French Poker Student Championship 2020/2021

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Want to prove your poker skills? Show them off by qualifying for the French Poker Student Championship 2020/2021.

Get to the final and you could win a share of more than €50,000 in prizes.

How to win your seat and qualify for the final

For the 2020/2021 edition of the most famous student poker event, the only way to take part in the final is to qualify through qualifiers. Only students aged 18-29 are eligible.

Qualify for €10 every Monday, Wednesday and Sunday at 21:00 CET. Simply click the ‘Tourney’ tab in the PokerStars client and then type ‘ETUDIANT’ in the search bar.

The final will take place on March 13 and the final table will be on March 14. There will be a €20,000 guaranteed prize pool. This is twice the size of the last edition.

The winner will take their share of the prize money and will also get a PokerStars Players NL Hold’em Championship (PSPC) Platinum Pass worth over €26,000. On top of this they’ll also get a trophy to showcase their momentous win.

That’s a total of €30,000 in prizes for the winner, making this the most lucrative Poker Student Championship event yet.

Everyone who makes the final table will get a special gift on top of the prize pool.

See who makes it to the end thanks to live coverage on Twitch from Benny and Yu on March 14.

What is a PokerStars Players NL Hold’em Championship Platinum Pass?

You and a guest could be jetting off to Barcelona on a trip worth over €26,000. This includes entry to the PokerStars Players NL Hold’em Championship. Each Platinum Pass includes:

  • €22,500 entry to the PSPC event
  • Six nights' accommodation for two at a five-star hotel in Barcelona
  • Money towards expenses

New to PokerStars? Claim an exclusive €20 bonus

Here’s how to get your free €20 bonus:

How to create a Stars Account

Creating your new account is simple; just follow these three steps:

  1. Download the PokerStars software, or app for iOS and Android.
  2. Register your details.
  3. Start playing on the world’s most popular poker site.

Terms & Conditions

  • The final tournament has a guaranteed prize pool of €20,000.
  • The winner of the final tournament will receive a Platinum Pass to the PokerStars Players NL Hold’em Championship (PSPC).
  • The final tournament is restricted to players who qualified via the France Student Championship satellites. They must be in possession of a valid student card and be aged 18-29 on the day of the final.
  • The buy-in of the final is €110: €100 tournament buy-in and €10 buy-in fee.
  • On the day of the final all student cards will be checked and validated.
  • All qualified players that do not meet the criteria will be disqualified and forfeit the buy-in amount of €110. The buy-in amount will be added to the prize pool of the final tournament. The criteria are:
    • Be a student aged 18-29 on the day of the final
    • Possess a valid student card
  • The only exceptions to the above rule are the winner of the previous France Student Championship, and the Godfather of the France Student Championship. These two players automatically qualify to play in the final.
  • Any player that has qualified for the final, but does not play the final tournament, will forfeit their buy-in and the €110 will be added to the prize pool of the final tournament.
  • Qualifiers for the final will be contacted by email following their qualification.
  • The final will be played on March 13 and the final table on March 14, 2021 on Exact times of play will be announced closer to the date.
  • The organizer reserves the right to change the date, time and structure of play of the final tournament.
  • For complete Terms and Conditions relating to the Platinum Pass and the PokerStars Players NL Hold’em Championship (PSPC), please click here.

First Deposit Bonus Terms & Conditions

  • This promotional offer requires players to make a minimum deposit of €10.
  • To qualify, players must make an eligible deposit using the Bonus Code ‘ETUDIANT2020’ between December 9, 2020-March 14, 2021.
  • The reward will be paid out as €20 cash credit within 72 hours after the eligible deposit is made.
  • A player may make up to one eligible deposit only.
  • For the purposes of this offer, eligible deposits exclude:
    • any type of real money credit such as, but not limited to, marketing credits, poker school credits from any of our sites (or any third party site if applicable) or freeroll winnings.
  • If players do not use the Bonus Code when making an eligible deposit, and provided that they fulfil all applicable terms of this offer, then:
    • They must contact Support within seven days from the date of their first eligible deposit so that their Stars Account can be credited with the relevant reward; or
    • If more than seven days but less than three months have passed from the date of the first eligible deposit, players may still be credited with the relevant reward as long as they contact Support before the expiry of the three months.
  • No reward shall be credited to a player’s account for a period exceeding three months from the eligible deposit.
  • We reserve the right to withhold rewards if there is reason to suspect that the eligible deposit is fraudulent, or that it has not been made with the intention of using it to play real money games.

Please click here for general Terms & Conditions.