Here is a recap of the official Qualifier for CCA’s $50,000 Fortnite Creative Series.

The College Carball Association (CCA) hosted their first Qualifier for their brand new $50,000 Creative Series, featuring Fortnite. With competitors from schools all over North America, the action ended up being quite intense.

Here is an overview of the CCA Fortnite Creative Series Qualifier.

CCA Fortnite Creative Series hosts its one and only Qualifier

The CCA Fortnite Creative hosted a successful Qualifier, where 16 teams per region qualified for next week's Swiss-system tournament.

The series was divided into four regions across North America: North, East, South and West. Each region consisted of multiple colleges, where teams of three (all players from the same school) competed against other students from an opposing school.

CCA Fortnite Creative Series

The tournament was a double-elimination bracket, where teams competed on a new Rivalry Hardpoint Map, which was a part of Campus Corner. Campus Corner is a unique Creative Hub developed by CCA for collegiate Fortnite competitors.

The series lasts over 8 weeks, where one school will come out victorious.

16 qualifying teams from each region

16 teams will be moving forward to next week's Swiss tournament. Here is a list of every qualifying team per region.

North:

  • Yorku CA
  • Fisher College
  • The UCONN Champs
  • Dawson College
  • University of Waterloo
  • SCC FN
  • CSTJPANDAS
  • Northwood Esports
  • Carthage Firebirds
  • MCMaster Canada
  • IWU Esports
  • Illini Orange
  • SHU Fortnite
  • John Abbott College
  • UWSP
  • UMD Academy

East:

  • Akron Zips Esports
  • USC Spartans
  • UMD Fortnite
  • Slippery Rock University
  • George Mason University
  • Villanova University
  • MVNU Esports
  • High Point University Purple
  • Niner Esports
  • UBUFF
  • WVU Potomac State College
  • Saint Francis FW
  • Saint Francis FW (B)
  • Purdue Pub Players
  • High Point University Panthers
  • Purdue

South:

  • UNT Esports
  • FGCU
  • CU Boulder
  • UT Arlington
  • TAMU
  • TAMUCC Islander Blue
  • University of Oklahoma
  • GCU Esports
  • OC Esports
  • Sailfish Esports
  • University of North Florida
  • CU Boulder 2
  • Florida Tech
  • Huntingdon Hawks
  • Penn State

West:

  • CSULB Gold
  • CSULA
  • University of Nevada, Reno
  • UMN Gold
  • San Jose State University
  • De Anza College
  • Clarke Pride Fortnite
  • SJRC Bear Cubs
  • UMN2
  • Grand View University
  • UMT Griz Maroon
  • UMT Griz Glacier
  • YU - Fortnite 1
  • Center for Arts and Technology
  • YU - Fortnite 2
  • BLC Esports
CCA Fortnite Creative Series (East Qualifiers)CCA Fortnite Creative Series (North Qualifiers)

"Our team came together about two to three years ago when we each first came to campus. We are on the University of Akron's varsity Fortnite team and have been competing in collegiate events for a while now," said Akron Zips Esports. "One thing you should know about us is that we are going to be the Creative Series champs in late October."

Competitors not only are competing for bragging rights but also for a $50,000 prize pool.

Prize Pool

Here is a breakdown of the official Creative Series Prize Pool.

Creative Series Prize Pool:

  • 1st - $15,000
  • 2nd - $7,500
  • 3rd - $6,000
  • 4th - $4,500
  • 5th - $3,000
  • 6th - $2,100
  • 7th - $1,800
  • 8th - $1,500
  • 9th - $1,200
  • 10th - $900
  • 11th - $750
  • 12th - $750

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