The Road to BlizzCon is finally here! As you may have heard, GCDTV will be teaming up yet again with Blizzard to help host and organize the Road to BlizzCon for North America, but we will be working directly with MLG as well! The Online Qualifier Cups will be hosted on Gamebattles!
Information regarding these Cups are little bit scattered so I'll collect all the links to post here!
This post goes over the Broadcast dates, Sign up links, Americas Regional format and location, and the update to the rules - specifically regarding to "Teams who qualify for a Regional will no longer be eligible from participating in additional Qualifiers" based on the feedback provided by the community. Each Qualifier Cup will have its own $6,000 Prize Pool!
This post will explain how seeding will work and when the matches will be played!
"All matches leading up to the Round of Eight will be played starting from 7pm Eastern on the Thursday and Friday nights prior to the Round of Eight broadcast."
Sign ups for Cup #1 close Sunday, June 12th!
Please make sure to read the Rules carefully!
- Teams will be expected to be online and ready to compete starting at 4PM Pacific / 7PM Eastern / 6PM Central on Thursday June 16th and Friday June 17th
- Sign ups will Close on Sunday, June 12th - Seeding snapshot will be taken on Monday.
- Players from Arizona, Connecticut, Maryland, and Quebec will not be eligible to compete.
- Team names must not be longer than 15 characters, spaces included.
- Team names must not contain profanity, the names of people not on the team, or the names of any group at odds with Blizzard/MLG.
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