All about the RLCS X Spring Split
The Rocket League Championship Series enters its third and final split of this season. The RLCS X Spring Split will try out a new tournament format – all info. Rocket League developer Psyonix has announced all the info on the RLCS X Spring Split. As with the Fall and Winter Splits, there will be adjustments to the tournament format and each region will hold its own major.
All info and dates for the RLCS X Spring Split
The Spring Split of the Rocket League Championship Series (RLCS) will once again introduce a new tournament format to demand everything from the teams. In detail, it goes like this:
- Each regional event will run for four days
- Teams will be divided into four groups of five teams each
- On game day 1 and 2, everyone plays against everyone else in the group, the last place team is eliminated.
- On Matchday 2, the 16 remaining teams start the knockout phase, divided into upper and lower brackets
- Eight teams reach the final day of the tournament and determine the winner of the regional event in the knockout stage
With only 20 teams left to compete in each tournament, the Spring Split prize and point allocation will change as follows:
- 1st place: 451 points, US$30,000
- 2nd place: 350 points, 15,000 US dollars
- 3rd/4th place: 350 points, 8,000 US dollars
- 5th-8th place: 210 points, 5,000 US dollars
- 9th-12th place: 150 points, 2,000 US dollars
- 13th-16th place: 110 points, 1,500 US dollars
- 17th-20th place: 70 points, 1,250 US dollars
In the regional majors, 10 teams will compete. Nine qualify through points, while one wildcard team earns entry through RLCS: The Grid. In the majors, the points and prizes awards look like this:
- 1st place: 902 points, $36,000.
- 2nd place: 700 points, 18,000 US dollars
- 3rd/4th place: 560 points, 10,000 US dollars
- 5th-8th place: 420 points, 5,000 US dollars
- 9th/10th place: 300 points, 3,000 US dollars
For Europe the following dates are fixed:
- Regional Event #1: March 11 – 14.
- Regional Event #2: March 25th – 28th (LIVE on eSports1)
- Regional Event #3: April 15 – 18
- Major: May 15/16