Partnered VALORANT teams have been knowledgeable that Riot Games will formally affirm which organizations have been chosen later this week, a number of sources instructed Dot Esports. 

The announcement is tentatively deliberate for Wednesday, Sept. 21, with teams being knowledgeable whether or not they have secured a spot of their respective worldwide league right this moment. 

Most European teams have been knowledgeable and North American teams had been instructed prior to now few hours. Most organizations that didn’t hear again from Riot failed to safe a spot within the league. It’s unclear when Riot will inform these teams it didn’t select to companion with them. 

Most teams chosen to companion with Riot from North America had been instructed this morning. Some teams from Latin America and Brazil might be knowledgeable shortly. 

There is about to be 30 teams from internationally competing in Riot’s inaugural worldwide leagues, which might be held in Asia, EMEA, and America. Teams that aren’t chosen to companion with Riot may have to battle it out in Challengers. 

The Challengers circuit will culminate with a brand new event dubbed Ascension, with the winners granted a spot of their respective leagues for the next yr. 

Riot will try to companion with among the hottest VALORANT teams on this planet, with every staff being given a stipend to cowl the price of operations.

Teams chosen will compete within the kickoff event, which might be held in São Paulo, Brazil. The event, which is able to characteristic three weeks of competitors, will start in February, whereas the second cut up for every worldwide league is about to happen in April 2023.