DreamHack Dallas is a huge festival that brings together esports competition, music, game creators, and fans. The event has been running for some time now, but with the recent pandemic, this is the first time DreamHack Dallas will be held on a full scale in two and a half years.
Participants will have the chance to watch esports competitions, as well as play games themselves, cosplay, and test out new technology.
DreamHack Dallas - How to watch, schedule, and teams
The event takes place from 3rd June to 5th June 2022 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. Several major esports events will be conducted during DreamHack Dallas 2022.
- Fnatic announces Chillblast as exclusive global PC & Notebook partner
- Forbes releases most valuable esports teams in 2022
- Riot Games and Valve pause their competitions in Europe amid Ukraine conflict
- Pokémon GO becomes esport after inclusion in Pokémon Championship Series
These events include IEM Dallas, Fortnite Amateur Open, the CRL, fighting game competitions, a cosplay competition, and an expo for content creators. Those who wish to attend can either do so live at the event or they can watch coverage of the event online on Youtube and Twitch.
IEM Dallas 2022 - How to watch, schedule, and teams
Intel Extreme Masters will take place during the DreamHack Dallas event. At this event, esports teams will be competing in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, but will only be presenting the Playoffs while the Group Stage will be held a few days prior.
16 teams will be competing for a total prize pool of $250,000 starting with the Group Stage on 30th May to 1st June followed by the Playoffs from 3rd June to 5th June. Here are the 16 teams competing in the IEM Dallas 2022:
- Faze Clan
- Natus Vincere
- G2 Sports
- Ninjas in Pyjamas
- Team Vitality
- Team Liquid
Those who can’t attend the event in person can watch the competition on the official ESL site.
Fortnite DreamHack Amateur Open - How to compete
The Amateur Open invites all players to compete for $25,000. Participants will be playing Fortnite on solos and must bring their computer or console to partake in the event. This Fortnite Amateur Open will take place on 3rd June and a ticket is required to gain entrance to the competition.
Collegiate Rocket League World Championship - How to watch, schedule, and teams
The DreamHack event will host the first Collegiate Rocket League World Championship. These 16 esports teams from the Collegiate League will compete for the pool prize of $75,000.
- Northwood University
- Columbia College
- Stockton University
- University of Nevada Las Vegas
- St. Clair College
- University of Texas at Arlington
- Cegep de Valleyfield
- Oakland University
- Pennsylvania State University
- University of Central Florida
- University of Portsmouth
- Technical University of Berlin
- Keele University
- Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
- University of Hamburg
- University of Salford
This competition will take place during the entire event with the Group Stage taking place on 2nd - 3rd June while the Semifinals and Finals will take place on 5th June. Those watching online can find the events on Twitch, Twitter, or Instagram.
ESL Impact Finals - Schedule and teams
Some of the ESL Impact, the first all-women CS:GO league, Finals will take place at DreamHack. In this competition, 8 teams from qualifiers will face off to take a piece of the $123,000 prize pool.
Here are the teams who qualified for the finals:
- Nigma Galaxy
- CLG Red
- Please Send Help
- Black Dragons
- Quality Kermits
The competition will be separated into Group Stages and then progress into playoffs and can be viewed on Twitch.
Featured image courtesy of DreamHack.