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RAID Gaming is delighted to announce that we have come on board with Dublin Games Festival taking place on the 24th of November in the RDS.

 

The team at Dublin Games Summit have years of combined experience in catering events for gamers in Ireland with backgrounds in G-Series and 8-Bit conference to name a few and now have kicked into high gear with inaugural Dublin Games Festival which is set to a wonderful celebration of gaming for both casual players and hardcore enthusiasts.

RAID, working with Dublin Games Festival will deliver a world-class experience for the gamers across a variety of game titles, with attractive prize pools and top-tier stream production.

You can get your tickets for the Dublin Games Festival right here!

Below you can learn a bit more about the game titles on offer at Dublin Games Festiva and if you have any questions, please join the RAID Tournaments discord server and we’ll be happy to help:

League of Legends

Prize Pools

Division One – €2,000 winner takes all.
Division Two – €1,000 winner takes all.

Format

This will be a 5v5 Summoners Rift tournament. Players may register as a team of 5, or as a free agent – however, we cannot guarantee that all free agents will receive a spot, so we recommend finding a team!

Based on the number of teams signed up by the cut off date of October 21st, we will build a bracket most likely based on groups or double elimination.

All matches will be played online in the run-up to Dublin Games Festival with the top two teams of each division playing live. We will announce more details specifically for League of Legends in the coming days, including match play days/times.

Divisions

Dublin Games Festival will operate two divisions for League of Legends. Here are the cutoffs for each division.

Division One
A team will be placed in Division One if any member of the team has been ranked Platinum V or higher at any point in this current season.

Division Two
A team will be placed in Division Two if no member of the team has been ranked higher than Gold I at any point in this current season.

Who can participate?

Anyone aged 12 years or older (Require Wavier form for those under 16) can participate in this event. There are no restrictions on residency, however all players must be able to attend Dublin Games Festival on November 24th in the RDS, Dublin.

Your account must be level 30, in good standing and a minimum honour level of 2.

Rules

Announced September 9th.

Note

You must play on your main, highest ranked account. We will be running checks against potential abuse cases directly with Riot Games and the whole team will be held accountable for individual member infractions.

Tickets

Get your tickets here!

Fortnite

Prize Pools

€2,000 winner takes all.

Format

This will be a Squads tournament. Players may register as a team of 4, or as a free agent – however, we cannot guarantee that all free agents will receive a spot, so we recommend finding a team!

All games will be played live at Dublin Games Festival. PCs will be provided for 24 teams and we recommend you bring your own peripherals. This is a PC only event.

6 rounds in total will be played in a points scoring ladder with points awarded based on each team’s performance in each round.

Who can participate?

Anyone aged 12 years or older (Require Wavier form for those under 16) can participate in this event. There are no restrictions on residency, however, all players must be able to attend Dublin Games Festival on November 24th in the RDS, Dublin.

Rules

Announced September 9th.

Tickets

Get your tickets here!

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Prize Pools

€2,000 winner takes all.

Format

This will be a 5v5 tournament. Players may register as a team of 5, or as a free agent – however, we cannot guarantee that all free agents will receive a spot, so we recommend finding a team!

Based on the number of teams signed up by the cut off date of October 21st, we will build a bracket most likely based on groups or double elimination.

All matches will be played online in the run-up to Dublin Games Festival with the top two teams moving to the live finals. We will announce more details specifically for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive in the coming days, including match play days/times.

Who can participate?

Anyone aged 12 years or older (Require Wavier form for those under 16) can participate in this event. There are no restrictions on residency, however all players must be able to attend Dublin Games Festival on November 24th in the RDS, Dublin.

Rules

Announced September 9th.

Tickets

Get your tickets here!

Overwatch

Prize Pools

€1,500 winner takes all.

Format

This will be a 6v6 tournament. Players may register as a team of 6, or as a free agent – however, we cannot guarantee that all free agents will receive a spot, so we recommend finding a team!

Based on the number of teams signed up by the cut off date of October 21st, we will build a bracket most likely based on groups or double elimination.

All matches will be played online in the run-up to Dublin Games Festival with the top two teams playing live. We will announce more details specifically for Overwatch in the coming days, including match play days/times.

Who can participate?

Anyone aged 12 years or older (Require Wavier form for those under 16) can participate in this event. There are no restrictions on residency, however all players must be able to attend Dublin Games Festival on November 24th in the RDS, Dublin.

Rules

Announced September 9th.

Tickets

Get your tickets here!

Rocket League

Prize Pools

€1,000 winner takes all.

Format

This will be a 3v3 tournament. Players may register as a team of 3, or as a free agent – however, we cannot guarantee that all free agents will receive a spot, so we recommend finding a team!

Based on the number of teams signed up by the cut off date of November 24th, we will build a bracket most likely based on groups or double elimination.

All matches will be played live at Dublin Games Festival.

Who can participate?

Anyone aged 12 years or older (Require Wavier form for those under 16) can participate in this event. There are no restrictions on residency, however, all players must be able to attend Dublin Games Festival on November 24th in the RDS, Dublin.

Rules

Announced September 9th.

Tickets

Get your tickets here!

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS / Wii U (Smash 4)

Prize Pools

€700 winner takes all.

Format

This will be a 1v1 tournament.

Based on the number of teams signed up by the cut off date of November 24th, we will build a bracket most likely based on groups or double elimination.

All matches will be played live at Dublin Games Festival.

Who can participate?

Anyone aged 12 years or older (Require Wavier form for those under 16) can participate in this event. There are no restrictions on residency, however all players must be able to attend Dublin Games Festival on November 24th in the RDS, Dublin.

Rules

Announced September 9th.

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