A country-wide Street Fighter V esports tournament qualifiers it taking place that members of the fighting game community shouldn’t miss out on. It is called Red Bull Hit The Streets and it provides aspiring local Street Fighter V contestants a chance to compete in the South African finals to be held in November. This weekend, you can compete in one of those qualifiers at the Nexus Hub in Randburg, Gauteng. Here’s what you need to know about all the qualifiers for Red Bull Hit The Streets.
First up, you need to know what’s at stake. The winner of this national final in November (in Cape Town) will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to compete at the Red Bull Kumite last-chance qualifier, as well as the opportunity to attend the Red Bull Kumite World Finals later this year. Those who win their respective qualifiers will have all their travel and accommodation costs covered, regardless of the city they qualified in.
Best of all, entry to any of these Red Bull Hit The Streets qualifiers are free and walk-in only, so this weekend you can just show up at the Nexus Hub on 31 August two hours before the qualifier kicks off and register to take part. The Red Bull Hit The Streets page explains:
Qualifier Dates and Locations:
- 31 August (12:00 – 18:00): Nexus Qualifier #1 – Nexus Hub, Randburg, Gauteng
- 21 – 24 September: Comic-Con Africa – Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand
- 27 – 29 September: rAge Expo – Ticket Pro Dome, Randburg
- 5 October (12:00 – 18:00): ATK Qualifier #2 – ATK Arena, Claremont, Cape Town
- 26 October (12:00 – 18:00): Nexus Qualifier #2 – Nexus Hub, Randburg, Gauteng
- 7 November (10:00 – 13:00): Last Chance Qualifier – Red Bull Music Studio, Cnr. Shortmarket & Bree Street, Cape Town
Finals date and location:
- 7 November (16:00 – 20:00): Red Bull Music Studio, Cnr. Shortmarket & Bree Street, Cape Town
It is always fun to participate or watch an esports event take place especially when it is local. With that in mind, you can put your Street Fighter V skills to the test at the Nexus Hub this coming Saturday or any of the other remaining qualifiers, so don’t miss out.
Do you plan on participating in the Red Bull Hit The Streets qualifiers? Let us know in the comment section below and check out the trailer if you haven’t already.