The Rocket League Championship Series Season 8 is speeding its way to its final event of the year. The Season 8 World Championship will crown the ultimate esports soccer-vehicle players of this series!\r\n\r\nHere is the new Rocket League Championship Series intro video that will be playing at the World Championship as well as Season 9 streams.\r\n\r\nhttps:\/\/www.youtube.com\/watch?v=XUETSnO-JL4\r\n\r\nSeason 8 will be ending next weekend, as 12 teams head to the Palacio Vistalegre in Madrid, Spain, for some LAN esports fun.\r\n\r\nThe second season of 2019, Season 8, featured five weeks of intense matches, glory-filled victories, and devastating defeats.\r\n\r\nThe 12 teams that have lapped the rest and heading to Madrid are:\r\n\r\n\u2022 Team Reciprocity \u2013 Europe\r\n\u2022 Renault Vitality \u2013 Europe\r\n\u2022 Veloce Esports \u2013 Europe\r\n\u2022 Dignitas \u2013 Europe\r\n\u2022 NRG Esports \u2013 North America\r\n\u2022 Pittsburgh Knights \u2013 North America\r\n\u2022 Spacestation Gaming \u2013 North America\r\n\u2022 eUnited \u2013 North America\r\n\u2022 Renegades \u2013 Oceania\r\n\u2022 Canberra Havoc \u2013 Oceania\r\n\u2022 The Three Sins \u2013 South America\r\n\u2022 Lowkey Esports \u2013 South America\r\n\r\nThe format of the World Championship will feature a Group Stage on December 13th and 14th, and then the Playoffs on the 15th.\r\n\r\nThe Group Stage will split the 12 teams in two, six teams per double-elimination bracket. Each match will be a best of five series, and the top three teams from each bracket will move on to the Playoffs.\r\n\r\nThe Playoffs is a single-elimination bracket, best of seven series, that will determine the World Champions!\r\n\r\nThe prize pool as of right now is $529,500 USD and will be divided accordingly:\r\n\r\nFirst Place - $200,000\r\nSecond Place - $120,000\r\nThird and Fourth Place - $40,000\r\nFifth and Sixth Place - $24,750\r\nSeventh and Eighth Place - $16,000\r\nNinth to Twelfth Place - $12,000\r\n\r\nThere will also be a World Championship MVP determined, and that gamer will take home an extra five grand! Each team is guaranteed to take home a check, which is always a win in an esports league.\r\n\r\nFans can watch the World Championships live from the Palacio Vistalegre, or they can tune into the official Rocket League Twitch, which will be live-streaming the action.\r\n\r\nThere are also broadcasts available in French, German, and Spanish, and if gamers are interested in any of those, they can head to the Rocket League website for more details! Tournament play will begin at 6 am PST, which will be 3 pm local time, each day of the tournament, unless posted otherwise.\r\n\r\nThe Rocket League Season 8 World Championship has shaped up to be a fantastic weekend of vehicular-soccer madness!