Entries for the Open Qualifier Mandatory Cup 2023

The Mandatory Cup returns in 2023 with a tournament that is part of the official Valorant VCT OFF//SEASON EMEA If you'd like to take part in this two-stage tournament, and have a chance to take on some of Europe's best teams from the VCL and VCT, here's how to register for the Open Qualifier.

The Mandatory Cup 2023 is divided into two phases: an Open Qualifier, followed by the Main Event. As its name suggests, the first stage is open to everyone, but requires registration. The second stage is a closed invitational tournament. Winning the Open Qualifier earns you an invitation to the Main Event.

Registration dates for the Open Qualifier

  • From November 17 at 8pm to December 9 at 11.59pm (Paris Time)

Where to register

Number of places

  • 66 slots available at most,

Please note that the teams selected will be the first to register that meet all the criteria listed in the following section..

Conditions of participation

  • 5 players, including 1 captain
  • 1 substitute maximum
  • Mixed team authorised
  • No level/rank restrictions
  • All players must be at least 16 years old

Registrations are made in teams. You must know your 4 or 5 team-mates and designate a captain before starting the registration process.

All information relating to the tournament, including match times, will be sent exclusively to the captain of each team. Choose your captain carefully. The captain must join the Discord dedicated to the competition. Please note that the list of registered members will be blocked 2 days before the start of the tournament. You will not be able to add another participant after this time.

All minors must provide a parental consent form, and a copy of the ID of the legal representatives at the time of registration.

For more information on the tournament format, see our dedicated article: the format of the Mandatory Cup 2023.