Host Tournament Rules Buy RLCS Tickets

Rocket League Championship Series | RLCS

Promotion Tournament Preview

Murty Shah 

|  Esports Program Specialist

May 2nd, 2018

This season of the Rival Series has shown us just how competitive the highest level of Rocket League can be. After five demanding weeks of some of the most exciting matches we’ve seen yet, League Play is finished and we have the four teams that are looking to take the next step toward the Rocket League Championship Series  (RLCS)!

For the Promotion Tournament, Europeans Team Secret and Servette Geneva eSports will get the chance to show off the clinical playstyle and make their region proud. They’ll each face their greatest challenge yet, as Team Secret will face off against FNATIC in a rematch for the ages, and Servette eSports will meet exceL  Esports, a team that struggled in the RLCS but is still comprised of some of the best players Rocket League Esports has to offer. The Rival Series teams in Europe are looking stronger than ever and fans can expect a tense set of matches for the EU Promotion Tournament on May 6th!

North American teams FlyQuest and Allegiance absolutely dominated their competition to get to the top of the standings in this season’s Rival Series, but the road won’t get any easier for them now. FlyQuest will battle Out of Style, the team that blasted their way through last season’s Rival Series. Despite having an 0-7 record in RLCS League Play this season, Out of Style wants to make sure they keep their spot for Season 6. On the other side of the bracket, Allegiance will face Counter Logic Gaming, a team that many agree are capable of so much more than their record shows. CLG was able to beat Cloud9 handily during RLCS League Play, so they’re certainly not a team to sleep on.

For the four Rival Series teams, the journey has been long but their true test has only just begun! As for the RLCS teams facing the prospect of relegation to the Rival Series, it’s about winning at all costs. Like always, the Promotion Tournament is sure to give us some of the most memorable moments in the RLCS season, so make sure to mark your calendars now.

FAN REWARDS

Don’t forget to link your Twitch account to your platform of choice on the Fan Rewards Website and then be sure to tune in to the Promotion Tournament for a chance to earn rewards!

Promotion Tournament Schedule:

  • North America: Saturday, May 5 at 12 PM PDT
  • Europe: Sunday, May 6 at 9 AM PDT

Watch it all unfold live at twitch.tv/rocketleague.

Our site uses cookies to offer you a better browsing experience, enable embedded videos, analyze site traffic, personalize content, and allow advertisements. Read about how we use cookies and how you can control them by clicking "Settings." By clicking "Accept," you agree to the use of the cookies as they are currently set and are okay to continue.

Cookie Settings

Psyonix uses cookies on this site. Cookies are pieces of information shared between your web browser and a website. The information does not usually directly identify you, but the use of cookies enables a faster and more personalized experience for you.

For more information about the different types of cookies we use or to change your default settings, please click on the category headings below. However, by modifying the default settings, your experience of the site and the services we are able to offer may be impacted by blocking some types of cookies. See list of cookies

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential for the website to function. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information. See list of cookies

Performance & Targeting Cookies

Performance cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so that we can measure and improve the performance of our site. The information these cookies collect is aggregated and, therefore, anonymous. If you do not permit these cookies, then we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.

Targeting cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant ads on other sites. Targeting cookies do not store directly personal information but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and device. If do you not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising. See list of cookies

Functional Cookies

These cookies enable the website to remember choices you make to give you enhanced functionality and personalization. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our website. If you do not allow these cookies, then some or all of these services may not function properly. See list of cookies