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When is the Dota 2 roster lock deadline for 2022?

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The upcoming DPC season will see a few changes in the schedule. The roster lock deadline for DPC 2023 is fast-approaching.

Every year after TI11, Dota 2 sees a lull in esports tournaments. This year Tundra esports surprised everyone with their dominant TI11 victory. With the first Dota 2 Major fast approaching, here’s the Dota 2 roster lock 2022 deadline - the latest by which teams will have to finalize their roster.
If you want to stay updated with the latest post-TI11 Dota 2 roster shuffle news we have you covered. The thread includes all confirmed roster changes in Dota 2 and will give you a fair idea of what to expect from teams in the upcoming season.
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When is the 2022 Dota 2 roster lock deadline?

The roster lock deadline for Dota 2 this year is Dec 9, 2022. Teams have until midnight to drop or add a player to their Dota 2 roster.
Any changes post this deadline would count as a mid-season roster change and would attract the appropriate penalty.

DPC 2023 schedule

Image Credit: PGL
Image Credit: PGL
Earlier in August, Valve unveiled the DPC 2023 schedule. Taking into account feedback from professional players as well as viewers, Valve has made some small changes to the schedule. Most notable is the shorter league durations which leaves open the possibility of the return of third-party events.
There will be three Dota 2 Majors in the DPC 2023 season each at the end of the respective DPC tour. The first Major takes place in February, the second in April and the final Major will take place in June-July next year. Of course the biggest Dota 2 event - The International - will mark the end of the DPC season. Valve is yet to announce more details of TI12.

Winter Tour 

  • Open Qualifiers: December 11-13, 2022 
  • Closed Qualifiers: December 14-15, 2022 
  • Division 1 Regional League Tournament: January 9-29, 2023 
  • Division 2 Regional League Tournament: January 30 – February 19, 2023
  • Major Tournament: February 24 – March 5, 2023 

Spring Tour 

  • Open Qualifiers: March 13-15, 2023 
  • Closed Qualifiers: March 16-22, 2023 
  • Division 1 Regional League Tournament: March 13 – April 2, 2023 
  • Division 2 Regional League Tournament: April 3-23, 2023 
  • Major Tournament: April 28 – May 7, 2023 

Summer Tour 

  • Open Qualifiers: May 15-27, 2023 
  • Closed Qualifiers: May 18-24, 2023 
  • Division 1 Regional League Tournament: May 15 – June 4, 2023 
  • Division 2 Regional League Tournament: June 5-25, 2023 
  • Major Tournament: June 30 – July 9th, 2023
You can find more information about the DPC 2023 schedule here. With the roster lock deadline fast approaching, team signups will be visible on the official Dota 2 registrations page.
Rohan
Rohan
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Started esports with Dota, moved to CS, then OW, back to Dota 2 and now a bit of Valorant. I love city-building games, have spent hours in Cities:Skylines only to have the traffic defeat me. Love travelling, an admirer of fine movies, writing a sci-fi novel in spare time and coding (Javascript)