Fortress Melbourne has announced on its social media and Rise of Valour website that it will be hosting a qualifier for the Valorant First Strike Oceanic circuit.

Fortress Melbourne
The pathway to Riot’s international First Strike tournament begins with #RiseofValour’s next event

Test your skills and rise to be the best in Oceania, on the road to the world VALORANT stage 🌐

Pre-register to go into the draw for 9,750 Val Points →

No information regarding the event has yet been provided, however pre-registration for the event is available, which includes a drawing for 9,750 VALORANT Points.

The Rise of Valour x First Strike event will be the second Valorant event to be run by the Melbourne-based organizer, as well as the second Riot-sponsored event for the company. Their first event, Rise of Valour, was the second and final Ignition Series event for the Oceania region, boasting a $15,000 AUD prize pool.

So far, it is the first tournament organizer to announce affiliation with the new Riot-sponsored global circuit, which was unveiled by the publisher on Wednesday.