LetsPlay.Live have unveiled the 2021 Valorant Oceania Tour, in association with Riot Games, which will act as the game's official circuit for Oceania going into 2021. The tour will feature over $30,000 AUD in prize money, spread across three stages and a regional championship in the latter half of the year.
The 2021 Oceania Tour will feature three main stages, each featuring a $10,000 AUD prize pool. Placements made in each stage will earn teams points, which will be used to determine qualification and seeding for the 8 teams in the OCE Championship in September.
The top two teams from the OCE Championship will qualify for the OCE + NA Champions Last Chance Qualifier, giving Oceania an official pathway into the international Valorant Champions event in December.
Stage 1's two open qualifiers will play out Feb 10-14 and Feb 24-28 respectively, with their closed qualifiers playing out Feb 18-21 and March 4-7. The Stage 1 Finals will begin March 18, with the grand finals playing out on March 21.
Signups are open for Stage 1 on LPL Play. Community casters can apply to cast the open qualifiers, with main events of each stage to be officially streamed by LPL.