Everything you need to know about RLCS Season 9 regional Championship

Author

SAMRIDDHA SAHA (Gl1tch_mast3r)

Date

Mar, 29.2020

RLCS Season 9 is the first RLCS season in 2020. This season of RLCS marks the expansion of the league to 10 teams per North America and Europe from 8 after the expansion of the 2nd division - the Rocket League Rival Series - to that amount in Season 8. Although it was originally planned to take place in Dallas, Texas on April 24-26, the World Championship event will not take place anymore due to the ongoing outbreak of COVID-19. But now, the top six teams from North America and Europe will be competing in their respective Regional Championships for bragging rights and their share of the tournament’s weighty prize pool.

Format

The Regional Championship matches are best of seven, with an upper and lower bracket. The 3rd and 4th placed teams will play with the losers, dropping into the lower bracket and playing the winners of the 5th and 6th placed teams.

The 1st and 2nd placed teams play the winners of these games in the semi-finals, with the winners of those games facing off in the Grand Final.

* Bo7 Page Playoff System.
* 5th and 6th start against each other in the Lower Bracket with 3rd and 4th in the Upper Bracket, playing a Double Elimination Bracket to determine the Top 4 teams of the region.
* The rest stands as a Single Elimination Bracket.
* All six teams in the Regional Championship auto-qualify for RLCS Season 10.