$24,000 Red Bull Campus Clutch Valorant Event Comes to India on 20th February

Abhimannu Das
Published On: 11 Feb 2021, 08:56 AM
  • Red Bull Campus Clutch is the world's first global collegiate Valorant tournament and it is coming to India this month.
  • University students from India can participate in any of the 12 online and 4 offline qualifiers to reach the national finals.
  • Winners at the Indian grand finals will get a chance to compete at the World Finals for a prize pool of $24,000.

Red Bull Campus Clutch India is a university-level Valorant tournament that offers students a chance to represent their countries globally. The Indian leg will feature 12 online and 4 offline qualifiers that will take place between February 20th and April 20th. Students need to register a team of five to compete in the event. Participants from India will need to go through the qualifiers and national finals to compete at the world finals, which will take place later this year. Red Bull is offering a prize pool of $24000 (INR 1,750,000) at the main event. 

Red Bull Campus Clutch India Schedule and Eligibility

The first qualifier for the upcoming Red Bull Campus Clutch India event will kick off on February 20th, followed by 11 more qualifiers till April 10th. There will also be four offline qualifiers on the following dates: 

  • Bangalore – March 13th 
  • Mumbai – March 20th
  • Kolkata – March 27th
  • Delhi – April 3rd 

Eligibility: Red Bull Campus Clutch India is open to all Indian nationals over the age of 18 and is enrolled in a university. Teams can sign up for the event via the official link.

Red Bull Campus Clutch India National Finals Overview

$24,000 Red Bull Campus Clutch Valorant Event Comes to India on 20th February
The tournament will be promoted in an exhibition match hosted by Red Bull. Image Credit: Red Bull

All teams that qualify will compete at the semi-finals on April 14th and the national finals on April 24th. The Red Bull Campus Clutch India event winners will proceed to the World Final and compete for a prize pool of $24000 (INR 1,750,000). They will also get to interact with the best Valorant teams in the world at the Valorant MASTERS event organized by Riot Games as part of the Valorant Champions Tour.

The tournament in India will be launched through the Frag-Out event (exhibition match) held on 13th February from 5 pm to 9:30 pm. This exhibition match will be played between 2 teams consisting of Indian streamers, including Ankit Panth, Toxic Mavi, Snax Gaming, and more, to kick off Campus Clutch and spread awareness about the same.

Aditya Pol, Co-founder & COO – Higin, revealed, “We are delighted in partnering up with Red Bull to execute Red Bull Campus clutch in India, which takes us one step closer to our mission to grow Grassroot Esports. Unless India makes a structured effort to broad-base Esports & increase participation at the grassroots level, we will continue to lag in the global esports ecosystem. We will continue to focus on enhancing to grow Grassroot Esports through the Higin Collegiate Esports program."

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Abhimannu is a part of the content team at AFK Gaming and a lifelong obsessive gamer. He currently covers esports titles like VALORANT, CS: GO, Call of Duty, Fortnite, PUBG and more. He also writes opinion pieces, cover stories and conducts interviews with esports professionals.

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