31/08/2021

The Gauntlet to return for a 4th season.

Melbourne, Australia: RL Oceania today, announced the return of their infamous Gauntlet tournament series. The event features 4 week’s of the regular season in a single elimination 4 round gauntlet format. Following with a playoffs bracket.

“The Gauntlet is a great opportunity for players in the Oceanic scene to return to competitive play after a substantial period of time post RLCS Season X and the RLO Masters.” says Joshua ‘Basincc’ Rickwood, Events Director at RL Oceania.

The new season introduces a new broadcast look and feel for the region, including updated graphics and integrations.

Along with the commencement of The Gauntlet, The Glove will also be making its return with a new qualification system that drives competition throughout the teams that compete within the event.

Following the trial of community broadcast’s in the RLO Masters earlier in the year, RLO will be implementing the same system where players and community personalities will be able to broadcast their own perspectives from The Glove.
The Gauntlet and The Glove Season 4 will commence on Thursday 9th September 2021 at 6:30pm AEST (8:30pm NZST). Viewers can watch The Gauntlet on the RL Oceania Twitch channel every Thursday at: https://twitch.tv/rloceania

About RL Oceania: RL Oceania is a community based organisation that provides weekly events and services to the Oceanic Rocket League community. RL Oceania has hosted and/or serviced some of the most prestigious events in the community’s history, including the RLO Grand Slam, the largest open event in the region under the category of "Open Tournaments", RLCS X Major Broadcast’s, Rocket League Spring Series, Anzac Invitational and more. One of these recent projects being the RLO Masters, a six month monthly tournament circuit sponsored by the publisher’s Psyonix and Epic Games.

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Joshua Rickwood
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