Welcome to VALORANT Challengers Oceania 2023 Stage 2!
VALORANT Challengers Oceania 2023 Stage 2 will feature a $50,000 AUD prize pool for the top 8 teams. These 8 teams will consist of the top 6 teams from Stage 1, and top 2 teams from the promotion & relegation series (more on this below!). The winning team of Stage 2 will represent Oceania at VALORANT Ascensions, with the winning team of Ascensions claiming a slot in the VALORANT Pacific League.
As always, we highly encourage all players to read through the ruleset
to check their eligibility and ensure they will be able to commit to the scheduling requirements for the tournament.
Eligible countries in Oceania includes: Australia, Papua New Guinea, New Zealand, Fiji, the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, New Caledonia (France), Samoa, Kiribati, the Federated States of Micronesia, Tonga, the Marshall Islands, Cook Islands (NZ), Wallis and Futuna (France), Tuvalu, Nauru, Niue (NZ), Tokelau (NZ), the Pitcairn Islands (UK), Heard Island, and the McDonald Islands.
Open Qualifiers & Promotion/Relegation Series:
Stage 2 Open Qualifiers will qualify the top 2 teams into a promotion & relegation series against the bottom 2 teams of VALORANT Challengers Oceania Stage 1 in a Best of 3, Single Elimination bracket. See Key Dates for more!
VALORANT Challengers Oceania 2023 Stage 2 will have four phases.
Phase 1 - Open Qualifiers:
Open Qualifiers will be a Best of 3, Single Elimination Format (played until completion). The top 2 teams will qualify for phase 2.
Phase 2 - Promotion & Relegation Series:
The top 2 teams from Stage 2 Open Qualifiers will play against the bottom 2 teams from Stage 1 in a Best of 3, Double Elimination bracket. The top 2 teams from the promotion & relegation series will qualify into phase 3.
Phase 3 - Group Stage:
Group Stage will see the top 8 teams play a Best of 3, Single Round Robin (each team playing each other once within the group). The top 6 teams will be seeded into the Regional Playoffs pending on their placements within Phase 2.
Phase 4 - Regional Playoff:
Regional Playoffs will see the top 6 teams seeded into a Best of 3, Double Elimination Bracket, with Seed 1 & Seed 2 starting from Round 2 Upper Bracket, with a Best of 5 Grand Finals.
LPL will be delivering world-quality broadcasts throughout VALORANT Challengers Oceania 2023 on the official LPL Valorant Twitch channel.
For updates on our Twitch channel - check out the LPL Valorant Twitter page.
Click here to find the VALORANT Challengers Oceania 2023 ruleset (as of 13.02.22)
VALORANT Challengers Oceania 2023 Stage 1 & 2 Prize Pool:
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Open Qualifiers & Registration:
Registration for Open Qualifiers is now open!
-All players must be 16 years of age from their first playdate.
-128 teams maximum.
-Registration closes on Monday 27 February 2023 12PM NZT.
-Seeding & bracket to be released on Tuesday 28 February 2023.
Click here to sign up!
Key Dates & Schedule:
Open Qualifiers - All matches are Best of 3, including Grand Finals.
Promotion & Relegation Series - All matches are Best of 3, including Grand Finals.
- Wednesday 1 March - Round 128 6:30PM AEDT
- Thursday 2 March - Round 64 6:30PM AEDT
- Friday 3 March - Round 32 6:30PM AEDT
- Saturday 4 March - Round 16 3:30PM AEDT & Round 8 5:30PM AEDT
- Sunday 5 March - Round 4 3:30PM AEDT
- Wednesday 15 March - Upper Round 1 Match 1 6:30PM AEDT
- Thursday 16 March - Upper Round 1 Match 2 6:30PM AEDT
- Friday 17 March - Lower Round 1 Match 1 6:30PM AEDT
- Saturday 18 March - Upper Round 2 Match 1 6:30PM AEDT. Winner to qualify to Stage 2.
- Sunday 19 March - Lower Round 2 Match 1 6:30PM AEDT. Winner to qualify to Stage 2.
Regional Playoffs (Tentative):
- ROUND 1 DAY 1 Bo3 Single Round Robin - Thursday 6 April
- ROUND 1 DAY 2 Bo3 Single Round Robin - Friday 7 April
- ROUND 2 DAY 1 Bo3 Single Round Robin - Thursday 13 April
- ROUND 2 DAY 2 Bo3 Single Round Robin - Friday 14 April
- ROUND 3 DAY 1 Bo3 Single Round Robin - Thursday 20 April
- ROUND 3 DAY 2 Bo3 Single Round Robin - Friday 21 April
- ROUND 4 DAY 1 Bo3 Single Round Robin - Thursday 27 April
- ROUND 4 DAY 2 Bo3 Single Round Robin - Friday 28 April
- ROUND 5 DAY 1 Bo3 Single Round Robin - Thursday 4 May
- ROUND 5 DAY 2 Bo3 Single Round Robin - Friday 5 May
- ROUND 6 DAY 1 Bo3 Single Round Robin - Wednesday 10 May
- ROUND 6 DAY 2 Bo3 Single Round Robin - Thursday 11 May
- ROUND 7 DAY 1 Bo3 Single Round Robin - Thursday 18 May
- Broadcasts begin 6:30PM AEDT / 8:30PM NZDT. Subsequent matches to be played after the first.
- PLAYOFFS DAY 1 - Friday 2 June
- PLAYOFFS DAY 2 - Saturday 3 June
- PLAYOFFS DAY 3 - Sunday 4 June
- PLAYOFFS DAY 4 - Thursday 8 June
- PLAYOFFS DAY 5 - Friday 9 June
- PLAYOFFS DAY 6 - Saturday 10 June
- Broadcasts begin 6:30PM AEDT / 8:30PM NZDT on weekdays and 3:30PM AEDT / 5:30PM NZDT on weekends. Subsequent matches to be played after the first.
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