There’s a special reward for the tournament winner!

Red Bull Campus Clutch World Final will take place in Sao Paolo, Brazil from December 13-16, 2022. University students from over 50 nationalities will compete over four days. 

The Red Bull Campus Clutch kicked off in August with qualifiers and national finals taking place all over the world. So far, there have been over 4500 teams, nearly 25,000 participants an d over 300 national events over the past few months.

The tournament has a €20,000 prize pool as well as a special perk for the winners. The Campus Clutch winners will get an exclusive VIP experience at a 2023 Valorant Champions Tour event. 

“Red Bull Campus Clutch allowed me to meet some great aspiring pros last year in Madrid and I’m hoping to see some familiar and new faces this year. What better place than to do this in Brazil with the country having some of the best fans in the tactical FPS esports genre!”

Alex ‘Vansilli’ Nguyen 

Where does the tournament take place?

The Red Bull Campus Clutch will take place at the Estádio do Pacaembu. The venue is famous for hosting several of the 1950 World Cup games. This was also the venue for football legend Pele’s final game in Brazilian national colors. 

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for university students who will get a chance to play in an in-person international event in Brazil. 

The tournament qualifiers are currently ongoing as students compete against each other. Only 50 teams will remain soon and they will be traveling to Brazil for the LAN final.

Where to watch Red Bull Campus Clutch?

Red Bull Campus Clutch National Final builds Canadian VALORANT esports scene
Image via Red Bull and Riot Games.

The tournament will broadcast its games live on the Red Bull Twitch channel. 

Fifty teams kick off the group stage of the Red Bull Campus Clutch World Final, but only eight will move ahead after the group stage. These teams will then compete in a [single/double]-elimination format. 

The tournament also boasts some very popular broadcast names such as 

  • Iain Chambers
  • Loviel “Velly” Cardwell
  • Alex “Vansilli” Nguyen
  • Jessica “Jess” Bolden
  • Gustavo “Upmind” Franco Domingues
  • John Allen
  • Peter “Kremer3” Kremer
  • Ethan “Sully” Tran.

Intel HUC, SteelSeries, Backforce and AGON by AOC are the official partners of Red Bull Campus Clutch, providing cutting-edge hardware for the tournament.

Red Bull Campus Clutch is a grassroots esports initiative bringing up-and-coming student VALORANT players of every skill level together as they team up and experience competitive gaming as they have never before. In its first year, the tournament showcased up-and-coming talent who went on to establish a career in the pro scene.

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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)