Gamers prepare for the ultimate Call of Duty competition where victory is determined in the blink of an eye.

From Activision, Infinity Ward and Xbox, in partnership with Major League Gaming (MLG) and other international eSports partners, the second annual Call of Duty® Championship, presented by Xbox tournament will play host to 32 of the best Call of Duty teams from around the world as they compete for rights to the Call of Duty “World Champions” title and lion’s share of the tournament’s $1 million prize purse this March 28 – 30, in Los Angeles.

This year’s tournament will also serve as the first official competitive Call of Duty event played on Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, where prize money will be awarded. Programming covering the weekend’s non-stop excitement and hard fought matches will be live streamed on the Xbox Live online entertainment network and MLG.tv for the world to experience.

Australian & New Zealand Call of Duty: Ghosts competitors will be able to enter the Call of Duty Championship Australia Online Qualifier and New Zealand Online Qualifier, the first stepping stones in the Call of Duty Championship ANZ tournament. The Australia Online Qualifier will award 3 qualifying spots and the New Zealand Online Qualifier will award 1 qualifying spot to the Call of Duty ANZ Finals in Sydney. With 4 qualifying spots left, players can head to Melbourne to compete in the Call of Duty Championship ANZ Live Event Qualifier which will award the final 4 qualifying spots to the Call of Duty Championship ANZ Final.

The top 8 teams will compete against each other at the ANZ Final set to take place in Sydney on March 1st and with a local prize pool of $15,000 on offer, it’s even more incentive to put your best team forward. The two best teams of the tournament will head over to the US to represent ANZ.

Due to eligibility restrictions, all entrants must be aged 18 years or over as of January 9, 2014, and have a valid passport (with 6months validity) as at the ANZ Finals on March 1st, 2014.

KEY DATES

1 FEBRUARY
NEW ZEALAND ONLINE QUALIFIER
2 FEBRUARY
AUSTRALIA ONLINE QUALIFIER
8-9 FEBRUARY
ANZ LIVE EVENT QUALIFIER - MELBOURNE
1 MARCH
CALL OF DUTY CHAMPIONSHIP ANZ FINAL - SYDNEY
SEE FULL DETAILS

HOW TO QUALIFY

LIVE STREAM

All the Call of Duty action will be broadcast exclusively at MLG.tv/ACL!

HOST AND CASTING PERSONALITIES

We are proud to announce the ANZ Regional Final will be hosted by an all-star casting line-up of international eSport superstars Ryan 'Fwiz' Wyatt & Chris 'Puckett' Puckett joining our local casting veteran Dallas 'Bio Acid' O'Donnell!

REGIONAL FINAL TICKETS

Tickets are now available for the Call of Duty Championship Australia & New Regional Final. Tickets are FREE, all you need to do is RSVP as the tickets are limited. Make sure you secure your Pass by heading to the form here. Note: This is strictly a 15+ event only. ID's will be checked and any persons either under 15 years of age or without ID will be denied entry.