IEM Dallas returns with $250,000 Counter-Strike tournament.

Counter-Strike fans unite. IEM Dallas returns this month with a $250,000 prize pool. Yes, you read that number right. The popular tournament series will be held during DreamHack Dallas, beginning at the end of May.

Here is everything you need to know about IEM Dallas 2024.

The 100th IEM event to be hosted at Dallas DreamHack

Not only does this IEM event carry a large prize pool, but it is also the 100th event to date, making it historical for Counter-Strike fans.

Hosted at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Center in downtown Dallas, IEM Dallas will showcase some of the best Counter-Strike gamers in the world.

The best part about the tournament is that you just need to purchase a DreamHack badge to attend. This means that attendees can enjoy all of the luxuries that come with DreamHack, including BYOC LANs, various other tournaments, concerts, booths and more.

IEM Dallas Prize Pool

Here is the complete split for the IEM Dallas $250,000 Prize Pool:

Prize Money
1st$100,000 + qualifies for IEM Cologne 2024
IEM Dallas Prize Pool

Not only does first place walk away with $100,000, but the team also qualifies for IEM Cologne 2024, which takes place in Germany in August.

All teams competing

Here is a list of every team competing at IEM Dallas, including invited teams and qualifying teams.

IEM Dallas teams competing:

  • Invited teams:
    • FaZe Clan
    • Vitality
    • Mouz
    • Complexity
    • Navi
    • Big
    • Team Spirit
    • Team Falcons
    • G2 Sports
    • Monte
    • M80
    • Virtus.Pro
    • Heroic
    • Team Liquid
    • 9Z Globant
    • Flyquest
  • Qualifying teams:
    • Cloud9 (EU)
    • Virtus.Pro (EU)
    • Ence (EU)
    • Heroic (EU)
    • Preasy Esport (EU)
    • Metizport (EU)
    • B8 (EU)
    • KOI (EU)
    • Boss (NA)
    • Nouns Esports (NA)
    • Team Liquid (NA)
    • Wildcard Gaming (NA)
    • Furia Esports (SA)
    • Bestia (SA)
    • Imperial Esports (SA)
    • 9Z Globant (SA)
    • Rooster (OCE)
    • Bad News Kangaroos (OCE)
    • Flyquest (OCE)
    • Vantage Esports (OCE)


Here is the full schedule for IEM Dallas 2024 (all times in CDT).

Friday, May 31, 2024:

  • 11:00 AM - Doors open
  • 1:00 PM - Quarterfinal #1
  • 4:15 PM - Quarterfinal #2

Saturday, June 1, 2024:

  • 11:00 AM - Doors open
  • 1:00 PM - Semifinal #1
  • 4:15 PM - Semifinal #2

Sunday, June 2, 2024:

  • 10:00 AM - Doors open
  • 11:00 AM - All Star Hour
  • 1:00 PM - Grand Finals

Tickets for DreamHack Dallas can be purchased at their website.

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