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Full Sail University Partners with DreamHack for DreamHack Beyond

DreamHack will partner with Full Sail University to host DreamHack Beyond, a new hybrid festival and online multiplayer game that will provide week-long interactive experiences with Full Sail producing select panels and streaming events. Dreamhack Beyond will begin July 24 and last through July 31. It was created to complement and showcase the best of the […]

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Full Sail Signs Esports Naming Rights Deal with Orlando Health

The esports venue at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida, has a new name as Orlando Health has signed a naming rights agreement for the competition space. The 11,200-square-foot venue, first known as The Fortress, will now be called Full Sail University Orlando Health Fortress. The $6 million arena, which opened in 2019 and […]

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Orlando North Seminole County Sports Joins University Sportscasting Effort

Orlando North Seminole County Sports and Full Sail University’s Dan Patrick School of Sportscasting in Florida have announced a collaboration that will allow students to gain hands-on experience at youth sports events held in area sports venues. The venture will give students experience in research and reporting at events held at the Boombah Sports Complex, […]

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Full Sail University will open a dedicated sports arena in May called "The Fortress." Photo: Full Sail University

The Fortress Enters the Esports Stage

The largest esports arena to be constructed on a U.S. college campus is scheduled to open this month at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. The private, for-profit school has invested $6 million into what it is calling “The Fortress,” an arena that will house its Armada esports team. The venue will also host […]

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Esports Stadium Arlington will serve as the host venue for the 2020 EsportsTravel Summit. Photo: Arlington CVB

Esports on the Rise: Trends in Professional Gaming

When it comes to the world of professional sports, a new contender has surely earned its spot on the roster. Esports has taken traditional and cultural landscapes by storm, opening the door of opportunity to a new breed of sporting events, competitions and organizations. As a result, destinations, venues and suppliers are dip­ping their toes […]

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Full Sail Named University Partner of Magic Gaming

Full Sail University has been named the exclusive university partner of the NBA 2K League’s Magic Gaming, a first-of-its-kind partnership in the esports league. The agreement would enable Full Sail and Magic Gaming to continue to build, support and engage the esports community’s global audience and provide educational opportunities for the students and alumni of […]

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