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Show your racing skills in our 7th season of competitive Mario Kart 8 Deluxe racing! This league is perfect for both competitive and new Mario Kart players! Learn from some of the best MK players in the world in a friendly environment.

League is organized through the PLAYEX DISCORD.

We're excited to welcome players back for our SEVENTH season!

League Format

League Format

6 Qualifiers→ Semifinals → Grand Finals

Qualifier Weeks:

  • ROUND 1: Players divided up evenly into friend room lobbies using snake seeding (based on avg. season score - if no score, random placement). Lobbies play 12 races. 

  • ROUND 2: top 11 across all lobbies advance to qualifier finals (12th spot is tournament operator host - not in contention).

  • Top 3 at end of round 2 qualify for season semifinals (if player has already qualified, 4th place qualifies and so on...)


  • Players who do not advance to qualifier finals awarded points earned from their round 1 races, plus 12. Top 11 are awarded points earned in the qualifier round 2 plus points earned in qualifier round 1.


  • Prizes awarded to top 3 in each qualifier - cash prize pool from 50% of entry fees

    • 1st place: 50% of prize pool​

    • 2nd place: 30% of prize pool

    • 3rd place: 20% of prize pool


  • Top 24 - made up from 3 players each qualifier, 6 wildcard spots awarded to top 6 overall scoring players from qualifier rounds (from players not already qualified)

  • 2 friend room lobbies (snake seeding based on avg. score from qualifier rounds)

  • 24 races

  • Top 6 from each lobby advance to grand finals

Grand Finals:

  • Top 12 - made up from top 6 in each semifinal lobby.

  • 24 races

General Rules

General Rules

  • 150cc speed setting

  • Lobby hosts must have an ethernet connection to their Switch

  • Hard CPUs (in the event of a disconnection, the cpu replacing the player's points will be counted until the player reconnects to the lobby

  • Normal Items

  • All vehicles, gliders, and characters allowed

  • Smart steering is allowed

  • Lobby hosts are responsible for sending scores to tournament operator (a screenshot is fine; include CPU points if needed)

  • Track Repicks: repicking a track will result in a 10pt penalty if the repicked track is selected in roulette (if choosing random results in a repick, the penalty is not applied). Manually repicking a track that was selected by choosing random will apply the penalty.

  • Ties: in the event of a tie that would determine who advances to the next round, a 1 race tiebreaker will be held for the players, hosted by the tournament operator.

    • Tiebreaker Rules:

      • 150cc​

      • No CPUs

      • All kart options allowed

      • Smart steering / auto acceleration allowed

      • Normal Items

      • RANDOM track selection

Entry Fee

$10 USD per qualifier

(no entry fees for semis or grand finals)