Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has exploded in popularity and the competition is hotter than ever. DreamHack is excited to bring CS:GO to DreamHack Austin as one of the headline tournaments. DreamHack Austin will feature a stop in the official DreamHack ZOWIE Open tour, with eight teams competing for $100,000!

The competition onsite will be played over all 3 days, with every single match happening on stage and the grand finals occurring before the event closes on Sunday. More details regarding the structure and competition format can be found on

North American teams will have a change to qualify for this event event. Two spots for the $100,000 event in The Lone Star State will be up for grabs in the North American qualifier. Read more how to qualify by going here.