Guide to HCS Kickoff Major Charlotte

Year 2 kicks off in Charlotte, North Carolina with the first Major of the season! Here’s some information about it we think is useful:

LOCATION/DATES
  • Charlotte Convention Center Hall B 501 S College Street Charlotte, NC 28202
  • Friday, February 24th
  • Saturday, February 25th
  • Sunday, February 26th

There are no COVID requirements for entry.

Bags are allowed in the venue but must be clear and 12″x12″x6″ or smaller

FORMAT
  • LAN (Global)
  • 4v4
  • PC (Featured & Main Stage) / Xbox (Open Bracket & FFA)
  • Open Bracket (Top 4 teams will qualify for Pool Play.)
  • Pool Play – 16 teams (Top 3 teams from each Pool advance to Championship Bracket.)
  • Championship Bracket – 12 teams
  • FFA (Open)
AGE REQUIREMENTS
  • Competitors must be at least 13 years of age.
  • Spectators between the ages of 13 and 17 require signed parental consent form
  • Spectators under the age of 13 must be accompanied by guardian
    • Children under the age of two will not require a ticket, but must be accompanied by guardian and require a signed parental consent form
TICKETS
COMPETITORS
  • All players must provide
    • Preferred wired Xbox controller or Mouse and Keyboard
    • USB cord for peripheral(s)
    • Headset with no power outlet and 3.5mm plug
    • Wired earbuds (needed for Feature Stations and Main Stage)
  • Handbook
  • Code of Conduct
POOL PLAY
  • TBD
PRIZE POOL
4v4 FFA
1st – $100,000 + 25,000 HCS Points 1st – $2,000 + 15,000 HCS Points
2nd – $60,000 + 15,000 HCS Points 2nd – $1,200 + 13,500 HCS Points
3rd – $30,000 + 11,000 HCS Points 3rd – $800 + 12,750 HCS Points
4th – $15,000 + 9,000 HCS Points 4th – $425 + 12,000 HCS Points
5th/6th – $8,000 + 8,000 HCS Points 5th – $200 + 11,250 HCS Points
7th/8th – $5,000 + 7,000 HCS Points 6th – $150 + 10,500 HCS Points
9th/12th – $2,250 + 5,500 HCS Points 7th – $125 + 9,750 HCS Points
13th/16th – $1,500 + 4,500 HCS Points 8th – $100 + 9,000 HCS Points
17th/20th – $1,000 + 3,000 HCS Points 9th/10th – 6,000 HCS Points
21st/24th – 2,750 HCS Points 11th/12th – 5,250 HCS Points
25th/28th – 2,250 HCS Points 13th/14th – 4,500 HCS Points
29th/32nd – 1,800 HCS Points 15th/16th – 3,750 HCS Points
33rd/40th – 1,600 HCS Points 17th/20th – 2,800 HCS Points
41st/48th – 1,400 HCS Points 21st/24th – 2,450 HCS Points
49th/64th – 1,000 HCS Points 25th/28th – 2,000 HCS Points
29th/32nd – 1,650 HCS Points
33rd/40th – 1,300 HCS Points
41st/48th – 1,125 HCS Points
49th/56th – 950 HCS Points
57th/64th – 750 HCS Points
65th/128th – 375 HCS Points
BROADCASTS

You can find a full list of frequently asked questions and more information over on Halo Waypoint.