WoW Arena World Championships: Summer Season 2018 Reveal

Blizzard Entertainment

The first Cup of the AWC Summer Season 2018 is on its way, and signups are now open. We’re looking for you to show us your cunning strategies and hunger to win. Click here to sign up!

Whether you’re competing or curious about the competition, you can read about the rules and prizes in the Battlefy links below. Get involved!

About the Tournaments

  • Events occur in 3v3 Arena tournaments, now taking place on tournament realms!
  • Anyone can sign up, and no Arena rating is required!
  • Team rosters can have up to four players, but teams can also sign-up with three.
  • Each online Cup has a $10,000 Prize Pool, and there are AWC points up for grabs.
  • Top point earners from North America and Europe will be invited to compete at the Summer Finals in July for their share of $100,000!
  • Tournament Mode is required; all gear is normalized, and Honor talents and Artifact Power are maximized.

Summer Schedule

Sign-ups Close
Play Begins
Top 8 Broadcasts
EU Cup #1 April 30 (18:00 CEST) May 9 (18:00 CEST) May 12 &13
NA Cup #1 May 7 (9:00 a.m. PDT) May 16 (4:00 p.m. PDT) May 19 & 20
EU Cup #2 May 14 (18:00 CEST) May 23 (18:00 p.m. CEST) May 26 & 27
NA Cup #2 May 21 (9:00 a.m. PDT) May 30 (4:00 p.m. PDT) June 2 & 3
EU Cup #3 May 28 (18:00 CEST) June 6 (18:00 CEST) June 9 & 10
NA Cup #3 June 4 (9:00 a.m. PDT) June 13 (4:00 p.m. PDT) June 16 & 17

Click here to review the 2018 Arena World Championship official rules

For more info on the AWC, community tournament opportunities, broadcast schedule, Summer point standings, and WoW esports articles – head on over to the