Activision has officially announced new details regarding the relegation for the Pro Division of the Call of Duty World League. The relegation will be to determine which teams advance to Stage 2 of the Pro Division.

The bottom four teams in the Call of Duty World League Pro Division in each region will have to face off against one Challenge Division team in a single elimination best of seven match up. The winner of the match secures a spot in Stage 2.

Here’s how Challenge Division teams can qualify:

The top 16 Challenge Division teams in each region, based upon total World League points, will be placed into pools to decide Groups. Pool seeding:

  • Pool A – Seed 1-4
  • Pool B – Seed 5-8
  • Pool C – Seed 9-12
  • Pool D – Seed 13-16

From here, four groups featuring four teams will be drawn, with each group featuring one team from each pool.

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After group play is complete, the top two teams in each of the Groups will advance to a Single Bracket Elimination play. Here’s how that match-ups will take place:

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From here, the top four Challenge Division teams will advance to LAN relegation to play against the bottom four Pro Division teams. Here’s how that matchup will be determined:

  • Match 1 – Highest Seed Pro Division Team vs 4th Place Challenge Division Team
  • Match 2 – Second Highest Seed Pro Division Team vs 3rd Place Challenge Division Team
  • Match 3 – Third Highest Seed Pro Division Team vs 2nd Place Challenge Division Team
  • Match 4 – Fourth Highest Seed Pro Division Team vs 1st Place Challenge Division Team

Here’s the dates/information on when this is all taking place:

Australia/New Zealand:

  • Challenge Division Roster Submission Deadline – Match 10th
  • Online Relegation Qualifier – March 12th/13th
  • Offline Relegation Match – March 18th

Europe:

  • Challenge Division Roster Submission Deadline – Match 17th
  • Online Relegation Qualifier – March 19th/20th
  • Offline Relegation Match – March 25th

North America:

  • Challenge Division Roster Submission Deadline – Match 17th
  • Online Relegation Qualifier – March 26th/27th
  • Offline Relegation Match – April 1st

Teams must submit their roster for consideration to CWLregistration.com by the deadline listed for their region.

Stay tuned for the latest Call of Duty World League news.

SOURCE: Call of Duty

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