Grand Rapids Business Journal | By: Danielle Nelson

The Meijer State Games of Michigan — Winter Games will be in full swing this weekend. Hosted by the West Michigan Sports Commission, eight of the 13 sports competitions will be featured at different sporting venues on Saturday and Sunday.

Wood-TV8 | By: Jacqueline Francis

Grand Rapids gamers are gearing up for the area’s first major esports tournament happening this weekend at Celebration Cinema Grand Rapids North.  

The tournament’s host, West Michigan Sports Commission, is calling it “Grand Rapids Rift Clash,” where nine colleges along with East Kentwood High School have teams competing for a championship title that comes with a grand prize of $2,500.  

Grand Rapids Business Journal | By: Danielle Nelson

“League of Legends” is the game of choice for the inaugural Grand Rapids Rift Clash tournament.

The West Michigan Sports Commission will host the first competitive video gaming tournament from Feb. 7-9 at Celebration Cinema GR North, 2121 Celebration Drive NE

Sports Destination Management 

The latest sports tournament coming to Grand Rapids doesn’t take place in the physical world. But that doesn’t make it any less popular, competitive or exciting to play (and watch). The West Michigan Sports Commission hosts its first esports tournament, Grand Rapids Rift Clash, Feb. 7-9 at Celebration Cinema GR North, 2121 Celebration Dr. NE, Grand Rapids.

Fox 17 | By: LeighAnn Towne

The West Michigan Sports Commission is hosting its first esports tournament Grand Rapids Rift Clash Feb 7-9 at Celebration Cinema GR North, 2121 Celebration Dr. NE.

People will get to cheer on competitors as they battle on the screen. It features teams of five plus a coach and alternative player, playing the popular "League of Legends" online video game.

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