LG Electronics USA (LG) (opens in new tab) and Evil Geniuses (EG), one of the original and most iconic professional esports organizations in the world, are hosting the second tournament of their Collegiate Showcase Series, which will see top college teams virtually battle it out in the arenas of Rocket League.
The Collegiate Showcase Series powered by LG UltraGear (opens in new tab)will run Nov. 13-14th. Fans can catch all the action on Evil Geniuses' Twitch channel (opens in new tab) beginning at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT
The first installment of the series featured top collegiate League of Legends teams competing for a suite of LG prizes and saw over one million viewers on Twitch. LG, EG and the community continue to be vocal supporters of the collegiate esports space.
Participating in the event are the top 16 Rocket League collegiate squads from across North America:
Bay State College
California State University, Fullerton
Northwood University - White
Northwood University - Blue
Seton Hall University
St. Clair College
University of Central Florida
University of Colorado, Boulder
University of Missouri
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
University of North Texas
University of Texas, Arlington
University of Utah
All players have been outfitted with LG UltraGear Gaming Monitors and LG UltraGear Gaming Speakers (opens in new tab) for use in the competition. On the line during the two-day, double-elimination Rocket League tournament is a prize package from LG. The event will be joined by casters Deman Williams (@iDazerin (opens in new tab)) and Joey Ahrens (@JorbyPls (opens in new tab)).
“The response to our first tournament was incredible. The collegiate esports scene continues to thrive and be home to some of the most exciting and upcoming talent there is out there,” said Sabrina Wong, culture program specialist and head of the Genius League Collegiate Program at Evil Geniuses. “LG has been with us every step of the way in contributing to the collegiate esports ecosystem and they’ll once again be equipping these teams with the gear they need to showcase their amazing skills.”
For a complete schedule of matches, visit https://challonge.com/cssirl (opens in new tab).