The Summer of 2019 is here! Come out and compete in our series of summer community tournaments, all with the same affordable entries as our off-season tournaments... and increased prize pools!
PLEASE NOTE: TOURNAMENT FORMAT HAS CHANGED FROM THE USUAL FRIDAY FRAGS FORMAT STARTING JULY 26.
Friday, July 26th, 2019
80 Max Players (subject to change)
Check-In Opens: 5:30pm PST
Check-In Closes: 6:30pm PST
Qualifiers Begins: 6:45pm PST
Top 16 Begins: 9:00pm PST
Est. Tournament End: 10:30pm PST
All pre-registered players are encouraged to complete registration at the venue before check-in closes. Any pre-registered players who do not complete registration before check-in closes may forfeit their place in the tournament.
HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas in the Luxor Hotel
Broadcasted LIVE on https://twitch.tv/hyperxesalv
All buy-ins contribute directly towards the prize pool.
According to NV state & federal law, any single winnings of $600 or above are subject to winner's tax. Any player(s) who win a single payout of $600 or above must fill out a W9, or W8 BEN (for International players), upon signing for the winnings. Players who are 17 and under MUST have a parent or guardian 18+ sign for any winnings at or above $600.
PCs Only; however controllers are allowed and can be loaned on request given availability.
PCs will be available for use during the tournament; game time is not required to use a PC for tournament use.
If you are invited to compete on stage, you must use the HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas headsets and use the audio & video settings set by production.
If you are invited to compete on stage, you must use PC as your platform.
$3,000 GTD Tournament Format
The tournament will be played in two phases:
Two (2) Timed Rounds of Public Matchmaking
Round 1 = 60 Minutes
Round 2 = 45 Minutes
In each round, players earn points based on survivability and aggression.
Players can queue for as many Solos games as they wish in a round's time period to record their highest score.
Only the highest score from each player will count as their score for that round.
A player's total qualifier score will be determined by the following:
Qualifier Score = 60% of Round 1 + 100% of Round 2
Top 16 scorers after both rounds are played advance to Finals
Five (5) games of 16-Player Creative Mode
All 16 Finalists compete against one another in a Creative map.
$3,000 GTD Tournament Schedule
Qualifier Round 1: 6:45pm - 7:45pm
Qualifier Round 2: 8:00pm - 8:45pm
Top 16 Round 1: 9:00pm - 9:15pm
Top 16 Round 2: 9:20pm - 9:35pm
Top 16 Round 3: 9:40pm - 9:55pm
Top 16 Round 4: 10:00pm - 10:15pm
Top 16 Round 5: 10:20pm - 10:35pm
The Top TBD Players will share a percentage of the prize pool.
Changes from the usual Friday Frags scoring
1.) Simplified Scoring
2.) Less Public Matchmaking Grinding
3.) Direct Competition Between Tournament Players!