North America - Arena Cup Overview

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Overview[edit]

Qualification Points[edit]

AWC Points will be used to determine which eight teams will attend the Regional Circuit Championships in North America. The top teams from the previous four cups will automatically qualify for these finals.

The points available for the tournaments are as follows:

Place Arena Cup
1st 120
2nd 100
3rd 80
4th 60
5th 40
6th 40
7th 20
8th 20
9th 12
10th 12
11th 12
12th 12

Format[edit]

  • Teams must have a minimum of three and a maximum of four players.
  • Bracket seeding is determined by the average current rating of the top three players on a team.
  • All tournaments will be played on a double elimination bracket.
  • All matches will be a Best of Five series, except the Grand Final, which will be a Best of Seven.
  • Each series will begin on Nagrand Arena.
  • Team compositions cannot contain more than one healer or more than one tank.
  • Matches between the top eight teams will be broadcast live.

Roster Swaps[edit]

Points are awarded to teams, not individuals. Once a team has earned points, they are considered 'locked' and must follow the restrictions for roster swaps if they wish to make changes to their team. Removing a fourth player is not considered a roster swap and is therefore not subject to penalties, nor is a team's first actual roster swap. Adding a fourth player will be considered a roster swap. Any changes made outside of this may cause players to lose points.

Once a penalty-free roster swap is made, each member of the original team is considered to be part of a team fragment. If the team makes any further roster swaps, the amount of points the team has earned so far will be halved and given to the team that retains the majority of the team fragment. If the team fragments are of equal size, the team fragment that contains the team's original captain will be awarded the qualification points. [1]


Leaderboards[edit]

North American Leaderboard

Place Points Team
1st Method NA 460
2nd OTK Network 300
3rd Cloud9 292
4rd Charlotte Phoenix 220
5th Hamsters and Hares 212
6th Golden Guardians 120
7th Unitas 112
8th Spacestation Gaming 96
9th FLP 80
10th Plot Twist 76
11th Trust the Process 52
12th Stache Stallions 32
13th Tatakae 12
13th Alt Six 12
16th Easy Money 6
16th KMNFC 6
17th
18th
19th
20th

Streams[edit]

Warcraft Youtube Channel

References[edit]

  1. "2021 WORLD OF WARCRAFT® ARENA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP". Blizzard Entertainment. Retrieved 2021-01-04.