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University of Georgia Esports Association to Host “Athens Online”

The esports club at University of Georgia is hosting a LAN event on March 18th and 19th. The event will be held at 00 N Thomas St Athens, GA 30601 – Grand Hall 8.

Featured titles include:

  • League of Legends
  • Overwatch
  • Call of Duty: IW
  • CS:GO
  • Super Smash Bros 4
  • Super Smash Bros Melee
  • Rust
  • Street Fighter 5

Rust is the featured title with a $10,000 prize pool. Product prizing for other titles is offered Razer, Gunnar, and DXRacer. Street Fighter 5 has an additional $500 prize pool.

According to their website:

“Athens Online is a gaming expo and mega-LAN hosted by eSports at the University of Georgia in Athens and powered by UMG. The event will consist of universities and gamers from across the South and beyond coming together to enjoy an event filled with competitive tournaments, prize giveaways, and famous YouTubers/celebrities. With nearly 40,000 square feet of open space to set the atmosphere, gamers will be able to enjoy amenities ranging from free on-campus parking to a full blown wired internet network, a variety of booths to enjoy, and more.”

 

General Admission tickets can be purchased for $40. Additional tickets are required for players to participate in the tournaments. You can purchase tickets Here.

 

 


 

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