CCA Summer Series 2022 Competitive Ruling: Davenport University

After participating in for CCA Summer Series 2022 East Open 3, a player on Davenport University is no longer beginning their collegiate career at Davenport University, rendering them ineligible to compete in CCA Summer Series 2022 and for Davenport University.

CCA Summer Series 2022 Event Administration has concluded that playing and earning points for Summer Open with a player who is not planning on attending their team’s institution is a violation of event rules. A team must play and qualify with eligible players pursuing a degree at their represented institution.

Relevant rule(s)

5. Player Eligibility (5.1.2), 6. Team Formation, Operations and Conduct (6.1.1), 8. Rules and Conduct Violations (8.1.2, 8.2.1)
5.1.2 Academic Status
Players must be (a) enrolled full time during the Spring 2022, Summer 2022, or Fall 2022 terms in accordance with the requirements of their accredited College or University, or vocational-technical school in the U.S., Canada, or Mexico, and (b) maintain a minimum 2.00 cumulative GPA or similar (such as hold good academic standing), which can be evidenced by an official school transcript, in each case (items (a) and (b)), for the semester during which the Tournament is held.
6.1.1 Academic Institution
Teams must be comprised of players attending the same academic institution. All players on a team must be able to provide proof of enrollment to the same institution as stated in Section 5.1.2.
8.1.2 Removal
Players understand and agree that CCA has the right, in its sole discretion, to remove a Player from or restrict such Player’s participation in any Tournament event as part of any investigation conducted by CCA and/or a Tournament Administrator (as applicable) pursuant to Section 8.1.1.
8.2.1 Disciplinary Actions
If CCA decides that a Player has violated the Code of Conduct or any term of the Rules, CCA may take the following disciplinary actions (as applicable):
Match restart;
Loss of Game;
Match forfeiture;
Issue a private or public warning (verbal or written) to the Player;
Loss of all or any part of the Scholastic Awards previously awarded to the Player;
Disqualify the Player from participating in one or more Matches and/or sessions at the Tournament; or
Prevent the Player from participating in one or more future competitions hosted by CCA.

Additional details can be found in the Official Rules:

All CCA Summer Series 2022 Open points earned by Davenport University will be forfeited.

Davenport University is eligible to compete in CCA Summer Series 2022 Open with an eligible roster.

Competitive integrity is of utmost importance, and as such, any team with an ineligible player will not be allowed to compete.

Matthias Dean

Matthias Dean