LPL 2021: VALORANT WINTER CUP

Prize Pool:

5,750

Format

League

Division

Open, Amateur, Evolution, Legends

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Start Date:

August 2nd 2021

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Welcome to Valorant Winter Cup, with LPL 2021!

Tournament Information:
In Season 3 2021, Valorant will have a $5,750AUD prize pool across all divisions and will continue to improve on all levels of quality in operations. Legends players can also expect the Vodafone MVP Award to return, awarding the Season MVP Player $250NZD!

Valorant Open, Amateur, and Legends Divisions will remain largely unchanged. Evolution Division will run a 14 team Division, with 7 teams in two pools. Legends will see two nights of Valorant broadcasts every week of the season on Monday and Tuesday. See more details in Key Dates & Broadcast Dates!

We have also brushed up a few pieces in our Valorant ruleset. All players are highly encouraged to re-read through our terms and ruleset (located below), and ensure they will be able to commit to the scheduling requirements for all levels of play.

Winter Cup Divisions and Format:
Open, Amateur and Legends will require at least 8 teams to commence. Evolution will require 16 teams to commence.

Open - Free to join. Elo format. Teams update their match times to be assigned up to 3 matches per week. Matches are Best of 1. Winning team will be allowed to participate in Amateur Season 3 2021 for free.
Amateur - $1,500. LPL Premium required. Teams update their match times to be assigned up to 3 matches per week. Matches are Best of 1.
Evolution - $1,750. $180 Team Entry Fee. Round Robin format. Matches are Best of 3.
Winter Cup Legends - $2,500. $190 Team Entry Fee. Single Round Robin format. Matches are Best of 3.

To purchase LPL Premium subscription, please go here. Team Entry Fees will be able to be paid via your respective ladder page.

Rules:
Rules are found here: https://letsplay.live/games/valorant/rules/

The following rules have been updated/clarified for Season 3:
- 5.13 - Choosing Teams / Maps (Includes a new 6 map veto system)
- 5.14 - Map Pool (Introduction of Breeze!)
- 5.15 - Agent pool (Introduction of KAY/O!)

Prizes:
Open
First Place
Free Participation in Amateur LPL Season 4 2021

Amateur
First PlaceSecond PlaceThird PlaceFourth PlaceFifth PlaceSixth PlaceSeventh PlaceEighth PlaceTotal
$350$250$200$200$125$125$125$125$1500

Evolution
First PlaceSecond PlaceThird PlaceFourth PlaceTotal
$800$450$250$250$1750

Winter Cup Legends
First PlaceSecond PlaceThird PlaceFourth PlaceTotal
$1200$700$300$300$2500

More Information

Registration:
Start your climb to Winter Cup Legends with Open Division or Amateur Division! Amateur registrations close on Sunday 1 August, with late Amateur registrations open until Sunday 15 August, however Open Division will remain open to register 24/7.

Open Division - https://letsplay.live/games/valorant/open/
Amateur Division - https://letsplay.live/games/valorant/amateur/

Relegations:
Click here to view more information about relegations.

Key Dates & Broadcast Dates:
Week 1:
Open, Amateur and Evolution – Monday 2 August - Sunday 8 August
Winter Cup Legends - Monday 2 August and Tuesday 3 August @ 6:30PM AEST / 8:30PM NZST

Week 2:
Open, Amateur and Evolution – Monday 9 August - Sunday 15 August
Winter Cup Legends - Monday 9 August and Tuesday 10 August @ 6:30PM AEST / 8:30PM NZST

Week 3:
Open, Amateur and Evolution – Monday 16 August - Sunday 22 August
Winter Cup Legends - Monday 16 August and Tuesday 17 August @ 6:30PM AEST / 8:30PM NZST

Week 4:
Open, Amateur and Evolution – Monday 23 August - Sunday 29 August
Winter Cup Legends - Monday 23 August and Tuesday 24 August @ 6:30PM AEST / 8:30PM NZST

Week 5:
Open, Amateur and Evolution – Monday 30 August - Sunday 5 September
Winter Cup Legends - Monday 30 August and Tuesday 31 August @ 6:30PM AEST / 8:30PM NZST

Week 6:
Open, Amateur and Evolution – Monday 6 September - Sunday 12 September
Winter Cup Legends - Monday 6 September and Tuesday 7 September @ 6:30PM AEST / 8:30PM NZST

Week 7:
Open, Amateur and Evolution – Monday 13 September - Sunday 19 September
Winter Cup Legends - Monday 13 September and Tuesday 14 September @ 6:30PM AEST / 8:30PM NZST

Playoffs:
Open, Amateur and Evolution – Monday 20 September - Sunday 26 September
Winter Cup Legends - Monday 20 September (Semi #1) and Tuesday 21 September (Semi #2) @ 6:30PM AEST / 8:30PM NZST

Grand Finals:
Open, Amateur and Evolution – Monday 27 September - Sunday 3 October
Winter Cup Legends - Monday 27 September @ 6:30PM AEST / 9:30PM NZDT

Community Caster & Game Admin Applications:
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FAQ
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Connect with us
On behalf of the entire LPL Admin Team, we would like to wish everyone competing the best of luck! For any questions, please do not hesitate to ask by either posting in the forums or contacting an admin via Support Ticket. Alternatively, you can join the LPL Community Discord.

Many Thanks,
LPL Admin Team

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