Community Updates: QuikTrip Pioneers Take Top 14 on RLCS Global Stage

Community Updates: QuikTrip Pioneers Take Top 14 on RLCS Global Stage

Apr 3, 2024

Pioneers fans,
April is starting strong for the Pioneers. Our Rocket League team competed in Copenhagen, Denmark, at RLCS as one of 16 top global teams, and our iRacing pros took on the Richmond Raceway. At home, the Pioneers are preparing for the next Stateline Showdown Series tournament on April 20. Below are the Pioneers' recent highlights since the last newsletter:

  • QuikTrip Pioneers Secure Top 14 Position on Global Stage

  • QuikTrip Pioneers Take on Richmond Raceway

  • Join Us for the Upcoming Stateline Showdown Series Tournament

  • Grab Your 2024 Pioneers Pro Kit

QuikTrip Pioneers Take Top 14 on RLCS Global Stage

The QuikTrip Pioneers embarked on a monumental journey to the RLCS Major 1 in Copenhagen, Denmark, where they battled it out among the top 16 global Rocket League teams. The tournament kicked off with the Swiss stage competition between March 28-29, featuring intense matches contested in a best-of-5 format. In the opening rounds, the Pioneers faced formidable opponents, G2 Stride and fellow Australian team PWR, unfortunately falling short with 0-3 losses in both encounters.

Undeterred by the setbacks, the Pioneers rallied in Round 3, facing Elevate and securing a crucial 3-1 victory to keep their hopes alive. However, their resilience was tested once again in Round 4 as they clashed against Complexity Gaming, ultimately succumbing to a 0-3 defeat. With the loss against Complexity Gaming, the Pioneers' journey in the RLCS Major 1 came to an end.

Although the road to glory may have concluded for now, the QuikTrip Pioneers remain steadfast in their commitment to excellence. With their sights set on future endeavors, the team will continue to train rigorously, determined to secure a spot in the upcoming RLCS Major 2 in London this June.

As the dust settles on their inaugural RLCS Major experience, the QuikTrip Pioneers express their gratitude to fans for their unwavering support and encouragement throughout the tournament. Stay tuned for more updates as the Pioneers regroup, refocus, and prepare to conquer new challenges on the road to victory!

iRacing x Richmond Raceway 

Wyatt Tinsley and Graham Bowlin, the Pioneers eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series drivers, placed 36th and 29th on March 12 at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. So far, Tinsley is ranked 14th, and Bowlin is ranked 30th among the top 40 iRacing drivers in this season's competition. Their combined rank puts the Pioneers in 13th place of the 20 teams competing this season. 

For fans who missed the race, click here to watch the event replay. The pros' next race will be held at the virtual Brands Hatch Circuit on April 9, at 7:00 pm CST. Tune in to NASCAR's TwitchYouTube, or Facebook channels to watch the competition. 

Join Us for the Stateline Showdown Series Fortnite Tournament 

Get ready for an epic showdown at LEVELUP Arena as the Stateline Showdown Series presents the Fortnite 2v2 Box Fights tournament on April 20! Hosted by the Pioneers and LEVELUP Arena and presented by the Army National Guard, this event promises thrilling action and fierce competition. With a generous $2,000 prize pool up for grabs, teams will battle it out in intense Box Fights to claim victory.

Doors open at 9:00 am, with the tournament kicking off at 10:00 am. Best of all, entry is completely FREE, so gather your duo partner and register now for your chance to compete in this exciting event! Whether you're a seasoned Fortnite pro or a newcomer looking to showcase your skills, this tournament is open to players of all levels.

Can't make it to the event in person? Don't worry! You can catch all the live action on the Pioneers' Twitch channel. Cheer on your favorite teams as they battle for supremacy in the virtual arena.

Don't miss out on the chance to be part of the excitement! Register your team today and join us at LEVELUP Arena for an unforgettable day of gaming and competition. See you there!

Grab Your 2024 Pioneers Pro Kit

Elevate your style and show your support for the Pioneers with our exclusive 2024 Pioneers Pro Kit. Designed to reflect our dynamic partnership with QuikTrip and Price Chopper, this sleek ensemble features our signature pro jacket and pro joggers in vibrant red, making a bold statement that celebrates our collaboration. Crafted for comfort and performance, our Pro Kit is the ultimate choice for dedicated fans and esports enthusiasts alike. Don't miss out on this opportunity to join the ranks of the Pioneers in style—grab your Pro Kit today and gear up to conquer new horizons!