Team Liquid unveils Wild Rift Summer Showdown for North America and Europe

Registrations are now live.

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Team Liquid has introduced the League of Legends: Wild Rift Summer Showdown event with a $20,000 prize pool. This will be evenly split between the North America and Europe regions.

Players can now sign up for the competition on the official Team Liquid Wild Rift Discord server. From each region, up to 64 teams can register for the showdown.

The qualifiers will be played across two days on June 15 and 16. They’ll begin at 10am CT in Europe, while the starting time for NA is 5pm CT. The 64 teams from each region will battle in a double-elimination bracket to decide the top eight squads that will advance to the group stage of the main series.

Each match will be a best-of-three series. Even though Wild Rift doesn’t have a built-in ban system yet, players will be required to conduct one through Discord chat. Each team will ban two champions before selecting the ones they’ll be playing in a match.

The main series will happen across three weeks. The schedule for this is as follows:

  • Week one
    • NA: June 29 (2pm CT)
    • EU: June 30 (11am CT)
  • Week two
    • NA: July 2 (2pm CT)
    • EU: July 3 (11am CT)
  • Week three
    • NA: July 9 (2pm CT)
    • EU: July 10 (11am CT)