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Rules and Regulations

Hashtag Con Fortnite eSports Tournament

Rules and Regulations


  • Once Competitors have purchased their Competitor level ticket from Ticketmaster, they have to register for the tournament online at Hashtagcon.com/register
  • Once registered all players must show up for the tournament to check in at the registration area in the Check-in room to be given their player ID number.
  • Players will be playing a total of 2 rounds before cycling out to the next player in line
  • The tournament will consist of 1 day of qualifiers followed by the Finals on the 2nd day
  • Each player must register scores after each match to one of the tournament administrators

Tournament Format

Stage 1

    • Each player will compete in 2 rounds of Fortnite
  • IMPORTANT: Do not leave the match until a tournament Administrator reviews the score of the round. Doing so may result in a loss of all points for that current round
  • After each round is complete the player must show the end game screen to a tournament administrator who will record the score
  • After the administrator is done reviewing the scoring a 2nd round will be played
  • After the 2nd round is played once again you will need to report the end game score to a tournament administrator
  • Once 2 rounds are complete you are to exit the arena stage and proceed back to the Mardi Gras Ballroom or find a seat in the arena to watch the rest of the matches
  • Scoring will be tallied after both rounds and each player’s score will determine if they qualify for the day 2 Finals.

Stage 2

  • The Final 50 players will compete in a custom matchmaking tournament to determine the winner
  • There will be 5 Rounds of action between all 50 players
  • The player who has the most points at the end of the 5 rounds will be the victor

Scoring Breakdown

Points will be awarded as follows:

  • For every person a player outlasts they will earn .5 points (ALL CUSTOM GAMES ARE TO START AT 100 PLAYERS)
    • Ex1: Finishing in 90th place will award a player 5 points
    • Ex2: Finishing in 10th place will award a player 45 points
  • For every kill a player achieves they will be awarded 3 points
  • For finishing in 1st place the player will achieve 15 extra points
  • For finishing in 2nd place the player will achieve 5 extra points
  • Points will be added together from rounds 1 and 2 for each player to get a final score (only applicable for stage 1)

Code​ ​of​ ​Conduct

All competitors and fans/family are required to behave honestly and respectfully towards competitors, tournament mods and admins, and tournament organizers. Individuals or staff found in violation risk disqualification or bans from Hashtag Con.

Insults and offensive behaviors are not tolerated during Hashtag Con. This includes in-game chat, social media and any official tournament communication channels.

Offensive behavior can be categorized as but not limited to the following:

– Racism

– Bullying

– Pornographic content

– Stalking

– Sexual harassment

– Excessive cursing

– Extremist statements

– Unsportsmanlike conduct

– Sexism

– Religious

– Collusion

Violations may result in loss of prize money, tournament disqualification, and/or disqualification from future events. Violations are handled on a case-by-case basis by tournament admins and organizers.

Tournament​ ​Rules ​Amendments: These tournament rules are subject to change and may be amended at any point during the competition.



This content is not affiliated with, endorsed, or sponsored by Epic Games and Epic Games is not responsible for it. For more information see Epic Games ToS:

This tournament and Hashtag Con are produced independently with the approval of Epic Games.

All product and company names are trademarks™ or registered® trademarks of their respective holders. Use of them does not imply any affiliation with or endorsement by them.

All specifications are subject to change without notice.

Fortnite is a trademark and wholly owned IP of Epic Games.

Anti-Harassment Policy

Hashtag Con has a ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY for harassment of any kind, including but not limited to:

  • stalking
  • intimidation
  • offensive verbal comments
  • physical assault and/or battery
  • harassing or non-consensual photography or recording
  • sustained disruption of Arena or any other gameplay
  • bathroom policing
  • inappropriate physical contact
  • unwelcome physical attention
  • Hate Symbols

In relation, but not limited to:

  • race
  • color
  • national origin
  • gender
  • gender identity
  • gender presentation
  • sexual orientation
  • age
  • body size
  • disability
  • appearance
  • religion
  • citizenship
  • pregnancy

Hate symbols are not permitted at Hashtag Con, including as part of cosplay and any/all gamertags for Fortnite or any other games being played at the show. Hashtag Con will not allow costumes that contain hate symbols or appropriate the symbolism of hate groups, including, but not limited to, historical/comic-related/satirical costumes that are associated with Nazis. Whether a behavior or a costume violates this policy shall be determined by Hashtag Con in its sole discretion.

Security will be in place at the arena to ensure a safe environment, however if an incident does occur, please report it immediately.

If a person engages in harassing behavior, Staff will take prompt action in any form they deem appropriate, including expulsion from Hashtag Con with no refund. Our policy applies to EVERYONE at the convention. Exhibitors, fans (attendees), guests, professionals, press, staff, crew, and security are all subject to our Anti-Harassment Policy.

Anyone can report harassment. If someone’s behavior has made you uncomfortable, or if you witness the same happening to someone else, you should immediately contact Hashtag Con or Cajundome Staff, Security Team, or a Crew member.

If necessary, we will contact local law enforcement, provide escort, offer a safe place or otherwise assist those experiencing harassment to make sure they feel safe for the rest of the show.

Keep your hands to yourself. If you would like to take a picture with or of another Hashtag Con fan, always ask first and respect that person’s right to say no. When at Hashtag Con, or really when you’re anywhere, in life, forever and always, be respectful, be nice, be cool and be kind to each other.

Our mission is to create a fun, safe, welcoming, awesome event where fans of all kinds can come together and celebrate. We want you to not only have the most amazing weekend ever, but to experience it in an environment where you are safe and accepted. As fans ourselves, we understand the importance of creating a safe space for everyone who attends Hashtag Con. We appreciate you, please return the favor.