August 31 @ 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
The Gaming Stadium
TGS Open featuring Dota 2
Are you all hyped up from watching The International 2019? Can’t wait to get your own shot at competing? Lucky for you, you don’t have to wait! TGS is proud to present our first TI companion Dota 2 tournament, The Local 2019!
➡️ Entry Fee:
$100 per team (5 players)
$20 Single ticket
Don’t have a team? That’s fine! We will form a team for you from the pool of registered single players. Teams will be formed on a first come first serve basis for single tickets.
Minimum Teams: 4
If this minimum is not reached 24 hours before the event, we will be cancelling the tournament.
There are 2 ways to earn discounts off the entry fee for this event.
For every member of your team (up to 5) that attended our TI9 Viewing Party, you will receive $5 off.
If all 5 of your team members attend the Dota 2 Weekly event on August 28th, you will receive an additional $10 off.
➡️ Tournament Format:
Stage 1: 10 AM Start time
The first stage of the tournament will be swiss pairings. At the end of the swiss rounds, the top 4 teams will go to the Upper playoff bracket, while the remaining teams will go to the Lower playoff bracket.
For the second stage, the Upper bracket will be Bo3 single elimination to decide a winner. The Lower bracket will play Bo1 double elimination.
DISCLAIMER: The exact format for the tournament may change and will be decided on the day of the event depending on the number of teams that sign up.
➡️ Prize Pool: $500
Our facility provides PCs, monitors, and mouse pads at every desk. Players who would like to borrow any of the PC peripherals provided at TGS can do so for free but will need to provide an ID. Peripherals include: headset, mouse, and keyboard.
Players are welcome to bring their own peripherals to play on. Those who would like to play on a controller will need to provide their own controller and any adapters necessary to get them to work on our PCs.
➡️ Age Restrictions:
Players under the age of 13 must have a permission form signed by a parent or legal guardian in order to participate in this event.
Players under the age of 19 who qualify for prizing must have a release form signed by a parent or legal guardian to receive said prizing. These forms are available to sign at our facility on the day of the event.
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