Season 1 – DuelCircle Fall Split
Visit this page often for all things DuelCircle Competitive including standings, weekly game schedules, league news, highlights and more. This page is your one-stop shop for the 2021 Fall Split.
Fall Regular Season Schedule
The 2021 Fall Split Regular Season features 90 games over the span of 8 weeks (September 3rd – October 24th). Participants compete in 2 games each week with games lasting 45 minutes or less.
New for the Fall Split is the introduction of our Superweek. 2 weeks of games will be played over the span of 4 days to kick off the split this Labor Day Weekend!
Note that Friday, September 3rd will start 1 hour earlier, with games beginning at 6:30pm ET. Each gameday during Superweek will have a full 5 game slate compared to 2 games on Friday Nights and 4 games on each Weekend gameday.
To see the schedule for each week, click the arrows on the slideshow or select a radio button.
Fall Regular Season Standings
Standings as of Monday afternoon, September 5th. (Note: 3 games from Sat-Mon. were postponed to a later date/time.)
# – Clinched 1st place seed, ^ – Clinched top 4 seed, * – Clinched playoffs, E – Eliminated from playoff contention, NT – No Tiebreaker game to be played
Reference the Player Info Sheet, here.
10 Players will face eachother twice in a 8 week double round robin format. During Opening Weekend, 2 weeks of games will be played through Labor Day (US National Holiday). During Weeks 2-8, Players play 2 matches weekly Friday-Sunday (1 match per day, 1 guaranteed off day each week). Games begin on Friday Nights at 7:30pm Eastern and Weekends at 3pm Eastern with a 45 minute time limit.
The 1st Round Robin will be held from Friday, September 3rd through Saturday, September 25th (Game 3). The 2nd Round Robin will be held from Saturday, September 25th (Game 4) through Sunday, October 24th.
Players will still compete in 1 match per day during Opening Weekend but will not have an off day. There will be 5 total matches played each day with Friday, September 3rd’s gameday (Opening Night) beginning 1 hour earlier at 6:30pm Eastern. All other gamedays will use the standard 2pm start time.
The comprehensive rulebook has information regarding gameplay rules, league structure, eligibility, tiebreaker scenarios, match processes, playoff format, conduct, and other ancillary items. The 2021 Fall Official Rulebook may be referenced at any time, here.
Fall Split Playoff Prizes
As tradition, This Split’s Champion and Runner-up will receive automatic acceptance into 2022’s Spring Split league based tournament.
Members of the league automatically receive the following prizes for participating, in the event that they do not reach playoffs:
- 5,000 Crowns
- Mega Snack Pack
- Blue Raptor Wand
Prize codes will be sent to the email address on file on the week of Monday, November 8th (Player of the Week Crown Awards will be sent during the Regular Season).
As a reminder, If any redemption issues occur, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the problematic code and your KingsIsle account username ONLY. KingsIsle does not require you to provide your password to them. Codes are for the Gamigo North American version of Wizard101.
Regular Season Player of the Week Awards
Returning this split is the Player of the Week Award for the Regular Season. Each week, players can earn a sweet 1,000 Crowns for standout performances during their 2 game stretch. Whether someone dominated or heavily improved and stepped up their game (literally), they’ll be in contention.
As an added incentive, the Player of the Week Award winner for Opening Weekend of the Fall Split will receive 5,000 Crowns in place of the standard 1,000 Crowns prize to account for the Superweek!
Player of the Week will be announced at the beginning of each Friday Night broadcast at 7:15pm Eastern during the regular season. Player of the Week Prize codes will be sent to the email address on file after each Friday’s games. Check back each week for winner announcements!
Beyond The Spiral Podcast
The Beyond The Spiral Podcast, Presented by KingsIsle Entertainment and Gamigo Group, is back for the 2021 Fall Split! Weekly Recap episodes are released at 6pm Eastern each Wednesday throughout the tournament. Note: The Superweek Recap episode will be uploaded on Thursday, September 9th at 6pm Eastern
Throughout the split, we’ll have a wide range of rotating guest hosts filling in for main host Thetechboy (@BinaryConjurer). This week’s guest host is DuelCircle Media’s own Michael Firehammer (@MikeFirehammer) for our Player Profile and Projections Fall Split Preview episode!
Beyond The Spiral is available wherever you get your podcasts but unfortunately will not be available in video version on YouTube this split. Just search for “Beyond The Spiral” or visit our page on Anchor!
The top 6 players move onto the playoffs based on regular season standings. The top 4 players will compete in a double elimination format (Upper Bracket) while the 5th/6th seed compete in a single elimination format (Lower Bracket).
Playoff Matches are played in a Best-of-Three series. In between games, players have 15 minutes to reset and prepare for the following game. Similar to the Regular Season, games will also have a 45 minute time limit.
The 1st place seed will be able to choose between the 3rd/4th place seed as their Round 1 opponent in match A1. For more information, reference Section 5 of the DuelCircle Rulebook.
The Playoffs will be held from Saturday, October 30th through Sunday, November 7th.
Round 1 Upper Bracket: (Saturday, October 30th)
- Match A2: Saturday, April 17th, 3pm Eastern
- Match A1: Sunday, April 18th, Approx. 4:30pm Eastern
Round 1 Lower Bracket: (Sunday, October 31st)
- Match X2: 3pm Eastern
- Match X1: Approx. 4:30pm Eastern
Round 2: (Saturday, November 6th)
- Match Y1 (Lower Bracket): 3pm Eastern
- Match B1 (Upper Bracket): Approx. 4:30pm Eastern
Round 3 Semifinals/Finals: (Sunday, November 7th)
- Match Z1 Semifinals: 3pm Eastern
- Match C1 Finals: 5pm Eastern
League News and Updates
- The Fall 2021 Broadcast lineup will be announced soon, apologies for the delay.
- Match VODs will be uploaded to the DuelCircle YouTube weekly on Tuesday’s, beginning September 14th at 6pm Eastern. | Note: VODs from Opening Weekend/Superweek will be uploaded on Wednesday September 8th at 6pm Eastern.
- Beyond The Spiral Podcast returns weekly on Wednesday’s, beginning September 1st at 6pm Eastern with our Pre-Split Player Profiles and Projections Special! | Note: The Superweek Recap episode will be uploaded on Thursday, September 9th at 6pm Eastern
This split, DuelCircle Media has partnered with San Antonio’s Metropolitan Health District to spread awareness about COVID-19 through messaging on our broadcasts, website, and social media.
Everyone has a part to play, and we need you to help slow the spread. Wear a mask, wash your hands, practice social distancing, and receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Do it for you. Do it for your loved ones. Do it for your community. For support and resources related to COVID-19, visit CDC.Gov/COVID-19.