NRG Invitational – Draft and Event Details

| Featured Post | July 24th, 2017

The Fall Split is just around the corner where teams will be battling it out for a spot in the SMITE World Championship! Before the Fall Split begins however, we’re happy to announce the NRG Invitational to celebrate the Season 3 World Champions.

The NRG Invitational is a three day event where the captains from the SWC 2017 Semifinals will choose players in the SMITE Pro League to make up their All-Star rosters.

NRG Invitational: August 5th – August 6th
Teams: 4 teams

  • 4 Captains from SWC 2017 Semifinals choose the players on their teams
    • BaRRaCCuDDa – Team Name: Juggernauts
    • iRaffer – Team Name: Minotaurs
    • Ataraxia – Team Name: Titans
    • Aror – Team Name: Manticores

Broadcast Details:

  • Saturday, August 5th – Sunday August 6th
  • Each day starts at 11:00am EDT
  • Twitch.tv/HiRezTV

LIVE Draft Show:

  • All 4 team captains will be on Twitch.tv/HiRezTV drafting their All-Star NRG Invitational teams!
  • Draft order is fantasy style: i.e 1,2,3,4,4,3,2,1,1,2,3,4, etc
  • Draft Show will be live after Patch Notes on Wednesday, July 26th!

Event Details: 

  • Venue: Hi-Rez Esports Arena, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Format:
    • Saturday:
      • Teams earn points from different challenges and then are seeded into a bracket based on total points earned in Day 1.
    • Sunday: Single Elimination bracket (Semifinals + Finals)
      • Semifinals: Best of Three
      • Finals: Best of Five

1st Game Mode: “Mage Madness” 

  • 100 points
  • God Pool restricted to Mages only.
  • Clash Game Mode (Standard Clash rules – lvl 3, 1500 gold)
  • Draft – Blind Pick

2nd Game Mode: “Three Amigos”

  • 60 points
  • Each team must pick on Hunter, one Assassin, one Warrior
  • 3v3 Joust Game Mode (standard Joust rules – lvl 3, 1500 gold)
  • No Purification, No Aegis
  • Draft – Joust

3rd Game Mode: “Multiplicity”

  • 100 Points
  • Assault Game Mode (standard Assault rules – lvl 5, 3k gold)
  • Each team plays 5x of one god
  • Teams will choose their god
  • Draft – Blind Pick

4th Game Mode: “Pick Your Poison”

  • 100 Points
  • 5v5 Conquest mode (standard Conquest rules – lvl 1, 1500 gold)
  • Each team will draft the opposing teams gods
  • Draft – Conquest

Tiebreaks: “Anhur 1v1”

  • 1 points
  • Teams in the tiebreak will pick the player from the opposing team that will partake in this duel.
  • Joust Game mode (standard 1v1 Joust rules – lvl 3, 1500 gold)
  • First to take a tower or two kills wins
  • No Jungle

Prizing: The prize pool for the event was generated by players who purchased the NRG Chronos Skin.

  • 1st Place – $15,762.00
  • 2nd Place – $10,000.00
  • 3rd Place – $3,500.00
  • 4th Place – $3,500.00

Be sure to follow us on Twitter – @Smitepro for all your esports updates and news during the Fall Split!