Registration continues for “Battle in the Forest” esports gaming tournament November 18

Friday, November 3, 2023 - 10:20am

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will host an online eSports gaming tournament featuring the game "Street Fighter 6" on Saturday, Nov. 18. Open to players ages 13 and older, the online tournament is free to play on all consoles and PCs and will be live streamed on Registration is open through Wednesday, Nov. 15, at

Participants will compete in a one-on-one, single-day, double-elimination tournament to be run in conjunction with "Bull City Gaming." The matches will be best of three with 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 November 18 and the top eight participants battling it out in the finals on Sunday, Nov. 19.

As an added incentive, the first 30 people to register will have their name entered into a special prize drawing. Only tournament participants are eligible to win.

The tournament’s first place winner will select between two customized Street Fighter PS5 controllers. The controller not selected by the first-place winner will be presented to the incentive drawing winner.

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].