Axie Infinity Hypes Up AxieCon with Qualifying Tournament

Jethro Sandico

Aug. 04, 2022

Play-to-Earn game Axie Infinity’s AxieCon is one of the biggest events in the blockchain space in 2022. The conference, which will take place in Barcelona, Spain from September 7-10, will culminate with the Classic World Championship tournament.

One $150 AxieCon Pass grants each holder access to various activities. The convention will hold community panels, merchandise booths, unlimited snacks and beverages. Moreover, evening parties, an exclusive “swag bag,” and the championship finale, awaits the attendees.

Classic World Championship

On July 26, Axie announced the start of the registration for the world championship tournament. The event commenced with an open qualifying round that runs from July 28 – August 7. The competition will culminate at AxieCon in September. The finale will see the top 16 winners face off in a “Last Dance” battle.

The “Road to AxieCon” Classic World Championship is divided into East and West time zones. This allows the accommodation of participants all over the globe.

The team will give away a total of $500,000 worth of Axie Infinity Shards (AXS). Furthermore, $75,000 and additional tournament earnings are going to the 1st place winner.

Recent Updates

  • Week 1 qualifiers will receive additional top 8 prizes
  • Phase 2 has removed bans
  • Players can join any qualifiers. However, they are locked in to Phase 2

Twitch TV

Fans can also stream the ongoing qualifiers live on Axie’s Twitch channel. For tournament schedules, check out Community Gaming website’s Road to AxieCon page.

Summer Lovin’ Artisan Challenge

On August 4, Axie Infinity announced a summer-themed art contest dubbed the “Summer Lovin’ Artisan Challenge,” giving away 1,500 $AXS, 1 Mystic + 3 Origin Axies, Summer Axies, and many more.

Interested participants can submit animations, drawings, paintings, music, sculptures, and even 3D printed objects, until August 21, 9pm EST. 

Upon completion of a piece of art, contestants must upload their work on Twitter using the hashtag #AxieSummer, and then fill up the application form by clicking here.

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