Mineski Philippines has just launched the second leg of regional qualifiers for the National Interschool Cyber League (NICL), this time around showcasing Dota 2 following a feature on Valorant.
The next leg of NICL regional qualifiers is open to teams consisting of senior high school and college students aged 16-22.
NICL is the banner program under Mineski Philippines’ Youth Esports Program (YEP), formed in partnership with the Philippine Collegiate Champions League (PCCL) to support the grassroots development of esports Filipino students.
“Over the years, gaming in the Philippines has evolved from its rep of casual hobby and is now being recognized worldwide as a legitimate sport. YEP, through NICL, strives to continuously redefine esports for students and schools and work with them to incorporate esports into their varsity programs,” shared YEP Program Director Marlon Marcelo.
Top four teams in the regional qualifiers will on to the regional finals where the prize pool of PHP 30,000 is up for grabs. Regional finalists will get a chance to get a chance to win as much as PHP 150,000 in the grand finals.
Here are some requirements to join the Dota 2 leg:
- All team members must be enrolled in SY 2020-21
- No team members have a failing grade
- Only one member of the team can be from a different school
Registration closes on January 29, 2021. To register for the NICL DOTA 2 Leg, you can click here.