VALORANT‘s biggest esports event has released its tournament dates and, North America, be prepared! VALORANT NA Champions Tour is starting very soon. Mark your calendars.
For North America, VCT will be working along with Nerd Street Gamers to deliver outstanding content for this initial stage. From January 27 until March 21, open and close qualifiers will keep both independent and established teams busy. Riot did announce that the event will remain intraregional and remote during the current circumstances.
VALORANT Champions Tour shared that the start of open qualifiers, where 128 teams will battle for a spot in the closed qualifier rounds, will begin on January 27th. After, only 8 teams will continue their road to battle. The open qualifiers will have a Best of 3 and single elimination bracket format. Teams who make it out of the closed Challengers Weekend will have a spot into Masters.
CHALLENGERS WEEKEND 1
- Open Qualifiers: January 27 – 31
- Closed Qualifiers: February 4 – 7
CHALLENGERS WEEKEND 2
- Open Qualifiers: February 10 – 14
- Closed Qualifiers: February 18 – 21
CHALLENGERS WEEKEND 3
- Open Qualifiers: February 24 – 28
- Closed Qualifiers: March 4 – 7
MASTERS STAGE 01
- March 13 – 14
- March 19 – 21
You can visit nerdstgamers.com/vct to see the full VALORANT NA Champions Tour Stage 01 schedule and even register to compete in the qualifiers. Also, you can tune in to the epic event on January 27 at 4 PM PT / 7 PM ET at twitch.tv/nerdstgamers or twitch.tv/valorant_esports_na.