All about TikTok’s upcoming esports cup with $60k pool

TikTok and esports converge in the TikTok Cup for college gamers.

 North America’s largest collegiate esports league, Collegiate StarLeague (CSL) recently announced a partnership deal with leading short-form video platform TikTok to create a brand new esports event, the TikTok Cup. It is all set to give Collegiate players the opportunity to battle it out online across four popular titles, earning their share of the $60K in prize money to aid education expenses; that will be split amongst the winners. Above all, by submitting their gaming TikTok videos to the #TikTokCupContest, any college student can bag a chance to win additional prizes! The TikTok Cup by Collegiate StarLeague and TikTok | #YGDBeginning on 9 May 2020, participants can face off in the TikTok Cup playing Fortnite, League of Legends, Counter-Strike:Global Offensive, and Rocket League in online matches for bragging rights and amazing prizes. Players looking to sign up to compete in their favorite games can do so starting today, registrations taking place at www.TheTikTokCup.com.Neowin - Where unprofessional journalism looks betterIn a press release announcing the TikTok Cup, Collegiate StarLeague CEO Wim Stocks said, “Collegiate StarLeague is thrilled to collaborate with the TikTok team to give collegiate gamers the opportunity to create their own content celebrating the intersection of esports, gaming, and the joy of creating TikTok videos.”TikTok Cup wouldn’t be complete without player-submitted TikTok videos. By tagging their funniest, most creative, or heartwarming videos with #TikTokCupContest, CSL competitors can enter to win gear and additional cash prizes. The most liked and best one will be featured on the TikTok Cup broadcast, as well as the CSL official TikTok page.

TOURNAMENT QUALIFIERS

FORTNITE:

Qualifier #1: Saturday, May 9, 12:00 PM PT.

Qualifier #2: Saturday, May 17, 12:00 PM PT.

LEAGUE OF LEGENDS:

Qualifier #1: Saturday, May 9, 12:00 PM PT.

Qualifier #2: Saturday, May 17, 12:00 PM PT.

ROCKET LEAGUE

Qualifier #1: Saturday, May 10, 12:00 PM PT.

Qualifier #2: Saturday, May 18, 12:00 PM PT.

CSGO

Qualifier #1: Saturday, May 10, 12:00 PM PT.

Qualifier #2: Saturday, May 18, 12:00 PM PT.

HOW TO REGISTER?

Registration for the tournaments taking place on 9 and 10 May begins on 27 April 2020 at 9:00 AM ET. Registration for the tournaments taking place on 16 and 17 May begins on 11 May 2020 at 9:00 AM ET or when the preceding tournament for the same game title is full. Prizing for each tournament consists of cash prizes between $500–$5,000 USD.

  1. Sign in or sign up for a CSL account
  2. Complete your profile with your school and game information and ensure your email is verified
  3. Create or join an existing team at your school
  4. Visit the tournament page (links below) and enrol
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