Tournament Ended

Hearthstone 2019: Sponsored by Republic of Gamers

Gather your friends and rally your roommates—the Hearthstone Collegiate Championship is back for the 2019 Spring semester!

Registration

Feb 6 - Feb 22, 2019

Tournament

Feb 22 - May 11, 2019

Location

Online

Eligibility

College Students

Regions

North: Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Nunavut, Ohio, Ontario, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Wyoming

East: Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Nova Scotia, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia

South: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas

West: Alaska, Alberta, Arizona, British Columbia, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Northwest Territories, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Yukon

Region Definition

Regular Season Swiss Schedule

Swiss matches will be assigned weekly. These matches can be rescheduled for any time before the default start times listed below. To avoid confusion, please be aware of your time zone and remember to account for time changes. 

 The final day for roster swaps is March 17, 2019.

All times related to this tournament are given in Pacific Time (written as PT or PST/PDT)

Week South Region West Region East Region North Region
1 February 25 @ 5:00 pm PST February 25  @ 7:00 pm PST February 26 @ 5:00 pm PST February 26 @ 7:00 pm PST
2 March 4 @ 5:00 pm PST March 4 @ 7:00 pm PST March 5 @ 5:00 pm PST March 5 @ 7:00 pm PST
3 March 11 @ 5:00 pm PDT March 11 @ 7:00 pm PDT March 12 @ 5:00 pm PDT March 12 @ 7:00 pm PDT
4 March 18 @ 5:00 pm PDT March 18 @ 7:00 pm PDT March 19 @ 5:00 pm PDT March 19 @ 7:00 pm PDT
5 March 25 @ 5:00 pm PDT March 25 @ 7:00 pm PDT March 26 @ 5:00 pm PDT March 26 @ 7:00 pm PDT
6 April 1 @ 5:00 pm PDT April 1 @ 7:00 pm PDT April 1 @ 5:00 pm PDT April 1 @ 7:00 pm PDT
7 April 2 @ 5:00 pm PDT April 2 @ 7:00 pm PDT April 2 @ 5:00 pm PDT April 2 @ 7:00 pm PDT

All Teams with a 5-2 match record or higher advance to Regional Swiss

Regional Swiss

Depending on the number of teams qualifying for regions, round numbers may vary.

Saturday - April 13

Round Time Regions
Round 1 8:00 AM PDT All Regions
Round 2 10:00 AM PDT All Regions
Round 3 CHANGED to 1:10 PM PDT All Regions
Lunch Break    
Round 4 3:00 PM PDT All Regions
Round 5 5:00 PM PDT All Regions
Round 6 (if needed) 7:00 PM PDT All Regions

The top 8 teams in each region will advance to play in a double elimination bracket.

Regional Playoffs (Double Elimination)

Matches beyond round one in the bracket will begin when teams have been determined.

Sunday - April 14

Round Time Regions
Double Elimination First Round Start Time 8:00 AM PDT All Regions

Championship Bracket (Dual Elimination and Quarterfinals)

Saturday - April 20

Round Groups Time
Round 1 Pods 1 and 2 9:30 AM PDT
Round 2 Pods 1 and 2 11:30 AM PDT
Round 3 Pods 1 and 2 At conclusion of Round 2
Round 1 Pods 3 and 4 1:30 PM PDT
Round 2 Pods 3 and 4 3:30 PM PDT
Round 3 Pods 3 and 4 After conclusion of Round 2

Sunday - April 21

Start times below. All matches will be streamed one after the other until end. For example, the first match in top 8 will play on broadcast at the time listed for Ro8 below, when the first match is completed, the second match will begin play on broadcast, and so on. We will let teams know what order they will play in after the conclusion of rounds on Saturday. 

Round Match Time
Single Elimination Ro8 Match 1 Start April 21 @ 12:00 pm PT

Finals

All matches will be streamed in this phase. Match times will be announced at a later date.

Saturday - May 11