Registration continues for “Battle in the Forest” esports gaming tournament February 25

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 - 4:10pm

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will host an online esports gaming tournament featuring "Super Smash Bros. Ultimate" Saturday, Feb. 25. Open to players ages 10 and older, the online tournament is free to play and will be live streamed on Registration is open through Wednesday, Feb. 22, at

Participants will compete in a one-on-one, single-day, double-elimination tournament to be run in conjunction with "Bull City Gaming." Matches will be best of three the championship match being best of five.

In the event more than 32 people register, the tournament will expand to two days with the qualifying rounds taking place on February 25 and the top eight participants battling it out in the finals on Sunday, Feb. 26.

As an added incentive, the first 30 people to register will have their name entered into a drawing for a chance to win a HORI Nintendo Switch Split Pad Pro Controller. Only tournament participants are eligible to win.

The top three players will receive a variety of prizes, including a scholarship from Barton College Esports. For more information, contact Community Center Supervisor Grayson Pridgen at 919-554-6726 or [email protected].