‘Rec Room’ Is Hosting Its Own VR Olympics


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Welcome to the first Reclympics, the official summer games of Rec Room! This event will run from August 14th, 2021 to September 5, 2021. Players from all over the world will represent various regions within Rec Room and compete in custom-made Rec Room-inspired games. Each of these games will be a day-long tournament, with various rewards all live-streamed and recorded on our YouTube channel! Continue reading more to find out how to participate or attend the event. 



REGIONS

Players will sign up for the region they want to represent by first joining that region’s clubhouse. Each region has a designated clubhouse that any Rec Room player may join. Players may join multiple clubhouses but will only be able to represent one region during the games.Players registering for multiple games must represent the same region for all applications.


GAMES

A limited number of players from each region will be able to compete. Players may register for multiple games but are not guaranteed to be selected. Once registration for the event closes, the community team staff will review applications and choose which players will be eligible to compete in that event as athletes.For team-based events, the community team staff are responsible for choosing teams.The athletes selected will be notified via email or Discord and their usernames will be posted to applicable brackets on the website. 


REWARDS


Based on an individual or team’s placement in games, individual medals are awarded to participating athletes. At the end of the Reclympics, the region with the most gold medals will be declared this year’s Reclympics winners!


Additionally, all players who visit the ^Reclympics room during the event will receive a free Reclympics shirt! Make sure to check out the room once it’s published to receive the reward. 


REQUIREMENTS TO COMPETE

  • Your account must be at least level 30.
  • Your account must be registered with an active email address.
  • You must be available for the full duration of the event you plan to participate in, typically between 11 am - 3 pm PST during the day of the event.
  • Your account must have a good recent moderation history
    1. Players banned between 7/1 - 8/14 may be denied registration.
    2. Players with a history of cheating may be denied registration.



SIGN UP

Registrations are not first-come, first-serve. Please take your time with your applications and ensure all the information is correct! Even if you are not selected to compete, you can still participate in spectator events on our YouTube channel during the event times.Make sure you join the Rec Room Region’s club you wish to represent in-game and visit the clubhouse on 8/14.Rec Room Region Club names:

  • Creator Commonwealth
  • Crimson Bog Swamp
  • Paintball Plateau
  • Rec Room Main Campus
  • Frontier Island
  • The Goblin Kingdom
  • Cyberjunk City Limits
  • The Isles of Lost Skulls

Registration Deadlines:

  • Stunt Runner & Laser Tag - 8/9
  • Archery & Dodgeball - 8/16
  • Discus Throw & Ultimate Frisbee - 8/23
  • Paintball - 8/30


OVERALL RULES (TAP TO EXPAND)

  • Unsportsmanlike conduct may result in a match disqualification for your team. Competitive behavior is expected but comradery is encouraged.
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  • Using glitches, exploits, or third-party apps to manipulate gameplay may result in disqualification for your team.
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  • Disputes regarding gameplay must be directed to community team staff for review.
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  • Athletes must arrive in the designated pre-game lobby room 20 minutes before their match. There are no reschedules.
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  • If athletes do not arrive within 15 minutes before the match starts, the spot may be replaced with a backup athlete.
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  • Substitutions for participants must be approved by community team staff 24 hours before the event begins.
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  • Athletes must use the standing locomotion setting while in play.
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  • Athletes cannot clip through geometry on maps unreasonably.
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  • Athletes should have their in-game height set correctly before the game begins.
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  • Athletes must not be blocked from each other while in play. Pre or post-match athletes can re-block others as needed.
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  • Play will continue if disconnection occurs during a match. Athletes are encouraged to reconnect if possible, but the game's validity will be determined by Rec Room staff.
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  • Additional rules may apply as described in the applicable event information sections.

 

 

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