24th July 2009

WCG Canada Updates

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WCG CanadaHalifaxWCG Canada is looking for the best Warcraft 3: Frozen Throne player to represent our country at the next WCG Pan-American Championship in Mexico. This major gaming event will be held on September 11-13, in Guadalajara.  All expenses will be paid for by WCG (air travel, accommodation and meals on site).  This tournament will determine who will win a trip to Mexico!!

A qualifying tournament will be held on Saturday, July 25th, at 7pm Eastern Time. Matches will be played 1v1 on Battle.net. Registration fees are $20 per player.  Please make sure you provide your name and complete contact information otherwise your registration will be rejected. Note, you must also have a valid Canadian passport with an expiry date later than March 2010.

Click here for registration info.

Also confirmed is the date and venue for the WCG 2009 Canada Western Qualifier, which will be the onlyversus gaming live event for gamers who wish to be part of Team Canada at the next WCG Grand Final in China. The top team/player from each qualifier will be invited to be part of the National Finals in Toronto, presented by Samsung Electronics Canada, from August 28-30.

The WCG 2009 Canada Western Qualifier will take place on Saturday August 1st, at Versus Gaming in Vancouver. Players can now register for Counter-Strike 1.6 (PC), Guitar Hero : World Tour (X360), and Virtua Fighter 5 (X360). Tournament and registration information can be found here. Participants must be Canadian citizen and must have a valid passport to be able to travel to China where the World Cyber Games Grand Final will take place in November.

There will be a solo deathmatch competition during tournament intermission. Players or spectators can pay $2 to compete in 5 minute deathmatch sessions spread over the 5 tournament maps. The person with the most map wins will win a prize. There will also be multiple door prizes

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