BLAST Premier Fall Showdown 2021 Regional Qualifier Dates Announced
BLAST Premier organizers have shared the details of the format of the BLAST Premier Fall Showdown 2021 qualifiers:
- regions where qualifications will take place;
- prize pool;
- most of the organizing partners will be responsible for running the show.
BLAST Premier Fall Showdown 2021 qualifiers will be held from July to September in the following regions:
- The Iberian Peninsula;
- Middle East;
- Western Europe;
- South America;
- Eastern Europe;
- North America.
Each BLAST Premier Fall Showdown 2021 qualifier will feature eight teams
The teams that will compete in each qualifier will be determined by the competition organizing partners, and slots will be allocated through «existing tournaments, local leagues, open qualifiers, and direct invitations».
The winner of each qualifier will receive $ 25,000, which BLAST explains is not a prize pool, but «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».
List of announced BLAST Premier Fall Qualifier regional 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).
BLAST Premier Fall Showdown 2021 will be held from October 12 to 17 in LAN format. The prize pool for the competition includes a cash prize of $ 162 500 and two slots for the Fall Season Finals. More details on the qualifiers will be announced in the coming weeks.