The Reimagined 2020 Wawa Welcome America Festival Announces 50+ Free Virtual Events Including Esports Tournaments

Paige FunkNews & Events

Seven Days of 100% Free, 100% Virtual Programming Including Esports Tournaments Presented by U.S. Army, Powered by Nerd Street Gamers Philadelphia, PA – June 29, 2020 – Welcome America, Inc. and the City of Philadelphia announced 50+ free events that will create the reimagined 2020 Wawa Welcome America seven-day virtual festival taking place Sunday, June 28 through Saturday, July 4. … Read More

TUNE IN! The T1 x Nerd Street Gamers Showdown is live.

Paige FunkNews & Events

We are live with the $50,000 Ignition Series Tournament Tune is as Team Ninja, FaZe Clan, T1, 100 Thieves and more face off in the most hyped VALORANT tournament tournament to date. T1 Esports x Nerd Street Gamers VALORANT Showdown, the first North American event in Riot’s VALORANT Ignition Series is going down Friday, June 26 through Sunday, June 28.  … Read More

T1 and Nerd Street Gamers Partner to Host Riot’s First North American VALORANT Ignition Series Event on June 26-28

Paige FunkNews & Events

The T1 x Nerd Street Gamers VALORANT Showdown Features a $50K Prize Pool and Unique Opportunities for Amateurs and Aspiring Pro Gamers  PHILADELPHIA – June 18, 2020 – T1 Entertainment & Sports (T1) and Nerd Street Gamers today announced the T1 x Nerd Street Gamers VALORANT Showdown, the first North American event in Riot’s VALORANT Ignition Series on June 26-28.  … Read More

Nerd Street Gamers Partners with Butler University to Host Virtual Esports Summer Camp

Paige FunkNews & Events

Camp Localhost, presented by Butler Esports, will offer gamers the opportunity to learn and grow in structured esports camp PHILADELPHIA – June 17, 2020 – Nerd Street Gamers, the national network of esports facilities and events dedicated to powering competitive opportunities for gamers, and Butler University have partnered to host the University’s inaugural virtual esports summer camp, Camp Localhost, presented … Read More

Nerd Street Gamers Gains Competitive Advantage with Comcast Business

Paige FunkNews & Events

Esports company deploys Comcast Business ActiveCoreSM Software-Defined Networking platform to support its expanding national network of gamers and prepare for future Localhost venue growth PHILADELPHIA, PA – May 26, 2020 – Comcast Business today announced that it is partnering with Nerd Street Gamers to provide high-performance connectivity and bandwidth for the esports company’s tournaments and Localhost facilities.   Nerd Street Gamers … Read More

PlayVS Hosts Virtual Championships With Nerd Street Gamers; Announces Returning Champs for 2020

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Participating leagues in PlayVS Spring Championships and Playoffs announced: High Schools Across Arkansas, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Texas LOS ANGELES, CA – May 14, 2020 – PlayVS , the software startup that built the leading platform for competitive experiences on top of esports, today announces the commencement of the platform’s ‘Spring 2020 Playoffs’ which will offer select high school … Read More

Immortals Gaming Club Launches First-Of-Its-Kind Digital Esports Camps Powered By Nerd Street Gamers

Paige FunkNews & Events

This summer is going to be an awesome time to be a gamer. May 21, 2020 – PHILADELPHIA, PA — Nerd Street Gamers and the Immortals Gaming Club (IGC) are joining forces to help kids stay engaged and entertained while staying home. They’re teaming up to produce Immortals Gaming Camps, multi-day online esports camps focused on League of Legends and … Read More

Happy Mother’s Day, Esports Moms!

Paige FunkNews & Events

For Mother’s Day 2020, we want to recognize some of the most powerful influencers in esports…. the esports Moms. May 10, 2020 – Nerd Street Gamers took to social media this week to find some of the best Moms in gaming. We received an overwhelming response, and asked the Moms to talk about all things esports – from supporting their … Read More

Amateurs Compete for Opportunity to Play Against Top Esports Talent in T1 x Nerd Street Gamers Valorant Qualifiers

Paige FunkNews & Events

T1 and Nerd Street Gamers provide the rare experience for amateurs to compete with the pros Nerd Street Gamers and T1 Entertainment & Sports joined forces to host three days of Valorant tournaments – two qualifier tournaments leading up to an eight team, star-studded Invitational. Two days of Open Qualifiers provided the rare opportunity for amateur teams across the U.S. to … Read More

ESPN Announces Madden NFL 20 Celebrity Tournament Featuring Snoop Dogg, DeAndre Hopkins, Katie Nolan and More

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Written by Olivia Wilson, and originally posted on ESPN Press Room Bracket Reveal Kickoff to Air Sunday, April 19 at 12 p.m. ET on ESPN2 Matches Will Air on ESPN Digital and Social Platforms April 20-25; Championship to Air April 26 on ESPN2 April 16, 2020 – ESPN announced today the Madden NFL 20 Celebrity Tournament, featuring athletes, celebrities and ESPN talent. … Read More