SMITE Challenger Cup
The SMITE Challengers Cup will be a seven week, open tournament where any team, excluding the teams in the Pro League, has the opportunity to sign up and compete. North American teams will play on Saturday while European teams will play on Sundays. Each week is a single elimination tournament with no limit to the amount of signups. Here, teams will compete for seeding points and a prize pool of $1,000 every week.
After the final week of the Challenger Cup (week 7), the top two teams from the Challenger Cup will face the bottom two teams from the Pro League in our Regional Wildcards. From there, only the top two teams from the Wildcards will advance to the Regional Championship LAN in November. North American teams will be invited to Atlanta, Georgia and European teams will be invited to Cologne, Germany.
Only the top two teams from each regions Regional Championship LAN will advance to the biggest event in SMITE’s history: The SMITE World Championships. Teams competing in this tournament will have the chance to play for $600,000 plus any community contributions made throughout the remainder of the year.
Each week, teams in the Challengers Cup will earn seeding points. The points will be distributed as follow:
- 1st 100 points
- 2nd 60 points
- 3rd 40 points
- 4th 25 points
- 5th-8th 10 points
- Entry 2 points
- 1st $500 / team
- 2nd $350 / team
- 3rd $150 / team
- 4th 750 gems / player
The SMITE Pro League will be held every Saturday and Sunday, starting Saturday, August 30th and ending on Sunday, October 12th. The Challengers Cup will run simultaneously with the Pro League - 7 weeks in total.
- North American Schedule
- Check-Ins Open 12:00 (Noon) PM EDT
- Check-Ins Close 12:45 PM EDT
- Tournament Start 1:00 PM EDT
- Tournament Finals 4:00 PM EDT
- European Schedule
- Check-Ins Open 5:00 AM EDT / 11:00 AM CEST
- Check-Ins Close 5:45 AM EDT / 11:45 CEST
- Tournament Start 6:00 AM EDT / 12:00 PM CEST
- Tournament Finals 10:00 AM EDT / 4:00 PM CEST
The SMITE Pro League will be held in both the North American and European Regions. Broadcasts of the tournaments will be shown on our twitch channel www.twitch.tv/smitegame. To learn more about the Pro League, you can find more information here.