WoW® Arena Championships: Sign-Up For Cup #2 Now!

Cup #2 is on its way: seize the day! Signups are open and we’re waiting for YOU to show us your cunning strategies and hunger to win. The European Qualifier Cup #2 will be broadcast live on Twitch, on May 20-21 starting at 16:00 CEST. Whether you’re competing, curious or just plain old crazy about esports—you can read up on entry requirements, prizes and community events below. Get involved!

All About Tournaments

  • The events are 3v3 Arena Tournaments on live realms.
  • There is a double-elimination bracket, so watch out!
  • Team rosters are 4-player, but you can sign-up with 3.
  • All series are best-of-5.
  • Tournament Mode is required; all gear is normalized and honor talents and artifact power are maximized

All About Prize Pools

  • 1st place: $3,000, 160 points
  • 2nd place: $1,500, 80 points
  • 3rd place: $1,000, 36 points
  • 4th place: $500, 20 points
  • 5th and 6th places: 12 points each

All About Rosters

  • Didn’t finish in the top 6 in the first tournament? Not a problem! Teams can change their team members as often as they want, until points are earned. Once you have points on the board, your teams are set in stone. Well, except. . .
  • Teams who earn points are allotted one roster swap without consequences.
  • After the free swap, there is an automatic 50% reduction to your points tally.
  • If you want to know more, read our official Championship rules below.

Signups for EU Cup #2 Are Live!

  • Signups are live!
  • Signups will be open until 23:59 CEST on May 14th.
  • Teams will be seeded by the rating they achieve as signups close.
  • Bracket play starts on the 18th, and plays through the 19th May (if second day is needed).
  • The last 8 teams will be broadcast live on Twitch on Saturday & Sunday, May 20-21 starting at 16:00 CEST.
  • We’re excited to partner-up with StarLadder, who will be helping us out with all that has to happen behind the scenes (which is a lot).
  • The full rules and regs—plus the essential player handbook—can be found here.
  • Dates and signups for future cups will be coming soon!

Want To Run Your Own Tournament?

We would love to see more of these! The more community involvement the better and there are some seriously solid reasons for doing it. Community-run tournaments directly impact which teams end up in the Arena World Championships, as all approved community-run events award points. If you’re interested, here’s what you should do: read the guide, fill out the application form and send in it to us. If you have any questions about running your own event, get in touch. We’re here to help and want you to create as many community events as it’s possible to have.

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