The GEICO Hearthstone Showdown will be streaming all weekend at the GEICO Gaming Twitch Channel!
Greetings Challengers! GEICO Gaming is back with the next exciting Hearthstone tournament at PAX South starting on January 12th! This event will have 32 live open spots, granting any attendee the chance to face off against notable Hearthstone professionals for a prize pool for $10,000!
Our event kicks off on Friday with a 32 man single-elimination open bracket, first come first serve! These participants will battle it out to see who can make it to the second day of competition. On Saturday, our 8 invited Hearthstone pros will compete with the open participants in a double-elimination bracket all the way up to the top 4. Finally, Sunday will play out the top 4 until a champion is crowned!
Registration to the tournament will start PAX South, GEICO Booth 11088, Friday at 10:00 am (CST) and end at 12:00pm (CST)! All official rules can be found in the rules tab below!
Professional Invited Players
Prize Pool of $10,000!
- 1st Place - $4,000
- 2nd Place - $2,000
- 3/4th Place - $1,000
- 5/6th Place - $400
- 7/8th Place - $200
- 9/16th Place - $100
900 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
The format is Standard Bo5 Conquest, Pick 4 Ban 1.
All decks must be submitted before the start of the tournament (1/12/18 at 12:30pm CST), anyone who does not submit decklists will be disqualified.
Queueing the wrong class will result in a game loss, and playing with cards that are not in your submitted decklists will result in a disqualification.
In the event of a disconnect, all games will be replayed unless there is clear and present lethal on board.
Friendly Challenge Mode is to be used for all games. Players must be in Do Not Disturb (DND) mode while the match is in progress. If any messages do appear the player must not respond.
Tracking cards via a deck tracker is strictly prohibited. The use of pen and paper is allowed, however the paper used must be completely blank before the start of each match.
Please call over an admin in your match chat or in person for any disputes or issues.
Decklists are not initially public, but will be made public in the top 4.
You must have an North America Hearthstone account and collection to participate.
Inappropriate behavior of any kind is absolutely not permitted. Inappropriate behavior of any kind including but not limited to cussing, damaging equipment, violating rules, harassing players or staff members,speaking negatively and/or harmfully of the tournament, its organizers, and its partners, etc. is not permitted. If your opponent acted inappropriately, please contact an admin immediately.
You must be 13 or older to participate. If you are under 18, a parent or guardian must be present with you at sign-up.
Registration is onsite only at PAX South, GEICO Booth 11088.
Rules are subject to change and players will be notified in the event of such changes. That said, any ruling made by an admin is considered final.
Players must not download or stream anything on the gaming laptops prior to or during their matches, as this may reduce the quality of the stream.
Personal media devices are allowed for music/white noise streaming only, but they must be approved by the admins before use.
Please be aware that entering this tournament, you consent to your voice, name, and/or likeness being used, without compensation, in films and tapes for exploitation in any and all media, whether now known or hereafter devised, for eternity, and you release GEICO, its successors assigns and licensees from any liability whatsoever of any nature.
This tournament circuit is owned and operated by GEICO, and administered by the team at PlayedOut.