The Collegiate Rocket League is under the wraps and how exciting it has been. But Rocket League have some other plans as well. Rocket League twitter announced last night about the upcoming CRL spring showdown, where 64 teams will compete for $50,000 in scholastic awards. Fame will be another by-product in this high-paced, single match elimination showdown with everything at stake.
Introducing the CRL Spring Showdown!
A 64-team, high stakes tournament that features $50,000 in scholastic awards up for grabs. For all the info you need, check out the article below ?
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Spring Showdown Format and Schedule
The showdown will be divided classicly into Eastern and Western Conferences. The Eastern will play one side of the bracket, and the Western Conference will play the other side. A showdown between both sides will ensue at epic proportions and all the bragging rights for the winner.
All matches from Round 1 to Quarter Finals will be Best-of-5, while the Semi-Final and Finals will be best-of-7. Each match will be single elimination, win and get ready for the next round. Lose and get kicked out in shame. This tournament will be online-only due to the coronavirus pandemic spreading across the world.
You can catch the whole tournament on TWITCH though, it will be very exciting. The Open Qualifiers start on 19th April, so even you can give it a shot to go to the showdown.
Eastern and Western Open Qualifiers: April 19, 2020 (no stream)
First Day of Bracket Play: April 21, 2020; broadcast begins at 5:00 p.m. PDT (8 p.m. EDT)
Second Day of Bracket Play: April 22, 2020; broadcast begins at 5:00 p.m. PDT (8 p.m. EDT)
Third Day of Bracket Play: April 23, 2020; broadcast begins at 5:00 p.m. PDT (8 p.m. EDT)
Fourth Day of Bracket Play: April 24, 2020; broadcast begins at 5:00 p.m. PDT (8 p.m. EDT)
Quarterfinals: April 27, 2020; broadcast begins at 5:00 p.m. PDT (8 p.m. EDT)
Semifinals: April 28, 2020; broadcast begins at 5:00 p.m. PDT (8 p.m. EDT)
Championship: April 29, 2020; broadcast begins at 5:00 p.m. PDT (8 p.m. EDT)
Signing-up and Strapping your belts
The tournament will be run via smash.gg and you can follow the progress of the competition there as well. So strap in your belts, select your team members and go register there. You have to comply with their official guidelines too.
Eastern Conference qualifiers will be at 9:00 AM Pacific Day Time and Western Conference will be at 10:00 AM Pacific Day Time.
There are 40 additional spots that you and your friends can latch onto. The other 24 spots will be filled with the teams from CRL spring league by direct invitation. Be sure to tune in and cheer for your teams.