Youth Winner's Circle Summer '22 Overview

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This article explains the key dates, times, game information, and more for the Summer 2022 Youth Winner's Circle competition. Users must be between the ages of 13 and 18 to enter. Please ensure that all team members are aware of the YWC TOURNAMENT RULES before registration. 

 

Key Dates

Item

Date

Registration Open

5/3

Preseason 

5/30 - 6/3

Regular Season*

6/6 - 7/22

Playoffs Seeded

7/25

Playoffs/Finals

8/1 - 8/5

*Week of July 4th will be a break week. No matches will take place. 

 

Game Information

  • YWC tournaments use an internal skill-based matchmaking queue system. Review our guide HERE.
  • Youth Winner's Circle is 100% FREE to compete! 
  • Game rules for each title are linked in the table below.

Game Title

Team Size

Platform(s)

Match Length

Rules

Playoff Size

League of Legends

5v5

PC

Best of 3 All

Rules

TBD

Smash Bros. Ultimate

1v1

Switch

Best of 7 All

Rules

TBD

Overwatch

6v6

Cross-Platform

Best of 5 Season

Best of 7 Finals

Rules

TBD

 

Format

Format Name

Description

Length

Leaderboard into Single Elimination

6 regular-season matches, played once per week.

Top "X" move on to a single-elimination playoff.

6-week season

1-week bracket

 

Queue Times

Game Title

Days & Times

Overwatch

Monday: 9 pm EDT

League of Legends

Tuesdays: 9 pm EDT

Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Wednesdays: 7 pm EDT & 9 pm EDT

 

Tournament Links

Super Smash Bros. 
Overwatch
League of Legends

 

Prizing 

  • $10,200 in scholarships overall, divided between 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place for each game. 
  • Prizes are awarded to the team as a whole and can be divided further at the team's discretion. 

Title

Place

Prize

Team Size

League of Legends

1st

$2,500 scholarship

5

League of Legends

2nd

$1,250 scholarship

5

League of Legends

3rd

$500 scholarship

5

Smash Bros. Ultimate

1st

$500 scholarship

1

Smash Bros. Ultimate

2nd

$250 scholarship

1

Smash Bros. Ultimate

3rd

$100 scholarship

1

Overwatch

1st

$3,000 scholarship

6

Overwatch

2nd

$1,500 scholarship

6

Overwatch

3rd

$600 scholarship

6

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