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PBL announce regional league
PBL wants to have a 24 team league that promotes local players from within geographic regions.
Written by: Mnmzzz    February 1st 2019 10:30 pm    #PBL #Pro Battle League #N4j #NEX #lowrider  

Tournament organizer Pro Battle League have announced a new league for semi-pro CS:GO that will feature regionally tied franchises with local players.

Under this league scheme, the PBL CS:GO league plans on eventually expanding to 32 franchises that will host teams exclusively made up of players within the teams' "home markets". Under this system all players who would play for the Atlanta Zenith would theoretically come from the state of Georgia, for example.

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This system is reminiscent of the Championship Gaming Series, a Counter-Strike: Source league founded in the mid-2000s which promoted a similar style of city-based teams, although players from anywhere in the country could join each franchise.

So far, a few teams have begun to assemble, with some ESEA players becoming team captains. Justin "NEX" McLellan joined the Dallas Stampede, Chase "lowrider" Releford the Kansas Lightning, Nick "N4j" Norman the Houston Vipers, and Josh "Daemos" Hayes for the Toronto Sabres.

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Dates for the league have not been released yet, however Dust2.us has learned that PBL plan on having an invitational launch tournament sometime in March where they plan on announcing the dates and the prize pool for Season 1.

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#1 nguyen
2019-02-01 22:39
how does one sign up and join a team
#2 Droid
2019-02-01 22:41
DMV 👀👀👀
#3 Blakers
2019-02-01 22:43
captain for team atlanta zenith here!
#5 Shakezullah
2019-02-01 23:45
nt
#4 verizon
2019-02-01 23:12
captain of the alberta bears sign me up
#6 Frog
2019-02-02 00:18
Interested to hear more! Keep us posted
#7 Daemos
2019-02-02 08:00
There are hubs on faceit for each team under PBL. You can join the Toronto hub to try out here: https://www.faceit.com/en/inv/z4y7tjb
#11 DiSCO
2019-02-04 01:00
ez spot for me
#8 Joe
2019-02-02 11:14
Ez for carolina riptide and Detroit overdrive
#9 FGB
2019-02-02 19:18
Detroit Overdrive O.o
#10 Joe
2019-02-02 19:42
EZ for FGB. detroit vs everybody.
#12 Triggernometry
2019-02-05 13:56
Thanks for all the support everyone! Couldn't be happier with the turn out we have seen so far!
#13 curry
2019-02-05 14:47
why does it have to be above 18 =(
#14 Nurfed
2019-02-10 02:17
whose NY?

<---- pickmeup
#15 MagicHelmetTV
2019-02-10 15:51
Who's gonna be on the Chicago squad?
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