Northeast Regional Esports Champions Crowned

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Northeast Regional Esports Champions Crowned

PRESS RELEASE

October 5, 2019 – The Student League for Intercollegiate Esports (SLICE) and the Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities (APCA) are pleased to announce the winners for their first ever regional esports event. Students and esports teams from 9 colleges and universities attended the tournament held at the Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe in Teaneck, NJ. Teams competed in Smash Brothers, Rocket League, and Fortnite. Elmira College took first place beating out Clinton Community College in the finals. Clinton’s team of Jack Longtin and De’Andre Watson dominated the preliminary rounds and rolled into finals undefeated. But Keion Safargar and Evan Mendoza from Elmira adjusted their game plan and won the finals in a best of three finals match that went all three games.

Elmira’s Mendoza also took home 1st place in the solo battle competition going undefeated throughout the solo competition.

SLICE will hold two more regional competitions this fall in Houston, TX on October 10-13 and in Chicago, IL on November 8-10. Regional participants will be invited to participate in the national competition in Orlando, FL on March 5-8.

The mission of SLICE is to facilitate collegiate esports that create desirable student engagement outcomes for participants. To that end, SLICE provides industry leading competitions and educational opportunities that promote sportsmanship and further the educational mission of colleges and universities.

For additional information, contact info@sliceesports.com, (865)429-9123.

Make sure to join us for the tournament in Chicago, IL – November 8-10, 2019! Register Today!

 

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