World of Warcraft Arena World Championship 2024 kicks off this weekend! cover image

World of Warcraft Arena World Championship 2024 kicks off this weekend!

It’s time to reunite in combat.

Kicking off World of Warcraft (WoW) esports in 2024 is the Arena World Championship (AWC)! Read on for everything to know about the Dragonflight Season 3 WoW AWC event, including the schedule, where to watch, what to expect, and more.

WoW AWC Dragonflight Season 3

The Dragonflight Season 3 tournaments include WoW AWC Cup 1, WoW AWC Cup 2, Gauntlet 1, and the WoW AWC Mid-Season Clash. While WoW AWC Cup 1 broadcast happens between Feb. 2 and Feb. 4, the next cup is scheduled between Feb. 9 and Feb. 11. After the Gauntlet 1 event on March 1, the Mid-Season Clash broadcast is slated to take place between March 2 and March 3.

Date
WoW Esports Event
Information
Feb. 2 to Feb. 4
WoW AWC Cup 1
Open bracket: Jan. 31
Feb. 9 to Feb. 11
WoW AWC Cup 2
Open bracket: Feb. 7
March 1
WoW AWC Gauntlet 1
Bottom 5 teams
March 2 to March 3
WoW AWC Mid-Season Clash
Top 8 teams, cross region

Those who compete in a full WoW AWC Cup can earn the Dreaming Banner of the Aspects as well. Players who wish to prove themselves in WoW esports can get started by registering for a tournament through Raider.IO. We've created a table below with direct registration links as well.

Tournament Name
Registration Link
WoW AWC Dragonflight Season 3 Cup 1 NA
WoW AWC Dragonflight Season 3 Cup 2 NA
WoW AWC Dragonflight Season 3 Cup 1 EU
WoW AWC Dragonflight Season 3 Cup 2 EU

Where to watch, what to expect, and WoW AWC prize pool

Each WoW AWC Dragonflight Season 3 broadcast kicks off at 10 a.m. PT, and fans can catch all of the action on Twitch and YouTube. The broadcast talent consists of Azael, Eiya, Lythi, Supatease, Venruki, and Ziqo. Additionally, those who would like to co-stream the matches can also apply through Blizzard's Google form.

World of Warcraft Arena World Championship 2024 schedule (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
World of Warcraft Arena World Championship 2024 schedule (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)

In terms of what to expect, the games are played under the double-elimination, best-of-five format. The grand finals fall under the best-of-seven format. Additionally, each WoW AWC Cup features a prize pool of $10,000 USD plus 528 points up for grabs. Meanwhile, the Gauntlet 1 event features a $20,000 USD prize pool. As for the Mid-Season Clash, it has $100,000 USD in prizing.

WoW AWC Dragonflight Season 3 kicks off on Feb. 2 (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
WoW AWC Dragonflight Season 3 kicks off on Feb. 2 (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)

That's all for now, but stick around on esports.gg for more WoW esports news and updates!