After a very successful Kickoff LAN in Europe this past week, the top 4 North American teams will have their time in the limelight in our upcoming NA Pro League Kickoff LAN. This event, along with the opportunity for these teams to win some serious cash, will also be kicking off our very first SMITE Pro League. Players will be coming from all over the United States and Canada, some meeting their teammates in person for the first time! This is a very exciting step for SMITE eSports fans and players alike, here are some of the major details:
NA Pro League Kick-Off LAN FAQ
Where is the event?
Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
Kessel D. Stelling Ballroom
When is the event?
Saturday, August 9th, 2014
Who's Playing in the event?
The Kick-Off LAN will be comprised of the top 4 NA teams coming out of the SWC Regional Qualifiers
1. Cognitive Gaming
2. Team Dignitas
4. Cognitive Red
How can i watch the event?
Watch http://twitch.tv/smitegame live at 12:00 PM EDT on Saturday, August 9th.
How will the tournament run?
The tournament will be a four team bracket running single elimination. The semi-finals will be a best of three match up while the grand finals will be a best of five match up.
Will there be tickets sold?
Tickets can be purchased by clicking on this link Purchase tickets here!
What is the prize pool and how will it be split up?
Total prize pool is $50,000 USD and will be split up as follows:
1st Place - 50.0% of total - $25,000
2nd Place - 25.0% of total - $12,500
3rd Place - 12.5% of total - $6,250
4th Place - 12.5% of total - $6,250
Here are some video highlights from our European Kickoff LAN event: