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January 13th-28th 2018Online

DREAMHACK OPEN 2018 KICKS OFF AT DREAMHACK LEIPZIG FEATURING ROCKET LEAGUE!

A new year of DreamHack Open is soon upon us, with DreamHack Leipzig on January 26-28th approaching with hasty steps, we are delighted to announce that the first stop of the 2018 season will feature Psyonix’s popular vehicular soccer game Rocket League with a $50,000 prize pool.

DreamHack Open is returning to Leipzig, Germany for the third year running, when the Leipzig Trade Fair opens its doors on January 26-28th next year. For the first event of the year, we will be bringing Rocket League to the DreamHack Open stage, with teams competing onstage for a full three days throughout the event. Rocket League fans can expect the best experience yet as DreamHack continues to expand our initiatives within the title.

INVITED TEAMS

Following their placements at the recently concluded Rocket League Championship Series Season 4 – World Championship, as well as other recent Rocket League events, four teams have received direct invites to compete live in Leipzig, find more information here.

ONLINE QUALIFIERS

Following the announcement of Rocket League featured at the first event of 2018, as well as the four teams invited directly to the event, it’s time to disclose the full details for the online qualifiers in Europe and North America.

Two online regional open qualifiers will be held over two days -- one each in North America and Europe. The Open Qualifiers will be open to any participating teams who meet eligibility requirements as indicated by the ruleset.

Age restriction

Participating players must be at least 16 years old to participate in the qualifier as that is a requirement for the live event as well, due to rules and regulations by German law. Players of the age of 16 years and older but younger than 18 should be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian according to the parental guidance in Germany.

European qualifier -

Day 1 - Saturday 13th of January - Open qualifier

Registration closes: Midnight CET on January 12th

Start time: 12:00CET

Format: All matches will be played Best-of-3 to determine the winning team, teams will be competing in a double-elimination bracket.

Max teams: 128

Day 2 - Sunday 14th of January - Closed qualifier Start time - 14:00CET

Format: All matches will be played Best-of-5 to determine the winning team. Day 2 will begin with eight (8) teams in the upper bracket and eight (8) teams in the lower bracket.

Teams from open qualifier: The number of teams advancing from Day 1 to Day 2 of the qualifier will be determined by the following formula: sixteen (16) minus the number of RLCS Season 5 teams who have accepted the bye.

Invited teams: A bye to the Winners Quarter Final of Day 2 of the qualifier will be issued to all eligible RLCS Season 5 teams who have not yet received an invitation to DreamHack Open Leipzig. This invitation may be declined if teams do not intend on participating in the Open Qualifier.

North American qualifier -

Day 1 - Saturday 13th of January - Open qualifier

Registration closes: Midnight EST on January 12th

Start time: 12:00PM EST

Format: All matches will be played Best-of-3 to determine the winning team, teams will be competing in a double-elimination bracket.

Day 2 - Sunday 14th of January - Closed qualifier Start time: 14:00PM EST

Format: All matches will be played Best-of-5 to determine the winning team. Day 2 will begin with eight (8) teams in the upper bracket and eight (8) teams in the lower bracket.

Teams from open qualifier: The number of teams advancing from Day 1 to Day 2 of the qualifier will be determined by the following formula: sixteen (16) minus the number of RLCS Season 5 teams who have accepted the bye.

Top two placed teams in the European and North American qualifiers will receive a spot at DreamHack Open in Leipzig, Germany, including travel, hotel and event entry. Winning teams will also receive priority seeding in the DreamHack Open.

Event open signups - If you are planning on participating in the onsite open signups, then be sure to sign up, the signup will open Friday 22nd of December at 12:00CET. A preferential event registration for DreamHack Open Leipzig have been issued for known high tier teams (RLCS, RLRS, Gfinity Elite Series). A total of 24 slots will be available for open signups, and will be paired with the 4 qualifier teams and 4 invited teams. All teams competing in the open signups will be required an event ticket per player, manager etc. Event passes can be obtained by going here.

The complete DreamHack Open rulebook for Rocket League can be found by going here. DreamHack Open Discord can be accessed by going here.

FORMAT

While 8 teams will be making their way to Leipzig via either direct invites or online qualifiers, 24 spots will be available via open sign ups. The open sign ups will begin very soon, so be sure to stay tuned to the website or follow us on social media.

All matches will be played 3vs3 on PC, with DreamHack providing all of the hardware, just don’t forget to bring your controller!

SCHEDULE

January 26th – Friday: 32 team double elimination groups, top 16 advance, BO3

January 27th – Saturday: 16 team double elimination groups, top 8 advance, BO5

January 28th – Sunday: Single elimination top 8 players, BO5 RO8 and BO7 top 4

TICKETS

Teams attending via the open sign ups are required to have all team members hold an event pass. Event passes can be obtained by going here.

ATTEND

Looking to attend the event and experience Rocket League first hand? Join us in Leipzig and make sure to pick up your tickets today by going to the DreamHack Leipzig ticketing website.

WATCH

If you can’t make it to Leipzig, then be sure to catch all of the action online on multiple platforms and languages, all centralized at DreamHack.TV.

  • January 13th-28th 2018
  • Germany
  • EU Qualifiers (13 January 2018 - 14 January 2018), NA Qualifier (13 January 2018 - 14 January 2018), DreamHack Open Leipzig (26 January 2018 - 28 January 2018)
  • 703 Attendees
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Halle 1, Messe-Allee 1, 04356 Leipzig, Germany

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Additional Information

Please direct all questions to the admin team in the official DreamHack Open Rocket League Discord. All support requests must be made in the #request-support channel for the specific part of the event, Qualifiers and live at Leipzig. The official DreamHack Open Rocket League discord is the only official source for support regarding the tournament and any requests for support made outside of the official discord will not be considered.

Tournament Admins

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