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125 Decatur Street Southeast

Atlanta, GA 30303

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Georgia State University’s varsity esports program is hosting PantherLAN Esports Tournament, with live, in-arena finals on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Georgia State Sports Arena, 125 Decatur St., S.E., in Atlanta.

Doors will open at 8 a.m., with game play starting at 9 a.m. The event is free and open to the public, and will also be streamed through https://www.twitch.tv/georgiastateu and https://www.twitch.tv/georgiagamedevs.

Games in which the teams will compete include Smite, Brawlhalla, Paladins, Overwatch, League of Legends, Hearthstone and Dragon Ball FighterZ.

Georgia State’s varsity esports team was founded in 2017, and is among the more than 30 colleges and universities nationwide participating in the National Association of Collegiate Esports and other Georgia academic institutions in the Georgia Esports League.

Varsity esports provide benefits beyond game play, including student participation in broadcasting, production, marketing, management and game development, a rapidly growing part of Georgia’s entertainment industry.

Esports at Georgia State are administered through the university’s Creative Media Industries Institute, and the tournament is supported by the Georgia Game Development Association.

For more information about esports at Georgia State, visit https://cmii.gsu.edu/students/esports/.

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