Clash is League of Legends’ in-game tournament system where you can link up with mates to try and claim some big prizes. Want to get in on the action yourself? We’ve got everything you need to know about signing up for the next bracket.
If you want to compete like the pros in League of Legends, Clash is as close as you’ll get. Across the year Riot puts on tournaments for regular players to take part in with their friends with big prizes on the line.
Clash runs pretty frequently too, and the next tournament is always around the corner. We’ve got all the info you need to sign-up, including when the next tournament is, the format, and more.
- What is Clash?
- Next Clash tournament
- League of Legends Clash schedule for 2022
- How to sign-up for Clash
- Clash rewards
Clash is an in-game tournament system for League, acting as a replacement for the old Ranked Fives queue. It allows for teams to organize themselves to participate in monthly tournaments against teams of a similar skill level.
There are eight teams in every Clash bracket, thrown together in a single-elimination style bracket. If you lose the first game though, you’ll have a chance at redemption in the consolation bracket, so it’s not all bad news.
You’ll be seeded against teams with a similar rank in your tier. There are four tiers in Clash — going from Tier IV as the lowest to Tier I at the top — based on your team’s average ranking and previous Clash performances.
The current Clash event is the Freljord Cup. It will take place on these days:
- Day 1: March 19
- Day 2: March 20
- Day 3: April 2
- Day 4: April 3
The Freljord Cup will follow the tried-and-true eight-team single-elimination bracket format, so set aside a few hours each night to get through your games.
If you miss this Clash event, be sure to keep the following weekends free as Riot has dropped the full 2022 schedule:
|Ionia Cup||February 19-20|
|Freljord Cup||March 19-20|
|Piltover Cup||April 16-17|
|April 30 – May 1|
|Demacia Cup||June 11-12|
|Shadow Isles Cup||July 9-10|
|Zaun Cup||August 6-7|
|Noxus Cup||September 3-4|
Before you can jump into the action, you need to make sure your League account is eligible. If you have hit level 30, have verified your League account by SMS, and currently have a rank in either Solo or Flex queue, you can play Clash.
From there, you just need to find four other friends, and add them to your team in the Clash bracket of the client. You will all need to pay an entry fee with tickets.
When the dues have been paid, you’ll have to wait for your bracket to unlock on the day before you can start playing. You’ll need to sign-up for every tournament individually, so if you want to play multiple times a weekend, be sure to sign-up twice.
Winning in Clash gives you Victory Points, which go towards unlocking a banner on your League profile.
On top of that, your banner will also display in your chosen lane on the Rift every time you load in. The more times you win, the better your banner will look.
If you claim a bracket all for yourself, you’ll also take home a trophy. These trophies will display on your profile, as well as on the Rift for two weeks.
Regardless of result though, all players will receive a Clash Orb or Capsule, depending on whether they signed up with a regular ticket or a premium one.
More rewards are loaded into these depending on your result, with the premium capsule containing more goodies than the regular orb.
Skin shards, Clash logos, emotes, and more are jam-packed into each orb and capsule, however, so even if you bow out early, you’ll still get something.