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Burning Crusade Classic Arena Tournament – July 23-25

Burning Crusade Classic Arena Tournament – July 23-25

Originally Posted by Blizzard
(Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
Do you have what it takes to enter The Dark Portal and return to where competitive WoW first took hold? Then welcome to the Burning Crusade Classic Arena Tournament (CAT)!

From the Ruins of Lordaeron to the Ring of Trials, Burning Crusade Classic has taken players back to where World of Warcraft PvP took off. To celebrate not only the return of The Dark Portal but the birth of World of Warcraft Arena, we are bringing you the Burning Crusade Classic Arena Tournament. Our first Burning Crusade competition will feature a $30,000 (USD) prize pool split between two regions, Americas and Europe, broadcast July 23-25 on YouTube and Twitch. The top 10% of all players will also receive the original Vanquisher title, representing the best of the best Arena competitors wherever you venture in Outland.

Burning Crusade holds a special place in the history of competitive WoW, and we hope to showcase that history and our deep love for Arena and the community that has built up around it for the past 14 years. We can’t wait for you to join us at an event full of familiar faces, special guests, and some of the best Arena PvP skills that CAT has to offer. Here’s everything you need to know to compete!

Are You Prepared?

Gather your teammates and head back to where it all started:

  • Registration: OPEN NOW and closes on July 9. Register on Gamebattles for NA and EU.
  • Qualifiers: July 17-18
    • Format: 3v3, Best of 3 Double-Elimination
  • Top 8 Broadcast: July 23-25
    • Format: 3v3, Best of 5 Double-Elimination
  • Prize: $30,000 (USD), split into $15,000 per region
    • 1st: $5,000
    • 2nd: $3,500
    • 3rd: $2,000
    • 4th: $1,500
    • 5th/6th: $1,000
    • 7th/8th: $500
  • Vanquisher: Top 10% of players will be able to show off their Arena prowess once again with the Vanquisher title!

Join us, Supatease, Venruki, Ziqo, and some special guests in July as this Completely Awesome Tournament storms into the Burning Crusade Classic Arena! Be sure to follow WoW Esports on Twitter to be up-to-date as we share new details ahead of this celebratory event. And don’t miss a single moment of CAT on July 23-25, live on YouTube and Twitch. We’ll see you in Outland!