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Red Bull Flick is coming back to Australia for another season. Kicking off with the 2v2 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive competition in June, players will battle to be the best. Australian qualifiers will start on June 26 and 27, with another set on July 3 and 4. The finals will then be livestreamed on July 10. Here’s all the upcoming CS:GO action, where to watch, how to register for Red Bull Flick and more.
Red Bull Flick competition
Registration for the Red Bull Flick competition is currently open for Australians. In order to enter the event, you’ll need to be 18 years or older and an Australian resident. Entrants should register as a team, so grab your duos partner if you’re planning on entering. According to the Red Bull Flick terms and conditions, players can enter multiple times with “no limit to the number of entries which may be submitted”. So, if you can’t decide who to team up with, the option is there to enter multiple times. Oh and it’s free to enter too.
🚨 Calling all #csgo players 🚨
Register today for Red Bull Flick, our unique 2v2 hold the flag competition. https://t.co/Ik0oPIYDcH
✅ Exclusive maps 😍
✅ Great prizes 😍😍
✅ No entry fee 😍😍😍
— Red Bull Australia (@redbullau) May 21, 2021
Each game will consist of a capture-the-flag-like competition, where teams will need to hold a zone for 45 seconds on a custom map. Registrations are now open and there’s two qualifying brackets. The top 16 teams on the leaderboard by July 4, will enter the final stages. Before the grand final however, a seeding tournament will take place on July 9. The top eight teams will then go to the National Final on July 10. There’ll be competition rewards too, as each team who makes it to the final receives a player’s pack. The winners from the National Final will receive products from AOC and Steel Series as well.
Where to watch
As with the previous Red Bull Flick competition, there will be a number of influencers who are on board to promote the tournament. Nikola “NiKo” Kovač joins as one of the Global Brand Ambassadors for the event. He’s one of the latest members on the G2 Esports CS:GO roster. Other pro players and streamers will be showcasing the new maps and game modes in the lead up to Red Bull Flick.
You can follow on social media for more information and there’s also an official Discord channel available. The channel has plenty of links to the new maps, with announcements on live Twitch channels to watch during the event. There’s no word yet on which specific streamers will be involved in the showcase, but keep an eye out for your favourite creators.
There are also more Red Bull Flick CS:GO competitions happening globally. If you’re interested in this format, then check out the Red Bull Flick website to see all the stops on the way to the international finals.
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