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 Escalation League
Starts April 20th

Choose a faction, assemble your army, and prepare for battle!  In this escalating structure, you will use the same army from battle to battle, growing your forces as you forge your path to victory.   

League members, check the Age of Sigmar League Channel on the Discord page for standings, contact information, and pairings. Image 28-10 cities of sigmar cover.jpg

League Information

Duration: 2 months, April 20th - June 14th (play at least once every two weeks)


Cost: $30 before the league starts



Players must have:

  • The core rules

  • All necessary warband miniatures (they do NOT have to be painted)

  • All necessary warband rules

  • A warband roster sheet - digital or paper


  • Players may agree on the Battleplan of their choice.  If an agreement cannot be reached, players can roll off - high roll chooses. 

  • While terrain and playmats are available, players are welcome to bring their own.

  • Battles must be played at GriffoNest Games.

  • You may not interfere with another game in any way.

  • GriffoNest Games will ask for your contact information for the sole purpose of arranging games and notifying you of your two week period opponent.  We WILL NOT contact you in any other fashion.



  • Required Game: Every two weeks, players will be given an opponent with a similar league standing to you.  Any time during that period, you must arrange a meeting time with your opponent to complete your battle at GriffoNest Games.  These games will work towards your league standings.

  • Optional Games: Up to two times per two week period, you may play an additional optional game versus other league players.  You may play an optional game versus your required opponent.

Play Style: 

We will use Match Play rules for this league.  Pitched Battles may be used.

Starting Warband Size:
We will use the Contest of Generals table on page 338 of the Core Rulebook for army guidelines.  The required points and battleplan for each week are listed in the table below.

Points Limit
April 20 - May 3
Any Matched Play from the Core Rulebook
May 6 - May 19
Any Matched Play from the Core Rulebook or the two most recent General's Handbooks
May 20 - June 2
Any Matched Play from the Core Rulebook or the two most recent General's Handbooks
June 3 - June 16
Any Matched Play from the Core Rulebook or the two most recent General's Handbooks


  • A battle win will earn you 3 points.

  • A battle tie will earn you 1 point.

  • A battle loss will earn you 0 points.

  • League standings will only be used to create your pairings each three week period.

Prizes: We will be using a prize ticket system for this league:


Required Game: Win or lose, you will receive 4 prize tickets for playing your required game each two week period.  If you win your required game, you will receive one additional prize ticket. 


Optional Games: Win or lose, you will receive 1 prize ticket per game for playing each optional game in a two week period.

All entrance fees will be used by the store to purchase Warhammer prizes.  At the end of the league, players will place their tickets into containers for the prizes they hope to win.  Tickets will then be randomly drawn to determine the winners of those prizes.

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