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Event details

This event begins 10/20/2022 and repeats every day until 10/23/2022

Season 1 of Halo Infinite esports will culminate at our capstone event of the year - the Halo World Championship! Boasting a $1,000,000 prize pool, the Halo World Championship will feature the world's best teams as they throw down for all the glory.

Don't miss your chance to join us - there's still time to grab your tickets!

Tune in live October 20-23 at Twitch.tv/Halo!


  • Date: October 20 - 23 (NO SPECTATORS on Oct 20th Play-in Stage)
  • Venue: Seattle Convention Center (FKA Washington State Convention Center) - The Arch, Halls DEF, 705 Pike St, Seattle, WA 98101
  • Broadcast: Twitch and YouTube
  • Spectator Tickets: Available Now!
  • HaloWC Prize Pool: $1,000,000
  • FFA Tournament: $25,000
  • Cosplay Contest: $5,000
Halo World Championship Trophy hoisted by Splyce


Venue:  Seattle Convention Center

Address: 705 Pike St, Seattle, WA 98101


  • Entrance into event for the entirety of the tournament. 
  • Access to compete in the Free-For-All tournament at no extra charge. 
  • Price: $75 
  • Available Now!
  • Single Day Passes will be available at the door for $30 per day


  • Price: $250
  • Early Entry to the Venue on Friday (Get the first look at the stage and venue)
  • Dedicated Entry Line at Check-In
  • Access to the VIP Lounge and private bar
  • Limited Edition VIP Credential
  • Exclusion Production Tour on Friday morning with backstage access and onstage photo opportunity.
  • A rundown of the venue and various areas including knowledge and insight on what it takes to get everything set up and working. The tour ends with an opportunity to get on the main stage for a group photo. More information will be emailed out closer to the event.
  • Early access to the Free-for-All Competition Check-in (30 minutes before general admission)
  • Chance to win Exclusive Surprise Exclusive Giveaways
  • 10% off on HCS Apparel and Merchandise
  • VIPs will earn the "Grand Finals" exclusive Twitch Drop. (without having to watch Grand Finals)
  • Early access to merch store on Friday
  • Exclusive VIP Swag Bag including HaloWC Poster
  • Exclusive VIP Meet and Greet with 343 and Guest Celebrities
  • Exclusive chance to win a VIP 343 Studio Tour Package. (The tour would occur on Monday, October 24th, 2022 - The winner can bring a +1 for a total of 2 guests. HCS will not provide additional hotel or flight for the winners. The time of the tour is subject to 343 availability and will be confirmed once the winner is selected.)
  • Activity Fast Pass
  • Playable stations
  • Signings and panels

Partnered Team Codes: In order to provide extra value to fans and also allow fans to support their favorite teams directly, you can use any of the below codes at check out to receive a 10% discount on your tickets. When you save 10%, the Teams receive 10%.  

Support your favorite team and get a discount on spectator tickets. If you use a team's code, be sure to share on Twitter and tag the teams so they know you've supported them! 

  • Military Discount: MLT for 10% off
  • Senior Discount: SNR for 10% off


Catch all the action live October 20 - 23.

Day 1 - Oct 20 Day 2 - Oct 21 Day 3 - Oct 22 Day 4 - Oct 23
Play-In Stage Pool Play Championship Bracket Champ Bracket Continues


We saved the best for last.

Tune into the Halo World Championship to unlock exclusive Halo Infinite Twitch Drops!

Halo World Championship 2022 Twitch Drops
Halo World Championship 2022 Co-Streamers

Tune into the HaloWC with any of our partnered Co-Streamers and you will unlock additional Twitch Drops!


Friday 10/21 Saturday 10/22 Sunday 10/23
9:00 AM PT
Check-in Opens
Player Check-in Starts
10:00 AM PT
Check-in Opens
Doors Open [Players/GA]
10:00 AM PT
Check-in Opens
Doors Open [Players/GA]
9:55 AM PT
Doors Open [VIP]
12:00 PM PT
Champ Bracket Begins
Community Stage Activity Begins
Broadcast Begins
12:00 PM PT
Champ Bracket Resumes
10:00 AM PT
Doors Open [Players]
  5:00 PM PT
Grand Finals Ceremony
10:30 AM PT
VIP Tour
11:00 AM PT
Doors Open [GA]
Player Check-in Ends
12:00 PM PT
Pool Play Starts
Community Stage Activity Begins
Broadcast Begins
12:30 PM PT
FFA VIP Check-in Starts
12:45 PM PT
FFA GA Check-in Starts
1:30 PM PT
FFA Check-in Ends
2:00 PM PT
FFA Starts


Halo World Championship 2022 Talent

It wouldn't be a proper Halo World Championship without a star-studded cast!


The Halo World Championship will feature a 16-Team Pool Play into Double Elimination Championship Bracket.

  • Qualification: The Top 12 placing teams from Orlando (regardless of region) will qualify for Pool Play.
  • Play-In Stage: The Top 2 placing teams from each region (outside of the top 12 at Orlando, HCS points used as tiebreaker) will be invited to an 8-team play-in bracket at the Halo World Championship. The Top 4 placing teams from the Play-in Stage will join the other Top 12 teams in Pool Play.
  • Pool Play: 4 groups of 4, Round Robin. The top 3 teams from each pool will advance to Championship Bracket. The bottom team will be eliminated from the tournament.
  • Championship Bracket: Double Elimination, Best of 5 until Grand Finals (Best of 7)


The action kicks off with the Play-In Stage on October 20th.

Each region's top 2 contenders will battle it out in a double elimination bracket for the final 4 Pool Play spots!

North America Europe Mexico Australia / NZ
NA #1

NA #2
EU #1

EU #2
JLingz Esports
MX #1

MX #2
ANZ #1

ANZ #2
Divine Mind
Halo World Championship 2022 Play-in Stage Teams
Halo World Championship 2022 Play-in Stage Upper Bracket Halo World Championship 2022 Play-In Stage Upper Bracket
Halo World Championship 2022 Play-in Stage Lower Bracket Halo World Championship 2022 Play-In Stage Lower Bracket


Pool Play begins on October 21st, as the Top 12 teams from the Orlando Major fight for Bracket Play!

  • Top 2 teams in each Pool will start in Winners Bracket Round 1
  • 3rd Place teams will start in Elimination Bracket Round 1
  • 4th Place teams will be eliminated
Halo World Championship 2022 Pool Play


As always, ASTROGaming is hooking up event attendees with a $25,000 FFA Tournament!

  • Registration will be open for up to 256 players and spectators.
  • The FFA tournament checkin will begin at 11:00am for VIP and 11:30am for GA. The tournament will start at 2:00pm on Friday, October 21st. You must pre-register at hcs.ee.gg and then check in onsite to compete in the FFA Tournament.
  • Must have a Spectator ticket to participate.


Halo World Championship 2022 $5,000 Cosplay Contest

For the first time at an HCS event, we are hosting a Halo Cosplay Contest. With $5,000 at stake, cosplay enthusiasts will show off their amazing creations for all to see (and judge)!

This is a one day event split into two heats on Saturday October 22, 2022.

  • Heat 1 (3:00PM PT-3:45PM PT): All those in costume will be invited on stage in groups to show off costume to the audience and judges. The judges will score all participants based on execution, creativity, complexity and accuracy. Entrants with the top 10 scores will be invited to Heat 2.
  • Heat 2 (7:00PM - 7:45PM PT): Will be limited to the top 10 participants from Heat 1 and given 4 minutes to showcase each costume. Judges will present the top 3 winners.
Place Prize
1st $3,000
2nd $1,500
3rd $500


Halo World Championship 2022 Special Guest - Steve Downes Steve Downes - Voice of Master Chief
Halo World Championship 2022 Special Guest - Jen Taylor Jen Taylor - Voice of Cortana

The iconic voices of Master Chief and Cortana will be joining us at the Halo World Championship for panels, meet and greets, and signings!

October 21-22


Halo World Championship 2022 Community Stage, Presented by Xbox

We want all Halo fans, not just competitive fans, to feel like there's something for them at the Halo World Championship, and the Halo Community Stage is a big way we are tackling that!

Fans can look forward to a side stage on Friday October 21st and Saturday October 22nd with panels and programming all day long. Lore, social games, cosplay, dev panels, and more!


  • Airport:  Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA)
  • Ground Transportation: Uber, Lyft
  • Hotels: Click HERE

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