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We’d like to welcome all of you to this year’s official osu! Catch the Beat World Cup. The rules have been adjusted from the previous CWC, so please read them carefully before registering for this tournament. For more details, refer to the osu! Catch the Beat World Cup 2015 wiki article. Tournament Schedule Registration Phase: 02-19 Apr 2015 Live Drawings: 2 May 2015 14:00 UTC Group Stage: 09-10 May 2015 Round of 16: 16-17 May 2015 Quarterfinals: 23-24 May 2015 Semi-finals: 30-31 May 2015

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We’d like to welcome all of you to this year’s official osu! Catch the Beat World Cup. The rules have been adjusted from the previous CWC, so please read them carefully before registering for this tournament.

For more details, refer to the osu! Catch the Beat World Cup 2015 wiki article.

Tournament Schedule

  • Registration Phase: 02-19 Apr 2015
  • Live Drawings: 2 May 2015 14:00 UTC
  • Group Stage: 09-10 May 2015
  • Round of 16: 16-17 May 2015
  • Quarterfinals: 23-24 May 2015
  • Semi-finals: 30-31 May 2015
  • Finals - Week 1: 6-7 Jun 2015
  • Finals - Week 2: 13-14 Jun 2015

What has been changed?

  • Sign-ups are individual now. Teams will be compiled by captains after registration phase. For more information, please read the Tournament Registration Regulations.
  • Sign-ups run via forum PM only, now.
  • We have changed over to a double elimination bracket after group stage. Therefore, the tournament runs for a full week longer. Check the Stage Instructions for more details.
  • We have adjusted the mappool size to be smaller and more consistent across all stages.
  • We have removed the FreeMod bracket, specifically for Catch the Beat. Instead, you can now pick Hidden on HardRock and DoubleTime beatmaps.
  • We have implemented a new ‘veto’ rule, replacing the previous beatmap picking restrictions.
  • The limitations of mod-specific brackets have been removed. You can pick freely from any bracket now.
  • The limitations of exchanging players have been removed. You can exchange players freely now.

Prizes

  • 1st: 6 months supporter tag, profile badge, osu! merchandise, “CtB Champion” user title
  • 2nd: 3 months supporter tag, profile badge
  • 3rd: 1 month supporter tag, profile badge

How do I register?

  • Send a PM to Loctav titled “CWC Registration”.
  • Do not found teams in advance! Register individually, if you wish to join this competition. Teams will be formed after registration phase concluded by country’s team captains!
  • Hand in your registration before 19 Apr 2015 at 23:59:59 UTC.
  • You can only participate if you are of a Catch the Beat global ranking of #8000 or higher and did not violate the osu! community rules in the past 12 months.

If your registration was successful, you will be notified. This may take a while.Remember that any registrations past the deadline will not be considered under any circumstances - so get your registrations done early to avoid any last-minute issues.

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