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THE DEFENDER CUP

Represent real U.S. Army Battalions and Brigades in the Defender Cup, a free-to-enter, nationwide Rocket League tournament starting on May 13. Compete in one of five regions in the United States and defend your territory to be one of 32 qualifying teams in the Defender Cup National Championship on June 5. The National Championship will feature a $5,000 USD prize pool for competitors to play for.


ROCKET LEAGUE

XBOX | PS4 | PC

MAY 13 - JUNE 5

UNITED STATES

ENTRY FEE

FREE

PRIZE

$5,000

EVENT TIMELINE

The Defender Cup will span across a total of four weeks. Each region will compete in three qualifiers between May 13 - May 27, seeding the top finishers of each region into the National Championship on June 5. All events will start promptly at 8:00PM CST.

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The Defender Cup will have rolling admission throughout the qualifiers for players to register. Therefore, if you are unable to field a team in time for the first or second qualifier, you can still register to play in the last qualifier.

Qualifier Format

  • 3V3
  • Single-elimination
  • Best-of-three matches (BO3)

 

National Championship Format

  • 3V3
  • Double-elimination
  • Best-of-three matches (BO3)
  • Best-of-five grand final (BO5)
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Teams must compete in one of five regions during the Defender Cup qualifiers. Please use best judgement in selecting the region that best represents your team’s makeup when registering.


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Teams will advance from the regional qualifier into the National Championship via cumulative points earned through their placements. Points will be awarded to players competing in the Defender Cup regional qualifiers using the following scoring system:

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NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

The Defender Cup National Championship will seed 32 teams from the regional qualifiers based on point totals. The following structure will be used to advance teams through qualifiers for each region:

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Thanks to our friends at Herff Jones, winners of the Defender Cup National Championship will each take home a championship ring alongside the $3,000 first place prize pot.

  • West: 6 Teams Advance
  • Southwest: 6 Teams Advance
  • Midwest: 7 Teams Advance
  • Southeast: 6 Teams Advance
  • Northeast: 7 Teams Advance

Prize Distribution:

  • 1st place: $3,000
    • Herff Jones Championship Rings
  • 2nd place: $1,500
  • 3rd place: $500

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