Registration open for “Battle in the Forest” eSports gaming tournament November 13

Friday, September 17, 2021 - 1:58pm

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will host an online eSports gaming tournament featuring "League of Legends" on Saturday, Nov. 13. Open to players ages 16 and older, the “Battle in the Forest” will be played online and live streamed on Twitch.tv. Registration is open through Wednesday, Nov. 10, at https://bit.ly/BattleintheForest.

The cost is $5 per player. Teams comprised of five players each will compete in the tournament which will run in conjunction with "Bull City Gaming." The top three teams in the Battle in the Forest will receive a variety of prizes and awards, including scholarships from Barton College Esports.

League of Legends is an online battle arena esports game produced by Riot Games. Since its initial release date in October 2009, it has been one of the most popular eSports games worldwide. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/BattleintheForest or contact Recreation Center Supervisor Garrett Bryant at 919-554-6189 or gbryant@wakeforestnc.gov.