Hi all, it's time. The Lan is only days away now and preparations are under way. Here's the final update:
Anyone that hasn't signed up yet and wants to attend, Click here to Sign-up
For help post here: http://midlans.org/for/index.php?topic=684.0
Final Checks/Lan Rules/Important info:
Doors open at 6pm Friday the 22nd. Event Tickets are available at the door. No re-entry without event ticket and do arrive as early as possible so you can attend all the side tournaments too.
Attendees under 18 years of age must bring in a MidLans Disclaimer signed by a parent or a guardian. Download it here: ( http://midlans.org/disclaimer.doc
). Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult at all times during the event.
Update all your games ahead of the event!
Catering - Hot food, chilled drinks and a shop offering sweets, crisps, sandwiches etc will be available at the event. Breakfast, lunch and dinner served daily.
Competitions - Sign-ups for Call of Duty 4 and Counter Strike Source will close at 12am (lunch time) on Saturday the 23rd! You must sign up on the MidLans intranet website at the event. All FPS competitions are commencing once the sign ups are closed. Grid Racedriver Wii bowling and tennis will be starting on Friday night running throughout the course of the event. Call of Duty 2 will be held friday night. Other competition details will be announced at the event.
For all Team-based competitions: Each team entering must have a leader, which has to make sure that their team players are in the correct server as quickly as possible, after being called out for match. Competition admins will have the final decision.
Acommodation - You can bring a sleeping bag (ideally a pillow and an underlay as well) and stay at the lan venue or book a B&B or Hotel. Attendees may bring tents to pitch on the campsite. Just ask any admin at the event where the camping area is located.
Tables - The table height will be 84cm and the dimension for each attendees table space are 80cm x 60cm. Any extra space on and around desks may be used by attendees, as long as it is available and not used by other attendees. Bring a couchin for your seat, it will make it easier to stay comfortable sitting for whole weekend.
Alcohol - Spirits or any other strong alcoholic drinks are not allowed at the event. No drinking under 18 years of age will be accepted! Drinking only permitted within reasonable limits, so please don't make us ban drinking from future Lans as this is mostly dependent on the venue arrangements.
Steam - Make sure to fully update Steam and set it to offline mode (requires auto remember password) the day before the event. A limited internet connection will be available at the event only used for user accounts.
Virus Scan - The day before the Lan, run a full virus/trojan scan using up-to-date anti virus software such as avast or avg. Take a screenshot of the results page with date of scan and save it to your desktop, for your proof that you ran a scan and in case our admins have to check on it.
Train/Bus - For anyone that is going to use public transport to/from the Lan, we are running a free shuttle service from and to the nearest Train Station and Bus Station in Edgeworthstown Co. Longford. Click HERE: ( http://midlans.org/for/index.php?topic=676.0
) to post your shuttle booking. Limited availability, so make sure to book in advance.