Rocket League NSE Winter is split into 3 main stages: Stage 1 Qualification (Weeks 1-2) Stage 2 League play (Weeks 3-6) and Stage 3 Playoffs.
In Stage 1 teams will be seeded into 3 skill groups. In the first round teams will play another team in the same skill group and in the following rounds be matched versus teams with a similar record in the tournament.
In Stage 2 teams will be split into multiple divisions. All teams play 3 games and earn points based on their final finish that week. 2 Teams will be relegated each week from the top division with 2 teams promoted from lower division to replace them.
In Stage 3 the top teams in each Division will qualify for single elimination playoffs with the top performing teams getting byes into later rounds.
1st - £300
2nd - £180
3rd - £120
Top 8 - BUEC Championship Pins
In addition to other prizes this tournament awards British University Esports Championship Points.