The tournament will be played on PC.
Yes, every member of your teams needs their own copy of the game to participate. You can purchase one on UPlay.
No, you need to reside at a Canadian address for the duration of the entire competition.
All players must be 18 years or older.
Registration to the Open Qualifiers
One member of each team must register his or her whole team by following the steps listed here: northernarena.ca/rainbowsix/registration
Only the team leader must go onto this page and fill out the form.
Registration will close on Wednesday June 20 at 11:59pm EDT
During Open Qualifiers
No, the Open Qualifiers will not be streamed.
Yes! Feel free to stream your POV in any Open Qualifiers games.
The Open Qualifier will be best-of-threes. Each match will consist of up to three games, each of which will be first-to-five round wins. If both teams are tied 4-4 after eight rounds, the game goes to Overtime. In Overtime, the first team to get two (2) points advantage will be the winner.
The winning team will receive points based on the result of the best-of-three. A 2-1 match win earns 2 points, but a 2-0 match sweep earn 3 points.
The Online Circuit will be best-of-one round robin. Each match will consist of one game, which will be first-to-five round wins. If both teams are tied 4-4 after eight rounds, the game goes to Overtime. In Overtime, the first team to get two (2) points advantage will be the winner.
The winning team will receive points based on the result of the match. A match win earns 2 points, but a 5-0 match sweep earn 3 points.
At the end of four weeks of play, the top two teams advance to the Season One LIVE finals.
The online circuit will be played across four weekends in July. They are July 7-8th, 14-15th, 21-22th and 28-29th.
Matches will start at 8pm ET. A more detailed schedule will be available soon
The Season 1 live finals will take place in Montreal on August 4 2018. More details coming soon.
The Season One Live Finals will be FREE to attend.