the awc begins in dragonflight with a $400k prize pool!

The Arena World Championship is kicking off January 20th through February 12th with 4 cups each with a prize pool of $10,000! New Arenas, the new Evoker class debuts, and new talent builds are all going to make this a spicy one to watch. Make sure you tune in on the official Twitch or Youtube stream to take part in the action and see who’s going to come out on top!

Blizzard is also still taking registrations for Cups 2-4 currently, so if you’re a PvP virtuoso make sure not to miss the opportunity! More details are in the full post below.

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Beginning January 20-22, the gates will open on the 2023 Dragonflight Season 1 Arena World Championship (AWC)! . Tune in to all four Cups to see which teams will qualify to continue in the tournament, on Twitch and YouTube.


If the competition wasn’t already exciting enough, these Cups will present a plethora of new additions to the Arena World Championship, including both The Nokhudon Proving Grounds and Evokers! Competitors will battle for the title of both the champion of their series and the clan’s greatest warrior in The Nokhudon Proving Grounds, while tackling the tricky terrain that includes ramps, pillars, and a middle wall. Evokers are ready to prove themselves, as these scale-coated-competitors enter the AWC for the first time!


  • Venue: Online – and
  • Date:
    • Cup 1: January 20-22
    • Cup 2:  January 27-29
    • Cup 3:  February 3-5
    • Cup 4:  February 10-12
  • Broadcast Start Time: 10:00 am (PST) / 7:00 pm (CET)
  • Prize Pool: $400,000 (USD) across the entire season, $10,000 (USD) per Cup
  • Format: Double elimination, Best of 5



Sign-up today!


Registration is still open for AWC Cups 2-4, and with them your chance to earn the new Thundering Banner of the Aspects! This in-game toy will be rewarded to any AWC team that competes in a full AWC Cup. Sign up on GameBattles for the next tournament!

Stay Connected

Be sure to subscribe to the Warcraft Twitch and YouTube channels and check out the competition to see the devastation unveiled within the arena by tuning into the broadcast live on both Twitch and YouTube beginning January 20-22. Don’t forget to follow the WoW® Esports Twitter to keep up with the latest from WoW Esports!

About the Author


I've been playing WoW since beta with some breaks here and there. I'm a semi-hardcore to hardcore raider that focuses on retail mainly. I'm a big fan of giant dragons and am excited for all that Dragonflight will have to offer.

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