Fortnite EpikWhale Cup | $10000 Prize Pot | Rules, Scoring, & Everything We Know

Get all the details about EpikWhale's upcoming tournament below!

Professional streamer EpikWhale has entered Fortnite Universe, and he's bringing a Squads tournament worth $10,000! EpikWhale is a well-known Fortnite player, and we think he'll only improve his fame in the Fortnite universe by pulling in his fans to compete.

Fortnite EpikWhale Squads Arena Cup - $10000 in Prize Pot

Following in SypherPK's footsteps and helping set the trend for Fortnite streamer tournaments is EpikWhale. While the previous tournament was set for Trios, we'll be able to add one extra player to go head-to-head with other Squads in this four-player-team cup.

What We Know

We've got almost all the facts about this tournament! Let's start with what we heard from EpikWhale via his Twitter:

Prize Pool

The $10,000 prize pool immediately caught everyone's eyes. This is a massive prize for small-scale tournaments that aren't a part of the Championship Series. Listed below is the prize placement.

  • Rank      Prize
  • 1st           $6000
  • 2nd         $2000
  • 3rd          $1000
  • 4th          $800

Tournament Date

This event is being hosted in two rounds on Thursday, March 11, and Friday, March 12. 

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Entry

Entry into any tournament is almost always swamped with specifics, but this one keeps things fairly straightforward. The only major guidelines you need to follow fall under the categories of Age, Account Status, and Competition Rank. These are explained in the short list below. 

  • Age: Anyone wishing to participate must be at least 13 years of age. If you are under 18, you must have a parent's permission to participate.
  • Account Status: To participate in any tournament on Fortnite, your account must be in good standing and have 2FA Enabled.
  • Competition Rank: You might need to be good to win, but you don't need to be a pro to enter. This tournament is allowing any players that don't fall under the specific list of ineligible players.

Placement & Scoring

This tournament works the same as most tournaments in which the players with the most points accumulated across all viable matches they play get to progress to the next round. The top contenders after the final round will take home their prize. There will be three rounds for this tournament and each Squad can partake in up to 10 matches per round. The lists below detail the slots available for each round, and the Scoring System in every round.

Round Slots

  • Round #1: Unlimited
  • Round #2: 250 Slots
  • Round #3: 25 Slots

Scoring System

  • Victory Royale: 30 points
  • 2nd: 24 points
  • 3rd: 21 points
  • 4th: 19 points
  • 5th: 17 points
  • 6th: 15 points
  • 7th: 14 points
  • 8th: 13 points
  • 9th: 12 points
  • 10th: 11 points
  • 11th: 10 points
  • 12th: 9 points
  • 13th: 8 points
  • 14th: 7 points
  • 15th: 6 points
  • 16th: 5 points
  • 17th: 4 points
  • 18th: 3 points
  • 19th: 2 points
  • 20th: 1 point
  • Each Elimination: 1 point

Think you've got what it takes to take home the top prize in the EpikWhale Cup? Be there on March 11, 2021!

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