We are proud to announce the Raidiant Rocket League Series, a Women's North American Rocket League tournament. In collaboration with Rocket League's publisher Psyonix and live streaming service Twitch, the Raidiant Rocket League Series will take place February 26-27, 2022 and offer one of the largest prize pools for a Women's Rocket League tournament.
The tournament will offer a $15,000 prize pool and will be open to a mix of professional, amateur, influencer and collegiate all-Women's identifying teams. The event will be produced from the Verizon 5G Gaming Center in Los Angeles, on Verizon's impressive XR Stage.
STREAMS, CO-STREAMING AND EVENT COVERAGE:
Additional event coverage and content will be available on Raidiant.gg.
SCHEDULE AND FORMAT:
Saturday, February 26, 2022 - 10:00 AM PT: Swiss Best-of-Three Group Stage
Sunday, February 27, 2022 - 10:00 AM PT: Single Elimination, Best-of-Five Playoffs; Best-of-Seven Grand Finals
SIGN-UP AND EVENT DETAILS:
The event is limited to the first sixteen teams to sign-up and be verified in the WCBC Discord. However, a waitlist will be available and we encourage teams to sign-up for the waitlist even if the event reaches capacity.
All teams must be verified members of the WCBC Discord Community.
Each team is encouraged to have at least one player that is willing to participate in pre-event or post-match on-camera interviews.
Matches will be played on North American game servers.
The Raidiant Rocket League Series is uniquely positioned to provide multiple engagement opportunities for players and fans. Raidiant will create shoulder content with participating teams, as an opportunity to celebrate the exponential growth of women in gaming. Twitch creators will have the opportunity to apply for co-streaming. Professional teams competing in the Rocket League Championship Series (RLCS) will have an opportunity to support the Women’s teams by co-streaming matches on Twitch, broadening the viewership for the aspiring women’s rosters. Rocket League Fan Rewards will be available to viewers watching on Twitch.tv/RaidiantGG.
The tournament is created in collaboration with the Twitch Women’s Alliance. The Twitch Women’s Alliance program is dedicated to supporting women creators on Twitch. The primary objectives are to build a direct support network, develop targeted educational and social programs, and increase representation of women in the Twitch community. Twitch Women’s Alliance aims to strengthen the Twitch community and amplify, support and uplift all women streamers.
Raidiant.gg is an initiative and content hub focused on celebrating and championing opportunities for women gamers. As the next stage of Dignitas’ women’s initiative, Raidiant provides educational, social and competitive resources for gamers.
Launched by New Meta Entertainment, Inc. (NME), parent company of esports organization Dignitas, as the next stage of the esports organization’s women’s initiative, Raidiant is a platform providing women gamers with educational, social, and competitive resources. A team-agnostic platform dedicated to consistent women in gaming coverage and a one-stop shop destination for women to accelerate their gaming career development. Raidiant aspires to be the largest online hub for women who love gaming at every skill level.
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Launched in 2011, Twitch is an interactive livestreaming service and global community that comes together every day to create unique, live, and unpredictable experiences from the interactions of millions. It brings the joy of co-op to everything, from casual gaming and world-class esports to anime marathons, music, and art streams. Twitch also hosts TwitchCon, the biggest community event of the year, where tens of thousands of people come together to celebrate and connect with others who share their interests and passions. We’re always live at Twitch. Stay up to date on all things Twitch on Twitter and on our Blog.
Based in San Diego, CA, Psyonix is a critically acclaimed video game developer and a leading expert in Unreal Engine technology. For more than 20 years, the studio has been a driving force behind some of the most successful games in the industry, including Gears of War, Mass Effect 3, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Bulletstorm, Unreal Tournament III, Unreal Tournament 2004, and the award-winning sports-action hit, Rocket League ® . Psyonix joined the Epic Games family in 2019.
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