Introduction

Focused on a “player-first” approach, the H1Z1 Pro League is a partnership between Daybreak Games and Twin Galaxies to create a sustainable, first of its kind, professional esports league for the “one versus all” battle royale genre. Through the partnership with Twin Galaxies, an organization built on community adjudication, the H1Z1 Pro League will be established as the pinnacle of integrity in esports. The truly unique partnership with Daybreak Games will allow for the close collaboration necessary to create a cohesive experience to go from average joe to professional player.

Mission Statement

As the next generation of esports league, the mission of the H1Z1 Pro League is to operate with integrity and dedication to players and teams to establish a sustainable ecosystem.

A League Created for the Players

Player Bill of Rights

The Player Bill of Rights is the backbone of any decision made by the League to ensure the players always come first and are treated fairly with dignity and respect.

The Right to Minimum Compensation

Each H1Z1 Pro League player shall have the right to minimum compensation as determined by the Governance Committee to be a fair and livable wage.

Player Agreement Standards

The League will set standards for all player agreements to help define best-in-class principles for contracts to help ensure players are treated fairly.

Governance Comittee

Sharing an equal voice with the other four members, a player representative will serve as a member of the Governance Committee to help create and maintain the rules, regulations, and penalty guidelines for the League.

Announcement
10/11
League Conference
10/20
Application Window
10/23
Team Announcement
Q1 2018
League Play Begins
Q2 2018

Player Bill of Rights

The Right to Participate:

Each H1Z1 player shall have the right to participate in the H1Z1 Pro League provided the player (a)is in good standing with Daybreak and Twin Galaxies, (b)has the talent to compete by meeting the eligibility requirements, and (c)follows team, League, Twin Galaxies, and Daybreak rules, policies, and regulations.

The Right to Equal Opportunities for Success:

Each H1Z1 Pro League player shall have the right to equal opportunities for success that are not limited by the League, teams, or fellow players due to age, gender, race, nationality, sexual orientation, or disability. To create opportunities for success, each team is responsible for ensuring players have proper preparation to compete through access to practice environments provided by Daybreak Games.

The Right to Fair and Equal Governance:

Each H1Z1 Pro League player shall have the right to fair and equal governance by a penalty system that (a)protects the player’s right to participate if he or she is not charged with a violation of the Pro League rules and regulations, (b)requires all players to comply with the rules and regulations of the Pro League, (c)punishes guilty parties commensurate with the severity of the infraction and strives for consistency when penalties are needed, (d)is reasonable and in accordance with best practices in the industry, (e)is clearly communicated to all players and teams, and (f)does not impose penalties that would deny participation opportunities for an entire team if fewer than all players are charged with rules violations.

The Right to Minimum Compensation:

Each H1Z1 Pro League player shall have the right to minimum compensation as determined by the Governance Committee to be a fair and livable wage.

The Right to Share in Leadership:

The H1Z1 Pro League players shall have the right to share in leadership of the League by selecting a representative to join the Governance Committee. The voice of the player representative in the Governance Committee shall be equal to all other representatives in the Governance Committee.

The Right to Appeal:

Pro League player shall have the right to appeal penalty decisions given the player provides additional information that was not considered at the time of the original ruling. Additionally, it is the responsibility of the Governance Committee to create a safe pipeline for communication, that is independent of the teams, to voice concerns regarding League operations, rules, penalties, prizes, compensation, scheduling, or anything else that may be of concern to the player(s).