Petes 2020 NHL20 Esports Tournament

Have you ever wanted to face-off against some of the best NHL20 players out there? The Peterborough Petes are excited to welcome fans to take part in our Petes 2020 NHL20 Esports Fan Tournament to all fans who have a PlayStation 4. Players will play head-to-head online as the Peterborough Petes.

The tournament is set to begin on the week of August 10, 2020. The winner of the tournament will go home with a Peterborough Petes game-worn jersey and a gift card to the Petes Store. Second place will go home with a limited edition Petes Gaming shirt. The registration deadline is Friday, August 7 at 11:59 pm. The registration fee is $10 + HST for all participants, and you must be 13 years of age or older to play. Each participant will receive a Petes Gaming sticker.


2020 Petes Esports NHL20 Tournament

The Peterborough Petes are looking for the best NHL20 players to take part in our Esports Tournament.
  • Use the website and give us your results. Include your upload speed, download speed and ping
  • Payment information is not permanently stored, and will only be used to process the registration fee for this tournament ($10 + HST CAD)

Rules & Player Conduct


Game Mode: Online Versus

Difficulty: All-Star

Period Length: 4 minutes

Game type: Competitive

Rules: NHL

Fighting: On

Penalties: On

Injuries: Off

Offsides: Delayed

Icing: Hybrid Icing

Tie Break: Continuous 5 on 5 Overtime

Position Lock: Off

Player Conduct

-Participants may be disqualified and dismissed for any of the the following infractions, note that this list is not exclusive:

-Violating any federal, provincial/ territorial, or local law, rule or regulation, or any of these Tournament Official Rules, as determined by the Tournament Organizer in its sole discretion.

-Using any software or program that damages, interferes with or disrupts any service(s) or another’s computer or property.

-Interfering with or disrupting another Player’s use of any service(s).

-Use of another person’s account.

-Attempting to gain an unfair competitive advantage inconsistent with standard NHL 20 game play.

-Harassing, threatening, bullying, embarrassing, spamming or doing anything else to another Player that is unwanted, such as repeatedly sending unwanted messages or making personal attacks or statements about race, sexual orientation, religion, heritage, or any other protected characteristic, etc.

-Acting in a manner that antagonizes community standards or reflects unfavorably upon Tournament Organizer.

-Match fixing, match dodging, or engaging in any behavior that otherwise constitutes cheating or disrupts the integrity of the Tournament.

-Exploiting any bug or glitch in the NHL 20 game play or software.

Any other conduct deemed inappropriate within the sole discretion of the Tournament Organizer.

Frequently Asked Questions

How is seeding determined?

  • Random

What format is the tournament using?

  • Best of 3, 1 vs 1, single elimination

Restrictions for in-game name?

  • Must be appropriate in accordance to the values and views of the tournament organizers

What if technical issues occur?

  • 2 drops, at fault participant is eliminated

Who can register?

  • Minimum of 13 years of age
  • Must reside within Canada to be eligible

Entry fee?

  • $10 + HST
  • Petes Gaming sticker with entry


  • Grand prize: Game worn jersey and a Petes Store Gift Card
  • Runner-up: Petes Gaming shirt

What equipment do I need?

  • PS4 and essential accessories
  • Authorized copy of NHL 20
  • High-speed internet access (minimum d/l, u/l, ping)
  • PSN account
  • Twitch account
  • Another device with a camera and microphone with the capability of running Zoom (ie. laptop, computer or smartphone)

What do I have to do once I’m registered?

  • The tournament organizers will contact you after the close date with your first round match-up and date.
  • All dates and times are in Eastern Standard Time

How are the teams being used determined?

  • All participants will play as the Peterborough Petes, using home and away jerseys as indicated by the tournament organizers.