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
- D&D Adventurers League FAQ
- D&D Adventurers League Player's Guide v10.2
- D&D Adventurers League Content Catalogue
- D&D Adventurers League Logsheet