South Asia and Oceania now officially included in the Asia Pacific VCT circuit! Also get details about registration and slot allocations
Get ready for the VCT APAC 2022 season! After an explosive first year of VALORANT esports, the VALORANT Champions Tour is back and bigger than ever. The VCT APAC circuit will feature more teams, higher stakes and an updated competitive schedule that will keep you on your toes!
NEWLY ADDED REGIONS
South Asia and Oceania will now play alongside Southeast Asia markets in the APAC circuit, bringing the total number of participating regions to 8. This inclusion also means that players from South Asia and Oceania will now fall under the APAC residency rule and will no longer be counted as imports.
Total competitive markets include Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, South Asia, Oceania, Singapore/Malaysia and Taiwan/Hong Kong.
The VCT 2022 season is structured around 3 global events, Masters 1, Masters 2 and Champions. From the APAC level, teams can expect to fight through a three-stage competitive format for the chance to compete at the global events.
- Local Challengers: Teams will participate in local-level tournaments for a chance to secure a seed at the Regional Playoffs.
- Regional Playoffs: Teams that qualify for Playoffs will compete for Circuit Points. Those with high enough points will be invited to Global Events.
- Global Events: These international events come with prestige, high prize pools and massive Circuit Point pools.
Regional allocations are split across a 20-team competitive format. Seeds are determined by the size of the competitive playbase in each region. Slot allocations by region are as follows:
Team registration in Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, Singapore/Malaysia and Taiwan/Hong Kong for the VCT APAC Challengers 2022 will happen on THIS registration platform.
Once registered, players will receive information about the upcoming Open Qualifiers from their local market operator.