High school and college teams to play in local esports tournament

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — If you aren't familiar, esports encompasses all competitive video gaming, and it's a booming industry. 

A 3-day esports tournament is happening at Celebration Cinema North, starting Friday, Feb. 7. 

High school and college teams, from Michigan, and neighboring states, will be playing the popular League of Legends online video game.

It's the first time The West Michigan Sports Commission has put one of these on, calling it the "Grand Rapids Rift Clash."

The college winner at this tournament receives $2,500, and the high school team winner receives $1,000 for their program.


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Media Contacts

West Michigan Sports Commission:

Katy Tigchelaar

Kim Skeltis, Blue Blaze PR

Meijer State Games of Michigan:

Eric Engelbarts, II

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