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Operation Canteen Crasher!

April 9, 2018 - TF2 Team



Operation Canteen Crasher is a new community Mann vs. Machine contest hosted by the same folks that brought you Operation Titanium Tank! (The Titanium Tank event ends on May 31st, 2018 @ 11:59 PM ET)


Create new community Mann vs. Machine maps, new waves for existing community Mann vs. Machine maps, new weapons, and new cosmetics for this event! The deadline for all contest entries is July 31st, 2018 @ 11:59 PM ET.


On August 15th, 2018 (Mann vs. Machine's birthday), contest entries will be hosted on Potato's Custom Mann vs. Machine Servers! Players will be invited to complete the community-created Mann vs. Machine maps, waves, and objectives. But having fun playing the newly-created content is only half of the event! The main goal is to support content creators by promoting and showcasing their work to the community!


Players and content creators can earn multiple Canteen Crasher in-game medals for participating!


Get more information here!


RGL.gg EU Season One

March 28, 2018 - TF2 Team



Recharge Gaming League has crossed the pond. The very first season of Pick/Ban Prolander is coming to Europe! We're bringing with us a $1,000 USD prize pool! The league is completely free to play. This is the best time to try out this fast paced, fun and fresh competitive format.


New team registration ends on April 22nd, and the league will begin on April 24th. Players who are looking for a team can post in the looking for team section of the RGL website.


Register today at EU.RGL.gg website.


Copenhagen Games

March 27, 2018 - TF2 Team



This weekend, let the siren sound of mermaids draw you into a different kind of slaughter, the Copenhagen Games! For the first time in living history, competitive teams representing both 6s and Highlander come together to find out who is the best in Europe. Esport United, the team producing Community Rumble and powering i61, are lending their support for three days of TF2 action to KritzKast and EssentialsTF alike. No matter how you take your Team Fortress 2 esports, with a 6000 euro split prize pool, there's something here for you.


Visit the official LAN site http://lan.teamfortress2.com for streams and information.


Art by Kichiart and Uberchain


Journey to the East!

March 14, 2018 - TF2 Team



TF2Maps is back at it again with a new community contest called Journey to the East! Create your best eastern-themed items for the TF2 Steam Workshop!


All participants will receive an in-game medal and there are prizes for the winners! But don't delay, the deadline for submissions is Saturday, June 30th, at 11:59 PM EDT.


Click here to read rules and learn more.


The Famous 15 go to the Nordics

March 8, 2018 - TF2 Team



Denmark, literary home of fairytales and Vikings, is soon to play host to Team Fortress 2 at the 2018 Copenhagen Games. KritzKast, in cahoots with TeamSourceTF and r/sfm, are looking for your SFM stills to spice up the joint Highlander and 6v6 LAN. You have until March 19th to create the perfect picture, appealing to such eccentric categories as "most fighters", "most Danish thing" and "best depiction of damage". Full details can be found on Twitter, and by visiting TeamSourceTF's Discord.


Art by Toby


European One Day Prolander Cup

February 27, 2018 - TF2 Team



Prolander is coming to Europe! RGL.gg is hosting a FREE one day cup for the European community. It's open to players of all skill levels! RGL will separate teams into divisions of eight teams of similar skill. Meaning if you're on a team of new competitive players, you don't have to worry about playing against the top players. On top of having fair divisions, 50% of the teams who enter will win keys! In each skill division, the top four teams will win keys.


The cup is on March 18th, starting at 3pm CET. Every team will play three matches, on payload and king of the hill maps. The cup will last about six hours. New team registration ends on March 15th. Players who are looking for a team can post in the LFT section of the RGL cup website. More information and registration is at the Cup.RGL.gg website.


The cup will be streamed live @ twitch.tv/Kritzkast.


Top 12 Special for 2017

February 26, 2018 - TF2 Team



LuckyLukeTF2 is back with the Top 12 special for 2017! Just like previous years, this edition features all the #1 comp TF2 plays of the month for the year of 2017! Check out the action above or on LuckyLukeTF2's YouTube channel here!


Ready Up: Competitive Team Fortress 2 film premiere

February 13, 2018 - TF2 Team



Ready Up: Competitive Team Fortress 2 is a film produced by Marketplace.tf about the competitive Team Fortress 2 esports scene, a scene that has thrived continuously on the community's support. From pro players and viewers, to casters and producers, as well programmers and designers, the film explores a look into the creation of competitive 6v6 over the past 10 years.


The film will be premiering on February 18th 8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, live at ESA Rewind II before the Invite Grand Finals at Esports Arena in Santa Ana, CA. Additionally, you can tune into ESA's Twitch channel.


RGL.gg Season 3

February 6, 2018 - TF2 Team



The third season of RGL.gg is about to begin! This Pick/Ban Prolander league is broken down into multiple divisions. Paid divisions with a total prize pool of $4,000 for experienced players and completely free divisions for players who want to try out this dynamic, fun and fresh competitive format.


RGL.gg is currently only a North American league, but plans to expand to Europe in the next couple months. New team registration ends on February 20th. Players who are looking for a team can post in the LFT section of the RGL website. Register today at the RGL.gg website.


UGC League Announces Winter Season 2018!

January 2, 2018 - TF2 Team



Prepare yourself, the UGC League Winter Season is about to start! Come join the thousands of players that played last season for some competitive TF2 action! The first week of matches starts January 19th for 4v4, January 22nd for Highlander and January 24th for 6v6.


UGC has divisions across North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia/New Zealand. Players from any of these regions are encouraged to sign-up and join the fun! (Remember, February 1st is the last day that teams can sign up.) Visit the UGC website for more information.


Heals for Reals

December 8, 2017 - TF2 Team



The Portland Burnsiders have teamed up with KritzKast and USAopoly to create a weekend of entertainment in benefit of AFSP!


The live stream starts at 9:00am PST Saturday, December 9th, on Twitch. Donations are already open via Scrap.tf and Just Giving. Donations of $10 or more receive the 'Heals for Reals' in-game medal. Copies of TF2 Monopoly® and Gravel and Gargoyles puzzles all signed by the Valve TF2 dev team are also up for grabs during the weekend.


Image by sanatorium, logo by Teleportato, medal by NeoDement


Shapeways Design Contest Winners!

December 5, 2017 - TF2 Team



Shapeways has announced the winners of their Valve Design Contest! Head over and check out the winners!


TFCL Announces New Seasons!

November 8, 2017 - TF2 Team



TFCL has announced three new seasons starting in November! Get ready for 6v6 Season 3, Ultiduo Season 4, and Highlander Season 1!


Registration for all three tournaments has already begun! Matches start on November 25th. Visit the TFCL website for more information.


Tip of the Hats 2017

September 24, 2017 - TF2 Team



Tip of the Hats 2017 is live this weekend! Join the fun September 22nd through the 24th, from 11am to 11pm PST, or check out the live stream on Twitch. Tip of the Hats is a charity event hosted and supported by members of the TF community. Since 2013, it has raised over $500,000 for Children's Oncology Services, Inc. (COSI), which offers camps and other programs that allow kids with cancer to just be kids. With your help, COSI can offer these services at little to no cost to their families.

Click here to learn more, and follow their Twitter here!

ETF2L Season 13 Highlander Final

September 9, 2017 - TF2 Team



The stage is set this Sunday for the thrilling conclusion of ETF2L's Season 13 Highlander excitement. There have been some close matches this season, sadly many of which were not streamed. That changes now! TF2 podcast KritzKast teams up with Whitelist.tf to stream the mighty battle between feisty go-getters Strong Opinions and last season's champions Super Dickmann's KANNONEN!


You can catch every stab, punch, airshot and airblast live this Sunday, September 10th, at 21:15 CEST on KritzKast's Twitch Channel!