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INAUGURAL CHARLOTTE FC ESPORTS TOURNAMENT presented by Ally

This summer show your soccer skills in the most exciting competition in the Carolinas. Charlotte FC is hosting the first ever FIFA/Esports Tournament for gamers, soccer fans, and beyond to get the chance to win BIG. The fun kicks off the week of July 11th with a virtual first round. Qualified participants will move on to an in person 2nd round on July 23rd at Carolina Esports Hub, culminating with the Finals at Bank of America Stadium before Charlotte FC takes on Chicago on Saturday, August 6. Winners will score a cash prize, a special Charlotte FC signed jersey, Charlotte FC branded gaming controllers, the title of 2022 Inaugural Charlotte FC Esports Tournament Champion, and more.

Charlotte FC Esports Tournament Final | August 6 Watch Party

Watch Party Starts: 4:30PM

Where: Bank of America Stadium

The Esports Tournament Final will kick off before the Charlotte FC vs. Chicago Fire Match. If you have a ticket to the match, you are welcome to join and cheer on the esports players. Gates will open at 4:15 PM at the Northgate, and seating is first-come, first-served. After the event, you'll be directed to your ticketed seats for the match.

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Timeline

Virtual Qualifier Event | Week of July 11th

  • July 11th & 12th - XBOX One Virtual Event
  • July 13th & 14th - PlayStation 4 Virtual Event
  • Virtual Player Check-in starts at 6:30 PM ET | Play starts at 7PM ET
  • Top 64 players from XBOX One and PS4 each qualify for the live event at the Carolina Esports Hub on July 23rd

Round 2 Live Event & Watch Party at Carolina Esports Hub | July 23rd

  • 32 XBOX One Stations
  • 32 PS4 Stations
  • Competition would begin promptly at 1PM ET and end at 8PM ET
  • Will air Charlotte FC Match
  • Top 2 players from XBOX One and PS4 will advance to the Grand Finals at the Bank of America Stadium on August 6th

Grand Final at Bank of America | Saturday, August 6

  • 1 leg match | Begins at 4:30PM ET

General Gameplay Format

  • Swiss Format
  • Online head-to-head (NOT FUT)
  • Open to XBOX One & Playstation 4; Players will be divided into their own bracket per console.
  • 6 min halves
  • No draws - extra time & PKs if needed