Rainbow Six Mexico Major Guide: Teams, Schedule, Twitch Drops, and more

Sadnan Nafis
By Sadnan Nafis
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With Stage 2 of Rainbow Six Esports’ regional leagues successfully coming to an end, we now have all the 16 teams that have qualified for the Six Mexico Major.

The Rainbow Six August Major 2021 is just around the horizon, and it will be the first International LAN event for Siege since Six Invitational 2021.

Ubisoft has already confirmed the official location of the August Major: Mexico City. Here, the top 4 teams from each of the 4 main regions will be competing for a title, a share of the $500,000 USD prize pool, and points in the Global Standings.

Here’s everything you should know about this upcoming Major tournament: (source Ubisoft)


Group Stage: August 16th to August 18th

Playoffs: August 20th to August 21st

Finals: August 22nd


Here are the qualified teams from each of the 4 Regional Leagues:

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North American League:

European League:

Asia-Pacific League:

Latin-America League:

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The Six Mexico Major will feature the top Stage 2 teams in each of the 4 Rainbow Six Esports regions which is sure to provide plenty of exciting matches.

The 16 qualified teams will be placed into 4 groups of 4. The top 2 teams from each group will advance to the Playoffs. For more details, see below:

GROUP STAGE (August 16-18)

The 4 groups were selected based on the following criteria:

The four teams from each region were seeded based on how they finished: 1, 2, 3, 4. From there, each group was created to have one representative from each region and only one seed per group.

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The format is best-of-one, double round robin. A win is worth 3 points. An overtime win is worth 2 points. An overtime loss is worth 1 point. A loss is worth 0 points. Each team plays each other team twice for a total of 6 matches throughout the Group Stage. The 2 teams from each group with the most points, 8 teams in total, will advance to the quarterfinals.

PLAYOFFS (August 20-21)

All Quarterfinals and Semifinals matches will be best-of-three, single elimination with the winner advancing and the loser eliminated from the competition.

FINALS (August 22)

The Grand Final will consist of a best-of-five match with the winner crowned Six Mexico Major Champions.


The total prize pool for the competition is $500,000 USD. Here’s how the prize money will be broken down:

  • 1st Place: $200,000
  • 2nd Place: $80,000
  • 3rd – 4th Place: $40,000
  • 5th – 8th Place: $20,000
  • 9th – 12th Place: $10,000
  • 13th – 16th Place: $5,000


With each regional league and the Six Majors tying into a global race towards the Six Invitational, the 16 teams competing at the Six Major Mexico will be awarded the following points in the Global Standings, based on their final placement:

  • 1st Place: 375
  • 2nd Place: 300
  • 3rd – 4th Place: 230
  • 5th – 8th Place: 165
  • 9th – 12th Place: 105
  • 13th – 16th Place: 50



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Check back after the group stage for the updated schedule.


R6 mexico major 2021 Twitch-Drop

“We all miss live events and really hope to see your faces in person soon! In the meantime, fans can receive Twitch Drops for tuning in online during the Six Mexico Major! Viewers will have another chance to unlock Pro League Nomad and Castle items as well as new Blitz and Alibi items. Please note that duplicate item drops are possible.”

Here is the content for the drops for this event:

Pro League Nomad Set: 4 items – dropping individually

  • Gold Nomad Chibi
  • Halcyon Flux weapon skin
  • Sightseer headgear
  • Celestial Glory uniform

Pro League Castle Set: 4 items – dropping individually

  • Gold Castle Chibi
  • Proton weapon skin
  • Flicker headgear
  • Quasar uniform

Esports Blitz Set: 4 items – dropping individually

  • Beyond Terrific headgear
  • Beyond Terrific uniform
  • Blitz charm
  • High-Ranker weapon skin

Esports Alibi Set: 4 items – dropping individually

  • Outstanding Performance headgear
  • Outstanding Performance uniform
  • Alibi charm
  • Unbeatable weapon skin

Hot to get the Twitch drops?

Register your account by heading over to https://drops-register.ubi.com and link your Twitch account to your Ubisoft account. You will then be prompted to opt into the drops feature. Please, make sure that your account is linked before you tune in to the broadcast.

All drops will need to be claimed manually. You can track all the Drops progression on the Inventory page https://www.twitch.tv/drops/inventory. When the Drops condition is reached, you will need to click on the “Claim” button on the Inventory page to claim the reward. Please note that the “Claim” button will be available only 24 hours after the end of the campaign (the final playday of the respective week). The delivery of claimed items will usually be done 48 hours after the end of the week.

Like the SI’21 May Edition, Ubisoft will follow strict safety guidelines for COVID-19, including the rule that removes a full team from the competition if 2 or more players test positive before travelling to Mexico.

This event will most likely host the next seasonal reveal panel, so make sure to tune in live for the exciting show.

Sadnan Nafis is a Senior Esports Writer at GameRiv. Sadnan has a love-hate relationship with Rainbow Six Siege. He loves to keep himself updated with new tech videos and is always ready to help others.