Arena of Valor (AoV) - $19,000 First Regional Valor Cup Announced (AWC Qualifier)

Garena announced the first regional Valor Cup - presumably the first qualifier for the Arena of Valor World Cup (AWC). The tournament has a prize pool of roughly $19,000 USD and is open to teams from Singapore, Malaysia, and the Philippines.

First Regional Valor Cup Announced – Qualifier for AWC?

Garena announced the first regional Valor Cup on their Facebook Page, boasting a prize pool of “over 1,000,000 PHP,” or about $19,140 USD (a different graphic showed 75,000 MYR, or $19,250). Previously, both Tencent and Garena made announcements of the Arena of Valor World Cup (AWC), with Garena, in particular, providing additional details as to how to qualify. Teams coming from Singapore, Malaysia, and the Philippines would need to reach the top four in one of two Valor Cups in order to advance to the Road to AWC. Well, it appears that this is the first of said Valor Cups.

Arena of Valor Regional Cup

SEA Valop Cup S1 Tournament Details

In order to even participate in the Valor Cup, teams need to first reach the top 4 of one of two 128-team national qualifiers (or top 2 of 32-team qualifiers in Singapore), then reach the top two out of the remaining eight teams in their country. The winner goes directly to the Valor Cup semifinals, while the finalist goes to the wild card round:

Teams begin receiving prize money starting from the national round of 16, with the winner of the Valor Cup receiving roughly $7,700 USD:

No details have been given regarding where or whether the matches will be streamed, but be on the lookout on the days below (Singapore’s dates differ slightly):

The first four rounds of the qualifier will be only one game per round, so even the best teams will have to be sharp:


arena of valor cup qualifier rules

Presumably, there will be a seeding system so that the top teams do not have to face each other early on, though the rules are currently mum in that regard.

If you wish you sign your team up, registration forms are here for the Philippines, and here for Malaysia and Singapore. Teams are entered on a first-come, first-serve basis, and registration closes for all countries on Thursday, February 22nd.

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