What are the match rules for Mario Kart 8?


1.1 Match Procedure

  • Tournament Teams
    • A “team” will consist of 1 Player. Multiple teams from each eligible institution will be allowed to participate in the tournament.
  • Set Length
    • All tournament sets will be time trials, to be executed asynchronously for each week of competition during the regular season.

2.1 Game Rules

  • Game Settings:
  • Game Lobby Setup: Time trials can be selected from the Single Player menu.
    • Select “Single Player”
    • Select “Time Trials”
    • Choose your racer.
    • Choose your car.
    • Then select the track.
    • Select “Solo Race.”
  • Game Mode: Time Trial
  • Course: Course will be announced each week via email from Vanta. Select the course that was communicated for each time trial each week.
  • Character selection: Any available character.
  • Car selection: Any available variation of car, wheels, and glider.
  • CCs: 150cc
  • Courses:
    • Week 1 (Pre-Season): Mario Kart Stadium
    • Week 2 (Pre-Season): Toad Harbor
    • Week 3: Sunshine Airport
    • Week 4: N64 Toad’s Turnpike
    • Week 5: SNES Donut Plains 3
    • Week 6: N64 Yoshi Valley
    • Week 7: Mount Wario
    • Week 8: Wii Grumble Volcano
    • Week 9: Electrodome
    • Week 10: Mario Circuit
    • Week11: Moo Moo Meadows 
    • Week 12: Rainbow Road

3.1 Reporting

  • Score Reporting Format: Each player’s recorded best time will be submitted, along with a screenshot of the reported time and the car and character used.
    • Screenshots can be submitted here.
    • Please review our screenshot submission guide for proper formatting. Screenshots not submitted in the correct format will be invalidated.
  • Screenshot: The screenshot must show the time being submitted and the course that the time trial took place on. Failure to submit a screenshot of the reported score may result in your reported time being removed.
  • Competition for Mario Kart 8 begins every Monday - coaches have until the following Friday to submit screenshots. This is a hard deadline - any screenshots submitted outside of that time window will not be validated
  • The following points will then be added by the Vanta Ops Team for rankings:
    • 1st Place: 21 Points
    • 2nd Place: 18 Points
    • 3rd Place: 15 Points
    • 4th Place: 12 Points
    • 5th Place: 10 Points
    • 6th-10th Place: 9 Points
    • 11th-20th Place: 8 Points
    • 21st-30th Place: 7 Points
    • 31st-50th Place: 6 Points
    • 51st-100th Place: 5 Points
    • 100th-150th Place: 4 Points
    • 151st Place+: 3 Points
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