Riot has unveiled live audience and ticket details regarding VCT LOCK//IN Brazil. Previously known as the Kickoff Tournament, next year's first international VCT tournament will run February 13 to March 4.
The 2023 VCT will begin in the Ginásio do Ibirapuera, an arena in the heart of São Paulo capable of seating 11,000. LOCK//IN will gather the VCT's 30 partnered teams in Brazil to begin the next season of Riot's circuit. The tournament's winner will earn their region's league an additional slot at Masters.
Ticket sales will go live on the morning of December 13. The cheapest tickets — for the first weekdays of competition — will be R$90 BRL (≈ $17 USD), going up to R$150 (≈ $28) for the grand final. Students will have a special discounted price.
All information regarding ticket sales can be found in the official announcement.
The Ginásio do Ibirapuera is no stranger to esports events, having previously hosted the CBLoL 2016 grand final and the ESL Pro League S4 Finals.