FIFA 17 Weekend League – The 20 Most Common Questions

FIFA 17 Weekend League - The 20 Most Common Questions (FAQ)


FUT Champions, and FIFA 17 Weekend League in particular, are a huge success. However, since it is a new game mode, there are many people who still don’t know how everything works. To stop with the questions like ‘why am I not qualified?” or “where is my monthly reward”, we are publishing this FIFA 17 Weekend League FAQ which includes the answers to the 20 most common questions.


FIFA 17 Weekend League – FAQ


Every day we receive dozens of questions about the FIFA 17 Weekend League. We selected the 20 most common ones and we will now share with you the answers to these questions.


How can I qualify to the FIFA 17 Weekend League?

You can qualify for the next Weekend League by one of the following ways:
– winning one of the two daily knockouts available (four consecutive wins);
– being promoted from division 2 to division 1 on FUT Seasons;
– holding on FUT Seasons division 1;
– winning the FUT Seasons division 1 title;
– reaching gold 3 or higher on consoles, or elite 3 or higher on PC, in the previous weekend league.
To know more details about how to qualify to the FIFA 17 Weekend League, please click here.


I am in FUT Seasons division 1. Does it means that I’m already qualified for the weekend?

No. To be qualified to the weekend league, you need to complete at least one season and not being relegated to the second division.


FIFA 17 Weekend League - The 20 Most Common Questions (FAQ)


What happens if I am relegated to the FUT Seasons division 2? Do I lose the qualification to the next weekend league?

Depends. If in that week you have already met one of the qualification requirements, it doesn’t matter what happens next. For example: if you were promoted to the division 1 and then relegated to division 2, you will be qualified to the FIFA 17 Weekend League.


I qualified thru FUT Divisions while a Weekend League was running. Can I play it?

No. In that case, you won the right to play in the next weekend. After a weekend league starts, no one else can enter.


I reached Gold 3 in this weekend but it still says I’m not qualified. Why?

If you haven’t cheated, you are qualified and you don’t need to try to qualify again. You’ll receive your automatic qualification with your weekly rewards.


The commentator said that I’m qualified to the next weekend league, but when I go to check it says ‘not qualified’. Why?

Ignore what they say. It is not the first time that they say something that does not correspond to the truth. If you’ve met at least one of the requirements to qualify, then you do not have to worry about anything else.


FIFA 17 Weekend League - The 20 Most Common Questions (FAQ)


Is there a limit of tries to qualify thru the Daily Knockouts?

Yes. You can only play each daily knockout up to 8 times. Since there are two tournaments of 48 hours each, you have sixteen chances to qualify to the next weekend league.


Is there any time when the FIFA 17 Weekend League coexists with the Daily Knockouts?

No. The first daily knockout is open between Monday and Wednesday and the second one between Wednesday and Friday. The Weekend League starts when the second daily knockout ends and it expires when the first daily knockout of the following week begins.


According to the FIFA 17 Weekend League calendar, there is only one more round. Why?

FUT Champions was a big investment for Electronic Arts and there is no reason to end it. The FIFA 17 Weekend League takes place uninterruptedly between October 2016 and August 2017. The schedule is being published as the competition goes on, and for that reason sometimes it shows one more round and in other times it shows two rounds.


I played a few games in the weekend but I didn’t ranked. Why?

You need to complete at least five matches to rank. It doesn’t matter the results. If you play less than five matches, you will not receive any reward on that week. It’s like you haven’t played at all.


This month I reached Gold 1 three times and I only missed one Weekend League. Why my monthly tier is not Gold 1?

Your monthly tier depends of the games you win in each month. If you miss a weekend, it will be like you have lost all those games, so naturally your monthly level will drop. That’s why it is important to play all the games you can even if you can not longer reach the next weekly tier. To know how many wins you need to reach a certain tier, click here.


I already played all the Weekend League matches but I haven’t received any reward. Why?

The weekly rewards are not delivered as soon as you finish your matches. According to Electronic Arts, you will receive them before the start of the next Weekend League. Most likely, they will be delivered around 6pm (UK time) of every Thursday. You can follow our calendar to know the exact time for each round.


I already played all the Weekend Leagues of this month but I haven’t received any reward. Why?

The monthly rewards are not delivered as soon as you finish your matches. According to Electronic Arts, you will receive them before the end of the following month. Most likely, they will be delivered around the middle of the month. You can follow our calendar to know the exact time for each month.


FIFA 17 Weekend League - The 20 Most Common Questions (FAQ)


I know that Electronic Arts already delivered the rewards but when I go to my app, I can’t find them. Why?

FUT Champions rewards are only available on the console/PC. You will not find them on the Web App or on the Companion App.


There is no difference between the Gold 1 and the Gold 3 rewards. Is this correct?

Yes, it is. With regard to monthly rewards, EA only makes distinction between bronze, silver, gold and elite. You can check the weekly and monthly rewards for the three platforms, clicking here. Remember that the cards you get on the monthly rewards are untradeable.


Are there monthly rewards for PC gamers?

Sim. Whether you play on the PC, XBox One or Playstation 4, you will always be entitled to weekly and monthly rewards, according to your performance.


Why is the FIFA 17 Weekend League for PC shorter?

The Weekend League for consoles has 40 matches, while for PC it has only 25. There is no need to increase the number of matches on PC because in this platform the distribution is more perfect since there are less players.


Why the weekend league direct qualification is more difficult for PC gamers?

Before January 2017, PC players needed to reach elite 3 or higher to be qualified to the next weekend league. For consoles, they only needed gold 3. This was explained by the fact that for PC there was a higher concentration of players in the elite levels. However, since that date the requirements for PC and for consoles are the same ones.


Is there any risk to lose the packs if I don’t open when I receive them?

No. The packs you receive as Weekend League rewards can be opened anytime. They don’t expire. If you want, you can save them to open when better cards are in packs, as is the case of the Team of the Year.


What can I win with the FUT Champions Club?

Every month, all FUT Champions Club members are eligible to receive an in-game reward just for being a member of the club and playing FUT Champions within FIFA 17. Rewards will change from month to month, some examples of rewards include custom FUT kits and loan player items. All you have to do to be eligible for that month’s reward is be an active FUT Champions Club member and play at least one match in FIFA 17 Ultimate Team during the month. When the reward delivery date is reached, the reward will be added to the accounts of every eligible FUT Champions Club member. Players living in participating countries are also eligible for a monthly sweepstakes for real world prizes. You can have a chance to win prizes like custom Xbox One consoles and controllers, signed football kits, Custom FUT 17 Champions Collections kits and FIFA Points.


45 thoughts on “FIFA 17 Weekend League – The 20 Most Common Questions”

  1. When in the knockout stages, I won 2 matches out of 2. Does this progress roll over to the next day of knockouts?

  2. LostInTheWavesz

    Do you know if the rewards + monthly rewards will stay If I don’t claim them? Because I can’t get online for the next exact 4 weeks and both rewards will come out tomorrow. So would I be able to claim them in 4 weeks ?

  3. Well, i didnt play the week before, and i finished silver 2, but can you explain why i won’t receive my rewards?

  4. If I’ve qualified by reaching div 1 on ps4 but the knockout prize is a tots player do I have to then try and win knockout to get him or is it automatic?

    1. Hey, your qualification is automatic ofcourse, but you have to win the daily tournament to get the TOTS player (Marquinos at this time).

  5. If you leave packs unopened from SBCs and FUT Champions and only open them them when TOTS or a better TOTW is out will you have a chance of getting those players?

  6. Hi, I have reached gold 2 in the previous WL, so i am qualified for this weekend and get my rewards on thursday. But i can’t go on my console between the rewards release and the start of this weeks WL. Am i still qualified if I don’t claim my rewards before the start on friday?

          1. I have good news, it works when you claim it after the start of the WL. First i got a screen were I wasn’t qualified, but after i openend fut champions again it was working. So there is no deadline before the start of that weeks WL. Good Luck with the site, i have learned much from you.

  7. hi there, can i play the wl without claiming my rewards? i qualified thru online season but dont have much time to play this week while last week i reached gold 2. just want to play several matches this week for better monthly rewards, thanks

  8. Do you have to qualifty for the weekend league to get your monthly rewards? I played all last month but dont have the time this month to be playing many matches. Will they still come through or do i have to win a qualifying tournment to get them?

  9. I don’t know if I’m on the right page but am not happy iv been in 2 finals I was winning other player pulled out then after couple tyres got I another final won 3.1 still says not qualified spent loads on consumables really not happy making me not want to play again if I’m honest I’m gutted any help would be appreciated never had a problem before many thanks

  10. I have received a message entering FUT mode and it was saying that now when we finish in Gold 3 that we qualify to the next weekend tournament can anybody confirm that?

      1. Fut Champions on origin send me message saying that now you can qualify if you finish in gold 3 or higher but can someone confirm it?

          1. I confirm! Today when I get the rewards of gold 2 I was qualified for the next weekend!

          2. jonathan gervais

            EA should move those chemistry style like shadow ect its make the game sucks facing a defender with 98 acceleration and 99 marking its hell

  11. Hi !
    Thanks you for your website, filled with a lot of good articles !

    I had one question : why are FUT Champ. Rewards less interesting in PC plateform than on PS/XBox platforms ?

    1. Thank you.
      You are absolutely right. Electronic Arts doesn’t care about PC gamers. That’s why we always suggest to play FIFA on a console. It’s the same reason why FUT Champions Series is only available for XB1 and PS4. They can’t handle the cheaters on PC.

  12. How can it be that I have not receive the message that says that one has completed weekend league? does this means that I will not receive my reward?

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