MAJOR LEAGUE GAMING ANNOUNCES ORLANDO OPEN IN COLLABORATION WITH CALL OF DUTY WORLD LEAGUE, PRESENTED BY PLAYSTATION®4
The 12 North American Teams from the Call of Duty World League (CWL), Presented by Playstation®4 Pro Division, and 96 Amateur Teams Will Compete in Orlando For a $100,000 Prize Pool and a Chance to earn CWL Pro Points on August 5-7
We are excited to announce that Major League Gaming (MLG), in collaboration with the Call of Duty® World League, Presented by PlayStation®4, will be hosting the Call of Duty® MLG Orlando Open. Held at The Loews Royal Pacific at Universal Studios Orlando on August 5-7, the event will feature up to 96 amateur teams and 12 North American CWL teams competing head-to-head in Call of Duty®: Black Ops III on PlayStation®4 for a $100,000 Prize Pool and more than 2,500 CWL Pro Points. As part of the Call of Duty MLG Orlando Open, players can earn CWL Pro Points as a chance to qualify for the highly-anticipated Call of Duty Championship, Presented by PlayStation®4, which will take place later this year.
In addition to hosting all of the North American Pro Division teams from Stage 2 of the CWL, this event will offer an opportunity for 96 amateur teams to compete. The tournament will feature a Double Elimination Open Bracket, Pool Play, and a Double Elimination Championship Bracket (full format information, below).
For those hoping to compete, Team Passes will go on sale Friday, June 3 at 5:00 p.m. EDT for $299. Competitors must be 18 years of age or older.
For those looking to watch the action live at the Loews Royal Pacific at Universal Studios Orlando, General Admission tickets are on-sale now starting at $49.99 (including a free MLG t-shirt), and VIP tickets are available for $149.99 and will include 1-hour early access to the event, a free Nike MLG Orlando hoodie, VIP reception on Friday and access to the VIP lounge.
North American Call of Duty World League Teams competing:
- OpTic Gaming
- Rise Nation
- FaZe Clan
- Luminosity Gaming
- Team eLevate
- Team EnVyUs
- compLexity Gaming
- Team SoloMid
- Dream Team
- Hundred Thieves
Fans who are not able to attend the Call of Duty MLG Orlando Open in person, can catch the action, broadcast live, on MLG.tv, twitch.com/callofduty, and in-game (BO3 PS4) via the Live Event Viewer.
- Loews Royal Pacific Hotel at Universal Studios Orlando
- 6300 Hollywood Way Orlando, FL 32819
Dates of Event August 5-7, 2016
Special rates for Guest Rooms Reserved here:
Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Studios Orlando
6601 Adventure Way Orlando, FL 32819 $139.00 + 12.5% tax single/double/triple/quad occupancy
Parking discounted to $17 (self) per day; Complimentary internet service and fitness center for hotel guests who make reservations within the block
Reservation cutoff date: July 20, 2016
Reservation phone: 866-360- 7395
Distance to venue: Across the street
Best Airport: Orlando International Airport (MCO)
Suggested Airport Transportation:
Mears Transportation http://www.mearstransportation.com/
$21 one way or $33 roundtrip Reservations not required
Taxi- approx. $40 each way
The 96 teams will start in the Double Elimination Open Bracket. The final four teams will advance into Pool Play. CWL Pro Points will determine the 12 Teams that will start in Pool Play, where they will be separated into four separate pools. All Pool Play teams will play one match against each of the other teams in their pool and the final Pool Play standings will determine each team's placement in the Double Elimination Championship Bracket.
For more info on the MLG Orlando Open, follow @MLG on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook or visit MLG.tv/Orlando.
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