What Is the D&D Adventurers League?

 

The D&D Adventurers League is an ongoing official campaign for Dungeons & Dragons. It uses the fifth edition Dungeons & Dragons rules, and features the Forgotten Realms setting. You can play D&D Adventurers League games literally anywhere. Players use the fifth edition rules to create a character and bring that character to games anywhere D&D Adventurers League play is happening.

Organizing an Event

Follow these simple steps to get started!

  • Find a place to play. Game stores are typically the best places to organize D&D Adventurers League games, but you can organize an event at other locations such as a school, library, or community center.
     
  • Find Dungeon Masters. Recruit from among your friends, interested players in your store, or use social media and other online community groups to get Dungeon Masters for your event.
     
  • Advertise your event. Post flyers in nearby stores, schools, and community centers. Create online events and allow players to register for games. Use social media to promote your event too!
     
  • Prepare event materials. You’ll need things like blank character sheets, adventure logsheets, pre-generated characters, event registration lists, and copies of the adventures you’re featuring at the event. Adventures meant for D&D Adventurers League play can be purchased online at the Dungeon Masters Guild.
     
  • Run your event and show your attendees a good time! Make sure to be responsive to feedback and address any issues that come up as soon as possible.

Where to Play Games

D&D Adventurers League play is focused flexibility of play and venue. It can be played in a variety of locations of the group's choice. Some examples include:

  • Private play including home play and online play. Published adventures themed around the current D&D storyline are considered official for D&D Adventurers League, so you can use those or adventures available through the Dungeon Masters Guild.
     
  • Game stores are supported through the Wizards Play Network.
     
  • Conventions describe in-person public play events. This can include actual gaming conventions, as well as a one-off public gatherings or game days.
     
  • Online includes play on various online platforms, such as Fantasy Grounds and Roll20.

Your Best Resource

We have a great team of campaign administrators available to help answer your questions and set you on the path to a successful event! You can find out more by heading to dndadventurersleague.org—our organizer support page!

Supporting Resources and Documents

Additional Links

Store and Event Locator

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DMs Guild

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