AcadArena to host the International Esports Festival 2021 Philippine Leg Qualifiers

15 countries. 100 teams. 3 games. But only the best of the best will remain standing!


The International Esports Festival 2021 is just around the corner and AcadArena AcadArena will be selecting representatives for LoLPC, PUBGPC, Hearthstone.. In just a few weeks, student gamers will not only have a chance to represent their home country at an international stage but also compete for the PHP 2,000,000+ prize pool from December 10 to 12, 2021.


On the main event, winning teams will be receiving a share of the prize pool below:

From November 4 to November 21, registrations will be opened to interested players and teams for Hearthstone and PUBG PC. 


HS Representative Selection

Interested collegiate Hearthstone players will need to register to reserve a slot for the qualifiers. Registration starts from November 4 up until November 21. Only 3 players will be chosen as PH Representatives.

A 2-Day Qualifier that will take place on November 26 and 27 to determine the 3 players who will represent the Philippines for Hearthstone. 

Day 1 (Offstream) will follow a Swiss Rounds format where participants will be playing 4-5 rounds of swiss. Top 8 players after the Swiss Rounds will advance to Day 2 of Qualifiers. 

Day 2 matches will be broadcasted over at AcadArena where the top 8 players will play a Single Elimination Playoffs. Matches will be a Best-of-3 and follow the standard Conquest Rules. Top 3 players will be chosen as the Philippine Representatives of IEF 2021 Hearthstone. 

PUBG Representative Selection

Interested squads will have to submit a Scouting Ground Application. Registrations will be open from November 4 up until November 21. Only 3 squads will be selected to be the IEF 2021 PUBGPC PH Representatives.

AcadArena’s Compete Staff will screen the applications and handpick the PH representatives based on the following criteria:

- Recent tournament achievements (January 2021 onwards)

- Team's average RP in Ranked FFP Season 14


League of Legends PC Representatives

National Campus Open S3 League of Legends finalists, LG Hydra from Ateneo De Manila University and Asian Baby Boys from De La Salle University Manila will be taking the first 2 PH Representative slots for IEF 2021 LoL PC. 

The last slot will be awarded to the winner between MGS Mages from Mapúa University Intramuros and PUP Ypsilos from Polytechnic University of the Philippines Manila, the 3rd and 4th placers from NCO S3 LoL. The Best-of-3 match will take place on November 27 to determine who gets to be the third and final PH representative. 


About International Esports Festival 2021

The International Esports Festival 2021 Changsha is one of the most prestigious collegiate tournaments featuring 3 different esports, League of Legends, PUBG PC and Hearthstone.  Together with AcadArena, the leading organization for campus esports in the Philippines and Southeast Asia, in partnership with Globe Telecom, continues to provide opportunities for students to compete both locally and internationally. 


Past Participation


In the previous International Esports Festival 2020, AcadArena became the bridge of student gamers from University of Sto. Tomas, University of Mindanao and Cor Jesu College to play at an international level. 


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