joinDOTA MLG Pro League Season 2 Starts April 20, 2015

Attend the 2015 Summer X Games & MLG joinDOTA Season 2 Championship by purchasing tickets here.

In December we announced the MLG-joinDOTA partnership and a guaranteed prize pool of  $475,000 with an additional $90,000 in travel support. After a very successful Season 1 of the joinDOTA MLG Pro League that saw Team Empire take home the Championship and majority share of the $87,000+ prize pool, we’re delighted to announce the Season 2 details.

The joinDOTA MLG Pro League Season 2 kicks off on Monday, April 20 with best of 3 double elimination brackets in Europe and the Americas, and a best of 3 single elimination bracket in Southeast Asia through Wednesday, May 6. Along with 2 direct invites, one to the reigning champion Team Empire (who has accepted), with a second invite on the way, the top 3 teams in Europe, top 2 teams in the Americas, and top team in Southeast Asia will compete in the Season 2 Championship at X Games Austin from June 5-7.

Online Tournament Qualifiers:

Format

joinDOTA MLG Pro League Season 2 AMERICAS format

  • Official Start Date:  April 20, 2015

    • Participating teams: 8

    • Bo3 Double Elimination Bracket

    • Winners Bracket Final winner and Losers Bracket Final winner qualify for the Season 2 Championship

joinDOTA MLG Pro League Season 2 SOUTHEAST ASIA format

  • Official Start Date: April 20, 2015

    • Participating teams: 8

    • Bo3 Single Elimination Bracket

    • Winner of the Final qualifies for the Season 2 Championship

joinDOTA MLG Pro League Season 2 EUROPE format:

  • Official Start Date: TBA

    • Participating teams: 12.

    • Bo3 Double Elimination Bracket

    • Top 2 teams in the Winners Bracket and last team in the Losers Bracket qualify for the Season 2 Championship

Where to watch:

Ticket Info:

Pro Points information Here

The Season 2 Championship hosted at the X Games in Austin, Texas will feature a $75,000 base Prize Pool broken down as follows:

  • 1st place = 40% ($30,000+)
  • 2nd place = 25% ($18,750+)
  • 3rd place = 15% ($11,250+)
  • 4th place = 10% ($7,500+)
  • 5th-6th place = 5% ($3,750+) each

Season 2 will include top flight teams from each region, including the returning champions from Season 1, Team Empire from Europe. The full remaining team list for the Qualifiers, along with the second direct invite, will be announced in a follow up announcement in the next few days.

The Championship’s Prize Pool will be supplemented by sales of this season’s in-game ticket, with 20% of sales going to the Season 2 Championship prize pool and 5% going to the $250,000 World Championship in October.

The Season 2  Championship format live at Austin XGames will be a 2-Group Bo1 Dual Tournament Phase & 4-Team Bo3 Single Elimination Bracket.

 

Attend the 2015 Summer X Games & MLG joinDOTA Season 2 Championship by purchasing tickets here.

For more information, see here.