Durham Toro kicked off their 2021 season taking down the $7500 prize at Richmond Cup. Now they need one more win to punch their ticket to nationals. In their way is Nashville 'Shine, a first-year team with Jesse Shofner as their headline talent.
Pittsburgh Temper suffered a surprising loss in the 1st place bracket to Phantom, but have fought their way to the final game-to-go out of the Mid-Atlantic Regional. Virginia Vault made it to the 1st place final, but can they bounce back from an 8-point loss to Truck Stop?
It's the only women's game-to-go in the 1-bid women's Mid-Atlantic Regional! With no Scandal this year, Washington D.C. Grit has an excellent shot to qualify for nationals, but will their hopes be disrupted by the emergence of Pittsburgh newest team, Parcha?
KC United vs. Chalice | Mixed 2nd Place Quarterfinal
Kansas City United made a splash at the Pro-Elite Challenge and signaled that the mixed division of the North Central Regional would be deep this year. In a win-or-go-home elimination game in the 2nd place bracket, United plays St Louis Chalice.
Pittsburgh Temper must have been unhappy seeing they'd play Philadelphia Phantom in the first place quarterfinals at the Mid-Atlantic Regional. Phantom brought a sneakily stacked roster, having picked up some of New York's finest - Jeff Babbitt, Ryan Weaver, and Matt Stevens. Will Temper build of...
Brooklyn Grand Army has threatened to play spoiler in past years. New York XIST was upset at sectionals, but still remains a favorite to qualify for nationals. At the Northeast Regional, anything can happen!
Chicago Nemesis and Columbus Rival are in contention for the first women's bid to nationals out of the Great Lakes Regional. In 2019, Nemesis beat Rival 10-8 in the game-to-go. Rival avenged that loss early this season at ESC, but Nemesis struck back on day 1 of regionals.
The Great Lakes Regional mixed division may have suffered the hardest from 2021's unique bid allocation, with 4 teams ranked in the top 16 but only one bid to share. While Columbus Cocktails took the Great Lakes' bid in 2019, it's been a few years further since Cincinnati Steamboat's last nationa...
The sole bid for the Great Lakes Regional mixed division is on the line and it's a rematch of the 2019 final! Columbus Cocktails took the bid two years ago with a 13-8 victory over Ann Arbor Hybrid. Can the Michigan squad enact revenge, or will it be back-to-back nationals trips for Ohio?
The Killjoys vs. Emerald City | Men's 3rd Place Final
With no Furious George at the Northwest Regional this year, the third bid to nationals in the men's division fell to two teams usually left on the outside looking in. A surging Orem The Killjoys squad is the representation of all the hard work occurring in the Utah youth and BYU scenes. Meanwhile...
In a stacked 3-bid men's region, the semifinals are teams' first chance to punch their ticket to San Diego. It's no surprise seeing Portland Rhino Slam! in this game, but the upstarts from Utah, Orem The Killjoys have shown that they deserve to be in the conversation.
The mixed semifinals were games to go to nationals at the Northeast Regional. It was no surprise seeing Boston Sprocket, but not many would have picked their opponent to be Boston League of Shadows. League were a frisky team a few years ago, can they steal a bid in 2021?
New York BENT has been left waiting on the wings for a berth at nationals for years, having lost 3 games-to-go in a row in 2019 to miss out. Albany Rebel Rebel beat BENT at sectionals, making this Northeast Regional semifinal game-to-go a spicy rematch.
The first of three mixed bids is on the line in the Northwest Regional mixed semifinal. BFG, ranked number 1 after beating Mixtape at sectionals, is the favorite, but remember what Moondog did in 2019?
Seattle Emerald City rebranded in the offseason, and must have jumped for joy when Furious George declined to participate in the series, leaving that third men's bid at the Northwest Regional up for grabs. Portland Rhino Slam! is another American team seeking a bid to nationals. This early pool p...
Minneapolis Pop logged their first sanctioned action at sectionals, but that didn't stop them from running up the score on Milwaukee Medusa. These two rematch in the semifinal of the North Central Regional, as Pop seeks to return to nationals for the 4th straight year.
Traffic vs. Underground | Women's Preliminary Bracket
Vancouver Traffic gets in their first reps against American competition at the Northwest Regional. Seattle Underground surprised with a win over Riot at Sectionals, can they continue that momentum toward a berth to nationals?