Andrew “Andinster” Woodward of Spacestation Gaming competes onstage during the Smite match at Esports Arena Las Vegas’ grand opening

North Carolina Establishes Esports Industry Fund

The state of North Carolina has established a $5 million Esports Industry Grant Fund for esports competitions, with grants paying up to 20 percent of qualifying expenses for competitions. The grant is focused on competitions costing at least $250,000 with the grants reimbursing in-state goods, services, compensation and benefits. The state department of commerce issue […]

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Raleigh to Host Collegiate Esports Championship

Collegiate Sports Management Group has announced that it will host the first Collegiate Esports National Championship, April 29–May 2, 2021 at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. The championship tournament is expected to feature schools from CSMG partners including ECAC Esports, the National Junior College Athletic Association Esports and the High School Esports […]

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Raleigh to Offer Medical Services to Esports Players

As esports organizations move to consolidate the location of their players, the city of Raleigh, North Carolina, is taking a new approach to hosting professional teams by launching a “medical concierge service” to teams moving to the city to compete. The Greater Raleigh Esports Local Organizing Committee announced the program in partnership with esports advisory […]

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