AVGL Partnership Creates Premier Collegiate eSports Event
March 13, 2018 --
LOS ANGELES, March 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American Video Game League (AVGL) is partnering with Beachcon and Thunder Gaming to develop the largest gaming festival dedicated to collegiate esports in the US. The event will host April Anarchy, AVGLís national collegiate esports championship, alongside Beachconís student gaming festival, attracting 2,000 esports fans.
April Anarchy represents the culmination of ten weeks of online leagues among 200 teams for multiple game titles. The championship event will feature the top two collegiate teams in the nation from CS:GO and Dota 2, competing for $20,000 in scholarship prizing and the title of national champion. AVGLís production staff and broadcast talent will be producing the livestream on Twitch.tv/AVGL for the event.
Complementing the April Anarchy competition, Beachcon will feature BYOC LAN tournaments, Youth Esports of Americaís college and high school carnival, artist alley, a cosplay contest, professional esports team meet and greets, and many more activities for fans.
April Anarchy + Beachcon will take place April 14-15 at Thunder Gaming in Long Beach, California. Thunder Gaming is the newly launched gaming division of Thunder Studios, the largest independent production facility on the West coast, including a 16,000 square foot esports arena and live broadcast stage. Thunder Gaming is partnered with GG Media, the official media partner of the event.