MLG has released more details about the 2012 season. In addition to the previously announced details around the Winter Season, Online Qualifiers and the Winter Arena (here: http://www.majorleaguegaming.com/news/2012-pro-circuit-dates-and-starcraft-2-winter-championship-prize-money/ ), we've released much more information about the coming 2012 year and all 4 seasons.
2012 Season Championship Dates
Winter Championship: March 23-25 (Columbus)
Spring Championship: June 8-10
Summer Championship: August 24-26
Fall Championship: November 2-4
StarCraft 2 Winter Championship Prize Money
$76,000 in total
1st Place: $25,000
2nd Place: $15,000
3rd Place: $9,000
4th Place: $5,500
5th/6th Place: $3,500 each
7th/8th Place: $2,250 each
9th- 12th Place: $1,500 each
13th-16th Place: $1,000 each
Full StarCraft 2 Winter Season Schedule
Regional Online Qualfiers: First two weeks of February
Winter Arena: Feb 24-26, New York, NY
Winter Championship: March 23-25, Columbus, OH
Note also that for the Winter Arena, and for the top 16 at the Columbus Winter Championships, full travel is being paid for all of these players.
Full details are available on our site: http://www.majorleaguegaming.com/news/2012-pro-circuit-dates-and-starcraft-2-winter-championship-prize-money/
Don't forget that the Winter Season Championship at Columbus will have an Open Bracket. Competitor Passes for the Columbus Championship will go on sale February 14th at 7PM ET. Spectator passes will be announced shortly.