TUNE IN! The T1 x Nerd Street Gamers Showdown is live.

Paige FunkNews & Events

We are live with the $50,000 Ignition Series Tournament

Tune is as Team Ninja, FaZe Clan, T1, 100 Thieves and more face off in the most hyped VALORANT tournament tournament to date.

T1 Esports x Nerd Street Gamers VALORANT Showdown, the first North American event in Riot’s VALORANT Ignition Series is going down Friday, June 26 through Sunday, June 28.  The tournament will be live each day at 5pm ET / 2pm PT.

Hosted by one of the best VALORANT teams in the world and powered by Nerd Street Gamers, the $50K VALORANT tournament prize pool is the largest to date in the North American region and provides the rare opportunity for amateurs and aspiring professional gamers to compete against some of the biggest names in gaming. 

ESPN Esports will be hosting an exclusive pre-show on Friday, June 26 at 4:30pm ET.

Two play-in qualifier events took place on June 20 and June 21 where competing teams had the opportunity to secure one of four open spots in the 16-team Showdown. 

Together We Are Terrific and Prospects proved they were ready to face the pros on Day 1 of the qualifiers.

Echo 8 and Spot Up took home the W on Day 2 of the qualifiers after some nail-biting matches.

Who will be named overall champion this weekend? Will the underdogs from the qualifiers prove their skills against some of the best teams in North America?

The only way to find out is to tune in to twitch.tv/nerdstgamers!