London, UK – 26 January 2022: Rix.GG, a top UK esports organisation, announces its first Huntress Trials VALORANT for female and marginalized genders of the new year.
The Huntress Trials tournament will start on Saturday the 19th February at 12:00 GMT and will continue on Sunday the 20th February 12:00 GMT.
The competition will feature up to 32 competing teams in total from across the EU and the UK, in a 5v5, single-elimination bracket, best of 3 (Bo3). Winners from the bracket will advance to the Grand Final which will be a best of 3 (Bo3) with a chance to take home the first prize.
The Huntress Trials VALORANT tournament – February prize pool is £2000 GBP total, where the winners of the event will receive £1000 GBP, 2nd place £500 GBP and 3rd and 4th place will be awarded £250 GBP.
The casters for this event will be the returning Samantha “NaoriMizuki” Timms and Layla “TK Layla” Abbott. Overseeing the tournament will be Tournament and Events Manager, Umar ‘Maru’ Aswat, with the support of admins Nicole ‘Wolf’ Sølvmose, and Jorden ‘Raen’ Dakin-White, as well as Observer Samantha “Benolot” Fry.
The production for the Huntress Trials tournament will be overseen by Jakob “Atroix” Szmyt and will include his BSc Esports Production Year 2 students at Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies. Alex ‘DineOhSaw’ will be the main producer for this event.
We are delighted that we are able to assist with the grassroots development of future production staff as well as grassroots players. Gin Rai, Head of Esports said “We at Confetti are excited to work with Rix and the Huntress Trials. This is another great opportunity to provide our students with real broadcast production experience whilst elevating recognition for women and marginalised genders in esports.”
Country restrictions are set by VALORANT and Riot Games tournament licenses. For the purpose of this tournament, teams must have the majority of their players from a qualified region. Rix.GG has been granted an EU license though some country restrictions may apply.
First Prize: £1000 GBP
Second Prize: £500 GBP
Third and Fourth Prize: £250 GBP
Date: 19 February 2022
Time: 12:00 PM GMT
Date: 20 February 2022
Time: 12:00 PM GMT
Main Broadcast: RixGG_TV
Format: 5v5; Single-Elimination; Best of 3 (Bo3) including the final
Eligible countries: Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Island, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Guernsey, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Italy, Jersey, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Macedonia (formerly Macedonia), Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom (UK)
This tournament is not endorsed or supported by Riot Games.
We’ll see you there, good luck to all the teams entering the tournament!