Dota Pit League Season 5 is the fifth tournament hosted by Dota Pit.
- 5 Regions: Americas, Europe #1, Europe #2, CIS, and Southeast Asia.
- Open to all teams
- Winner from each region advances to regional qualifiers.
| October - December
- 6 Regions: Americas, Europe #1, Europe #2, CIS, China, and Southeast Asia.
- Top team from each region advances to main event.
| January 20-21
1 Wings Gaming were replaced by Elements Pro Gaming due to them not being able to acquire the visa in time 
2 Newbee were replaced by Invictus Gaming due to visa issues 
- ↑ "@GamingElements will replace @wingsgamingcn". Twitter. 2017-01-04. https://twitter.com/DotaPit/status/816682038996647937. Retrieved 2016-01-07.
- ↑ "DOTAPIT深渊联赛S5 IG将替代NB出国参赛!" (in Chinese). pcgames.com.cn. 2016-12-15. http://fight.pcgames.com.cn/653/6533313.html. Retrieved 2016-12-16.