Unfortunately no; only players who are currently residing (living) in one of the 14 countries are able to join the Strike Arabia Championship.
Participation in the Strike Arabia Championship is free for all players.
Yes, you can join the tournament as long as you are a resident of one of the 14 eligible countries, given that a team may only include two non-nationals.
There are three regions: North Africa, which includes Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria and Libya - Levant & Egypt, which includes Lebanon, Jordan and Egypt - GCC & Iraq, which includes Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait and Iraq.
No changes may be made to your team information after registration closes. Note that any attempt to make such changes will disqualify your team from the tournament.
Players in North Africa must play on the EU server, and the same applies to players in the Levant and Egypt, while players in GCC and Iraq must play on the Bahrain server, even if they are not currently residing in their respective regions.
No, the team members can be of different nationalities.
"Yes, the limit for the three regions is 128 teams each, selected on the basis of first registered, first served."
Yes, taking into account that the general rule for each team is to have a minimum of 3 main players residing in the region they are registered under, and a maximum of 2 players (mains, substitutes or one of each) from the two other regions. For example, a team registered under North Africa must have 3 main players residing in Morocco, Tunisia or Algeria, and can also have 2 players from GCC.
Unfortunately, no. To maintain integrity and fair play, you will not be entitled to join any other team if your team loses, and you will be considered out of the competition.
Each team is allowed 3 substitute players.
In case of emergencies, you will be able to ask one of your substitute players to join the game instead of the original player.
Each team will have a pause allowance of 10 minutes maximum, depending on the type of match being played, to accommodate for connectivity issues. In general, we advice you to check your connection on the day of your match and make the necessary arrangements to avoid such issues.
Split 1 will have 448 matches each across GCC & Iraq, the Levant & Egypt and North Africa. In Split 2, the three regions will each have 48 matches, while the finals will include 14 matches for each region.
The games will take place online through the Toornament platform.
The entire tournament will be online, streamed on our Twitch Channel (Valorant_Arabia) as well as our YouTube channel and Facebook page.
Registered teams will compete across three splits of the Strike Arabia Championship as follows: Split 1 between 1 and 7 April; Split 2 between 8 and 10 April, and the Finals between 15 April and 24 April.
Cash prize for the Tournaments
The prize pool for the each of the three sub-regions shall be $4,000 per season, divided as follows: $2500 for the first place winner, $1000 for the second-place finisher and $500 for the third-place finisher.
We will be streaming Split 1 matches between 1 and 3 April, Split 2 between 8 and 10 April, and SAC Finals between 15 and 24 April, from 16:00 till 19:00 (GMT).
Depending on the stage of the tournament, we will be streaming 3 or 5 games during one day, ranging from best-of-ones, best-of-threes and best-of-fives.
All games that are not featured on our channels may be streamed by anyone, players and non-players alike.
Strike Arabia Championship will be streamed on the Valorant_Arabia Twitch channel, as well as our channels on YouTube and Facebook.