FaZe Clan has announced the next North American ignition series event, boasting a prize pool of $50,000 and set to feature 16 teams selected through a mix of invites and qualifiers.

Twelve teams will be invited based on previous tournament results while four will be randomly seeded from open qualifiers.

The tournament format is as follows:

  • Group stage
    • 16 teams / 4 groups
    • Bo3
  • Playoffs
    • 8 teams
    • Bo3 + Bo5 grand finals

The FaZe Clan Invitational is the third Ignition Series event to feature a record $50,000 prize pool, alongside both the T1 x Nerd Street Gamers Showdown and the WePlay! Invitational.

The main event will be held from August 6th-9th with qualifiers preceding it on August 1st-2nd. You can sign up for the qualifiers here.