esports • Mar 13, 2019
$100,000 Fortnite Scallywag Cup Prize Pools & Information
UPDATE: The official rules for the Cup are now available! Most notably, the scoring system has been announced:
Victory Royale: 10 Points
2nd - 3rd: 7 Points
4th - 7th: 5 Points
8th - 12th: 3 Points
Each Elimination: 1 Point
Tiebreakers will be determined in the order presented here:
- total points scored
- total Victory Royales in the session
- total eliminations in the session;
- average placement per match in the session
- total time spent alive in the session
- head-to-head eliminations against one another across any matches in the session
- a coin flip
Original Reddit Info Post
Epic Games has released an informational blog on Reddit detailing the upcoming Scallywag Cup. Topics addressed are format, prize pools, and requirements.
Grab your first mate and take all the treasure! Cash prizes will go to the victors in the Finals. Compete in the Scallywag Cup for $100,000 in prizes!
Placing in the top 3% in the Gauntlet Test Event by 3/16/19 will unlock this weekend event in-game. The Scallywag Cup will occur across two rounds - Round One (Semi-Finals) on Saturday and Round Two (Finals) on Sunday. Each round will be its own 3 hour session. Participants will also only be able to play a maximum of 10 matches during each session.
The Top 1500 teams in each region at the conclusion of the Semi-Finals will advance to the Finals. After the Finals have concluded, the top 25 eligible teams in each region will be awarded the following prizes:
North America - East
North America - West
To be eligible to participate in any Scallywag Cup match, a player must be at least 13 years old (or such other age, if greater, as may be required in such player’s country of residence). Minors must have permission from a parent or legal guardian in order to participate in the Event. All competitors will also be required to acknowledge and accept the official rules in-game before playing.
Lastly, players who compete in the Finals and upcoming cash prize tournaments will be required to enable 2FA and link their account to an Epic ID. You can do so by following the guide here: https://www.epicgames.com/fortnite/news/2fa