UCC to host WCA Europe qualifier
UCC and Farmskins have announced that they will host one of the European qualifiers for WCA 2017, with two spots at the event and over $43,000 on offer.
The qualifying process for the WCA 2017 world finals is already in full swing in several regions, with two teams already determined: Chiefs and BOOT-d[S]. In Europe, two of the three regional spots will come from online tournament taking place in October and featuring eight teams.
The Farmskins WCA 2017 European Qualifier will begin on September 1-3 with two open qualifiers, both of which with 512 slots. The top two teams from these cups will advance to a closed qualifier, joining 12 invited sides in a double-elimination bracket, which will run from September 4-24.
The top four teams from the closed qualifier will progress to the Main Stage, which will be held from September 25 to October 8. At this stage, they will be joined by 12 invited teams in a double-elimination group stage, with the group winners then progressing to the Final Stage.
Running from October 16-21, the Final Stage will feature eight teams - four qualified and four invited -, who will face off in a single-elimination bracket for the chance to compete at WCA 2017 and for the grand prize of approximately $26,000.
Below you can find the teams who have been invited to take part in the various qualifying stages of Farmskins' WCA Europe Qualifier:
|Space Soldiers||Red Reserve|
The prize distribution for the Final Stage of the tournament is the following:
1. ~$26,000 + WCA 2017 Spot
2. ~$10,900 + WCA 2017 Spot
Teams can sign up for the open qualifiers by following these links: