VCT Pacific Kickoff 2024 Tournament: Teams, Scores, Schedule & More
After an exciting year of action-packed and eventful Valorant games, the Valorant Champions Tour (VCT) Pacific League is back in 2024 with its first official tournament. Called VCT Pacific Kickoff, this event will prove to be a gateway into the first VCT Masters of 2024 for just two teams.
The Kickoff tournament will be followed by two stages of inter-league competition and there will also be two Masters tournaments for qualifying for Valorant Champions 2024.
Here's all you need to know about VCT Pacific Kickoff 2024 tournament, teams participating in it, scores, schedule and more.
VCT Pacific Kickoff 2024 Tournament Explained
The Kickoff Tournament will begin in February for all regions. In this tournament, two teams per league will qualify for Valorant Masters Madrid 2024. Riot Games said, "We loved starting last season by establishing the best team in the world, and the combination of Kickoff and Masters will create clear front runners regionally and internationally."
The VCT Pacific Kickoff tournament is scheduled to take place between 17th and 25th February. Of the eleven teams competing, only two will get to participate in Valorant Masters Madrid 2024.
The following are the teams that are participating in VCT Pacific Kickoff 2024:
VCT Pacific Kickoff 2024 Tournament: Format Explainer
Three Double-Elimination format (GSL) groups
The highest-placing team from Valorant Champions 2023 will receive a bye in Group C (PRX)
Each group has four teams, except Group C, which has three teams
All matches are best-of-three (BO3)
Top team from each group will advance to the Playoffs
Second place team from each group advances to the Play-In
Three-team Round-Robin group
All matches are BO3
The winning team will advance to the Playoffs
Four-team Single-Elimination bracket
Semifinals are BO3
Grand Final is BO5
Top 2 teams qualify to Masters Madrid 2024
VCT Pacific Kickoff 2024 Event Schedule
VCT Pacific Kickoff will begin on 17th February and will run until 25th February. The schedule for each stage is as follows and the match timings are subject to change according to the official broadcast:
Group Stage: 17th - 21st February
The schedules for the winners' and decider matches will be updated as the group stage progresses.
Play-ins (22nd February): Matches will start from 15:00 KST // 14:00 GMT+8
Playoffs (24th - 25th February): Matches will start from 17:00 KST // 16:00 GMT+8
Meanwhile, you can also find the schedule for the Pacific league on the official website where it will be updated regularly.