Registration continues for “Battle in the Forest” esports gaming tournament through July 21

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - 9:06am

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will host an online Esports gaming tournament featuring "Fortnite" on Saturday, July 24. Free and open to players ages 12 and older, the “Battle in the Forest” will be played online and live streamed on Registration is open through Wednesday, July 21, at

Teams comprised of two players each will compete in what is scheduled to be a double-elimination tournament to be run in conjunction with "Bull City Gaming." In the event more than 32 teams register, the tournament will expand to two days with the qualifying rounds taking place on Saturday, July 24, and the top eight teams battling it out in the finals on Sunday, July 25.

Developed by Epic Games and released in 2017, Fortnite is a free-to-play Battle Royale game with numerous game modes for every type of game player. For more information, contact Community Center Supervisor Grayson Pridgen at 919-554-6726 or [email protected].