CS:GO Major ChampionshipTHIS MAJOR IS MADE OF MADNESS

More days, more CS:GO, more fans! From October 31st to November 13th Brazil's first-ever CS:GO Major will take place in the heart of South America: Rio de Janeiro! 24 teams will compete at IEM Rio 2022 for the once-in-a-lifetime chance to play in front of the most passionate crowd in all of esports. And we are taking the fan experience to the next level: 

  • MORE DAYS: We are increasing the live audience experience from 4 to 12 days by playing both the Challengers (Oct. 31 - Nov. 03) and Legends Stage (Nov. 05 - 08) in front of a crowd at Riocentro in Hall 6. The Champions Stage (Nov. 10 - 13) will take place at Jeunesse Arena.
  • MORE CS:GO: In order to almost double the number of tickets for the Jeunesse Arena, we
    will enhance our stage layout to a 360° center stage - the first in ESL CS:GO history.
  • MORE FANS: Together with Gaules, we are hosting a massive Fan Fest outside of Jeunesse Arena, with thousands of fans watching the Champions Stage matches live on a big screen.

GROUP STAGE WITH CROWDOctober 31 - November 8

IEM Rio 2022 will play out both the Challengers and the Legends Stage in front of a crowd, live at Riocentro Hall 6. Tickets for the Challengers Stage (Oct 31 - Nov 3), and the Legends Stage (Nov 5 - 8) are on sale September 14th.

DOUBLE TICKETS FOR JeunesseNovember 10 - 13

More seats, more fans! We are almost doubling the number of fans for the Champions Stage at Jeunesse Arena by opting for a 360° center stage for the very first time at an IEM event. Tickets will go on sale September 14th at 3 PM BRT

IEM Fan Fest ft. GaulesNovember 10 - 13

During the Champions Stage we will host a massive  Fan Fest outside Jeunesse Arena to accommodate more fans at the Major. Join us and enjoy the matches live on a big screen, together with Gaules! More details to be announced shortly.

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Get Tickets

Riocentro Arena
Challengers & Legends Stage, Oct 31 - Nov 08
Jeunesse Arena
Champions Stage, Nov 10 - Nov 13
Fan Fest
Champions Public Viewing, Nov 10 - Nov 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.
Jeunesse Arena -  Dates of IEM Rio 2022 (November 10-13).

Commentary in the arenas and outside will be in brasilian portuguese.

Champions StageJeunesse Arena

Ticket Type
Dates
Venue
Seating
T-Shirt
Price
Available for Sale
Status
Halfticket Available?
4-DAY
Plus
November 10 - 13
Jeunesse Arena
Lower Ranks
Yes
R$ 439
September 14
SOLD OUT
No
4-DAY
November 10 - 13
Jeunesse Arena
Upper Ranks
No
R$ 369
September 14
SOLD OUT
No
1-DAY
November 10 - 13
Jeunesse Arena
Lower Ranks
No
R$ 99 - 169
September 14
SOLD OUT
Yes
No code needed
4-DAY
Premium
November 10 - 13
Jeunesse Arena
Infield
(Close to the stage)
Yes
SOLD OUT
4-DAY
God Mode Lounge
November 10 - 13
Jeunesse Arena
Lounge
Yes + Catering
SOLD OUT

Challengers & Legends StageRiocentro Hall 6

Ticket Type
Dates
Venue
Seating
T-Shirt
Price
Available for Sale
Status
Halfticket available?
4-DAY
Floor Seating Legends
November 5 - 8
Riocentro
Infield
(Close to the stage)
No
R$ 399
September 14
SOLD OUT
No
4-DAY
Legends
November 5 - 8
Riocentro
Ranks
No
R$ 239
September 14
SOLD OUT
No
1-DAY
Legends
November 5 - 8
Riocentro
Ranks
No
R$ 79
September 14
SOLD OUT
Yes
Code: meiaentrada
4-DAY
Floor Seating Challengers
Oct 31 - Nov 3
Riocentro
Infield
(Close to the stage)
No
R$ 339
September 14
SOLD OUT
No
4-DAY
Challengers
Oct 31 - Nov 3
Riocentro
Ranks
No
R$ 199
September 14
SOLD OUT
No
1-DAY
Challengers
Oct 31 - Nov 3
Riocentro
Ranks
No
R$ 69
September 14
Only Nov 1st
Yes
Code: meiaentrada

iem Fan FestOutside of Jeunesse Arena

Ticket Type
Dates
Venue
Seating
T-Shirt
Price
Available for Sale
Status
Halfticket Available?
4-DAY
Fan Fest
November 10 - 13
Outdoor Area
Regular seats
No
R$ 99
September 15
Available
No
1-DAY
Fan Fest
November 10 - 13
Outdoor Area
Regular seats
No
R$ 29
September 15
Available
Yes
Code: meiaentrada

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.

Challengers & Legends with a Crowd

The Challengers and Legends Stage of the Major will be played in front of a live audience across 8 days at the Riocentro Arena, increasing the audience experience from 4 to 12 full days! ! Gaules & the Tribe will be an integrated part of the on-site experience.

The Challengers Stage will span from the 31 Oct - 03 Nov and the Legends Stage from Nov 5 - Nov 8

Tickets for the Challengers & Legends Stage will be on sale Thursday, September 14th at 15:00 BRT

Please note that tickets to the Challengers & Legends stage will not grant access for the in-arena Event in Jeunesse or the Fan Fest for the Champions stage.

champions stage | Jeunesse ArenaMore tickets, more fans!

In order to accommodate more fans in the Jeunesse Arena during the Champions Stage, we are opting for a 360° center stage for Brazil's first CS:GO Major this November.

Tickets for the Jeunesse In-Arena event will grant you access to the Fan Fest only for the date(s) on your Jeunesse ticket. However, there may be additional wait time on entrance dependant on capacity. If you want to make sure to get access without waiting, you can purchase dedicated Fan Fest tickets starting September 15th at 15:00 BRT.

Tickets for Jeunesse in-arena event will not allow access to the Challengers & Legends stage in RioCentro Hall 6. In order to visit the earlier major stages, you can purchase dedicates Challengers & Legends stage tickets starting September 14th at 15:00 BRT.

IEM Fan Fest ft. Gaules

During the Champions Stage, the final weekend, we will host a massive Fan Fest ft. Gaules outside of the Jeunesse Arena to accommodate every Brazilian fan who wants to be a part of the Major. Join Gaules and thousands of other fans to watch the matches outside on a big screen, gear up in your favorite team's colors at the ESL Shop, win awesome prizes at our partner booths, and enjoy a wide variety of food and drink offerings.

Fan Fest tickets will be on sale on Thursday, September 15th at 15:00 BRT

Please note that a ticket to the Fan Fest will not allow access to the Jeunesse in-arena event or the Challengers & Legends stage in RioCentro Hall 6.

 

Your Stay in Rio

Book your accommodation by clicking on the map below

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.

Community Broadcast Rules

Ahead of Intel® Extreme Masters Road to Rio starting shortly in three regions, we’re releasing the community broadcast rules for the tournament, which will also be in place for IEM Rio, the first CS:GO Major in South America. Follow the link for a detailed brief.

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