Gears Pro Circuit heads to Atlantic City for open tournament

Source
Microsoft
Date
2/22/2017
Summary
The Gears Pro Circuit Atlantic City Open will take place March 31st through April 2nd.

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From Microsoft:
Gears of War Open

Xbox and The Coalition are proud to announce the first-ever Gears Pro Circuit Atlantic City Open presented by Caesars Entertainment, in association with Ultimate Gaming Championship (UGC). The $200,000 Gears of War 4 Open LAN event will be the first of its kind in Atlantic City and will be hosted at one of the East Coast leading casino-hotel destinations - Caesars Atlantic City, New Jersey - from Friday, March 31st through to Sunday, April 2nd.

This 48+ team event welcomes both amateur and professional Gears of War 4 players from North America and around the world. Top teams from North America, Latin America, and Europe can qualify for pool play and travel coverage, with accommodations at Caesars Atlantic City Hotel & Casino on the famed Atlantic City Boardwalk.

Tickets are on sale now for spectators and teams, and are available to purchase at ugcevents.com. Spectators can watch the top teams play on the main stage in the Circus Maximus theatre and experience the passion and energy of the pool play featured stations and open bracket areas. Spectator tickets include access to all areas.

Event Information

 · Date: Friday, March 31st to Sunday, April 2nd
 · Venue: Caesars Atlantic City Hotel & Casino, 2100 Pacific Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ 08401 USA
 · Doors Open for Spectators: Friday at 2 PM ET, Saturday at 10 AM ET, Sunday at 10 AM ET
 · Open Bracket Teams: Registration & Warmup, Friday at 12 PM ET. Match start at 2 PM ET.
 · Pool Play Teams: Must be available for Media Day Friday 9 AM ET, Match start at 4 PM ET
 · Stream Schedule: Starts Friday at 4 PM ET, Saturday at 10 AM ET, Sunday at 10 AM ET on live.gearsofwar.com

Tickets

 · Spectator tickets: $20 for the weekend, click here to purchase. Non-refundable. VIP tickets also available.
 · Team Passes: $200 for the weekend, click here to purchase. Includes five players and one coach. Non-refundable.

Note: ALL pool play teams and open bracket teams that wish to attend must purchase a team pass. Qualified pool play teams will be reimbursed for their team pass after pool play roster submission and roster lock. No team passes will be sold at the door.

All players, spectators and staff must adhere to the Gears eSports Code of Conduct. All players must be at least 16 years of age. Players age 16-17 must bring a signed parental consent form.

Important Dates

Monday, March 13 at 3:00 AM ET - Pool Play Roster Submission Lock Date. Pool play rosters must be submitted and no roster changes will be allowed after this point. Teams will be notified if they qualify for pool play as well as for travel coverage if applicable. All submissions must include a valid team pass receipt.

Monday, March 27 at 3:00 AM ET - Open Bracket Roster Submission Lock Date. Teams who purchased a pass may change their rosters up until this date and time. Team rosters must be submitted and no roster changes will be allowed after this point. All submissions must include a valid team pass receipt.

Other Activities

All players and spectators will be eligible for a raffle of rare Gears of War and gaming items taking place after the Grand Finals on Sunday. All spectators and players of age (21+) are welcome to attend an afterparty on Sunday evening celebrating the weekend. Stay tuned for more information on special hotel discounts, and other activity/food and beverage packages from Caesars Atlantic City Hotel & Casino.

Prizing

 · 1st = $70,000
 · 2nd = $45,000
 · 3rd = $30,000
 · 4th = $15,000
 · 5th = $10,000
 · 5th = $10,000
 · 7th = $5,000
 · 7th = $5,000
 · 9th = $2,500
 · 9th = $2,500
 · 9th = $2,500
 · 9th = $2,500

We look forward to seeing both spectators and teams from around the world at the Gears Pro Circuit Atlantic City Open presented by Caesars Entertainment. There's no event like a Gears of War event! See you there.



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