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November 2011 North American Challenge

November 2011 Oceanic Challenge

Last week we announced and opened registration for the November 2011 Oceanic Challenge, a monthly tournament series allowing players to form small teams and compete for prizes, as well as being crowned tournament champion.

This week, we're excited to announce that registration is now open for the November 2011 North American Challenge, a tournament scheduled during the evening hours for time zones spanning most of North America.

If you’re ready to participate, you can do so by heading to the registration page. Sign in to your account and click the “Create your team” button if you’re looking to form your own team. If you just want to apply to join an existing team, simply head here and browse the list of available teams. Click the “Join Team” button and your application will be submitted to the team captain of that team.

If you'd like to discuss this particular tournament, Challenges in general, or want to chat with teams before applying, head over to the Challenge forums.

Registration will take place between November 14th, 2011 and November 21st, 2011 with the first round kicking off the following day, November 22nd, at 6PM PST (9PM EST) / November 23rd, at 02:00 UTC.

The tournament will mirror the rules of the Oceanic Challenge, but we'll post them below as a refresher.

Format

  • 5-vs-5
  • 7 team members allowed, including 2 reserves
  • 128 teams maximum
  • Battles will last a maximum 10 minutes, with a 3-minute break between battles
  • First team to 3 wins takes the round, 5 battles total per round
  • If no team has 3 wins after 5 battles, both teams are disqualified for passive gameplay
  • Tournament will be played on Fisherman's Bay

Tier Limits

  • Medium & Heavy: Tier 5 maximum
  • Light & Tank Destroyer: Tier 4 maximum
  • SPG: Tier 3 maximum
  • Combined tier of all tanks cannot exceed 22 points

Schedule

Rounds are scheduled to begin each day at 6PM PST (9PM EST)

  • Round 1 - November 22nd, 2011
  • Round 2 - November 26th, 2011
  • Round 3 - November 28th, 2011
  • Round 4 - November 30th, 2011
  • Round 5 - December 2nd, 2011
  • Round 6 - December 4th, 2011
  • Finals & Third Place Match - December 6th, 2011

Prizes

  • 1st place - 8,000 gold per team member
  • 2nd place - 5,000 gold per team member
  • 3rd place - 2,500 gold per team member
  • 4th place - 1,000 gold per team member
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