The Heroes of the Storm Summer Season has arrived with the North American part of the tournament featuring several open qualifier tournaments and two Regional Finals.
The first North American Regional final will be held at DreamHack Austin, the first DreamHack event in North America, where $ 100,00 will be on the line.
The second North American regional final will be played at the ESL Studio in Burbank, CA and will feature a $ 100,000 Prize Pool.
The winning team will also earn a chance to compete in the Global Summer Championship held at DreamHack Summer in June.
Open Qualifiers are Single Elimination brackets with Best-of-Three matches.
Top two teams from each qualifier qualify to the main event associated with qualifier.
All participating teams earn points through the games leading towards seeding into the Finals Championship Qualifier.
The winning teams from the two regional finals are qualified for the Global Summer Championship.
The final qualifier will be single elimination bracket with Best-of-Three matches.
For the final Dreamhack qualifier top four qualify.
For the final ESL qualifier the top two teams qualify
The eight teams are split into two GSL style groups. Group stage matches are Best-of-Three with top two teams from each advancing.
The playoffs will be a single elimination bracket starting in the Semifinals.
The semifinals are Best-of-Three matches and the Grand Final is a Best-of-Five.