Entries for the award are accepted from rights-holders, game developers and recognized tournament organizers. Events must have been held offline at a venue, both amatuer or professional tournaments are acceptable. The shortlist and winner will be decided by a public vote, powered by Esports Insider.
- The esports event must have been organised by an industry recognized event organizer and offered competing players/teams a prize pool.
- The game played must have been a recognized esports title to be listed in the public vote.
- The esports event must have been streamed live to an online audience and also attracted a live audience at the event.