PinkFae Dota 2 League: 2015 Female 1v1 Tournament

2015-Tournament-300x258The PinkFae Dota 2 League is a league for the top female gamers to break out into the professional scene and network with other female gamers and teams. We are very pleased to announce the league’s very first tournament: the 2015 Female 1v1 Tournament. Players will play for a base prize pot of $500 in a single elimination tournament.

Format

Players will be seeded in the tournament bracket based on their MMR. The higher the MMR score the higher the seed. The game will be a 1v1 mid, best of three to advance to the next round. The semi-finals and the final will be a best of five.

Eligibility

The online tournament is for female players. Transgender female players are encouraged to participate. You must own Dota 2 and have a Dota 2 Matchmaking Rating. Both amateur, semi-professional and professional players are welcome. The tournament is open on an international level, but be aware that the default server will be the US East server.

The tournament will largely be based on an honor system rule. Any racist, sexist, ageist, transphobic, sizeist, ableist, or homophobic language will not be tolerated and could result in application rejection or disqualification from the tournament.

Registering

To register for the tournament you must first subscribe to this site. After you have a username, complete the registration form. There is no set entry fee, but you can pay what you want. You can use paypal to help support this event. Twenty-five percent of all donations will go towards the pot.

After you register the administrator will review your application and get back to you within 24 hours. The administrator reserves the right to deny any application.

Registration will close on April, 17, 2015.

Tournament Date

The seeding will be posted on April 25, 2015. The tournament will start on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 2:00 pm CST until 10:00 pm CST. It will conclude on Sunday, May 3, 2015 starting at 2:00 pm CST and continue until it is finished. Depending on how many sign up, the tournament might continue the following weekend.

Prize Splitting

The first place player will receive 50% of the pot ($250 of the base prize). The second place player will receive 25% of the pot ($125 of the base prize). The third and fourth place players will each receive 12.5% of the pot ($62.50 of the base prize).

Broadcasting

We have two broadcasters for the tournament. Dani from Impetus e-Sports (twitch) will be broadcasting the games in Portuguese and Kimberly (twitch) from The Wave Gamers will be broadcasting the games in English.

Rules & Regulations

The rules & regulations can be found here.


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Katie’s first experience with video games was in the late 1970s with Pong on the family Tandy TRS-80 home computer. She published her first gaming review in 1982 for the TRS-80 video game Rear Guard. It was around this time that Katie also discovered the joy of role-playing games, starting with Advanced Dungeons & Dragons. In college she played Doom, getting her into first person shooting games. This interest lasted until Final Fantasy XI was released when she started to spend time playing massively multiplayer online role-playing games. Currently she has an interest in many different genres of video games. She lives in Elgin, Illinois with her cat Éowyn.

About Katie

Katie’s first experience with video games was in the late 1970s with Pong on the family Tandy TRS-80 home computer. She published her first gaming review in 1982 for the TRS-80 video game Rear Guard. It was around this time that Katie also discovered the joy of role-playing games, starting with Advanced Dungeons & Dragons. In college she played Doom, getting her into first person shooting games. This interest lasted until Final Fantasy XI was released when she started to spend time playing massively multiplayer online role-playing games. Currently she has an interest in many different genres of video games. She lives in Elgin, Illinois with her cat Éowyn.