Paidia Cup: Everything you need to know


Paidia Cup • 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.


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 the finals in May!

Where to tune-in: One matchup aired weekly on

Register your team:

Paidia Cup CECC Qualifier: March 11-12: Women collegiate teams competed for a bid in the CECC Finals this May. After a full 2 days of match ups Carleton FE took the W and earned their spot at the finals.

View The Bracket:


Paidia Cup: Women’s Matchmaking Season

Updated Feb 25

Paidia Cup CECC Qualifier Winning Team

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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