Rio 2022

THE FIRST MAJOR IN BRASIL

31.10. - 13.11.2022Jeunesse Arena

Live on stage: November 10 - 13

CS:GO Major ChampionshipThe Rio Major is real!

It’s happening! From October 31st to November 13th in 2022, the highly anticipated IEM Rio Major Championship will finally take place in the heart of South America: Rio de Janeiro! 24 teams will compete for the once-in-a-lifetime chance to be the winner of the first CS:GO Major in South America. There is no doubt: the crowd in the Jeunesse Arena will create a CS:GO’s fans most memorable experience.

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Format

Challengers Stage

Legends Stage

Champions Stage

Prize pool

Prize Money
Total
$1,000,000
1st
$500,000
2nd
$150,000
3rd-4th
$70,000
5th-8th
$35,000
9th-16th
$8,750

Road to Rio

Qualification for IEM Rio will go through the traditional Regional Major Ranking series. IEM Road to Rio will take place from October 3rd to October 9th and span across three regions: Europe, America & Asia. More details on invites, qualification and detailed dates will be announced at a later date. IEM Road to Rio will be operated by ESL and follow a similar qualification method used at the RMR series, for the most recent Valve CS:GO Major.

Get tickets

Important notice:

If you bought a ticket for the 2020 event and decided to keep it instead of refunding it, your ticket is automatically still valid for the same days and categories of the tournament.
Arena Dates of IEM Rio 2022 (November 10-13).

Important notice:

If you bought a ticket for the 2020 event and decided to keep it instead of refunding it, your ticket is automatically still valid for the same days and categories of the tournament.
Arena Dates of IEM Rio 2022 (November 10-13).

Tickets will go live Wednesday 25th, 14:00 BRT.

1-Day tickets are available as Half-Tickets.

In case tickets are sold out quickly and you cannot get a ticket during the drop, sign up for ticket updates.

Commentary in the arena will be in brasilian portuguese.

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4-day

Premium Infield

R$ 499 Four day ticket | ~US$102
Closest to the Player

4-day

Plus Lower Level

R$ 379 Four day ticket | ~US$78

4-day

God Mode Lounge

R$ 1999 Four day ticket | ~US$409

4-day

Upper Level

R$ 319 Four day ticket | ~US$65

1-day Saturday/Sunday

Upper Level

R$ 129-149 One day ticket | ~US$26

1-Day Thursday/Friday

Upper Level

R$ 89 One day ticket | ~US$18

4-day

Premium Infield

Closest to the Player

4-day

Plus Lower Level

4-day

God Mode Lounge

4-day

Premium Infield

R$ 499 Four day ticket | ~US$102
  • CS:GO Tournament Ticket
  • Access on all four days (Nov 10-13)
  • Free seating in the front seating section right at the stage
  • Access to signing sessions
  • Exclusive event T-Shirt
Closest to the Player

4-day

Plus Lower Level

R$ 379 Four day ticket | ~US$78
  • CS:GO Tournament Ticket
  • Access on all four days (Nov 10-13)
  • Free seating in the lower level section
  • Access to signing sessions
  • Exclusive event T-Shirt

4-day

God Mode Lounge

R$ 1999 Four day ticket | ~US$409
  • CS:GO Tournament Ticket
  • Access on all four days (Nov 10-13)
  • Access to your own lounge. (You have to order the entire lounge of 15 Tickets at once)
  • Access to signing sessions
  • Exclusive event T-Shirt
  • Catering & refreshments included

4-day

Upper Level

R$ 319 Four day ticket | ~US$65
  • CS:GO Tournament Ticket
  • Access on all four days (Nov 10-13)
  • Free seating in the upper level
  • Access to signing sessions

1-day Saturday/Sunday

Upper Level

R$ 129-149 One day ticket | ~US$26
  • CS:GO Tournament Ticket
  • Access on Saturday 12th or Sunday 13th
  • Free seating in the upper level
  • Access to signing sessions

1-Day Thursday/Friday

Upper Level

R$ 89 One day ticket | ~US$18
  • CS:GO Tournament Ticket
  • Access on Thursday 10th or Friday 11th
  • Free seating in the upper level
  • Access to signing sessions

Please note that the minimum age to attend this event is 12+.

In all cases, IDs are required - also for 18+.

Attendees below 16 need a written authorization from their parents and either their parents or a legal guardian (18+) need to attend the event as well - additionally, this written authorization needs to be notarized.
This written authorization is only needed if the parents are not also at the event.

Your Stay in Rio

Book your accommodation by clicking on the map below

FAQs

Intel® Grand Slam IV continous at IEM Rio 2022, as 24 teams will look to pick up the next title towards winning the Intel® Grand Slam IV, and marking their names down in history. Partners:

IEM Rio Major 2022

Ticket Updates

Tickets will go live Wednesday 25th, 14:00 BRT
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