NBA 2KL Season 5 3v3 Qualifiers Sign Up - NBA 2K League

3v3 is coming the NBA 2K League and YOU can be a part of the action!

Introducing the Coinbase NBA2KL 3v3 BLACKTOP SERIES – three 3v3 tournaments that not only pits NBA 2KL teams against one another but will also give select community teams and amateur teams the opportunity to take on 2KL pros. If you think you have what it takes to compete on the big stage, grab two friends and register for an upcoming qualifying event, and ball out. Each qualifying event will have its own prize pool up for grabs. On top of that, play well enough and advance to the BLACKTOP SERIES where you might even get the chance to compete in Indianapolis live in studio against NBA 2KL pros. All roads will lead to Playoffs and Finals at the end of the season for a share of the biggest prize pool in NBA 2K League history!

See below for more information about each upcoming qualifier and sign up for our newsletter to get notified when registration opens:


SWITCH OPEN Amateur North America Qualifying Event (Remote)

  • Region: North America
  • Non-PlayStation Tournament Dates: May 18th – May 21st
  • PlayStation 5 Tournament Dates: May 25th – May 28th
  • Registration Dates: April 25th – May 11th
  • Game Format: 3v3 Pro-Am
  • Tournament format: Single elimination; each round before the finals will be BO3; finals will be BO5
  • Age restrictions: 18+ as of January 1st, 2022
  • Prize Pool: $10,000 total ($5,000 per console)
  • Additional Prizing: 500,000 VC per player on the top 4 teams from each console
  • Top 2 teams from each console will also advance to the Coinbase NBA 2KL SWITCH OPEN

STEAL Open Amateur Europe and APAC Qualifying Event (Remote)

  • Region: Asia-Pacific & Europe (separate tournaments)
  • Console: APAC – Playstation 5 only / EU – Playstation 5 only
  • APAC Tournament Dates: June 1 – June 4
  • APAC Countries: Philippines, Australia, Korea
  • EU Tournament Dates: June 9 – June 12
  • EU Countries: Spain, France, Germany, UK
  • Registration Ends: May 25
  • Game Format: 3v3 Pro-Am
  • Tournament format: Single elimination, each round before the semifinals will be BO3 and the semifinals + finals will be BO5
  • Age restrictions: 18+
  • Prize Pool: $5,000 total ($2,500 per region-based tournament)
  • Winning team from each tournament will advance to the Coinbase NBA2KL 3v3 STEAL OPEN in Indianapolis, Indiana in the US