Regulations

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1) COMPETITION

The AK Charity Challenge is an Esports competition for Assetto Corsa Competizione dedicated to all sim racers who are at least 16 years old. The best 25 drivers selected during the hotlap qualification will compete in 2 finals races to achieve their best result and may win amazing prices.

All the revenues coming from the registration fees, after deduction of PayPal surcharges, will be donated to ASST Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital of Bergamo (after deduction of PayPal surcharges). For more informations please write an email to: esport@akinformatica.it

2) PARTICIPATION

In order to attend to the hotlap qualification users need to:
a) Own an original copy of Assetto Corsa Competizione on Steam
b) Own the “Intercontinental GT Pack” DLC
c) Register a new account at this link (https://esport.akinformatica.it) and donate 15,00 euro using Paypal
d) Once the process has been completed successfully, the driver will receive an email with the hotlap server’s password
e) Own a driver profile in game with their real Name and Surname

3) HOTLAP - SPECIAL EVENT DETAILS

Every driver can choose any GT3 car he/she wants but, when the hotlap competition will be over, the driver will be obliged to pick the one that he/she used to achieve his/her best time on the leaderboard.

Cars permitted: 2018 - 2019 GT World Challenge championship GT3 cars
Track: Kyalami
Driving Assists: TC/ABS (No stability control, No ideal line, No automatic gearbox)
Goal: set the fastest lap
Setup: no limitations
Liveries: no limitations

To avoid any issue during the hotlap qualification, every driver must save the replay of his/her best hotlap and he/she must be ready to send it to the organizers if requested.

4) DATES

The leaderboard will open on March 16th at 12.00 pm CET (time may vary in case of technical issues) and close on March 26th at 23.59 pm CET (time may vary in case of technical issues).

5) QUALIFICATION

The top 25 players of the leaderboard will be selected (upon confirm) for the attendance to the two final races, having then the possibility to compete for the final victory that will grant, for the top 5 players, 5 special prices.

6) FINALS

The 2 final races will take place on the 29th of March starting from 20.00 pm CET and they will be live streamed on different platforms (reported on the website and social networks).

Cars:2018 - 2019 GT World Challenge championship GT3 cars
Track: Kyalami
Free Practice 1: 15 minutes
Qualify 1: 15 minutes
Qualify 2: 15 minutes
Race 1: 60 minutes
Race 2: 40 minutes
Driving Assists: TC/ABS (No stability control, No ideal line, No automatic gearbox)
Setup: no limitations
Pit stop strategy: no limitations
Goal: score the most points 

7) SCORES

The 2 final races have a different score system.

Race 1 (60 minutes):

1st place: 25 points
2nd place: 18 points
3rd place: 15 points
4th place: 12 points
5th place: 10 points
6th place: 8 points
7th place: 6 points
8th place: 4 points
9th place: 2 points
10th place: 1 point

Race 2 (40 minutes):

1st place: 16,5 points
2nd place: 12 points
3rd place: 9,5 points
4th place: 7,5 points
5th place: 6 points
6th place: 4,5 points
7th place: 3 points
8th place: 2 points
9th place: 1 point
10th place: 0,5 points

8) DRIVER ELIGIBILITY

A “Driver” is any person who is registered through the AK Charity Challenge website at (https://esport.akinformatica.it) during the tournament. Drivers must be registered before the end of the Challenge (March 26th) in order to record their valid hotlap and be eligible to participate. 

Drivers must meet the following requirements in their entirety to be eligible to compete. Drivers who do not meet these requirements will be deemed ineligible and will be removed from the AK Charity Challenge.

Administration reserves the right to investigate Driver information when eligibility is in question. Drivers should be prepared to provide a copy of personal identification or other applicable documents to verify that these requirements are met.

8.1 AGE

No Driver shall be considered eligible to participate in the AK Charity Challenge before his or her 16th birthday, defined as having lived 16 full years.

8.2 HARDWARE & SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS

A Driver is only eligible to participate in the AK Charity Challenge if he/she have:

  • A PC provided with Steam;
  • Decent Internet connection (max ping 100);
  • Assetto Corsa Competizione;

9) DRIVER RESTRICTIONS

9.1 DRIVER NAMES 

Driver Names may not contain any of the following: Obscene or suggestive language, Corporation, company, sponsor, product, or services names KUNOS Simulazioni, 505 Games, AK Charity Challenge or any shorthand of the aforementioned AK Charity Challenge derivatives that may cause confusion during gameplay.

9.2 CHANGING IN GAME NAMES

Drivers who attempt to change their in game names and surnames during an active series may not be able to participate in races. It is important that drivers do not change their names and surnames during an active series to avoid loss of points and confusion.

10) CODE OF CONDUCT:

The organizer considers the code of conduct a fundamental aspect in every Esports competition. It is precisely for that reason that, if any Driver involved in the AK Charity Challenge acts in the following ways, the organiser has the right to disqualify immediately the player.

- Unsporting conduct (insults in the game chat dedicated to other players, marshals, organizer etc);
- Obscene insults to the organizing staff and subjects involved (online and offline) on any social platform, websites, forums etc;
- Trolling;
- Unsporting conduct on track (such as obstructing other players during the qualification, “dive bombing”, zigzagging on the track, causing deliberately one or more crashes etc);
- Race Direction will be in charge of punishing any unfair behaviour and it will solve any post-event protest.

11) PRIZES:

The organizer and the partner of AK Charity Challenge will offer to the best 5 players in the final overall standings 5 different prizes: AK Charity Challenge Champion: Gaming PC;
2nd place: Monitor;
3rd place: Gaming Headset;
4th place: Headset;
5th: mouse.