The 2022 MDI & AWC Global Finals Start July 8!


The 2022 Mythic Dungeon International (MDI) & Arena World Championship (AWC) Global Finals are here! Over 3 weekends, celebrate the top Dungeon runners and Arena Gladiators as they compete for their share of $600,000 (USD) and to reign as the ultimate champions of the Shadowlands. Tune in live between July 8-24 exclusively on YouTube to earn the Fearless Spectator title in-game!

MDI Global Finals, July 8-10

Following the culmination of an incredible season, the top eight teams from across the globe have qualified to test their mettle against the Shadowlands Dungeons one last time. Winners of the MDI Groups, Last Stand, and China Finals will compete July 8-10 through an intense bracket to claim the title of Shadowlands Champion and for their share of $300,000. Teams will face off in a series of Best of 3, double-elimination matches, on their path to the Grand Finals on July 10. Each broadcast day will begin at 10 am PDT / 7:00 pm CEST, live on YouTube.



  • Venue: Online -
  • Dates: Friday, July 8 – Sunday, July 10
  • Broadcast Start Time: 10:00 am PDT / 7:00 pm CEST
  • Prize Pool: $300,000
  • Format: Best of 3, double elimination / Best of 5 Grand Final
  • Brackets: Follow the brackets live on Raider.IO!
  • Language Streams on YouTube:
  • Dungeons & Affixes: Dungeons will be set to Keystone 22-25.


AWC Grand Finals & Cross-Region Tournament

The AWC is celebrating 15 years of high-level Arena competition, and this year’s Grand Finals promises to be no different. Starting July 16, the top European and North American teams duke it out one final time to conclude the ultimate combatants of the Shadowlands Arenas in their respective regions. After declaring 2 Regional champions, teams will compete in the brand-new Cross-Region Tournament where a further double-elimination bracket will pit the two region’s gladiators against each other to see who will stand apart as the global Shadowlands Champions!



  • Venue: Online -
  • Dates:
    • Grand Finals: July 16-17
    • Cross-Region Tournament: July 23-24
  • Broadcast Start Time: 10:00 am PDT / 7:00 pm CEST
  • Prize Pool: $300,000
  • Format: Best of 3, double elimination / Best of 5 Grand Final
  • Language Streams on YouTube:

Earning the Fearless Spectator Title

On any of the eligible YouTube channels listed above, watch two total hours to receive the exclusive title. Time watched is cumulative across all three weekends, so even if you can’t watch for the full two hours in one sitting your time will still count toward earning the title.


Connecting Your Accounts

Before you can receive this reward, you’ll need to link your YouTube and Blizzard accounts. Here’s how: 

  • Log in or create an account on YouTube. 
  • Navigate to Account Sharing under "Connected Apps" in Settings.
  • Select “Connect” next to
  • Follow the simple prompts to finish connecting accounts. 
  • When connecting accounts, be sure that you’re currently logged into the Blizzard account on which you’d like to receive your Drops. 
  • Click here for a full set of official rules for the WoW Esports Fearless Spectator Title.

Stay Connected

Tune in this weekend to and celebrate the culmination of Shadowlands Season 3! Don’t forget to link your account to YouTube to join the Fearless Spectators and follow WoW Esports on Twitter for more updates as the action unfolds. Good luck and have fun!