Top teams from the Atlantic Contenders regions from season 1 face off in an intense double-elimination bracket.
The teams invited are:
The champions of South America (Lowkey Esports)
The two finalists of Europe (Angry Titans/British Hurricane)
The two champions of North America East and West(Fusion University/Team Envy)
Extra NA team from a finalist tiebreaker (ATL Academy)
The winner of the showdown earns their region an extra slot in the Contenders Gauntlet. For the two bottom placing teams, a Gauntlet spot is taken away from their representative region(s).