Red Bull Kumite launches first-ever Street Fighter 6 Canadian Qualifiers cover image

Red Bull Kumite launches first-ever Street Fighter 6 Canadian Qualifiers

The Red Bull Kumite Canada Qualifiers will help determine the best of the best!

Red Bull Kumite, the premier Street Fighter invitational, has announced that it will hold its first-ever Canadian Qualifiers! Read on for everything you need to know about these Red Bull Kumite Canada Qualifiers for Street Fighter 6, how to register, and more.

Red Bull Kumite Canadian Qualifiers

The Red Bull Kumite Canada Qualifiers will kick off on Feb. 10 with four spots in the Red Bull Kumite Canada National Final on the line. The Red Bull Kumite Canada Qualifiers will be online events. Next, the National Final will take place on March 2 in Toronto's Red Bull Gaming Studio. This tournament will determine who will head to New York. The goal will be a spot in Red Bull Kumite's main event on March 17.

Red Bull Kumite Street Fighter 6 players (Image via Tyrone Bradley and Red Bull Content Pool)
Red Bull Kumite Street Fighter 6 players (Image via Tyrone Bradley and Red Bull Content Pool)

"Whoever emerges as the top player from the Canadian National Final wins the title of best Street Fighter 6 player in Canada, as well as a trip to New York where they will compete against eight other internationally qualified players for one of the coveted two remaining spots in Red Bull Kumite," an announcement explained.

Street Fighter 6 gameplay screenshot (Image via CAPCOM Co., Ltd.)
Street Fighter 6 gameplay screenshot (Image via CAPCOM Co., Ltd.)

Here is a breakdown of how the Street Fighter 6 esports tournament for Canadians:

Date
Event Name
Information
Feb. 10
Red Bull Kumite Canada East Qualifier
Top 2 players advance to National Final
Feb. 10
Red Bull Kumite Canada West Qualifier
Top 2 players advance to National Final
March 2
Red Bull Kumite Canada National Final
Winner heads to Red Bull Kumite New York
March 16
Red Bull Kumite 2024 Play-In
Winner fights for a spot in the main event
March 17
Red Bull Kumite New York
Top 16 players fight for the crown
Street Fighter 6 screenshot (Image via CAPCOM Co., Ltd.)
Street Fighter 6 screenshot (Image via CAPCOM Co., Ltd.)

Red Bull Kumite Canada prize pools

Below is a breakdown of the Canadian prize pools as well:

Qualifier Prizing
1st Place
$750 CAD + Trip to Toronto for the National Final
2nd Place
$450 CAD + Trip to Toronto for the National Final
3rd Place
$300 CAD
National Final Prizing
1st Place
$1,000 CAD + Trip to Red Bull Kumite New York
2nd Place
$600 CAD
3rd Place
$400 CAD
Screenshot of the game (Image via CAPCOM Co., Ltd.)
Screenshot of the game (Image via CAPCOM Co., Ltd.)

How to register for Red Bull Kumite Canada

Interested competitors can now register to duke it out in the Red Bull Kumite Canada Qualifiers. As for supporters and fans who wish to cheer their favorite players on during the Canadian National Final, they can do so by checking out the event's official Twitch channel.

Gameplay screenshot (Image via CAPCOM Co., Ltd.)
Gameplay screenshot (Image via CAPCOM Co., Ltd.)

Below are some important links:

Even Name
Link
Red Bull Kumite Canada East Qualifier
Red Bull Kumite Canada West Qualifier
Red Bull Kumite Canada National Final
Red Bull Kumite New York
Red Bull Kumite 2023 took place in South Africa (Image via Mpumelelo Macu and Red Bull Content Pool)
Red Bull Kumite 2023 took place in South Africa (Image via Mpumelelo Macu and Red Bull Content Pool)

Red Bull Kumite 2024

As noted, the main event will take place on March 17. This will involve a single-elimination, first-to-five format and 16 players in total. These players will consist of 14 invited competitors plus the winners of the Red Bull Kumite 2024 Play-In and Last Chance Qualifier. Additionally, the bracket will feature four stages, namely Round One, the Quarterfinals, Semifinals, and the Red Bull Kumite 2024 Final.

Red Bull Kumite 2021 took place in Las Vegas (Image via Marv Watson and Red Bull Content Pool)
Red Bull Kumite 2021 took place in Las Vegas (Image via Marv Watson and Red Bull Content Pool)

Here is the prize pool for the main event:

Red Bull Kumite Prizing

1st Place
$9,000 USD
2nd Place
$5,000 USD
3rd & 4th Place
$4,000 USD each
5th to 8th Place
$3,000 USD each
9th to 16th Place
$2,000 USD each

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