The regional breakdown looks like this: North America Players who win either a Ranking Event or an Online Event automatically qualify for the Regional Final.Capcom will also cover their flight and hotel to participate in the Regional Finals event.
Day two is a 16 man bracket comprised of 12 of the Ranking Event winners, two of the Online Event winners and of course the top two from the previous day.
Note that if a player wins the Regional Final and is already qualified for Capcom Cup, this will open up another spot on the global leaderboards.
Note that Online Events are weighted the same as Ranking Events.
The single biggest change this year is the Capcom Pro Tour consisting of four distinct regions, each with their own leaderboard and Regional Finals event.
Note that if a player wins a Ranking Event and has already qualified for the Regional Finals event, the next highest placing player will be selected.
Below is the list of Ranking Events on the tour so far: So now you’re probably wondering how the Regional Finals work, right?
Fans had countless opportunities to engage with the scene through live streams, with events being broadcast virtually every month resulting in record viewership.
It’s been a wild ride so far and we’ve put in a lot of work to get where we are now, but what if we told you that the Capcom Pro Tour is just getting started?
In short, they are the last tournament for each region to decide which player qualifies for Capcom Cup.
Day one will consist of an open bracket where the top two placers go on to day two.
And with that, let’s get into the details of the Capcom Pro Tour 2016 season!