Heroes of the Dorm
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Heroes of the Dorm was an annual tournament, hosted by Blizzard Entertainment and TeSPA, that feature colleges and universities across the United States. Prize pool includes scholarships and high-end gaming PCs.
Overview[edit | edit source]
ESPN was the original host for live coverage on television and digital platforms. Facebook has also covered the tournament in 2016. Students from the United States and Canada are eligible.
Format[edit | edit source]
- Open Qualifiers
- Eligible teams will be randomly assigned into groups.
- Mode: Standard
- Winners of each swiss style group tournament will advance.
- Single Elimination Bracket (Round of 64)
- Each round in the bracket will have a set match time.
- Mode: Manual Staggered Draft Pick (heroes may only be used by one team). Players will be provided with $40 battle.net balance to ensure they have at least 10 heroes required for draft.
- Each match is a Best of Three (Bo3) series.
- The top 4 teams will advance to the grand finals and must attend the live event to be eligible for prizing.
- Heroic Four live event in late April
Prize Pool[edit | edit source]
All five members of the first place team will each enjoy up to $25,000 per year in college tuition for up to three years of their remaining years of undergrad or graduate enrollment(up to three full years as an undergrad or up to two years as a grad student). Seniors and grad students with no remaining years of enrollment will receive one years worth of tuiton to help repay student loans(or an equivalent cash prize if the student does not have any remaining student loans). Each player to make it to the Heroic Four will take home a top of the line gaming PC.
In-Game Rewards[edit | edit source]
Players who attend the event and participants of the Bracket Challenge receive unique in-game items. In 2015, same portrait was given to both tournament and Bracket Challenge participants.
2015[edit | edit source]
2016[edit | edit source]
2017[edit | edit source]
2018[edit | edit source]
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References[edit | edit source]
- Heroes of the Storm News.... Blizzard Entertainment (2018-12-13). Retrieved on 2018-12-13.