12/2/2020

SIX INVITATIONAL 2020 EVENT GUIDE

The fourth edition of the Six Invitational will take place in Greater Montreal, in February 2020. The premiere Rainbow Six: Siege event will see the world’s best 16 teams compete to be crowned World Champion.

More than just a tournament, the Six Invitational is the gathering of all fans. Join us in celebrating the community with friends and the extended Siege family. The event will feature developer panels, fan artists, cosplayers and renowned content creators from the community.

Basics

Location

  • Venue: Place Bell

  • Address: 1950 Rue Claude-Gagné, Laval, QC H7N 5H9

Please note that the venue is located in Laval, in the greater Montreal area.

Public transportation is available.

Dates

  • February 7th to February 9th: Offline* Group Stage begins.
  • February 11th to February 12th: First two days of the Offline* Playoffs takes place.
  • Friday February 14th (11:30am EST) to Sunday February 16th (9:00pm EST): Last two days of the Playoffs and the Finals will take place at the venue. Fans will also be able to follow all Six Invitational 2020 matches, from group stage to the Finals, live on Twitch and YouTube.

*Offline: Not open to the public.

Tickets

Get you tickets: here.

Access to the event is only available to ticket holders from February 14th through February 16th.

Price: 135$ CAD

  • Unrestricted seating in the arena.
  • Six Invitational 2020 universal in-game charm
  • All Twitch drop charms.

Price: 240$ CAD (SOLD OUT)

  • Unrestricted seating in the arena.
  • FULL Six Invitational 2020 Bundle
  • Six Invitational 2020 universal in-game charm
  • Weapon Skin
  • All Twitch drop charms
  • Event Sledge BDU (Battle Dress Uniform)
  • Event Sledge Headgear
  • Fast pass for:
    • Demo booth(s)
    • Signing Sessions
    • Fast entry to venue
  • Premium Swag pack

Teams Involved

Prize Pool

This year’s championship features a new record prize pool cap of $3,000,000, with 30% of all revenue from the “Road to S.I. 2020” Battle Pass contributing to this record player prize pool. The ongoing Road to S.I. 2020 in-game event is still available until February 16, 2020 for those looking to get in on the action.

Here’s how the prize pool will be broken down:

  • 1st Place: 33.3%
  • 2nd Place: 15%
  • 3rd Place: 9%
  • 4th Place: 6.67%
  • 5th - 6th Place: 5% each
  • 7th - 8th Place: 3.67% each
  • 9th - 12th Place: 2.67% each
  • 13th - 16th Place: 2% each

Schedule and Competition Format

Group Stage

  • Four groups of four teams.
  • GSL-style: Double elimination bracket without a grand final, top 2 advances in playoffs.
  • Bo3 matches.

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Playoffs

  • Double elimination bracket.
  • Bo3 matches, Grand Final in Bo5.
  • The team coming from the upper bracket has a 1 map advantage in the Grand Final.

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Talent

The talent lineup for the Six Invitational is here. See below for the official first look at our Six Invitational 2020 talent lineup!

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In addition, here is our Six Invitational 2020 panel lineup. We will be taking a look at Year 5 game updates, including but not limited to the upcoming Operation as well as insights from the development team. We will also discuss about the Rainbow Six esports scene.

Host: Rachel Seltzer

Y5S1 Panel Guests: Nicholas Jolicoeur (Level Designer) & Mathieu Lacombe (Game Designer)

Y5 Panel Guests: Roy Del Valle (Product Director), Jean-Baptiste Halle (Lead Game Designer) and Alexander Karpazis (User Interface Director).

Esports Panel Guests: Wei Yue (Esports Director) and Stuart Ewen (Esports Product Manager)

Mobile App

Download or Update the Official SI Mobile App on February 4th.

Download the SI2020 app on your Apple or Android mobile device for all things SI. From the broadcast schedule, team bios, on-site maps, and other useful information, the SI mobile app is your one stop shop for your SI experience. You will also be able to turn on push notifications so you never miss a beat. If you're at the event, you can receive notifications for activities on-site such as signing sessions, and more!

ANDROID:
Download the app for Android devices here.

APPLE: Download the app for Apple devices here.

Activities at the event

The Six Invitational is a gathering of our community, and that comes with a variety of activities beyond competition on the main stage.

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Six Invitational Merch

February 14-15 – 9am-5:30pm EST

The Ubisoft Workshop team will be present on site to satisfy all of your SI merch needs. They will also be selling the hoodie Harry is wearing in the latest CGI.

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Dev Team Hangout

February 14 – 9am-11am EST

Our Devs are excited to welcome you to their home, and will be at Place Bell from on the first morning of the event to do so in person! This is a great time to speak with the Devs of different disciplines, and hang out with the creators of your favorite game. If you would like to get anything signed by the Dev team, come armed with your best sharpie.

Demo Booth

February 14-15 – 9:30am-5:30pm EST

February 16 – 9:30am-3pm EST

You will have a chance to play Y5S1 before anyone else, so don’t miss this opportunity!

Professional Team Meet and Greet

February 14-16 – TBD

The Pro teams will be present for a meet and greets throughout the event. Due to the uncertainty around which teams will be available during specific time slots, we will update the SI2020 Mobile App regularly on which teams will be present, and when.

Content Creator Meet and Greet

February 14 – 9:30am-10:30am EST

Sunstark herself has created unique meet and greet cards for these community members to distribute and sign. Quantities are limited so don’t miss out!

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Talent Meet and Greet

February 15 – 9:30am-10:30am EST

The shout casters, analysts, and hosts will be present for a meet and greet.

Voice Actors Meet and Greet

February 16 – 9:30am-11:30am EST

Have you ever wanted to meet the talent behind your favorite Operators? Now you can!

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Open Mic Q&A

February 16 - 9:30am - 11:00am EST

A panel of Rainbow Six Siege devs will be taking questions from fans! There will be a limited amount of seats for this activity and this will be done in a closed area. Please register for a spot on-site at the Six Invitational on the Friday of the event.

Road to SI — Creators Cup Finals

February 14 – 15:30pm-17pm EST* *Time might change depending on the length of the matches

See the final two teams competing in the Road to SI Creators Cup battle it out on the main stage for a charity prize pool of $20,000 CAD!

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On-Site Info

Hotels & restaurants

Cosplay

We are looking forward to welcoming any cosplayer who would like to share their creations and costumes during the event. Please find below a list of restricted items.

  • No props resembling real weapons (including any weapon designed to fire any type of projectile), firearms or blades/edged weapons of any kind will be allowed inside the venue.
  • No sharp metal edges on costume.
  • Empty sheathes and grips without blades are allowed.
  • Airsoft and prop magazines are allowed, real magazines are not.
  • Prop shells or bullets must not be made of metal.

Security

  • There will be metal detectors and a bag check at the entrance to the venue; every attendee will be subject to a search by security.
  • No outside food or drink will be allowed in the venue.
  • Age restriction: Rainbow Six: Siege is a videogame rated M for Mature and any participant below the age of 18 needs to have obtained the informed consent of their parent regarding the rating of the game to participate to the event. Those under 14 must be accompanied at all times by their parent or legal guardian during the event.

Health Concerns

With the coronavirus becoming a more prominent concern of late, attendees should be mindful to wash their hands more frequently. Should you or someone you know exhibit signs of illness, we suggest you take caution or see a medical professional as soon as possible.

Twitch Drops

Get exclusive Six Invitational 2020 Twitch Drops, throughout the entire event.
Six different Six Invitational Twitch Drops will be dropped uniquely during specific days as a reward for hours watched. These Twitch Drops will be rewarded during group stage, playoffs, and for each day of the main event to celebrate all things Rainbow 6.
We are excited to announce for the first time ever on day three of the main event we are dropping a premium Full Siege Bundle. This rare drop will include four items, but will drop with extreme rarity, may luck be on your side!

See below for our full drop list and stay tuned for even more surprises.

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GROUP STAGE DROPS

  1. The group stage drop will drop from Friday, February 7th 3:00PM UTC to Monday, February 10th 3:00AM UTC. Watch at least 15 hours during the group stage to get it.

MAIN EVENT DROPS

  1. The playoffs-main event drop will drop throughout the playoffs until the main event from Tuesday, February 11th, 2:45PM UTC to Monday, February 17th 2:00AM UTC. Watch at least 25 hours during this time frame to get it.
  2. The day 1 main event drop will drop from Friday, February 14th 4:30PM UTC to Saturday, February 15th 1:30AM UTC. Watch at least 5 hours during day 1 to get it.
  3. The day 2 main event drop will drop from Saturday, February 15th 4:30PM UTC to Sunday, February 16th 1:30AM UTC. Watch at least 5 hours during day 2 to get it.
  4. The day 3 main event drop will drop from Sunday, February 16th4:30PM UTC to Monday, February 17th 2:00AM UTC. Watch at least 5 hours during day 3 to get it.

SPECIAL FULL BUNDLE DROP

  1. The final bundle drop will drop on day 3 of the main event from Sunday, February 16th10:00PM UTC to Monday, February 17th 2:00AM UTC. You will be eligible at a raffle every 30mn of watching the Six Invitational Grand Final, from the start of the final until the end of the Trophy Ceremony! Stay tuned, as the more you watch, the more you increase your chances to get it.

Where to watch online

This event guide will be regularly updated to provide you with all the latest information prior to the event.

Don’t miss anything about esports and the upcoming Six Invitational 2020 by following us on Twitter on @R6esports, @Rainbow6Game, Instagram and on our website.


By entering the Six Invitational premise, please acknowledge that you may be filmed by UBISOFT.

UBISOFT may use your image and your voice during the live-broadcast of this event, and after the event in order to create videos which may be displayed on internet and social media for commercial and marketing purposes. In consequence, your image and voice may be visible to the public for as long as the videos remain available on Internet and on the social media. Entering the Six Invitational premise means you consent to being filmed by UBISOFT in the conditions aforementioned. If you do not want to be filmed, please contact our staff members as soon as possible to the following contact address: SRM-Events@ubisoft.com

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