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AEL University Elite Series

The AEL University Elite Series is an elite competitive esports league that showcases the exceptional talent and dedication of university esports teams from across Australia. Featuring Rocket League and CS:GO in an invitational league, comprising of the top university teams in the country.

Providing fans with high-quality production, expert analysis, and commentary from industry professionals. Covering every match, the league will also provide live updates and highlights through social media, ensuring that fans never miss a moment of the action.

Australian Esports
University League

Open for all University students across Australia who have a passion for videogame culture and esports, the Australian Esports University League provides a structured and well-governed tournament for aspiring players to prove their skills among their peers and against rival universities!

With a prize pool of over $3500 spread across 2 seasons, with community-run broadcasts, from production to casting to observing to competing this tournament has opportunities for everybody!

Tournament Dates

Registrations Open:  February 1st
Registrations Close: March 20th
Tournament Begins: March 27th
Finals: May 29th – June 2nd

Registrations Open: July 7th
Registrations Close: August 20th
Tournament Begins: August 23rd
Playoffs: October 11th – 25th

League Information


Stage 1: Groups (Best of 5)
The groups stage will consist of multiple groups of teams battling it out for their spots in the playoffs.

Stage 2: Playoffs (Best of 7)
The playoff stage will be an elimination bracket with the top teams from the group stage.


1st place: $210
2nd place: $90
3rd place: $45
*prizes are per season

Platform: PC, PS, XBOX & Nintendo Switch


Rocket League matches are played
on Wednesday evenings

Terms & Conditions of entry

  • Students must be enrolled at an Australian University
  • All members of a team must be from the same institution
  • All players must provide Proof of Enrolment or equivalent for confirmation


The AEL’s University League Discord channel will be the primary mode of communication between players and tournament officials regarding this tournament.

All players must join the AEL University League Discord channel. Teams that do not abide by this rule and miss out on communications may be subject to disqualification from the league.


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