Valorant developer Riot Games has finally informed teams which had applied for a spot in 2023’s Valorant Champions Tour partnership program whether or not they have been successful. And now, after a few days of leaks, all 30 VCT 2023 partnership teams have been confirmed.
With each of three international leagues: Americas, EMEA, and Pacific, only taking on ten teams each to start with, the competition between organisations to vie for Riot’s blessing has been fierce. So fierce in fact, that the application process spanned months.
Below you’ll find all of the VCT 2023 partnership teams confirmed for each region leading into 2023.
VCT 2023 partnership teams
Here are all the VCT 2023 partnership teams split into different regions.
There are some surprising names in the Americas region for VCT 2023, with the likes of OpTic Gaming and G2 Esports not making the cut. However, Valorant behemoths Sentinels and Cloud9 have.
Riot says it expects VCT Americas to be an “incredibly competitive league” with teams that already have intense rivalries on the go.
Here are the confirmed VCT Americas teams:
- 100 Thieves
- KRU Esports
- Evil Geniuses
Some of the biggest European esports organisations have made the cut with a selection that spans the whole territory. Riot says these organisations represent “the best in class in fan engagement, competitive operations, and business acumen” and that’s the reason they were picked.
It’s also hoped that with these teams, Riot can help to build “local rivalries” over time that will bring high-stakes matches to the fore.
Here are the VCT EMEA partnered teams for 2023:
- BBL Esports
- Karmine Corp
- Natus Vincere
- Team Heretics
- Team Liquid
- Team Vitality
- FUT Esports
You might not have heard of some of the VCT Pacific teams, but you have now. These organisations represent some of the biggest brands within their territories and they’ve been “carefully chosen to ensure the vibrant mosaic of countries and regions are well represented.”
Here are the ten VCT Pacific teams:
- Zeta Division
- Detonation Gaming
- Team Secret
- Paper Rex
- Rex Regum Qeon
- Talon Esports
- Global Esports
And that’s all the confirmed VCT 2023 partnership teams. We don’t know about you, but we can’t wait for the action to start.