The 30 franchise teams participating in the Valorant Champions Tour 2023

Riot Games has announced the long-awaited roster of teams for the Valorant Partner Program. A total of 30 teams from different parts of the world have been selected and will participate in the Valorant Champions Tour 2023. While some of the top esports teams like Sentinels and Fnatic make the list, other notable teams like Optic and G2 are missing out. because of everyone’s surprise. You can read the full list of each team below.

All Valorant partner teams for VCT 2023

Riot Games roughly categorized the 30 teams into three regions: Americas, Pacific, and EMEA.


  • 100 thieves
  • Cloud 9
  • evil geniuses
  • NRG
  • Sentinels
  • KRU Esports
  • FURY
  • Leviathan
  • MIBR



  • fnatic
  • team liquid
  • team vitality
  • Karmine Corp.
  • giants
  • Team Heretics
  • Fut Esports
  • BBL Esports
  • KOI


  • Rex paper
  • detonation game
  • T1
  • Gen.G
  • XRD
  • Team secrets
  • Rex paper
  • Talon Esports
  • Rex Regum Qeon
  • Global Esports

What is the Valorant Partner Program?

The Valorant Partner Program is a new initiative by Riot Games where select teams would compete in a league-style format against other teams in their respective region. The competition would be weekly and the top teams from each region would directly earn places in global tournaments like VCT 2023.

What happens to unselected teams in the Valorant Partner Program?

All teams that are not included in the Valorant partnership can still cut World Events by winning the Ascension Championship in their respective region. Once they win the Ascension Open Championship, they will be added to the Valorant Partner Program the following year. By 2027, Riot is expected to have 14 teams in each region up from the current 10.

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