How to watch the 2022 Call of Duty League Kickoff Classic: Schedule, bracket matchups, and more

The 2022 season will be underway soon.

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The 2022 Call of Duty League season is almost ready to begin, but the league’s 12 teams will get a high-stakes warm-up this weekend with the Kickoff Classic.

The Kickoff Classic is the fun before the real fight begins in a couple of weeks. The season officially starts on Feb. 4 with the first matchups of the Stage I Major, culminating in the Stage I Major LAN tournament on March 3.

For this weekend, all 12 teams will take part in a single-elimination bracket to show off what Call of Duty: Vanguard has to offer as a competitive title. The top team will take home a $30,000 prize and bragging rights heading into the beginning of the year.

All of the matches will be broadcast on the official CDL YouTube page at The league’s broadcast talent will be on full display, commentating and analyzing each match throughout the three-day event.

Here’s the full schedule of matches for the 2022 CDL Kickoff Classic.

Jan. 21

  • 3pm CT: Florida Mutineers vs. Los Angeles Guerrillas
  • 4:30pm CT: Seattle Surge vs. London Royal Ravens
  • 6pm CT: New York Subliners vs. Boston Breach
  • 7:30pm CT: Los Angeles Thieves vs. Paris Legion

Jan. 22

  • 3pm CT: Atlanta FaZe vs. Seattle or London
  • 4:30pm CT: Toronto Ultra vs. Florida or L.A. Guerrillas
  • 6pm CT: Minnesota RØKKR vs. New York or Boston
  • 7:30pm CT: OpTic Texas vs. L.A. Thieves or Paris

Jan. 23

  • 3pm CT: Semifinal one
  • 4:30pm CT: Semifinal two
  • 6pm CT: Grand final with $30,000 prize