Fans excited to see the start of the Valorant Champions Tour 2024 will have to wait a few more months.
After an action-packed season, VCT Champions 2023 crowned North America's Evil Geniuses the new Valorant World Champions. Just a few weeks later, Riot Games announced significant changes to VCT 2024's schedule, format, and teams, including China's very own VCT league.
Here's a breakdown of the full VCT 2024 schedule.
When Does Valorant Champions Tour 2024 Start?
The Valorant Champions Tour 2024 starts in January 2024. Although Riot Games has not announced specific dates just yet, they revealed the VCT 2024 Kick-Off Tournament begins in January with a two-week tournament in each International League.
The VCT 2024 Kick-Off Tournament features a double elimination format. At the conclusion of the first event, eight teams will book their ticket to VCT Masters Madrid.
"We have an incredibly passionate community in Spain," said Leo Faria, Global Head of Valorant Esports. "We cannot wait to bring everyone together to witness the unique energy of the Spanish crowd."
Once VCT Masters Madrid kicks off, the VCT 2024 season is officially underway.
Valorant Champions Tour 2024 Schedule
The full schedule for the Valorant Champions Tour 2024 is as follows:
- VCT 2024 Kick-Off Tournament: January-February
- VCT Masters Madrid: March
- International League Stage 1: April
- Valorant Masters Shanghai: May
- International League Stage 2: June
- Valorant Champions: August
All Confirmed Valorant Champions Tour 2024 Teams
Check out all the confirmed Valorant Champions Tour 2024 teams after the recent VCT 2024 expansion.
VCT 2024 Americas Teams
- 100 Thieves
- Evil Genisuses
- FURIA Esports
- KRU Esports
- NRG Esports
VCT 2024 EMEA Teams
- BBL Esports
- FUT Esports
- Gentle Mates
- Karmine Corp
- Team Heretics
- Team Liquid
- Team Vitality
VCT 2024 Pacific Teams
- DetonatioN FocusMe
- Global Esports
- Paper Rex
- Rex Regum Qeon
- Talon Esports
- Team Secret
- ZETA DIVISION
- Bleed Esports
There will also be eleven teams in the new VCT China League,