Tournaments are held for competitors based on their region; Europe, North America, Oceania, Asia etc.
One 3 hour open (anyone can play) session where players are allowed either 10 games OR 3 hours of play (whichever happens first). At the conclusion of the event, a winner is named based on points acquired.
Fortnite Champion Series:
Weekly qualifiers in 3 stages over 2 days:
Open round (day 1) -> Top 1000 advance (day 1) -> Top 50 advance (day 2)
Players who place in the top 20 in the weekly qualifiers automatically advance to the heats. All other players in the top 1000 earn series points.
4 heats of 50 teams. Teams are awarded spots by either:
- Placing top 20 in the weekly qualifier finals
- Placing in the top 120 in total series points
The top 12 teams from each heat advance to the grand finals.
FNCS Grand Finals:
The 48 teams remaining at the conclusion of both the qualifiers and heats compete in one final 6 game series. The player/team with the most points at the end of the 6 games is crowned FNCS champion of their region.