LPL Season 3 2020: Dota 2

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Open, Amateur, Pro

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Start Date:

September 20th 2020

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Welcome to Dota 2, with LPL Season 3 2020!

Tournament Information:
LPL strives to develop the competitive Dota 2 community in our region by being inclusive of the SEA region to align with Valve’s regional rules. Teams competing in LPL Dota 2 Season 3 may now include players residing in the SEA region. To new SEA players, welcome to LPL!

This season will also include a Vodafone MVP Award, thanks to our friends at Vodafone New Zealand! The Pro MVP at the end of the season will receive $125 NZD cash.

We will also be introducing the Red Bull Fan Vote, thanks to Red Bull New Zealand. Viewers watching the LPL Pro PUBG broadcasts will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite team and player. Simply type in "!vote" in Twitch chat and cast in your vote! The highest player will receive $500NZD cash and a Red Bull Fridge, as well as a year's supply of Red Bull. That's not all folks: one lucky voter will also have the opportunity to win a year's supply of Red Bull! What are you waiting for? Come watch our broadcasts and start voting! Please note that this is only for Pro.

LPL Pro Division will increase its prize pool to $5,000 and bring high-quality remote broadcasts on Twitch at 6:30PM AET on Monday and Tuesday.

Our Dota 2 Open and Amateur Divisions will remain largely unchanged, though users can look to community cast these Divisions should they choose to. All players are highly encouraged to re-read through our terms and ruleset (located below), and ensure they will be able to commit to the scheduling requirements for all levels of play.

Season 3 Divisions and Format:
All Divisions will require at least 8 teams to commence.

Open - Free to join. Elo format. Teams update their match times to be assigned up to 3 matches per week. Matches are Best of 2. Winning team will be allowed to participate in Amateur Season 1 2021 for free.
Amateur - $1,000. LPL Premium required. Teams update their match times to be assigned up to 3 matches per week. Matches are Best of 2.
Pro - $5,000. $200 Team Entry Fee. Round Robin format. Matches are Best of 2.

To purchase LPL Premium subscription, please go here. Team Entry Fees will be able to be paid via your respective ladder page.

Rules are found here:

The following rules have been updated for Season 3:
-Eligible Players
-Retaining Division Spots
-Entry Fee Conditions
-Draft Penalties

First Place
Free Participation in Amateur LPL Season 1 2021

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More Information

Start your climb to Pro with Open Division or Amateur Division!
Open Division -
Amateur Division -

Teams will not need LPL Premium to participate in Relegations.
- In order to qualify for LPL Pro, there will be an open qualifier
- Top 6 teams from the open qualifier will join LPL Pro
- The Open qualifier will be over 2 weeks, with teams scheduling their matches whenever both teams are free

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Key Dates:
Relegations - Monday 31 August - Sunday 13 September

Week 1:
Open and Amateur – Monday 21 September - Sunday 27 September
Pro - Monday 21 September and Tuesday 22 September

Week 2:
Open and Amateur – Monday 28 September - Sunday 4 October
Pro - Monday 28 September and Tuesday 29 September

Week 3:
Open and Amateur – Monday 5 October - Sunday 11 October
Pro - Monday 5 October and Tuesday 6 October

Week 4:
Open and Amateur – Monday 12 October - Sunday 18 October
Pro - Monday 12 October and Tuesday 13 October

Week 5:
Open and Amateur – Monday 19 October - Sunday 25 October
Pro - Monday 19 October and Tuesday 20 October

Week 6:
Open and Amateur – Monday 26 October - Sunday 1 November
Pro - Monday 26 October and Tuesday 27 October

Week 7:
Open and Amateur – Monday 2 November - Sunday 8 November
Pro - Monday 2 November and Tuesday 3 November

Semi # 1:
Open and Amateur – Monday 9 November - Sunday 15 November
Pro - Monday 9 November

Semi # 2:
Open and Amateur – Monday 16 November - Sunday 22 November
Pro - Tuesday 10 November

Grand Finals:
Open and Amateur – Monday 23 November - Sunday 29 November
Pro - Monday 16 November

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On behalf of the entire LPL Admin Team, we would like to wish everyone competing the best of luck! For any questions, please do not hesitate to ask by either posting in the forums or contacting an admin via Support Ticket. Alternatively, you can join the LPL Community Discord.

Many Thanks,
LPL Admin Team

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