Call of Duty Challengers’ first LAN tournament will be happening in a few weekends, and details have just been released on what competitors can expect.
The first event takes place during the Call of Duty League Launch Weekend. One of the 12 league teams, the Minnesota Røkkr, will be hosting the event in Minneapolis starting Friday, January 24th, with it running through Sunday, January 26th.
To check out the official blog post about the Launch Weekend Challenger’s event, click the link in the embedded tweet below!
Call of Duty Challengers has revealed the prize pool for this 25K Series tournament in Minnesota. There is $250,000 up for grabs, and 192 teams are scheduled to compete for their share.
First Place – $80,000
Second Place – $40,000
Third Place – $25,000
Fourth Place – $20,000
Fifth to Sixth Place – $12,500
Seventh to Eighth Place – $7,500
Ninth to Twelfth Place – $6,250
Thirteenth to Sixteenth Place – $5,000
Not a bad pay day for a weekend of work. The organization has also confirmed the schedule for the weekend.
Thursday, January 23rd, will feature an early check-in for competitors, running from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm CST. Friday, January 24th, the first official day of competition, will have competitor registration from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm CST. Then, at 1:00 pm CST, the tournament will officially get underway. Saturday, January 25th, and Sunday, January 26th, will have competitors starting their day off early with a 10:00 am CST start time.
Competitors are warned that they need to finalize their rosters by January 20th at 6:00 pm EST. Once the deadline his hit, teams will no longer be able to change their roster, so choose wisely!
Teams have also been given a heads up about the equipment that they’ll be gaming on, which includes an ASUS VG245H monitor, a PlayStation 4 Pro, and a CronusMax CM00049 USB Device.
That’s all the details that have been given at this time about the Call of Duty Challenger’s 25K Series tournament in Minnesota. There will be more of these LAN tournaments through the Call of Duty League regular season, and players will also be able to fill in the gaps by playing in their geographical area whenever one of the Call of Duty League teams hosts a 10K Series tournament. And of course, there are online events.
Teams have already started battling it out in the Call of Duty Challengers’ league, but the real competition is about the begin!