One of the pillars of DreamHack events are our world class Esport tournaments. As announced, at DreamHack Austin 2017 we will have a lineup of your favorite games and teams like always. While we’re still working on those right now, we can let you have a small taste of what is to come.

Anyone who purchases a day or weekend pass for our events will be able to sit in our spectator areas to watch the tournaments. We’re planning on all sorts of games so check back for more announcements in the future!

Counter-strike: global offensive

Bringing international competition back to America, Counter-Strike will be back as a part of DreamHack Open in 2017, featuring a minimum $100,000 prize pool. Eight teams from around the world will fight for a chance at glory, with online qualifier spots to be earned. See full details.


DreamHack Grand Prix will come back in 2017 where the world’s best Hearthstone players will gather to fight for title of the game’s best. DreamHack Grand Prix will run on the philosophy of a come-one-come-all event, an open format that allows anyone attending to be a part of the action. See full details.

StarCraft II

Last year DreamHack came to Austin with a bang, bringing StarCraft II with it and hosting a great championship on American soil that saw Hydra barely defeat Neeb. This year we are back with DreamHack Austin 2017, to host the StarCraft II World Championship Series Austin Circuit Championship! $100,000 is on the line as well as a seed to the Global Championship Finals! See full details.

Street Fighter V and smash

DreamHack Austin 2017 will see the return of fighting games Street Fighter V and Smash with events to mix professional and amateur play. With open, participation based formats be sure to grab your ticket today and test your mettle.