Nerd Street selected as tournament and broadcast operations provider for Verizon VCT Game Changers Series 3

by Nerd Street Gamers

After providing exceptional coverage and services for VCT Game Changers Series 1 & 2, Nerd Street is set to take part in Series 3.

We’re thrilled to announce that Nerd Street Gamers once again has been selected as the tournament and broadcast operations provider for VCT Game Changers Series 3! These tournaments have been filled with incredible plays, 1v5 aces, and amazing underdog stories.

Here’s everything you need to know about Verizon VCT Game Changers Series 3.

TOURNAMENT OVERVIEW

VALORANT Champions Tour (VCT) Game Changers is a year-long program with the goal of creating new opportunities and exposure for women seeking to participate in VALORANT esports, through a combination of community events and top-tier competition. Verizon VCT Game Changers Series 3 will be operated and produced by Nerd Street Gamers.

Verizon VCT Game Changers Series 3 consists of 32 teams in a 5-round Swiss best-of-three elimination into a Top 16 double elimination best-of-three Open Qualifier (September 24 - 26).

Eight teams will advance from the Open Qualifiers to compete in the Main Event (September 30 - October 3). The double elimination bracket features best-of-three matches leading up to the best-of-five Grand Final.

HOW TO COMPETE

Registration for the Open Qualifier begins on Monday, August 30. All participants must be a verified member of the Galorants Discord Community, in addition to registering for the competition through Nerd Street Gamers.

Deadline to register is Monday, September 20, OR as soon as the 32 team cap is hit.

WHERE TO WATCH


You can watch select Open Qualifier matches and the entire Main Event of Verizon VCT Game Changers Series 3 on Twitch and YouTube via the channels below.

Verizon VCT Game Changers Series 3 Open Qualifiers: September 24 - September 26

Verizon VCT Game Changers Series 3 Main Event: September 30 - October 3

BROADCAST TALENT & CO-STREAMING

All matches are open to be co-streamed by applying for and following our co-streaming guidelines.

Official broadcast talent will be announced soon. True to the spirit of VCT Game Changers, the lineup will feature a diverse mix of VALORANT casters and analysts.

PRIZE POOL

Total: $50,000

PARTNERS

Verizon continues its support of VCT Game Changers by presenting the post-game player interview on broadcast after every match.

Aim Lab is the official FPS training partner of VCT Game Changers. Aim Lab highlights the best flick shot of the previous round —  the “Flick of the Day” —  and produces additional educational materials for the VCT Game Changers Series as part of their ongoing efforts to support the growth of VALORANT esports in North America, including The Aim Lab Combine in partnership with VCT Challengers North America.

To learn more about Aim Lab, visit www.aimlab.gg, or follow Aim Lab on Twitter and Instagram (@aimlab) pages. Aim Lab is a free download on Steam, and you can join its Discord community anytime.

Nerd Street Gamers (Nerd Street) is proud to continue working with Riot Games by providing tournament and broadcast operations for VCT Game Changers and VCT North America. VCT Game Changers’ mission aligns with Nerd Street’s goal of promoting greater access to the esports industry for all passionate players and fans.

For more information, follow @nerdstreet and visit nerdstreet.com.

About Riot Games

Riot Games was founded in 2006 to develop, publish, and support the most player-focused games in the world. In 2009, Riot released its debut title, League of Legends, to worldwide acclaim. League has gone on to be the most-played PC game in the world and a key driver of the explosive growth of esports.

As League enters its second decade, Riot continues to evolve the game while delivering new experiences to players with VALORANT, Legends of Runeterra, Teamfight Tactics, League of Legends: Wild Rift, and multiple work-in-progress titles, while exploring the world of Runeterra through multimedia projects across music, comic books, TV, and more. Founded by Brandon Beck and Marc Merrill, Riot is headquartered in Los Angeles, California, and has 2,500+ Rioters in 20+ offices worldwide.

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