How to run an Arena of Valor tournament: the step by step guide

Arena of Valor is one of the most played and celebrated MOBA game on the planet, with millions of fans challenging each other through thousands of tournaments. But you may be wondering how to run a Arena of Valor tournament with your friends or other purposes?

If you’re a Arena of Valor tournament organizer, welcome on! We’re thrilled to have you onboard the most powerful eSport platform in the industry and we’ll help you make great Arena of Valor tournaments. Now, if you’re running your first competition on Toornament, here are some useful steps to follow:

1. Create and provide all the information

Your first step is to create your Arena of Valor tournament by defining its name, logo and organizer identity. Here you can also define the number of participants and if it will be individual player or team composed of multiple players.

Participants are always in need of information: what’s the schedule, is it played on internet or offline, are there special rules, some prize to win, how to contact you etc. You can file additional fields from the “General Settings” section to provide all necessary information your participant may need.

2. Choose your Arena of Valor tournament structure format

Toornament offers the widest choice of tournament structure format. Whether you want a basic single elimination bracket, a round robin stage, Swiss system, custom bracket or a league, you have up to 8 different structure formats usable for a Arena of Valor tournament. You can also add multiple structure formats together, such as a round-robin stage followed by a single elimination bracket.

Once your structure format select, you can access advanced options to configure it, including your match format.

3. Open and validate registrations

Now that you’ve created your tournament, open its registrations so that participants can apply and validate them. The “Registration” section will allow you to customize its dates and all the automated messages that will be sent to your players during their registration process.


You can also setup additional fields to your registration form and request team and player more information. From the “Custom Fields” section, you will be able to choose from a wide choice of fields to request usefull information about the team or player ranging from date of birth, country, social network account etc.

Once registration opened, teams will have acces to its form on your tournament public page.

Your new team registrations appear in the “Registrations” section where you can manage them.

4. Place your participants

Toornament can place automatically your Arena of Valor participants, following different methods: participant number or random. Participant number is great if you want to dispatch the top seeds (participants with the highest trophy count or level).

Ultimately, you can manually place every participant of your tournament:  learn more on how placement works

5. Launch Arena of Valor match and report results

Now that your tournament is ready you can launch its first matches.

You or your admins can then report all the results and scores in real time from the tournament dashboard and “Matches” section.

You can also decide to let your participants report themselves their match results from the tournament public page.

6. Master the basics first, experiment then

You now know everything on how to run a Arena of Valor tournament. Later on, we’ll invite you to check and learn more about all Toornament advanced features from our Help Center… In the meantime, happy tournament!