The 2017 Hearthstone Championship Tour is underway—and the Tavern Heroes program is continuing, allowing even more ways to get involved! Starting Wednesday, March 1, approved Fireside Gatherings will be able to host Tavern Hero Qualifiers. Winners of these competitions will be eligible to participate in the Tavern Hero tournament for a chance to earn a spot at the 2017 Hearthstone Americas Spring Playoffs. Find out more below!
Fireside Gatherings near you will now be eligible to host Tavern Hero Qualifiers, where you can battle it out against your fellow patrons to determine who will represent your local inn at one of the select Tavern Hero tournament locations across the Americas*. The Tavern Hero tournament for the Spring Season will take place the day before the Spring Playoffs begin, and the top 8 players will be crowned Tavern Heroes. These players will then join the top 64 competitors from the point standings to do battle in the Americas Spring Playoffs for one of four spots in the Spring Championship. More details will be revealed later.
Tavern Hero Qualifier competition requirements:
- Must create your event on FiresideGatherings.com
- Must submit an e-mail to FiresideGatherings@blizzard.com and include a link to your event
- Must take place from March 1 to April 23
- Must sign up before the April 12 deadline
- Must be open to the public, and held in a public venue
- Must have a minimum of 16 players
- Must be played using Standard decks in the Conquest format
- Must provide a completed event report and tournament bracket within 1 week of the end of the qualifier via email to FiresideGatherings@blizzard.com
- Organizers are not eligible to participate in their own Tavern Hero Qualifier
Your Tavern Hero Qualifier must be free to enter.
Note: An organizer may run more than one qualifier during the Spring Season, but all previous events must be reported with tournament results before new events will be approved.
You can check to see if your event has been listed by visiting www.FiresideGatherings.com. Set the “Filter By” drop down to “Special” then search your country. If your event has been accepted and flagged, it will appear on the list.
*For Aus/NZ Tavern Heroes, all winners of ANZ Tavern Hero Qualifiers will be eligible to participate in the Tavern Hero tournament for a chance to earn a spot at the 2017 Hearthstone Asia-Pacific Spring Playoffs.