The Unified Esports Association partnered with the League Championship Series to host this Spring's first Tier 1 event, the "Unified Grand Prix." Starting on February 22nd, the 7-day long event goes through March 3rd and features a prize pool of $20,000. The top 10 teams from the Tier 2 Tournaments in the 2021 LCS Proving Grounds Circuit qualify for the event, as well as the 7th and 8th seeded teams from the Spring 2021 Academy season. The top 4 teams out of the 12 teams competing from the Unified Grand Prix will move on to compete in the 2021 LCS Proving Grounds this April.
The purpose of this event is to provide a platform for players to compete at the highest level, before taking the next step as a professional League of Legends player. UEA empowers esport organizations and players through our platform to help them take that next step into the professional scene. Come join us during this event and watch some of the top North American Amateur and Academy players compete for a spot in the 2021 LCS Proving Grounds at twitch.tv/academy and at twitch.tv/upsurgeesports