Welcome to the first KAJAK Esports Invitational, held from the 14th till the 16th of May. Throughout the weekend we will watch amateur League of Legends teams battle it out against some of the top teams in the LCFI, as well as hear from many industry professionals about their experiences playing or working in the esports field. Join us as a participating team or viewer on an action and content packed weekend!
You think your team has what it takes to face off against the LCFI teams? Sign up for free for the qualifier held the weekend prior, 8th of May. Signed up teams will battle it out in a 4-group style bracket with the number one team from each group advancing to the main event! Registration is open for anyone wanting to brawl it out, but we do encourage professional teams to let the amateur scene shine!
To sign up please head over to our partner League.gg and complete the sign-up process. Remember to make sure that you are free both during the qualifier and the main event. Signups are limited to 32 teams.
Registration will end at Friday 7.5 19:00 EEST, after which groups will be announced.
Lauri "Cyanide" Happonen
Timetable League of Legends Invitational Qualifiers
The prime apes
Anselmi "Simpli" Rintanen Analyst
Veikka "Weka" Lindfors Analyst
Niko "Stifi" (twitch.tv/realstifi)
Sami "Imbi" Sarkanen English Caster
Teemu 'Echidna' Angervo
Angelica 'AngelicaEU' Berggren
Saturday 8th May
Game coverage + breaks
Format will be based on the number of participating teams.
Once signed up make sure to join the event discord and let us know your team. The discord server will be the main channel for communication.
When you battled your way through the qualifier, it’s time to face off against one of the four invited LCFI teams in a single elimination bracket. Games will be spread out over the entire weekend, complemented by industry speakers talking about their experiences as a top contender or as experts in other fields of esports. Find a full list of the upcoming speakers below, as well as a detailed schedule of the main event. Speakers will be announced gradually as the event date comes closer.
It wouldn't be a tournament without some prizes! Our prize pool is currently at 500 euros cash plus product partners. Prize distribution is as followed:
1st place: 350
2nd place: 150
Keep a lookout on our twitter for any important updates
The event will feature two streams for the games being played, in Finnish and in English. The speakers will only be viewable on the main English channel. For the English language please visit twitch.tv/kajakesports. For Finnish, please go to twitch.tv/kamkesportsclub. In addition, we will have any announcements regarding the tournament or announcing speakers on our social media channels. Please find us on twitter & Instagram .
After the event the broadcast will be available on YouTube as well.
You can reach any of our staff members in the event discord, dm us on twitter