Exciting news for players of EA SPORTS FIFA 19 in the UK: The inaugural ePremier League Tournament will begin on Saturday 5 January 2019 and registration is now open.

Choose between competing on PlayStation 4 or Xbox One to represent your Premier League club for a chance to be crowned the 2018/19 ePremier League Champion.

Over the course of three months, players will compete in three rounds: Online Qualification, Club Playoffs, and the eventual live ePL Final that will take place in London, broadcast live on Sky Sports and online.

Online Qualification Stage: 
The ePL Online Qualification stage will take place between Saturday 5 January 2019 and Sunday 27 January 2019, with tournament registration open from now until Friday 4 January 2019 at 23:59 GMT.

In the Online Qualification stage, players will compete in their chosen club’s ladder to find the best players on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. These players will advance to the Club Playoffs in February and March 2019 where they will compete for the chance to represent their club at the live ePremier League Final in London.

For each platform (Xbox One and PlayStation 4) in the Online Qualification Stage:

· There will be a single Ladder for each club

· Players will compete in their club Ladder between Saturday 5 January 2019 and Sunday 27 January 2019 to qualify for their club's Playoff

· During the week (Monday to Friday) matches can be played between 18:00 GMT and 22:00 GMT. On the weekend (Saturday and Sunday), you may schedule matches between 08:00 GMT and 22:00 GMT.

· There will be no limit on the number of matches that a player can participate in during the Online Qualification stage

· Each Platform’s Leaderboard will be ranked using Gfinity’s ELO system (see https://e.premierleague.com/competition-rules for details)

When the competition begins on January 5, visit the Ladder tab within your club tournament page once you've chosen your platform to begin scheduling your matches.

Full competition rules are available at https://e.premierleague.com/competition-rules, and you can also follow @premierleague for the latest #ePL news