Edit: Everything below is still a work in progress, until the sign up link is posted nothing is set in stone*
Blizzard Entertainment & BaseTradeTV are teaming to bring you some arcade action. This will hopefully be a recurring thing where each month we can feature a game from the SC2 Arcade, and create a competitive and fun atmosphere around it. This first ever installment will feature Zealot Hockey! (Credit to Nicolas for the art)
We plan to run & air 3 episodes showcasing the game we're featuring this month, and a 4th episode that is a broadcast of the actual tournament. We'll be talking with the game developers, mod creators, and community hosts as well as trying to bring some of your favorite SC2 streaming personalities to the show.
Nov 13th - Episode 1
Nov 20th - Episode 2
Nov 27th - Episode 3
December 5th - Main Tournament (perfect month & season for some hockey!)
We also plan to host a fan art contest with this tournament! There will be some cash prizes as well as some Blizzard Swag up for grabs (ever wanted your very own zergling plushy?!)
The fan art contest will accept submissions after the first episode airs, and will close as the 3rd episode finishes. We'll pick our top 10 favorite choices and showcase them for you, the community, to vote on! Top 5 will win prizes, so get ready to draw awful pictures of the hosts, epic zealot hockey battles, or just show off your amazing MS Paint skills.
Okay, it was kind of a dick move for me to leave this until last, but I was hoping you'd all read the cool stuff we have above. ***HERE ARE THE DETAILS OF THE $3,000 ZEALOT HOCKEY TOURNAMENT***:
$3,000 Prize Split: (Payouts will only be available via paypal)
1st place team - $1,200
2nd place team - $720
3rd&4th place teams - $300
5th-8th placing teams will be allowed to pick any item from the Starcraft 2 Blizzard store (per member!)
Date & Time:
Sign up link will be created closer to the deadline, but the tournament will be single elimination bracket on December 5th starting at 10:00 AM PDT.
TBA (But for those unfamiliar with the game and plan to start training, it's 4 people per team!)