Friday, Aug 2, 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.
New Format Rules
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.
New Format 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.