RLCS 2021-22 - Winter: Oceania Regional Event 3
RLCS 2021-22 is the second RLCS season in 2021, crossing over into 2022. This season introduces the most major changes to the RLCS system yet with more regions and an updated format. 3 splits - Fall, Winter, Spring - each have 3 regional events leading into an international major. Within all these events, each team collects points that will determine whether they will qualify for the World Championship or World Championship Wildcard.
- SilentMarine (Steven Simmons)
- JaY. (Jay Bembrick)
- All broadcasts' channels are listed in the Streams section.
- Group Stage - February 18th, 2022
- 16 teams - split into 4 groups of 4.
- Round Robin Bo5
- In the event of 2 teams being tied on the same record, a Bo5 tiebreaker match will be played out to separate the two teams.
- In the event of 3 teams being tied on the same record, the following 3 tiebreakers will be used with the order outlined below to remove one of the teams from the contention towards a tiebreaker match:
- Game Differential
- Game Differential among tied teams
- Initial Seed
- When 3 teams tie on a 2-1 record, the team that places lowest within the tiebreaker criteria will be awarded 3rd place in the group. The other 2 teams will play a Bo5 tiebreaker match for 1st place.
- When 3 teams tie on a 1-2 record, the team that places highest within the tiebreaker criteria will be awarded 2nd place in the group. The other 2 teams will play a Bo5 tiebreaker match for 3rd place.
- Winner of each group qualifies to the Winners' Bracket of the Playoffs.
- Places 2 and 3 of each group qualify to the Losers' Bracket of the Playoffs.
- 4th place of each group is eliminated.
- Playoffs - February 18th - 20th, 2022
- Double Elimination Bracket.
- Upper Bracket: All matches are Bo7.
- Lower Bracket: Round 1 and 2 are Bo5. Quarterfinals, Semifinals and Finals are Bo7.
- Grand Finals are Bo7 with a Bracket Reset, where the team coming from the Lower Finals must win 2 Bo7 series.
- Double Elimination Bracket.
$30,000 USD and RLCS Circuit Ranking Points are spread among the teams as seen below:
- 1 Wildcard Gaming make a roster change outside of the trade window, resulting in Antic Esports taking their spot.
- 2 Juicd Bandits make a roster change outside of the trade window, resulting in 1620 Kings taking their spot.
- 3 Pioneers acquire Forkidden prior to the event.
- 4 Eclipse Esports acquire Da Babies prior to the event.
- 5 Punjabi Power rename to The Kibbles prior to the event.
|Advance to the Playoffs - Upper Bracket|
|Advance to the Playoffs - Lower Bracket|
|1.||Ground Zero Gaming||3-0||9-1||+8|
|4.||Just Go For It||0-3||1-9||-8|
- Wildcard Gaming (2022-02-07). "Today we wish our Rocket League team farewell as the team and organization agreed to mutually go our separate ways.".
- Juicd Bandits (2022-02-07). "Going into Regional 3 we've made some roster changes. Welcome @SikiRL to our RL Roster".
- Pioneers (2022-02-15). "The Pioneers are switching regions and headed to Australia! ✈".
- Eclipse Esports (2022-02-17). "Eclipse is back in action as we are ecstatic to present you with our New Rocket League Roster".