Esports

HaloWC 2018 - Mexico City

Event Details


The Halo World Championship is returning to Mexico City, the heart of Xbox and Halo nation in Latin America. The LATAM HaloWC 2018 Mexico City Finals is an open regional final, where any competing team from Latin America can register to play, and taking the top spot will earn you a trip to the HaloWC Finals in Seattle. The top 4 teams in points before the event will earn free travel and hotel accommodations. Like last year’s event, this tournament will feature an open, double elimination bracket. The event will be seeded based on online qualification points coming into the event.

The region sports some of Halo's top talent - who will rise to the occasion and claim their spot among the Top 16?

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Tournament Format

Tournament Format

The LATAM HaloWC 2018 Mexico City Finals will feature open 4v4 and FFA tournaments for any eligible players residing in Latin America. The 4v4 tournament will qualify the very best team for the HaloWC 2018 Finals in Seattle, Washington, via a 32-team, double elimination bracket.

Stay tuned for FFA schedule, format, and game settings at a later date.

Spectator Tickets - On Sale Now!

Spectator Tickets - On Sale Now!

The Mexico City Finals event will be the destination for world-class Latin American Halo esports action. You’ve watched top teams duke it out online – now be there to see it all unfold live and in-person! Feel the intensity of the players, the gravity of the moment, and the hype of the crowd – tickets are available now!

Player Registration

Player Registration

With all the incredible Halo action on display, there’s no way you’ll want to miss the Mexico City Finals. The stakes are as high, with the best team qualifying for the Halo World Championship 2018 Finals, and a shot at its $1,000,000 prize pool! For the lone wolves, we’ve got a $5,000 FFA competition where the winner will also get a free trip to Seattle to compete in a $10,000 FFA.

Team and FFA passes are available now!

 

EXCLUSIVE EVENT EMBLEM

EXCLUSIVE EVENT EMBLEM

All attendees at the LATAM HaloWC 2018 Mexico City Finals will be eligible to receive the HCS Live Event emblem for use in Halo 5: Guardians. Make sure to provide your main Xbox Live Gamertag at time of registration/ticket purchase, and you’ll receive your emblem within the weeks that follow the tournament.

This awesome animated emblem is exclusive to fans who attend a live HCS event – now you can showcase your passion and pride for Halo esports in-game for all to see!

Travel

Travel

  • Venue: Corona Forum - Lomas de Sotelo, Américas, Hipódromo de las Américas, 11200 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico

  • Airport: Mexico City International Airport (MEX)

  • Ground Transportation: Uber, Taxi

  • Hotel:

    Holiday Inn Express Toreo

FAQ


FAQ

How do I qualify for the HaloWC 2018 Finals in Seattle, Washington?

  • The top 4v4 team will qualify and will receive an all-expense paid trip for the HaloWC 2018 Finals.

How do I get a better seed for my team in the tournament?

  • Compete online and earn points for your team. The Top 2 teams from both Latin America North and Latin America South before the event will earn free travel and hotel accommodations

What is the 4v4 format?

  • 32 team, open double elimination bracket format.

I can’t attend the event, but want to watch online. Where can I tune in?

  • Specific broadcast times will be posted at a later date, but you can watch the big show on Mixer.com/Halo, Twitch.tv/Halo, and Facebook.com/Halo!

Do I need a full team to purchase a team pass?

  • No, you can purchase a team pass now to secure a spot in the tournament, and form your team later.

I’m coaching a team – do I need to purchase anything?

  • A team pass includes tournament entry for 4 players and 1 coach. No additional purchases are necessary to coach.

Will there be a Free-For-All (FFA) competition at this event?

  • Yes! The LATAM HaloWC 2018 Mexico City Finals will feature a $5,000 FFA tournament for any and all competitors. Best of luck to those competing! Be on the lookout for specific format details in the coming weeks.

If I buy a team pass, do I have to play in the FFA?

  • Purchasing a team pass does not mean you have to play in the FFA. With $5,000 on the line though, why wouldn’t you? o.O

I don’t live in Latin America, can I compete in this tournament?  

  • Unfortunately, no. This tournament is region is locked to players that reside in the competing countries within Latin America. See the official handbook for list of eligible countries: aka.ms/halowc2018handbook

What’s the age limit for this tournament?

  • The age limit to compete in this tournament is 16+ with a signed consent form from a legal parent or guardian.

Is there a limit to the number of teams eligible to compete in this tournament?

  • Yes. This tournament is limited to the first 32 teams to purchase a team pass.

What equipment should I bring if I’m competing?

  • You will need to bring your controller and a micro-USB cable for a wired connection from the controller to the Xbox One.
  • Batteries must be removed from the controller so they are unable to power the controller.
  • Headsets will only be provided for mainstage competition.

I have other questions – where’s the best place to ask them?

  • For any other questions, feel free to Tweet @Gamelta or @HCS.