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snowblindfrog
Country: United States
Signed Up: July 11, 2016
Last Posted: August 9, 2019 at 3:18 PM
Posts: 6 (0 per day)

Season 11 starts Mon. Sept 9th, and SIGNUPS ARE OPEN NOW! JOIN NOW!

Quick Info:

  • Season starts: Monday Sep 9th
  • Registration ends: Wednesday Sept. 11th
  • Duration: 8 weeks of regular season play (1 match per week) followed by 2 weeks of playoffs (2 matches per week)
  • Match nights: Mondays (+Wednesdays during playoffs)
  • Regions: NA/SA/EU/AS/AUZ-NZ
  • System: PC only
  • Cost: NA Premier $35/team entry fee. All other divs FREE
  • Prize pot (NA Premier Only): $560 (16x$35) to the winning teams / Stretch Goal: Anything over the entry fees will go to the winning teams in Intermediate!

We have 5 divisions for various skill levels:

  • NA Premier (Entry fee required): GM+ preferred - each Premier team gets a high bit rate (384kbps) voice room in our server to use during the season for whatever they want! Bit rate that high normally requires 50 Nitro boosts!
  • NA Intermediate: Masters and below with 2 GM limit
  • NA Beginner: Diamond and below with 1 Master limit
  • NA Rookie: Platinum and below only
  • Open: EU/SA/AS/AUS-NZ only (unless enough teams signup to split into skill divs)

UGC is a highly recognized league. Achieving Top 25% placement in a season, will counts as 1 of the 3 placements needed to get the T3 role in The OW Discord.

How to contact us

posted 2 weeks ago

Season 5 of UGC's Overwatch league starts Wednesday Sept 27th!

Signups OPEN NOW (accepting teams in North & South America, Europe, Asia & AUS/NZ). Players of all skill welcome! New sub-2700 SR division added for S5!

Date/Time:
NA Gold - Wednesdays 930pm EST
All Other NA Divisions - Thursdays 930pm EST
Europe - Thursdays 8:00pm (20:00) CEST/CEDT/CE
South America - Thursdays 10:00pm (22:00) (GMT-3)

NA Gold Prize Pot: (BattleNet balance)
-1st place: 6 mains + 2 backups x $40 = $320
-2nd place: 6 mains + 2 backups x $20 = $160
-3rd place: 6 mains x $20 = $120

Read more on our site.
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posted about a year ago

Season 4 of UGC's Overwatch league starts Wednesday May 17th!

NA Gold 1st place team gets $450 worth of prizes donated by Blizzard and GamerSupps!

Signups for Season 4 are OPEN now, so head over to our sign up page and click the "Battle Net Login" button to begin setting up your team! Teams at all skill levels welcome! We're currently accepting new teams in North America, Europe, Asia, South America & Australia/New Zealand regions.

Season 4 map list
Week 1.) King's Row/Watchpoint: Gibraltar + Nepal (TB)
Week 2.) Hollywood/Route 66 + Ilios (TB)
Week 3.) Hanamura/Lijiang Tower + Nepal (TB)
Week 4.) Temple of Anubis/Oasis + Ilios (TB)
Week 5.) Volskaya Industries/Eichenwalde + Nepal (TB)
Week 6.) Numbani/Dorado + Ilios (TB)

Read more about the league and the exciting changes for Season 4 on our site.

posted about 2 years ago

Season 3 of UGC's Overwatch league will be starting on Thursday February 2nd! This season, if enough teams sign up, we plan to split the divisions into Gold and Steel. Teams that finished in the top of last season will automatically be moved up to Gold. Other teams will be load balanced between the 2 divisions based on the team's average competitive rank. Also this season we will be playing 2 maps per week for 6 weeks and will use a third map as the tie breaker.

Season 3 map list
Week 1.) Volskaya/Nepal + Ilios (TB)
Week 2.) King's Row/Watchpoint: Gibraltar + Ilios (TB)
Week 3.) Hanamura/Lijiang + Ilios (TB)
Week 4.) Hollywood/Route 66 + Oasis (TB)
Week 5) Temple of Anubis/Numbani + Oasis (TB)
Week 6) Eichenwalde/Dorado + Oasis (TB)

Signups for Season 3 are currently open; head over to the signup page and click the "Battle Net Login" button to begin setting up your team!

How to contact us: Players can feel free to engage us directly via Battle Net (see our Staff Page), through our Forums or through Discord.

Read more on our site.

posted about 2 years ago

Season 2 of UGC's Overwatch league will be starting on Thursday October 6th! We are also excited to announce that for Season 2 there will be a minimum $400 $500 prize pot to be split (proportionally based on division size) amongst the top team in each Region. We are currently running a Community Fundraiser through GoFundMe to help us increase the prize pool. Throughout the season we will be running a number of Show Matches and Special Brawls to help raise more funds for the prize pool. More info on this can be found on our homepage.

Signups for Season 2 are currently open, so head over to our website and click the "Battle Net Login" button to begin setting up your team! Please note: We're currently accepting new teams in North America, Europe, Asia, South America & Australia/New Zealand regions. Each Region must have a minimum of 14 teams participating in the upcoming season in order to be eligible for prize money.

The regular season will begin on Thursday Oct 6th and will run for 7 weeks. Default match time is Thursdays at 930pm. Following the regular season, we will take 1 week off for Thanksgiving and will resume for 3 weeks of playoffs starting Thursday Dec 1st. For a complete maplist, please visit our schedule page.

Quick guides: How to create a new OW team & How to join an OW team

How to contact us
Players can feel free to engage us directly via Battle Net, through our Forums or through Discord.

If you are a player looking for a team or a team looking for additional players, check out our Recruiting Forum. Please note, our forums currently require a Steam account in order to post.

For players unfamiliar with our league, UGC is a completely free grass roots league run by the community for the community. We currently run the largest amateur Team Fortress 2 seasonal league in the world with over 8,000 rostered players in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. We have been around since 2002 and have supported a number of Steam games throughout the years. This is our second season supporting Overwatch.

posted about 2 years ago

UGC League is proud to announce the Pilot Season of our new Overwatch league! The season will begin on Thursday July 21st and will run for 5 weeks. Teams will play 1 match every Thursday. At the end of August we will be running a short playoff period that ends in a Grand Finals (Best of 3 Maps) match for each division. During the pilot season we will be limited to 1 division for North America and 1 division for Europe.

UGC is a completely free league and signups are currently open, so head over to our website and click the "Battle Net Login" button to begin setting up your team!

Although we won't be offering prizes for the pilot season, we plan to do so for the first official season in the fall.

Also make sure to familiarize yourself with our updated ruleset and maplist for the Pilot Season.

This season's admins will be:
Snowblind#1570 (Head Admin)
Gaberoll#11396
Miggthulu#1475
MaddieWilmot#2249

How to contact us
Players can feel free to engage us directly via Battle Net, through our Forums or through Discord.

If you are a player looking for a team or a team looking for additional players, check out our Recruiting Forum. Please note, our forums currently require a Steam account in order to post.

For players unfamiliar with our league, UGC currently runs the largest amateur Team Fortress 2 seasonal league in the world. We have over 10,000 rostered players in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. For TF2 we run 3 seasons per year that are comprised of 8 weeks and regular season matches followed by 4 weeks of playoff matches. We have been around since 2002 and have supported a number of Steam games throughout the years. Overwatch is our first foray into a non-Steam based game.

posted about 3 years ago