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DreamHack Community Clash
North America 2022

21st - 22nd & 28th - 29th
May 2022

presented by EssentialsTF

Welcome to the 2022 season of
DreamHack Team Fortress 2 Community Clash

We’re back with our brand-new season of Community Clash starting out with North America with over $2,400 in prize pool.

This is a 6v6 competitive event using the Unity Cup config and RGL whitelist.

We will have live coverage over on Twitch.TV/EssentialsTF across the playoff days.

Invite Qualifiers - 16th to 20th May

The Invite Qualifiers are open to any team who wishes to play in the Invite Group in the Main Tournament.

You must sign up to this in order to be eligible to play in Invite in the Main Tournament.

There is a limit of 12 teams. Matches will be in a multi-group round-robin format to be played across the week as teams wish.

Depending on signups this will be around 3 to 5 matches to be played each.

The top 6 teams will advance to the Invite Group in the Main Tournament.

Main Tournament

The main tournament will take place across two weekends.

The first weekend, 21st & 22nd May, will feature the Invite Round-Robin and Open Swiss stage, plus the first round of Playoffs

The second weekend, 29th & 29th May, will host the Double Elimination Playoffs featuring the 6 Invite Teams and top 10 Open teams from the Swiss stage.

All days start from 4pm EDT. Please see our Toornament page or find the Schedule below for more details.

Prizes

$2,460 prize pool courtesy of DreamHack.

All participants will receive an in-game participation medal.

1st place

$1,200
+
1st place medals

2nd place

$600
+
2nd place medals

3rd place

$420
+
3rd place medals

4th place

$240

(prizes will be distributed in USD to each eligible Team Leader,
recipients are responsible for any transaction fees, taxes, or loss due to currency conversion)

Maps

Map Pool (subject to change):

  • cp_snakewater_final1
  • cp_gullywash_f7
  • cp_process_f11
  • cp_metalworks_f4
  • cp_sunshine
  • koth_product_final
  • koth_bagel_rc5

FAQs

This is an North American-focused event but teams are welcome to join from other regions however servers should be NA-based unless both teams agree otherwise before a match.

There is a soft region lock, no teams can have more than 3 players from a region that is outside of Europe.

Teams decide together which server to play the match on. Server rentals from na.serveme.tf are recommended. Please ensure the correct config/whitelist is used.

If your match is to be casted live on twitch.tv/essentialstf, the server details will be provided to you by the tournament administrators.

All matches are to be played with the Unity Cup Configs and the latest version of the RGL item whitelist.

(30min match/5min round timers; Winlimit 5; Continuous Overtime – +1 rule; Bo5 KOTH)

These configs can be found on NA Serveme and on Qixalite under the names unity_5cp_rgl & unity_koth_rgl. They can also be downloaded here.

If opponents agree, teams are allowed to use a maximum of 2 mercs who are not on the Toornament roster. (rule 3.5)

For the Invite Qualifers, all teams will need to “check-in” on Toornament by 12:00 pm EDT on May 15th (check-in open from May 14th).

For the Main tournament, all teams will need to “check-in” on Toornament by 15:00 pm EDT on May 21st prior to the tournament commencing otherwise you may risk disqualification. Check-In will be open from 01:30 am EDT the day before.

The EssentialsTF Discord MUST be used for all tournament information and communication. https://essentials.tf/discord

Please contact ArchRhythm#1312 on Discord or email [email protected]

Medals will only be distributed to players in the cup and the staff working on the cup. We cannot accept donations for medals.

Any questions?
Join our Discord server and
ask in the #contact-an-admin channel

DreamHack TF2 Community Clash is an event organised and managed by EssentialsTF.
DreamHack AB is a sponsor of DreamHack TF2 Community Clash.