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EA SPORTS FIFA 17 Ultimate Team Qualifier – Pools Announcement

Full groups are now ready for the EA SPORTS FIFA 17 Ultimate Team Qualifier at DreamHack Winter 2016, so find information on when you play and get ready!

Today we’re announcing the groups for the upcoming Ultimate Team Qualifier at DreamHack winter 2017.

Groups – Playstation 4

168 players are confirmed for their participation and platform choice. Each Group will have 43 players, with 21 open slots per pool. These slots will be given out to Players in the Waiting list which you sign-up to at DreamHack Winter 2016.

Groups – XBOX One

62 players are confirmed for their participation and platform choice for the XBOX One Division. Due to this, we will decrease the groups from max 64 players to 32 players as we have 15-16 players for each group, 14-15 slots will be open for the Waiting List in each bracket. These slots will be given out to players in the waiting list which you sign-up to at DreamHack Winter 2016.

I’m not in the list? What can I do?

If you didn’t get a confirmed slot, please go to the registration desk in Hall B at DreamHack Winter 2016 and sign-up for the waiting list. Every group will be closed 30 minutes before match start and both players unable to confirm their participation and the open slots will be filled with players from the waiting list. If you don’t get a slot in the first group immediately, you will remain on the waiting list for later groups as the tournament moves on.

Update on Game Mode and Tournament format

The entire group stage will be played in Kick-Off Mode with equalized teams. Once we have reached playoffs in each tournament we will play the tournament in FUT, with the following restrictions:
No Training Items
Chemistry/Position Changes are fine
Healing and fitness consumables are fine
No Custom Formations
Max 3 Legends on XBOX
Competitors will need to use their own FUT account for the playoffs, and that account must have an active Fifa17 FUT account and XBOX Live Gold or PSN +

Culmination Grand Final will be provided special accounts with identical list of players on each for the for the competitors to build their squad from.

See full groups and schedule below.

News

2016/11/21 – Schedule And Talent Announcement
2016/11/18 – Tournament details released
2016/11/03 – Notable Signups
2016/10/04 – Tournament Sign Ups

Tournament Information

Prize Pool: $10,000
Qualification Method: Open signups, onsite participation & confirmation required.
Player Cap: 512
Platform: Playstation 4 / Xbox One
Game Mode: Kick-off Mode with Equalized Teams (85 rating) for Group stage, FUT Friendly Seasons for Playoffs
Livestream: http://www.twitch.tv/dreamhackfifa17
Prize Winnings:
1. $5,000
2. $2,000
3-4. $1000
5-8. $250

Tournament #1 – Xbox One Division

Player Cap: 128
Tournament Format: Double elimination pool play best of one, 4 pools of 32 players, top-4 qualify for the playoff bracket. Playoff with 16 players, double elimination, each match best of three.

Schedule:
Thursday 24th of November
11.00 Xbox One Division – Pool A On-site Confirmation ends
11.30 Xbox One Division – Pool A Tournament starts
17.30 Xbox One Division – Pool B On-site Confirmation ends
18.00 Xbox One Division – Pool B Tournament starts

Friday 25th of November
11.00 XBOX Division – Pool C On-site Confirmation ends
11.30 XBOX Division – Pool C Tournament starts
17.30 Xbox One Division – Pool D On-site Confirmation ends
18.00 Xbox One Division – Pool D Tournament starts

Saturday 26th of November
10.30 Xbox One Division – Playoff On-Site Confirmation ends
11.00 Xbox One Division – Playoff starts

Xbox One Division

Xbox One Pool A
Dingo
DHG hacknus
Hashtag Harry
Busbenn
Marcovicini
Kubistik
Lewy
Fused EU
Chris ”Pheonix”
Luvarez
GaUcHo
protoskere
AnB_HD
Montazar
Sneaky

Xbox One Pool B
WG_Hjorth
Niller
Epsilon Gorilla
Twitch.tv/JoaquimBlaze
hapwow
Blue Lion
Night_watch
Ikandro
Zaka
Pete
Chris23
Johan
yLuuCz
navas frinds1
Ekdahl

Xbox One Pool C
KegleKongen
KezBrown
FifaChrilleHD
Skillz xPanda
AlexanderB
M.c
RRiv9
Hasse97
Bayy1996
ProPain Maiden
MerKouZ
Vedeanu
zTheLxffy
FunguyX80
Kullinpää

Xbox One Pool D
Mence NeXus
PSG Agge
Alawest
Jepcar
NxG MasinhoHD
The Phoenix
cenamessi118
Amoox
Sletnes
FlaGGo95
pattelattehurra
NIKOOXO
DADO
Marcus_Kok

Tournament #2 – Playstation Division

Player Cap: 256
Tournament Format: Double elimination pool play best of one, 4 Pools of 64 players, top-8 qualify for the playoff bracket. Playoff with 32 players, double elimination, each match is best of three.

Schedule:
Thursday 24th of November
14.15 Playstation Division – Pool A On-site Confirmation ends
14.45 Playstation Division – Pool A Tournament starts
20.45 Playstation Division – Pool B On-site Confirmation ends
21.15 Playstation Division – Pool B Tournament starts

Friday 25th of November
14.15 Playstation Division – Pool C On-site Confirmation ends
14.45 Playstation Division – Pool C Tournament starts
20.45 Playstation Division – Pool D On-site Confirmation ends
21.15 Playstation Division – Pool D Tournament starts

Saturday 26th of November
10.30 Playstation Division – Playoffs On-site Confirmation ends
11.00 Playstation Division – Playoffs Tournament starts

Playstation 4 Division

Playstation 4 Pool A
Svenis13
Ps4 gamertag WaliMessi10 – nickname MeS Kaz
CRAZY_FAT_GAMER_
HassanPlayer
Afro
DrErhano
RalleGnaget
Ghislain
Menace/TMEE
Bocaj
kaka
Castella
pjatte-
Steven_lucas007
emiliobawz00
Bl4ckError
ManiiKa
rusen10
pit125
Aruhito73
MikePabst1988
Mattinha
Anderso2000
XxHaGayxX_DK
Lil Yachty JR
oklibugli
Arm7n
rukletskebab
MiniMaagis
HortyGoose
Moee
Maniika
SGT.MrRici
nicsteri
LucasNosha
mathiasc
Jungle1990
OlaDinho
Dab_Olle
Sero

Playstation 4 Pool B
Al-Bacha
Gamertag ps4 – Expectsporting. Nickname MeS Marcus
Kongen
Deancoombes
Zimme
Dunderhans
Svardz
Davve1111
LukakuBackToTheZoo
Wijo
Blanco
com_voll
JoelAfschweden
Kragefuskeren
Bankai ign cool-dudedj
Warsa
Propain Bruumm
Toxiiic
devboy
TTLeaTi
Edvardstolan
nicsteri
DKDouble
Jungle1990
Havelid27
Bdowd11
DChingiz
Eiriksannum
oPhonk
Otmo43Rus
h3ko
Olle_brum
DonEmadinho
The Vigholt
Aldin
Grinders-WickyBG
tahaahmed1432
Mikepabst1988
Gegemon27
sullez7
Moeeee

Playstation 4 Pool C
Lukasinho
Na’Vi.G2A.Yozhyk
paytime_
Jeppstar
Ufenok77
FinKing
ManiiKa
Makhmudov
krasniqi1995
Sthlmlegend
Mathiasc
dleazzz69
Amir
A White Player
Robban7
qvkarthur
Fredberg
hubix96
Catak11
KonradoF
Bolerowe
KONG_C0C0
martaskoCZ
Gooze_99
Tofflarn
RamNag
tyme
Nic0otus
OssioribyCr7
FloFFoS
Ghislain
qvkarthur
martaskoCZ
Com_voll
Bebben
Krancinho
Topgaming.DiDa
Dima505Rus
Moeefifa
as1234123456
Adrian_Sanz_Nor

Playstation 4 Pool D
AssiaKevin
timon_1423
BorasLegend
The-Kid-UT
Pilm
Erikzzon
Anzinho8
Dammie
TucE
iloveEsig
Grinders-WickyBG
Ganio
Emreglk42
Jarjour
ba1aban
fbefbe
Saka
DzArnel
BlackboyDK
DiDa_CZ
JonssisHD
Osszen
Tomilee91
Topgaming.Suggyy
Andrey_Gruska
abahawas
Pancho
sergeyfantom
Griis
Rödehund
ismael97769
Midthaug
TixxQ
iloveEsig
DKDouble
Bolerowe
sergeyfantom
Cheddarchedi
DramaKing
Ploxinh0
Axus

Culmination Grand Final
The two winners from the Xbox One and Playstation 4 bracket will meet head to head to play in a last, final match to determine the ultimate winner. This will be a best of five affair that alternates platforms, with a coin flip determining whether it will start on Xbox One or Playstation 4. The winner will earn a wild card slot to FUT Season One Regional Finals.

FAQ:

I have registered, but I don’t show up in the groups?
You have not answered the Platform email.
You need to show-up on-site and sign-up for the Waiting list.

How do I confirm my spot?
1. Sign-up for the tournament.
2. Reply regarding what Platform by email.
3. On Tuesday 22nd of November, the pools will be released with your start time.
4. Go to the Event. In order to participate in the tournament, you need to either Event, Day or BYOC pass to the Event. Buy your ticket att tickets.dreamhack.se
5. Confirm your participation on-site, before final call time, see schedule above.

What happens if I don’t show up on-time?
You will forfeit your spot in the tournament but can sign-up on the waiting list.

Can I sign-up on-site?
DreamHack will have a waiting list for each Pool, where we will replace players that don’t show up.

Can I participate in both the Playstation and Xbox One Division?
No.

If I get knocked out in Pool A, can I then sign-up for the waiting list to Pool B, C or D?
No.

How will matches be played?
All Pools are Double Elimination with 64/32 players. If you lose two matches you are knocked out. 8/4 players from each bracket will qualify for the Playoffs. All matches are being played in Kick-off Mode with Equalized Teams (85 rating) in the Group Stage. If less players sign-up/show-up for the tournament DreamHack have the right to decrease the no. of total players to 32, and then 4 players will qualify to the Playoffs instead of 8. All matches in Pool play are Best of one and Playoffs are played Best of Three.

What equipment do I need to bring?
Controllers will be provided on site for each platform.

Keep updated

Stay tuned to @DreamHack on twitter and fifa.dreamhack.com for further updates regarding the EA SPORTS FIFA 17 Ultimate Team Qualifier at DreamHack Winter! For all news and more information about the EA SPORTS FIFA 17 Ultimate Team Championship Series be sure to check out EA’s official page here!

Check out the full schedule announcement to find out what times you play, or to see your friends in action! Each day confirmation for the first groups will end at 11:00 so be ready before then.

Full details and past news regarding EA SPORTS FIFA 17 Ultimate Team Qualifier at DreamHack Winter can be found at fifa.dreamhack.com.

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