Rix.GG, a top UK esports organisation, announces it will host and sponsor a grassroots tournament for women and marginalised genders called the “Rix.GG – Huntress Trials – May – League of Legends – EU Open”.
The Huntress Trials May League of Legends EU Open, sponsored and hosted by Rix.GG, will take place on the 22nd and 23rd of May from 13:00 BST/ 14:00 CET to about 19:00 PM BST on Saturday and Sunday.
The competition will feature up to 16 teams in total from across the EU, 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 the chance to take home the first prize.
The Huntress Trials April League of Legends EU Open prize pool is a sliding scale depending on the number of qualifying teams that enter:
- 8 to 15 Teams: £1000 total Prize Pool
- 16 Teams: £2000 total Prize Pool
The prize distribution will be:
8 to 15 Team 1K Prize Pool
- 1st £500
- 2nd £250
- 3rd £125; 4th £125
16 Team 2K Prize Pool
- 1st £1000
- 2nd £500
- 3rd & 4th £250
The casters for this event will be Melody “Shoop’d” Tranter and Andy “j0kerr” Sturm and production for this event is Josh “Fill_30” Fillingham with Atreyu “Atrxyuu” Williams returning as the main observer and a to be confirmed replay observer.
Overseeing the tournament will be Tournament and Events Manager, Umar ‘Maru’ Aswat. Admins for the event will be Nicole “Wolf” Sølvmose, Jorden “Raen” Dakin-White, and if all 16 teams are reached Anna Moller.
Teams interested in participating can sign up using our form. Only the first 16 eligible teams will be allowed to participate.
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.
Teams will be completing champion selection on ProDraft. A link will be supplied by the tournament admins to each captain and will be on hand to assist with the process.
Prize Pool: Dependant on the number of teams
Sign-ups OPEN: TODAY!
Sign-ups CLOSE: 20th May 2021
Date: 22nd May 2021
Start Time: 13:00 BST / 14:00 CET
End Time: 19:00 BST / 20:00 CET
Date: 23rd May 2021
Format: 5v5, 16 Team, Single-Elimination, Best of 3 (B03) Bracket; Grand Final Best of 3 (Bo3)
Rules: Huntress Trials – League of Legends – Rules
Eligible Countries: EU; though some country restrictions may apply.
This tournament is not endorsed or supported by Riot Games.
We’ll see you there, good luck to all the teams entering the second Huntress Trials!