E-League format 2023

E-League returns for 2023 in a huge way, with a brand new format spanning 10 weeks with a $10,000 AUD prize pool up for grab. There will be over three times the FIFA action compared to last seaso.

Studio broadcast’s will take place on all days of the E-League main stage, and LAN in person final for the top 4 players.

The top 3 scoring players in the E-League finals will receive a direct invite to the FIFA Global Series Oceania Play-In, where they will compete for a chance to qualify for the Global Series Playoffs.

Key Dates

E-League Group Stage / Regular Season

  • 7-8 March 2023, Group Stage Week 1
  • 14-15 March 2023, Group Stage Week 2
  • 21-22 March 2023, Group Stage Week 3
  • 28-29 March 2023, Group Stage Week 4
  • 18-19 April 2023, Group Stage Week 5
  • 25-26 April 2023, Group Stage Week 6

E-League 2023 Playoffs

  • 6-7 May 2023, Playoffs Day 1 & 2
  • 9 May 2023, Playoffs Day 3

E-League 2023 Grand Final

  • 13 May 2023, Grand Final (in-person LAN)

Key Format information for the main stage

  • E-League regular season or group stage will consist of seeded groups of 12 players
  • Each group will play a single round-robin format consisting of best-of-two matches over 6 weeks
  • The top 6 scoring players in each group at the end of the regular season will qualify for the E-League Playoffs, with the top 2 players in each group receiving a bye through to the second round of playoffs
  • The E-League Playoffs will take the form of a double elimination bracket made up of best-of-two matches played over 4 days in early May.
  • The final 4 players will be flown to a TBC location to play in-person (LAN) for the E-League Grand Final