Paidia Cup: Everything you need to know

Paidia Cup: Everything you need to know

Originally posted on February 28, 2023

Qualifier dates, matchmaking season standings, where to tune-in and more, here’s everything you need to know about Paidia Cup sponsored by Xbox.

In partnership with Paidia Gaming, EsportsU and Xbox, Women VALORANT teams from across North America have a series of competitive opportunities over the next few months during Paidia Cup. 

Here’s what’s happening:

Paidia Cup Flyer

Paidia Cup: Women’s Matchmaking Season -Feb 14 to April 11: a 9 week long matchmaking season where women VALORANT teams take part in weekly scrims with other online teams. All teams who play in 5 or more matches during the season window (Feb 14-April 4) will advance to the double elimination finals where the Top 2 teams will be invited to CECC Texas for a showmatch in May!

Where to tune-in: One matchup aired weekly on 

Register your team:

Paidia Cup CECC Qualifier


Paidia Cup CECC Qualifier: March 11-12: Women collegiate teams will be competing for a bid in the CECC Finals this May. The tournament will be GSL format BO3 leading into a single elimination final on March 12. 

View The Bracket:

Where to tune-in: March 11 and 12 from 12PM to 5PM EST on 

Register your team:


Paidia Cup: Women’s Matchmaking Season 

Weekly Standings

Updated Feb 25

Paidia Cup CECC Qualifier

CECC Qualifier Winner

Updated March 17

About CECC Texas  

Held on May 5-7, 2023, CECC Texas welcomes teams from multiple conferences and divisions to compete in Super Smash Brothers Ultimate, Overwatch 2, Rocket League, and VALORANT during the “May Madness” of collegiate esports. The weekend festival-like atmosphere is more than just a competition. The best esports athletes and fans will enjoy various activities, including a Vendor Village, Career Fair, Partner Activations, Cosplay Costume Contests, Esports Celebrity Meet & Greets, and a Technology Expo. For more information, visit:  


About Paidia Gaming   

Paidia is a women-led gaming, tech, and media company that has created an inclusive gaming community that empowers diverse gamers to safely connect, learn and play. Founded and supported by women, Paidia is led by industry experts who are motivated to provide sophisticated solutions that encourage positive voices within the gaming community. The fully-integrated portal delivers a secure environment for gamers in search of a supportive, inclusive, and kind community. It features media and content experiences, tournaments and gameplay, rewards, and prizing, as well as the opportunity to engage with like-minded gamers. Visit  


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