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Wisdom Gaming Partners with Riot Games for Teamfight Tactics Dragonlands

BLOOMINGTON, MN - June 6th - Wisdom Gaming, the emerging leader in esports and gaming entertainment, today announced its partnership with Riot Games for the Teamfight Tactics (TFT) Dragonlands competitive tournament circuit in North America (NA). Wisdom Gaming enters its fifth season as the official broadcast production and tournament organizer for the NA competitive circuit. The competitive events this summer and fall will culminate in sending the best NA representatives to compete at the Dragonlands World Championship this fall. 

“The community's enthusiasm around this latest TFT set has been exciting to witness,” said Jaycie Gluck, SVP at Wisdom Gaming. “Wisdom Gaming is thrilled to be continuing our successful partnership with Riot Games to bring the best experience to the TFT community.”

Making its return, FantasyTFT is back for the NA Dragonlands competitive series and will be providing a free fantasy trading market for TFT viewers to compete against each other during events. Viewers will be able to buy and sell shares of their favorite TFT players during the live tournaments.

The first two events to kick off Dragonlands will be the Astral Cup (July 1-2 and 8-9) and Jade Cup (July 30-31 and August 6-7), which both will have a new, updated competitive format. The Top 160 sign ups based on ladder snapshot will receive an invite. 

Full format breakdown below. For more information, visit riot.com/natftesports and be sure to check out the first and all upcoming TFT Set 7 events on twitch.tv/giantslayertv.

Astral Cup and Jade Cup

Astral Cup: July 1st-2nd and July 9th-10th

Jade Cup: July 30th-31st and August 6th-7th

Our first two events will take place in July and August and will both have the same competitive format. The Top 160 sign-ups based on ladder snapshot will receive an invite.

The Top 32 players will automatically qualify to Day 3. The remaining 128 players will participate in play-ins. During play-ins, 32 players will come out on top and join the remaining 32 players on Day 3.

The Top 4 players from both Cups will qualify for the Dragonlands Mid-Set Finale. And, don’t worry. Even if you don’t make Top 4, you’ll still be able to earn Qualifier Points based on your placements in each Cup.

Dragonlands Mid-Set Finale

August 19th-21st

The best players from Set 7 will be competing to come out on top at the Dragonlands Mid-Set Finale. For the first time, the winner of the Mid-Set Finale will automatically qualify to the Dragonlands World Championship!

This event will feature the Top 4 players from both the Astral Cup and the Jade Cup and the Top 24 players based on Qualifier Points. Players will test their TFT prowess over three days of gameplay. 

5th-8th place will directly qualify to Day 3 of the Dragon Cup in September and the Top 4 will automatically qualify for the Dragonlands NA Regional Finals, with Top 1 receiving an invite to the World Championship.

Dragon Cup

September 24th-25th; October 1st-2nd

The Dragon Cup takes place in September and October. It will follow the same competitive format as the Astral Cup and Jade Cup: two days of play-ins into semifinals and finals the following weekend.

The Top 4 players from the Dragon Cup will qualify directly to the Dragonlands NA Regional Finals.

North American Last Chance Qualifier

October 8th-9th

The North American Last Chance Qualifier is taking the place of the Challenger Series seen in previous competitive sets. It will provide players one last chance to qualify for the Dragonlands NA Regional Finals.

Invites will be extended to the Top 16 player sign ups based on a leaderboard snapshot on October 4th.. They’ll play a two-day tournament where the Top 2 players will qualify for Regionals.

Dragonlands NA Regional Finals

October 21st-23rd

Our final event for the NA competitive scene will determine who represents North America at the Dragonlands World Championships!

24 players will compete in a three-day tournament. Invites will be extended to the Top 10 players based on Qualifier Points, the Top 2 players from both the Set 7 and Set 7.5 ranked leaderboards, the Top 4 players from the Mid-Set Finale, the Top 4 players from the Dragon Cup, and the Top 2 players from the Last Chance Qualifier.

The number of top players who will qualify for the Dragonlands World Championship or the Western Last Chance Qualifier will be announced at a later date. We’re excited to bring back a World Championship spot for the player with the highest average placement across the entire event.

Qualifier Points

Qualifier points are making a return for Dragonlands competitive events. Players can earn Qualifier Points from all 3 Cups, with increasing point values in later tournaments.

The number of points that can be earned from each event can be found on our website.

Bonus Points

We’re excited to announce an exciting addition to the competitive system that rewards exceptional player performance during events: Bonus Points!

During well on a given event day will earn you Bonus Points on the following day. Every event leading up to the Dragonlands Regional NA Finals will reward Bonus Points.

Ladder Snapshots

Ladder snapshots are returning to reward players who consistently stay at the top of the ranked ladder.

In Set 7, snapshots will be taken weekly on Wednesdays at 12:01 AM PDT from June 22nd to August 17th. In Set 7.5, snapshots will be taken weekly on Wednesdays at 12:01 AM PDT from September 14th to September 28th.

Players must have at least 10 ranked games on the same account each week a snapshot is taken to be eligible. The two highest snapshot earners from both Set 7 and Set 7.5 will get spots in the Dragonlands NA Regional Finals. Point values for snapshots are the exact same as last set!

And that’s it for our Dragonlands competitive overview for North America! Make sure you bookmark riot.com/natftesports for info on upcoming Dragonlands events, standings, rules and official ladder snapshots.

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