Unlike the Asian qualifier, the Western qualifier will not feature an open bracket, instead it will feature 12 invited teams participating in a two phase qualifying system.
Phase one will see eight teams playing a Best of Three single elimination playoff bracket with the four teams that manage to win their games moving on to phase two.
Phase two will be a Best of Three double elimination playoff bracket with the top two teams securing their spot in the LAN finals as well as paid for accommodation and flight tickets to said event.
14th-15th April: Phase One
16th-17th April: Phase Two (Two Best of Three each day)
23th-26th April: Phase Two (Two Best of Three each day)
27th April: Phase Two Loser's bracket final