Rix.GG, a top UK esports organisation, announces it will host and sponsor a grassroots tournament for women and marginalised genders called the “Huntress Trials – April – VALORANT – EU Open”.
The Huntress Trials April VALORANT EU Open, sponsored and hosted by Rix.GG, will take place on the 10th and 11th of April from 12:00 PM GMT to 18:00 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 a chance to take home the first prize.
The Huntress Trials April VALORANT EU Open prize pool is £2000.00 GBP total, where the winners of the event will receive £1000.00 GBP, 2nd place £500.00 GBP and 3rd & 4th place will be awarded £250.00 GBP.
The casters for this event will be returning casters Layla “tk_Layla” and Samantha “NaoriMizuki” Timms. Layla and Sam previously worked with Rix.GG on the Huntress Trials tournament in partnership with British Esports Association back in January 2021.
Overseeing the tournament will be Tournament and Events Manager, Umar ‘Maru’ Aswat with support from tournament admin Anna Møller. The production team will consist of Producer Jakub “Atroix” Szmyt and Observer Harrison “Hariboe” Barber-Scargill with the additional observation support provided by Frazer “Frazer” Scully.
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, see ChallengerMode for the full list of eligible countries.
First Prize: £1000.00 GBP
Second Prize: £500.00 GBP
Third and Fourth Prize: £250.00 GBP
Date: 10 April 2021
Time: 12:00 PM – 18:00 PM BST
Date: 10 April 2021
Format: 5v5, 16 Team, Single-Elimination, Best of 3 (B03) Bracket; Grand Final Best of 3 (Bo3)
Rules: Huntress Trials – VALORANT – Rules – April
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!