22.000 € prize pool across multiple games!

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The LAN is a secured and restricted access area

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Bring your computer, bring your friends

The LAN-Area is an “Bring Your Own Computer (or Console)” area (“BYOC”) and is the core of our DreamHack festival.

Each LAN ticket gets you a reserved seat (table and seat), a port on our network for your computer or console, a power outlet (Schuko) for your gear and a chair. Alternatively, you can even bring your own chair! The exact components of a LAN ticket also depend on the ticket category.

Thurs, Dec 14 – 10am

Sun, Dec 17 – 5pm

Save your spot

The LAN is a secured and restricted access area: You cannot enter the area without a LAN ticket.

The other way around LAN ticket holders have access to the festival area of DreamHack during the festival opening hours.

byoc features


$ 99
  • Table Seat & Chair in LAN
  • 3-days Access To All Areas
  • 100mbit Ethernet Connection (1 port)
  • 36" x 30" Space for your PC and peripherals
  • IEM Dallas Entrance
  • 24-hour, 3-day access:

BYOC ultra

This ticket type is volume limited.
$ 499
  • Table Seat & Chair in LAN
  • 3-days Access To All Areas
  • Gigabit Ethernet Connection (1 port)
  • 48" x 30" space for your PC and peripherals
  • $100 voucher code for use in the ESL / DH Merch Store at the festival
  • Unique badge including customization
  • Access to the BYOC Founders and Ultra Lounge with complimentary snacks
  • 120hz screen (loan) & Gaming chair (loan)
  • Access to the premium registration line
  • IEM Dallas Entrance
  • 24-hour, 3-day access:

BYOC premium

$ 255
  • Table Seat & Chair in LAN
  • 3-days Access To All Areas
  • Gigabit Ethernet Connection (1 port)
  • 48" x 30" space for your PC and peripherals
  • $75 voucher code for use in the ESL / DH Merch Store at the festival
  • IEM Dallas Entrance
  • 24-hour, 3-day access:


In our LAN Tournaments




99Damage celebrates 10th anniversary and year-end at the LAN party at DreamHack and covers the competitions in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. There are dedicated seats in the LAN for the community.

Summoner`s Inn

League of Legends

Summoner’s Inn will be on the LAN representing the LoL community and will be broadcasting the LoL tournaments. Fans have the chance to book a LAN slot directly in the SINN area.

LAN Tournaments

Every DreamHack includes, of course, several LAN-Tournaments, where you can prove your own skills. You also have the opportunity to win cash prizes! 

Important: You can only participate in the LAN-Tournaments if you are a LAN ticket holder!

To be announced

League of Legends

Community Cup

Age of Empires II

More Information about the Tournaments will come soon. We will announce the whole schedule and open the registration as the event approaches. 

Further tournaments are planned, e.g. in the games

Blobby Volley, Fall Guys, Overwatch 2, Trackmania, Teeworlds, FIFA 23, Worms Clan Wars.

how to select your seats


If you have problems with your PC or other hardware items during the DreamHack, you can go to Tech Support in the LAN area. A team of competent people will help you.

Hardware Security

Upon admission, security stickers with serial numbers will be affixed to monitors, PCs and laptops that you have brought with you. When leaving the hall, the security stickers are checked and compared with the assigned participant data in the system. While participants remain solely responsible for the safety of their valuables and the organizer accepts no liability in the event of loss, this supporting system offers additional protection. We recommend securing any hardware you have brought with you, for example using Kensington locks, and carrying small valuables on your person.

Info Point

The Info Point will be your first point of contract if you have any technical or general issues during your adventures in the LAN-Area. They will forward the problem towards the right people. You will also receive any important infos about the LAN-Tournaments at the Info Point.

Rental Point

Have your devices unfortunately completely given up or you have forgotten something at home, then go to the Rental Point. Here you can rent gaming equipment and be fully equipped and prepared for your next match.

More Information what exact equipment you can rent will be announced as the event approaches.

Relaxation Area

Are you still wondering where to rest? At DreamHack we have a relaxation area included for all guests with a LAN ticket. This area is located in Hall 11 and it’s a place where you can go to get some rest for your next gaming session. It’s open 24/7.

Don't forget

  • Pillow
  • Covers/blanket/duvet
  • Earplugs if you’re a light sleeper
  • Towel for showering
  • Powerbank to charge your phone
  • Extra comfy clothes
  • Tent for your own camp
  • Everything you need for comfortable Indoor-Camping

1337 tips

The 1337 tips for a great sleeping experience

  • Air mattress 90cm (electrical pump is nice to have)
  • Blanket to put under the mattress as isolation between you and the floor
  • Sleeping bag & pillow.

Camping and Glamping

You have a camper or want your own room?

You can stay at the Camping Area at Messe Hannover. You have 5 min. to go to the DreamHack Halls.
For a camper up to 6 m long, including 3 people, you pay €21 per night, over 6 m €29. Electricity flat rate is 6 €, each additional person 6 €. 
Included: Use of the sanitary facilities, fresh water refueling and disposal station. (see consumer fair prices)
Here you can find all infos:


You must purchase a BYOC LAN PASS (Regular or Premium) and be at least 18 years old to attend the LAN. You can buy your ticket here!

LAN tournaments take place every day, with a detailed schedule that will be published shortly before the event. Registration for the respective tournament is a prerequisite, spaces are limited.

LAN ticket holders will receive seat selection information after purchase. This is done using a separate booking tool.

How do I book my seat?

1. Click on the link in the email from the Seating Map System
2. Sign in with your ESL account or create an account. log in.
3. Connect your LAN ticket/s
4. Go to “Choose a seat”
5. Choose your desired seat
6. Done

Place a group:

Select one person who should select seats for your group. Send this person your “Ticket connect” mail from the Seating Map Tool. The person logs in with their ESL account and can thus manage all tickets. You can also add tickets in the tool via order number and email.

Yes, of course. Your pass will also allow you to visit the festival. Please note that you are responsible for the security of your personal belongings, you should carry valuables with you.

No. The rows of tables are different for each type of ticket.

Please bring the following:
– PC/Laptop
– Monitor (2 are allowed if you don’t disturb your neighbors or don’t use unsafe setups)
– Mouse, Keyboard
– Headphones/Headset
– Power Cable/Supply
– 3-way power strip
– LAN cable (10-20 m are recommended if sitting on the edge of a row)
– Video cables (HDMI, VGA, DVI, DP)
– The games you wish to play are pre-installed and updated

– Your friends (don’t pack them, it’ll be awkward at security)
– Your phone
– Money (for parking, food and/or drinks)
– Decorations! All must be powered off your PC and fit in your space without disturbing anyone else near you. 🙂

Of course you can bring your own food and drinks – in reasonable quantities. Keep in mind that you don’t have a lot of space on your seat.

There is a restaurant in the LAN hall, which also offers breakfast an warm meals. In addition, there is pizza, pasta, asia food and much more in the festival halls.

We have also set up a small kitchen with  microwaves and kettle for you.

There will be a basic chair for holder of the BYOC LAN Regular Pass and for the BYOC LAN Premium Pass a slightly higher quality chair.
You are welcome to bring your own office or gaming chair. We also offer gaming chairs for rent, more on that later.

BYOC LAN Regular Pass: 90cm table width, 80cm table depth
BYOC LAN Premium Pass: 120cm table width, 80cm table depth

Yes, there will be infrastructure technical support and PC support. You may also find tournament operations in the LAN area.

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There are a number of public transport options when traveling to DreamHack Melbourne! We recommend organizing ahead using the Public Transport Victoria Journey Planner.

DreamHack Melbourne will have content from 10AM-8PM Friday, 2 Sept through Sunday, 4
Sept 2022. The LAN party will be 24 hour access from 10AM Friday, 2 sept through to 6PM
Sunday, 4 Sept 2022. Some activities may occur outside of these hours and times are
subject to change.

LAN tournaments will run on all three days throughout the weekend, with a detailed schedule
to be released closer to the event.

Yes, you are welcome to bring consoles. You will need to bring all the necessary elements including controllers for your space. Everything you bring needs to fit within your area is the only limitation! Please note that it’s unlikely that console-based tournaments will be available.

Request a Parental LAN upgrade from the check-in staff onsite. They will upgrade your credential to allow access. Please note your access will be linked to your child’s seat and does not grant you a seat on the LAN. If you want to have a seat, you need to buy a full ticket. Please note your child must be 15 years or older to participate in the LAN.

LAN ticket holders will be sent information on seat selection closer to the event.

Homemade food in small amounts is acceptable. You can also bring a water bottle into the venue providing it is 600ml or under and made from ‘soft plastic’.

Please refer to the venue’s Conditions of Entry for further information.

Parking is approximately $20 for full-day parking at MOPT when pre-booking your parking.

No, the LAN ticket is separate to the Halo competition and you only need a festival pass, or
be willing to purchase multiple day passes if you progress in the competition to be eligible.
Registration for Halo will be handled on the day. Further information will be released closer
to the event.

Alcohol will not be allowed within the LAN area however as a licensed event you will have the option to purchase and consume alcohol in other areas of the event.

Public WIFI will be available. The bandwidth available will vary depending on the load placed
on it.

Contact our customer support reps and we’ll help you out!