FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHAT IS BEACON?

BEACON is the official VALORANT Regional Circuit for Ireland, Nordics & UK (Northern Europe).

Sometimes it can be difficult to find a way into the competitive world of esports tournaments when you’re just starting out. Going up against the best from the get go can be daunting, so Beacon offers a gentle pathway with a prize pool to get you started on your journey.
Compete in partnered tournaments. Earn points. Make waves.

WHO CAN PLAY?

Anyone aged at least 16 years old. The team must also consist of at least 3/5 players residing within Northern Europe. Northern Europe countries include: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden & United Kingdom. There will be an ID check at a point through the tournament which will check age and region eligibility.

CAN I PLAY IN SEVERAL TEAMS?

Within a BEACON stop or Circuit Finals, a Player will not be allowed to compete for more than one Team simultaneously and cannot be listed on the Roster of more than one Team.

However, a Player will be permitted to compete in multiple teams within the Beacon Circuit in different tournaments. E.g. Player 1 can play for Team 1 in The Goose House Beacon Open and then for Team 2 at epic36.

Teams must keep in mind that to accrue Circuit Points they will need to maintain at least a 3 out of 5 Player roster for qualification in the Circuit Finals.

CAN I PLAY IN MULTIPLE VALORANT REGIONAL CIRCUITS AT THE SAME TIME?

Players may only compete in a single Valorant Regional Circuit at a time, but if you’re no longer actively on a team in another VRC you can play in Beacon.

CAN A TEAM COMPETING IN A VALORANT CHALLENGERS LEAGUE COMPETE?

For Split 2 2023, teams competing in Challengers Northern Europe: Polaris are permitted to compete in BEACON. However they must fulfil the relevant roster requirements for the ladders and/or Circuit Finals.

WHAT IS A SPLIT?

A split acts as a “season” and usually lasts 3 months. BEACON Split 2 2023 commences between September – December 2023.

CAN I STILL PARTICIPATE AFTER THE SPLIT HAS BEGUN?

You and your team can join even if the split has already started. Just register and get started!

IS THERE PRIZE MONEY?

Yes! €10,000 EUR prize pool will be up for grabs in the Circuit Finals.
There is no additional prize money for competing in the BEACON North & South Ladders.

CAN I STREAM MY MATCHES?

Any streams must be pre-approved by Promod Esports. If approved, your stream must include a minimum of 90 seconds delay and may be required to display a BEACON graphics package at all times throughout the broadcast.