Monkey League currently consists of 3 stages: Challengers, Masters, and Championship.
Challengers is a round-robin tournament featuring five world-class speedcubers. Competitors qualify for Challengers by submitting video of a 3x3 average of 25, or by invitation. The format of each match is bo5 sets.
Masters is a round-robin tournament featuring five of the world's fastest speedcubers. Competitors qualify for Masters by placing in the top 4 of the previous season, by invitation, or by winning Challengers. The format of each match is bo5 sets.
Championship is a Ladder tournament which crowns the League Champion. Competitors qualify for Championship by placing in the top 3 of Masters. The 2nd seed faces the 3rd seed in the Finals Playoff (bo7 sets). The winner faces the 1st seed in the Grand Final (bo9 sets).