Friday Fortnite Qualifiers - Time, Bracket, Teams Standings & How to Watch

Friday Fortnite is back, so Keemstar and crew are kicking off the season with an open qualifier featuring 256 teams. Below, you'll find all the details regarding times, brackets, rules and participants.

When does the Friday Fortnite qualifier start

The Friday Fortnite qualifier begins at 8 p.m. EDT May 24 and will likely run till about 11 p.m. EDT.

How to watch and stream the Friday Fortnite qualifier

The UMG Events Twitch channel serves as your main hub for the Friday Fortnite qualifier. In addition, we'd also suggest keeping an eye on Keemstar's Twitch channel as well as the Twitch channels of any participating streamers. Learn more about them from the Teams list linked below.

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Friday Fortnite Qualifier Teams

In this large, open qualifier 256 teams hope to work their way into the first proper Friday Fortnite matchup of the season. For the sake of brevity and accuracy, interested parties can check out the latest list of Duos on the official team page. Especially in the hours leading up to an open qualifier, rosters and participating teams fluctuate on an ongoing basis. Visiting the official site ensures you're getting the latest details at all times.

Friday Fortnite qualifier Bracket, Standings and Rules

The Friday Fortnite qualifier features a kills-based format that functions as follows.

  • Competing teams of two players each use a bracket to determine their opponent.
  • Both teams join a Squad match together.
  • The team with the most kills advances in the bracket. If there is a tie, another match will be played.
  • The winning team automatically qualifies for Friday Fortnite on May 31. The top-32 teams will enter a playoff beginning May 29 with a second qualifying spot being doled out to that victor.
  • Players also get UMG Credits per placement. Credits are doled out per player.
    • First: 10 Credits
    • Second-Fourth: 10 Credits
    • Fifth-Eighth: Five Credits

To view the latest bracket, check out the official Friday Fortnite qualifier bracket page. That's all there is to know about the Friday Fortnite qualifier for now.

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Will you be competing for a spot in Friday Fortnite tonight? Which team are you rooting for? Tell us in the comments section!

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