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Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 1 Cash Cup and tournament schedule

Here is your complete guide to Fortnite Competitive tournaments in Chapter 5 Season 1.

Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 1 introduced players into a new world, with a new map alongside new mechanics, weapons, cosmetics, and more. As with any new Fortnite season, competitive tournaments are just around the corner, and thousands of dollars are up for grabs to all players looking to cash out. Today, Esports.gg presents a complete schedule for Fortnite Chapter 5 Cash Cups and other tournaments.

Rank requirements for Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 1 Cash Cups and other tournaments

Tournament
Rank Required
Mix-Up Mondays
No Rank Requirement
Solo Victory Cash Cup
Gold I in Ranked Battle Royale
Duos Zero Build Victory Cash Cup
Gold I in Ranked Zero Build
Duos Cash Cup
Gold I in Ranked Battle Royale
Duos Console Cash Cup
Platinum I in Ranked Battle Royale
Ranked Cups
Eligibility Based on Your Current Rank

Fortnite Duos Cash Cup schedule (Battle Royale)

Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 1 returns with Duos as the primary game mode alongside the Cash Cup tournaments. Each Cash Cup features a two-round format, usually played on the same day. The only outlier occurs on January 24 and 25, with rounds one and two occurring on those days. Fortnite Chapter 5 Duos Cash Cups kick off on December 9 and conclude on February 23.

Rounds 1 and 2

  • December 9
  • December 16
  • January 20
  • January 24 (Round 1)
  • January 25 (Round 2)
  • February 22
  • February 23

Victory Cups (Battle Royale and Zero Build)

Victory Cups are back again in Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 1. Players ranked at least Gold I in Ranked Mode can participate in this two-round format tournament. The top players will qualify for round two and earn $100 for every Victory Royale earned across three matches. Both rounds will occur on the same day as outlined below.

Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 1 offers a Zero Build Duos alternative like the Battle Royale Victory Cup. This tournament follows a similar format, with the top Duos advancing to round two and earning $100 per Victory Royale across three matches.

Here is the Fortnite Victory Cash Cup schedule for Chapter 5 Season 1:

Rounds 1 and 2 (Battle Royale & Zero Build)

  • December 8
  • December 10
  • December 15
  • December 17
  • December 20
  • December 21
  • December 22
  • January 19
  • January 21
  • February 9
  • February 11

Mix-Up Monday (Battle Royale & Zero Build)

The Mix-Up Monday tournaments in Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 1 feature a no-prize, casual alternative to the more intense Victory and Duos Cash Cups. This tournament pairs you with a random teammate, and your goal is to earn as many points as possible. The Battle Royale and Zero Build Mix-Up Monday competitions occur on the days listed below.

  • December 11
  • December 18
  • January 15
  • January 22
  • February 5
  • February 12
  • February 19
  • February 26
  • March 4

PlayStation Cups

PlayStation Cups return in Chapter 5 Season 1, with a Solos Zero Build and Battle Royale track. Each game mode offers two preliminary qualifiers in December with the Grand Finals occurring in January. Refer below for the complete schedule.

  • December 8 - Zero Build PlayStation Cup Qualifier 1
  • December 9 - Battle Royale PlayStation Cup Qualifier 1
  • December 15 - Zero Build PlayStation Cup Qualifier 2
  • December 16 - Battle Royale PlayStation Cup Qualifier 2
  • January 13 - Zero Build PlayStation Cup Finals
  • January 14 - Battle Royale PlayStation Cup Finals

Console Cash Cups (Battle Royale and Zero Build)

In addition to the PlayStation Cups, all console players, including those on Xbox and Nintendo Switch are eligible to compete in the Fortnite Chapter 5 Console Cash Cups. These have replaced the season Console Champions Cups, featuring a moderate prize pool and consistent competition.

  • December 13 - Round 1
  • December 14 - Round 2
  • January 17 - Round 1
  • January 18 - Round 2
  • February 7 - Round 1
  • February 8 - Round 2
  • February 14 - Round 1
  • February 15 - Round 2

Epic Games has not announced the Chapter 5 Season 1 Fortnite Champion Series (FNCS) yet, but more information will materialize in January. For now, the Cash Cups and other competitions listed above are the foundation of Fortnite Competitive in Chapter 5.

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