TF2 Coaching Central is announcing their third North American Newbie Cup, a learning experience and friendly competition for people who are new to competitive 6v6.
Players with no to minimal competitive experience will sign up to be placed on a team of six, led by a coach who will teach the basics of how to play the 6v6 format and help you learn the maps. You'll have three weeks to learn and practice together as a team, before facing off in a round robin style tournament with a prize for the winning team. Several former Newbie Cup alumni have gone on to play in RGL, the biggest North American competitive TF2 league.
Sign-ups are open now, and the deadline to apply and be placed on a team is November 23. Team and coach assignments will be made by November 25 and tournament matches will be the weekend of December 17-18.
Check out their Discord for more info. Whether you're looking to dip your toes in competitive, a more experienced player looking to mentor newbies, or even a fresh install, consider joining their community - they welcome all skill levels!