Regional qualifiers for BLAST Premier Fall Showdown announced

Teams from eight different regions will have a chance to earn spots at the Fall Showdown in October, as well as claim a $25,000 participation fee.

BLAST has revealed details regarding qualifiers for the Fall edition of the Showdown tournament, announcing eight regions and the majority of their partner organizers that will be in charge of running the show.

Events such as Nordic Masters, Latin Power, and Fantasyexpo Cup return after being a part of the Spring circuit, with new additions being the Eastern Europe qualifier (replacing CIS), and the Chinese qualifier organized by Douyu. The qualifying tournaments will take place in July - September as an eight-team, three-day event.

BLAST added a new qualifying region: China

From each of the eight regional tournaments, encompassing the Middle East, Latin America, North America, and China, only the best team will advance to the BLAST Premier Fall Showdown scheduled for October 12-17. There, the eight regional challengers will face off against eight BLAST partner teams for two slots at the Fall Finals.

BLAST Premier Fall Qualifier tournaments:

RTP Arena Cup: July 9-11 (Iberia)
Dune Cup by Calyx: 26-28 August (Middle East)
Nordic Masters by Pelaajat: September 3-5 (Nordic)
Fantasyexpo Cup: September 7-9 (Western Europe)
TBC: September 10-12 (Eastern Europe)
Latin Power by FiReSPORTS: September 10-12 (South America)
TBC by Douyu: TBC (China)
TBC: (North America)

The eight teams that will compete in each of the qualifiers will be decided by the partners organizing the competitions, with the slots set to be given out through "existing tournaments, local leagues, open qualifiers, and direct invites".

The winner of each qualifier will receive $25,000, which BLAST explains is not a prize pool, "but a participation fee for teams to invest into whichever area of their organization they feel will have the greatest impact: facilities, support staff or invest it into growing other areas of their businesses".

More details about the qualifiers are set to be announced in the following weeks.

cool!
2021-06-07 12:50
15 replies
with new additions being the Eastern Europe qualifier (replacing CIS) wait what?
2021-06-07 12:52
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Serbia XD___
idk
2021-06-07 12:56
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These are the countries of Eastern Europe. Belarus Bulgaria Czech Republic Hungary Poland Moldova Romania Russia Slovakia Ukraine So now SKADE FIEND ANONYMO AGO ETC. have to play against CIS teams?
2021-06-07 13:15
7 replies
inb4 mad polish people come and say "PoLanD iS WeStErN EuRopE, yoU nOob"
2021-06-07 13:25
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Ukraine volod1m1r
Turkey is also Eastern Europe according to his list
2021-06-07 13:39
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according to which list? I cant see turkey anwhere I hope we play middle eastern qualifier, ez4sangal
2021-06-07 13:50
Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country located in Central Europe
2021-06-07 14:02
1 reply
nt eastern european
2021-06-07 14:10
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Ukraine volod1m1r
Belarus Russia Ukraine Moldova Romania Kazakstan
2021-06-07 13:37
1 reply
nt akumer
2021-06-07 14:27
sounds better i guess
2021-06-07 13:07
4 replies
2021-06-07 13:19
3 replies
I think Czechia is central EU, and where are the Baltics, countries in the Caucasus and Kazakhstan which is for a small part still part of Europe + this excludes central Asian countries which we consider CIS
2021-06-07 13:22
2 replies
Yes it is, but in cases where Europe is divided only to west / east, they are usually considered as Eastern. Funny thing is Entropiq Prague are already qualified for this lol
2021-06-07 17:19
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If we are going to talk about cultures and stuff like that then it’s better to not use this system with regions at all. Putting these nations with different culture in boxes is very useless
2021-06-07 17:25
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France birusss1
nice
2021-06-07 12:52
1 reply
ez 4 calyx
2021-06-07 13:13
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Spain TJSpain
Nice.
2021-06-07 12:52
Nice.
2021-06-07 12:53
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Belgium lil_vodka
nice
2021-06-07 12:53
Where is South Asia qualifier?
2021-06-07 12:54
9 replies
In my ass
2021-06-07 13:06
6 replies
Wtf men, take it out!
2021-06-07 13:06
2 replies
+1
2021-06-07 13:33
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China HEIDASHUAi
+1 wtf
2021-06-07 16:35
wow you have a big ASS
2021-06-07 13:07
2 replies
Herdouzia
2021-06-07 13:30
1 reply
hahahahaha teyertni al9lawi
2021-06-07 13:38
It would be too EZZZ 4 Forsaken GOD
2021-06-07 13:43
Karam1l only Indian player left mens I hoped for a South Asian qualifier for some representation but yeah
2021-06-07 13:55
Nice
2021-06-07 12:54
ez4Calyx
2021-06-07 12:54
Nice
2021-06-07 12:55
no
2021-06-07 12:57
epic
2021-06-07 12:58
Let people qualify for the group stage, elitist BLAST
2021-06-07 13:04
1 reply
+1
2021-06-07 13:50
nice
2021-06-07 13:04
dont invite akuma
2021-06-07 13:05
2 replies
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Ukraine volod1m1r
Oh yes they will 🔪🔪🔪
2021-06-07 13:34
1 reply
cheaters
2021-06-07 20:47
#21
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Finland SamulisS
still ez for HAVUja
2021-06-07 13:07
sheesh
2021-06-07 13:12
#26
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Portugal PurTu
aw yes, RTP Arena Stadodo jumping
2021-06-07 13:20
#27
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Canada fedezera
nice
2021-06-07 13:21
if we play in the middle eastern qualifier, ez4sangal and ez4paz Edit: Typographical error
2021-06-07 13:24
Japan, Southeast Asia, India, East Russia, Australia: not a region
2021-06-07 13:32
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Brazil hugoooo
"Dune Cup by Calyx"?
2021-06-07 13:32
2 replies
Calyx with his friends gonna play a match for the spot against team Beduin in the dunes of sand.
2021-06-07 14:15
1 reply
haha
2021-06-07 14:57
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Spain R1G3L
Since it’s blast it’s time for saw to win
2021-06-07 13:34
will brazil play? no brasil no views
2021-06-07 13:41
9 replies
Also, no Oceania qualifier?
2021-06-07 13:42
5 replies
OCE with high restrictions i believe, even in Valorant they still off in Champions Tour (they should play in NA)
2021-06-07 15:03
4 replies
I know Wildcard had to miss the R6 Invitational that they qualified for as they couldn't get permission to leave the country for it.
2021-06-07 15:52
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United States Festive_
hopefully extremum can play the NA qualifier
2021-06-07 18:08
2 replies
Extremum are safe, they based in EU and NA
2021-06-07 19:22
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#65
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United States Festive_
yeah i’m just worried they won’t be allowed to play since they aren’t a majority EU or NA team
2021-06-07 19:37
Latin Power 3 BR 3 ARG/UY 1 COL 1 MEX
2021-06-07 17:24
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Brazil SkirlsEx37
maybe firesports ban us again
2021-06-07 20:56
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Brother, FiRe is owned by an ex fortnite player and his father (both multi-millionaires), apparently they want to do a "Relog Media" thing The first qualifier if you look, it was set for ARG/COL/MEX as a way to stablish their brand in the hispanic LATAM The second qualifier was a mess (i really think it was an honest mistake) And now: twitter.com/laFiReLEAGUE/status/14019168.. And now were here
2021-06-07 23:25
I hope Eastern Europe qualifiers gonna be held by EEE and RESF?
2021-06-07 14:17
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Latvia YungPan666
probably by winstrike as always
2021-06-07 14:36
1 reply
I guess so, at least they collaborated before. It was irony about the prev RMR
2021-06-07 14:59
#52
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Hungary szia
BP5 and cowana gaming invites plz
2021-06-07 14:52
#58
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China HEIDASHUAi
DouYu TV pog
2021-06-07 16:36
more 9z try
2021-06-07 17:56
Just for them to play an bo3 lul, they better go to the group stage
2021-06-07 22:33
but will the brs be allowed to play in the south america qualifier ????
2021-06-08 03:00
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