on. As such, if you have any preferences now is the time to speak up.

Some were thinking Wednesday, before all the shenanigans begin.


Wednesday would be better. Otherwise we would miss all the shenigans on Friday.

Last year's Tuesday was fine as well.
Villore Accords
#19 - 2016-01-25 03:33:35 UTC
If it's going to be any time before Wednesday, 7pm then I won't be able to make it. Ugh
The Association of No Affiliation
#20 - 2016-01-27 10:23:43 UTC  |  Edited by: Wemyss
If this is going to clash with FF can we ensure it only clashes with 'community' or non-game presentations. EVE is real kind of stuff I can miss, I can't justify missing out on any 'meat' from FF presentations.
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