Announcing Season 2 of the 2021 NA Apprentice! This season will feature the following changes:
• $800 prize pool for Code S
• $100 prize pool for Code A as well as a revamped format
- Must be an NA citizen/resident (USA & Canada)
- Cannot have reached top 6 of a 2020 DH NA event
Code S is the premier division of the NA Apprentice, featuring 16 players. Code S begins with a group stage, where the top 2 players of each group advance to the playoffs and secure their Code S spots next season. The bottom 2 players of each group, however, are dropped to the Up & Down, where they must fight for their Code S spot.
Code S consists of the top 8 players from the previous Code S as well as the 8 winners from the ongoing Up & Down matches. There are no direct qualifiers to Code S.
Here is the prize distribution for Code S:
1st - $200
2nd - $120
3rd/4th - $80
5th/8th - $50
9th/16th - $15
Starting this season Code A will feature 20 players, 8 from the Up & Down matches as well as 12 from the upcoming qualifier.
Code A will consist of a round robin group stage and a single elimination playoffs bracket. Unlike last season, the entire tournament will be played out. The top 8 players will still qualify for next season's Up & Down.
Here is the prize distribution for Code A:
1st - $45
2nd - $25
3rd/4th - $15
How to qualify
If you are an aspiring player looking to make your way into Code S, then you must begin your journey by qualifying for Code A.
There will be a single qualifier, where the top 12 players will qualify for Code A.
Code A Qualifier - Saturday, March 6 @ 8 PM EST
You can support the NA Apprentice by using the following Matcherino coupon codes to add $0.5 to each event for free!
- https://matcherino.com/tournaments/43683/overview, Code: 2021Apprentice3
- https://matcherino.com/tournaments/43755/overview, Code: 2021Apprentice4
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This prize pool is only possible thanks to the support of some very generous sponsors, please take the time to check them out on Twitter!
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