VCT NA Main Event Schedule, Teams, And Prize Money: Valorant Champions Tour, Challengers of Stage-1 for the North American region is in its main event and soon the fans will get their winners.
A total of 8 teams have qualified for the VCT NA Main Event from the group stages including Sentinels who won the stage-1 last year. Interestingly, Version 1 and Cloud 9 were the only teams who remained undefeated in the group stages, winning all their 5 matches.
VCT NA Main Event Schedule, Teams, And Prize Money: Everything You Need To Know
All the teams will play a best of 3 and the team with 2 map wins will move forward in the tournament. Moreover, the main event is based on dual elimination and a team with 2 losses in the tournament will be out.
The top two teams will qualify for the first Masters of 2022 which is going to be Masters Reykjavík.
Here is the list of teams qualified for the VCT NA Main Event:
The Group Stage is over in North America. Now, they're fighting for a spot at Masters!
— VALORANT Champions Tour (@ValorantEsports) March 14, 2022
- Cloud 9
- The Guard
- Version 1
- Optic Gaming
Rise, 100 Thieves, NRG, and Evil Geniuses were the 4 teams who were eliminated from the VCT group stages.
Now, let’s have a look at the schedule:
VCT NA Schedule
The main event will start from 17th March (18th March for IST and other Asian countries) and will end on 27th March.
Two of the opening matches will be played on 17th March and the other 2 will be played on 18th. Here are schedule:
- 17th March, 04:00 PM (EST): Cloud 9 vs Knights
- 17th March, 07:00 pm (EST): Optic Gaming vs XSET
- 18th March 04:00 PM (EST): Version 1 vs Luminosity
- 18th March, 07:00 pm (EST): Sentinels vs The Guard
For people living in India (IST), the 04:00 PM(EST) matches will be played at 01:30 AM, and the 07: 00 PM(est) matches will be played at 04:30 AM.
To know the full schedule, click on the link mentioned below:
The total prize pool of the tournament is $200,000 and the winning team will receive $50,000.
Here is the total prize pool distribution:
- Winner: $50,000 (Qualify for Masters)
- Runner-up: $32,000 (Qualify for Masters)
- 3rd: $26,000
- 4th: $20,000
- 5th: $14,000
- 6th: $14,000
- 7th: $10,000
- 8th: $10,000