The competition will take place in 2 stages; the Preliminaries and a National Representative Qualifier.
The preliminaries are broken up into 4 states:
Players will play in a best of three (BO3) double elimination bracket till the top 3 players are reached. From here a best of five (BO5) format will be used for the Upper Bracket Final, the Lower Bracket Final and the Grand Final.
National Representative Qualifier:
The winners of the preliminaries will be randomly seeded into a best of five (BO5) double elimination bracket, with the winner going to Kaohsiung, Taiwan to represent Australia at the 10th Esports World Championship!
The National Representative Qualifier will take place on the 26th of July 2018 at the International Convention Centre in Sydney.