Gears Pro Circuit Mexico City Open

Event & Venue Information

Dates: Friday, Feb 1 - Sunday, Feb 3.

City: Mexico City, Mexico

Venue: World Trade Centre

Address: Filadelfia 40, Nápoles, 03810 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico (MAP)

Prize Pool: $200,000

Pro Points: 25,000 Series

Official Event Rules

Schedule:

Friday, February 1st: Registration begins at 9:00 AM CST. Doors open for teams at 10:00 AM CST Doors open to spectators at 12:00 PM CST for open bracket viewing. Teams must arrive by 11:00 AM CST for a tournament start at 12:00 PM noon CST. Main stage matches begin at 2:00 PM CST.

Saturday, February 2nd: Doors open to spectators at 9:30 AM CST. Teams should arrive by 9:00 AM CST, tournament and main stage matches resume at 10:00 AM CST.

Sunday, February 3rd: Doors open to spectators at 9:30 AM CST. Teams should arrive by 9:00 AM CST, tournament and main stage matches resume at 10:00 AM CST.

Stream Schedule: Starts Friday at 2:00 PM CST, Saturday at 10:00 AM CST, Sunday at 10:00 AM CST on http://live.gearsofwar.com

SECURITY GUIDELINES:

  • Bags are allowed - all bags will be checked.
  • No weapons or sharp objects permitted into the venue - security personnel's discretionary decision.
  • Cameras allowed (subject to signing a waiver).
  • Xbox controllers and gaming headsets allowed (and required for players). 
  • You may bring labeled, packaged drinks and snacks - no thermos flasks or unlabeled bottles.
  • You are not permitted to bring alcohol from outside.

Team Passes

IMPORTANT: PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL PLAYERS AND COACHES MUST BE OVER 18 TO BE ELIGIBLE TO COMPETE IN THE EVENT

Have questions? Contact gearsprocircuit@microsoft.com

Latin American Team Pass Pre-Sale (3000 MXN): Wednesday, December 19th during Gears Fight Night (show starts at 5 PM CST)
All team passes include 5 players and a coach/manager (6 individual passes total). Passes are non-refundable and non-transferable. All teams are required to purchase passes, including pool play, travel coverage and open bracket teams. Each player must submit their Gamertag, MLG username, and contact info during registration.

Register here

General Team Pass Sale ($200 USD): Friday, December 21st at 3 PM CST
All team passes include 5 players and a coach/manager (6 individual passes total). Passes are non-refundable and non-transferable. All teams are required to purchase passes, including pool play, travel coverage and open bracket teams. Each player must submit their Gamertag, MLG username, and contact info during registration.

Register here

Roster Submission

IMPORTANT: PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL PLAYERS AND COACHES MUST BE OVER 18 TO BE ELIGIBLE TO COMPETE IN THE EVENT 

Have questions? Contact gearsprocircuit@microsoft.com

Pool Play Teams: Rosters must be completed on smash.gg by January 14th at 3:00 PM CST (Pool Play roster lock). Official roster submissions will not be accepted by email. Teams will be required to invite all team members via email or smash.gg usernames at the time of pass purchase. After passes are purchased, rosters can be changed up to the Pool Play roster lock time and date. Pool play roster changes may be made AFTER the Roster Lock date (January 14th at 3:00 PM CST) until the open bracket roster lock date, however these teams will be removed from pool play and seeded into the open bracket. Any teams that make roster changes following the open bracket roster lock date will be placed at the bottom of the open bracket unseeded. Pool play teams will be seeded by Pro Points as of January 28th at 6:00 AM EST. All pool play teams must arrive (latest) on Wednesday, January 30th and depart (earliest) on Monday, February 4th due to media day requirements.

Travel Assistance: Travel assistance is available to the Top 8 Latin American teams, Top 8 North American teams, and the Top 3 European teams via Gears Pro Points at the seeding point deadline. Teams submitting for travel assistance must have submitted their roster & pass purchased via smash.gg by January 14th at 3:00 PM CST (official travel coverage roster lock)Travel coverage and bookings will be provided by Gamelta. Qualifying teams will be contacted via email to collect the necessary information, with responses required within 48 hours of the email's receipt. Roster changes made after the travel assistance deadline may result in partial or zero team travel funding. All pool play teams must arrive (latest) on Wednesday, January 30th and depart (earliest) on Monday, February 4th due to media day requirements. For travel assistance questions please email gearsmx@service.microsoft.com.

Open Bracket Teams: Full rosters must be completed on smash.gg by January 28th at 3:00 PM CST (official open bracket roster lock). Official roster submissions will not be accepted by email. Teams will be required to invite all team members via email or smash.gg usernames at the time of pass purchase (smash.gg usernames are highly recommended). Rosters can be changed up to the roster lock time and date, however roster changes made after this date must be submitted via gearsmx@service.microsoft.com and are subject to approval by Gears Esports. These teams will be placed at the bottom of the open bracket unseeded. Open Bracket teams will be seeded by Pro Points as of  January 28th at 6:00 AM EST. 

General Rules: Teams may not sell or transfer passes. Each Team Pass includes 6 individual passes (5 players + coach). Teams are required to invite all team members via email or smash.gg usernames. Rosters can be changed up to the open bracket roster lock date (January 28th at 3:00 PM CST), however Pool Play teams changing their roster after the Pool Play roster lock date (January 14th at 3:00 PM CST) will forfeit their Travel Coverage and Pool Play spot, and be placed in the Open Bracket.

How to register for a Team Pass on smash.gg:

  1. All team members must register an account on smash.gg.
  2. Team Captain or Manager goes to the Event Page and clicks the "Register" button in the top right (under the header) to access the Registration form.
  3. Team Captain or Manager fills out first page of form with personal details, advances to Registration form.
  4. Team Captain or Manager selects team pass from the drop down menu.
  5. Team Captain or Manager creates a new team by entering a team name in the prompted field, and invites teammates by entering their smash.gg usernames or email addresses.
  6. Team Captain or Manager fills out the remainder of the form, advances to Payment form.
  7. Team Captain or Manager fills out Payment form to pay for pass.
  8. Team Captain or Manager receives a registration confirmation email, and can make any changes to their roster (prior to roster lock) on smash.gg
  9. Team Players accept invite.
  10. For more help on inviting players to your team, please visit: https://help.smash.gg/hc/en-us/articles/223327488-How-do-I-Create-Join-a-Team-
    Note: All players will be required to provide certain information upon registering for the tournament.

Spectator Information

IMPORTANT: PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL SPECTATORS MUST BE OVER 16 WITH PARENTAL CONSENT AND DIRECT SUPERVISION TO BE ELIGIBLE TO ATTEND THE EVENT. 

Have questions? Contact gearsprocircuit@microsoft.com


Spectator Ticket Sales Begin: Friday, December 21st at 3 PM CT
 for all regions here
Price: $15 USD + Fees

Spectator passes include full access to the main stage area, featured station area, and the exciting open bracket for the entire weekend.

Meet Gears of War developers and the professional Gears teams! Signings and photographs will be available throughout the weekend.

Non-refundable and non-transferable.

Parental Supervision and a signed Parental Consent form will be required for all spectators or participants under the age of 18. Please feel free to reach out to gearsmx@service.microsoft.com with any questions or concerns.

Consent forms can be found here:
- English
- Spanish