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South Africa’s Biggest VALORANT Tournament: A R150,000 Fiery Fiesta!

Hey there, gaming aficionados! Get ready to experience the gaming event of a lifetime as The Carry1st VALZA Cup is about to hit the South African esports scene like a joyous thunderbolt! Organized by ACGL, this tournament is set to bring the house down with thrilling Valorant action, a whopping R150,000 prize pool, and a spot at the legendary rAge Expo. It’s like the Super Bowl of South African gaming, but with more keyboards and way fewer tackling!

Date: December 8th to 10th Location: rAge Expo – Where Dreams Meet Game Controllers

That’s right, from December 8th to 10th, the rAge Expo will play host to The Carry1st VALZA Cup. This tournament comes with a prize pool so hefty you could buy a truckload of gaming gear and still have change to spare. Here’s the breakdown: R75,000 for the champs, R45,000 for the second-place team, R30,000 for third place, and R15,000 for the fourth-place finishers. But wait, there’s more – it’s not just about winning games; the community can add a juicy R50,000 to the pot! How, you ask? Well, by getting 64 teams on board, hitting those viewer milestones during qualifiers and the rAge Expo broadcast, and spreading the word on social media with the hashtag #VALZA. So, your cat videos will have to wait – there’s a tournament to support!

Spencer Ma, Growth Lead from Carry1st, chimes in with enthusiasm: “At Carry1st, we’re like the proud parents of South African gaming. Our VALZA Cup is like watching our child take their first steps – a mix of pride, excitement, and a few heart palpitations! It’s an honor to host an event that brings the gaming community together for some epic esports action.”


Nicholas Holden, co-founder of ACGL, also shared his excitement: “The Carry1st VALZA Cup is not just a tournament; it’s like a wedding for the South African gaming community. We’re joining hands with Carry1st to make this event a reality, and we’re looking forward to the gaming extravaganza that’s about to unfold. It’s more than just a game; it’s a celebration of South African gaming prowess.”

Qualifier Time: Oct 28th – Register Now!

Online qualifiers are open for registration, and they’ll kick off on October 28th. You can sign up on the ACGL platform, which can handle up to 64 teams. Teams will face off in group stages and a double-elimination bracket. And just a tip from us – make sure to warm up those clicking fingers and practice your victory dance because the competition is gonna be hotter than a fire-breathing dragon on a summer day!

Now, let’s talk about the venue. The rAge Expo, which is like the Disneyland for South African gamers, is the chosen stage for The Carry1st VALZA Cup’s Grand Finale. This event is no stranger to hosting the best South African talent, gamers, and gaming companies. In fact, it’s like the Coachella of the gaming world, but with more screen time and less flower crowns.

This inaugural VALZA Cup is setting its sights on history books. It’s the grandest VALORANT competition South Africa has ever seen, and you don’t want to miss it. Gaming enthusiasts, mark your calendars and get ready to witness gaming history in the making. It’s going to be so epic that even your non-gamer friends will want in on the action!

The VALORANT South Africa campaign is on fire, all thanks to the collaboration between Carry1st and Riot Games. It’s like they’ve thrown gasoline on the esports fire, and it’s spreading like wildfire across Sub-Saharan Africa. So, grab your snacks, cozy up in your gaming chair, and prepare for the gaming event of the decade. This is where heroes are made, and champions are crowned – it’s The Carry1st VALZA Cup, baby!

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