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Caster Call to Action

Caster Call to Action

The 2019 WCS Challenger Season 2 Open Qualifiers are almost here, and we are now taking applications for Community Casters looking to cover the event.

We have received an incredibly positive response to our Community Casting calls in 2019, with more applications and interest than ever before. We love seeing this level of passion from StarCraft fans, and we are glad the Community Caster program has helped provide opportunities for new and aspiring casters to try their hand covering official WCS events.

However, we have taken into account the feedback provided after the first 2019 Open Qualifiers for WCS Challenger, from both admins and participating players. Our number-one priority is ensuring the tournament runs smoothly, therefore providing the best possible experience for players and viewers. As a result, we may be scaling back the number of applications we accept for this event.

As a reminder, please be sure to fill out your application in full and include a summary of your StarCraft casting experience in your email!

How to Apply

Send your application to SC2admin@blizzard.com by May 31st. Ensure that the subject line reads “Community Caster WCS “, and that the following information is included

  • Full name
  • Discord handle
  • Email address
  • Broadcast language
  • Broadcast channel
  • Summary of your casting experience
  • Link to a clip of your casting

Other Requirements

  • Casters must broadcast the Open Qualifiers exclusively on Twitch.
  • Casters must use a 3-minute delay for all matches.
  • Those selected to cast will be doing so from their own streaming channel.
  • Tournament streams must comply with Blizzard’s advertising and sponsorship policy.
  • All languages are welcome!

Open Qualifier Dates and Times

  • June 3: EU Qualifiers Day 1 - starts at 16:00 CEST
  • June 3: NA Qualifiers Day 1 - starts at 16:00 PDT
  • June 4: EU Qualifiers Day 2 - starts at 16:00 CEST
  • June 4: NA Qualifiers Day 2 - starts at 16:00 PDT

For all our competitors, this could be the start of earning a coveted spot at the WCS Finals at BlizzCon, and you could be there at the start of their journey. Remember, the deadline to send in applications is May 31st. Apply today!

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