VALORANT's North American First Strike event offers $100,000 prize pool, qualifiers start Oct. 26

The competition will be fierce.

North American VALORANT players have a lot to look forward to.

First Strike, the first VALORANT tournament produced by Riot Games, begins open qualifiers in North America on Oct. 26. Riot is partnering up with Nerd Street Gamers (NSG) and Engine Media (UMG) to hold the online qualifying tournaments for the final event. The eight teams that advance to First Strike will duke it out for their share of a $100,000 prize pool.

Here’s the full First Strike schedule for NA.