Yeehaw, The Texas Halo 3 Xbox 360 Shootout!


Posted November 1, 2007 - By Frank Meyer

More details have emerged from the Cyberathlete Professional League and X Factor Tournament on the $1,000,000 Halo 3 Xbox 360 competition, to be hosted at the Extreme Winter Championships on December 18th to 22nd at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Dallas, Texas.

The competition will use a four-player Free For All format and will be open to gamers of all ages. Players under the age of 17 need a signed parental consents…’cause this is too great for kids. Get the consent forms here: www.thecpl.com/forms/parental_release.pdf

The cash prize distribution for the $1,000,000 “Halo 3″ Xbox 360 competition is in this order: 

  • 1st place - $250,000
  • 2nd - $170,000
  • 3rd - $100,000
  • 4th - $75,000
  • 5th - $50,000
  • 6th - $40,000
  • 7th - $30,000
  • 8th - $25,000
  • 9th thru 12th - $15,000
  • 13th thru 16th - $10,000
  • 17th thru 32nd - $5,000
  • 33rd thru 64th - $2,500

The online registration for the competition opened yesterday. The admission price is $475 per person, but X Factor Tournament has agreed to provide a special “early-bird” discounted admission until noon tomorrow of $275, so act now 

The recommended event arrival date is Dec. 17, 2007 and the recommended departure date is Sunday, Dec. 23. Complete rules and schedule will be released November 6.

Discounts are available for air travel on American Airlines, and for car rental with AVIS. More information on how to apply for these discounts is located at www.thecpl.com/winter/index.php?p=travel

The Hyatt Regency is offering competitors a $75 discounted rate for rooms. For more information on how to obtain this discount visit www.thecpl.com/winter/index.php?p=venue

Post questions, comments and suggestions on the CPL’s Halo 3 Forum located at

TheCPL.com: CPL Releases Details on $1,000,000 Halo 3 Competition

Yeehaw, The Texas Halo 3 Xbox 360 Shootout!