Original announcement (on Spanish): http://us.battle.net/sc2/es/blog/20567505/¿estás-listo-para-la-copa-américa-2017-de-starcraft-ii-1-3-2017
Original announcement (on Portuguese): http://us.battle.net/sc2/pt/blog/20567505/você-está-pronto-para-a-copa-américa-2017-de-starcraft-ii-01-03-2017
Today Blizzard announced Copa América 2017. It follows a similar pattern to previous years, gathering the best players from Latin America and giving seeds to the WCS Championships.
* 4 Online seasons of 16 players each.
* Each season will have 4 qualifiers where 4 players for each one qualify.
* Ro16 Group Stage Bo3.
* Playoffs single elimination, Bo5 quarterfinals and semifinals. Bo7 Finals.
* Top 2 players qualify to their respective season WCS Championship.
Prize pool is as follow:
First season qualifiers begins on the 13th of March. There won't be official streams until the group stage begins, but the qualifiers can be casted by community casters.