the Florida Recreation and Park Association (FRPA) announced that they will be hosting Florida’s first ever Esports State Championship this August, powered by Mission Control. The FRPA Esports State Championship presented by the Florida Mutineers is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for children and young adults to come together and compete in something they love, playing video games.… Read the rest
Psyonix, the San Diego video game developer, in partnership with Formula 1®, announced that the Formula 1 Fan Pack is available for Rocket League on all platforms.
The Formula 1® Fan Pack will be available in the Item Shop and features the Formula 1® 2021 Car with a unique Decal, ten F1® team Decals, and Pirelli Wheels.… Read the rest
Esports Technologies announced it is adding Rocket League to the roster of games available for wagering on its international consumer platform, Gogawi.com.
Rocket League joins the list of major esports titles Gogawi is currently accepting wagers on, including:
- Counter-Strike: GO
- League of Legends
- Dota 2
- StarCraft 2
- Rainbow Six
- Warcraft 3
- King of Glory
The platform also allows for more traditional sports betting on the NFL, NBA, Soccer, and more than 40 other sports.… Read the rest
Intel is elevating esports for audiences worldwide with the Intel World Open as the Official Esports Event Partner ahead of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 taking place this year. The event gives gamers a chance to virtually compete among the world’s best athletes on a global stage. Participants can register starting May 15, 2021, for a chance to be crowned the Intel World Open champion.
Learfield IMG College announced the addition of “Rocket League” as a featured game title for its esports events and league through a direct agreement with Psyonix.
Notably, Rocket League will be the centerpiece for Learfield IMG College’s upcoming nationwide Level Next Rocket League Spring Showcase, which opens up for student registration today.… Read the rest
Psyonix in collaboration with NASCAR, announced that the NASCAR 2021 Fan Pack will be available in Rocket League beginning this Thursday, May 6, on all platforms.
The NASCAR 2021 Fan Pack will be available in the Item Shop and features three Cars (NASCAR Ford Mustang, NASCAR Chevrolet Camaro, NASCAR Toyota Camry), nine NASCAR team Decals and Player Banners, a NASCAR x RL Decal for each car, and Goodyear Racing Wheels.… Read the rest
2021 CSL Esports Grand Finals virtual host has finally been revealed, Louisiana State University (LSU). Together with Esports at LSU, we will be bringing the premiere collegiate event of the season right to your screen.
The teams are competing for $60,000 in scholarship dollars spread across six games: League of Legends, Dota2, Rocket League, Valorant, CS:GO, and Street FighterV.… Read the rest
NRG Esports’ World Champion Rocket League team and The General® Insurance announced that the parties have entered into an unprecedented new partnership in which NRG’s Rocket League team will be renamed “The General NRG” for all future competitive and non-competitive events. The partnership is the first of its kind in North American Rocket League and goes into effect immediately.… Read the rest
Mission Control GG, a startup focused on gathering communities through esports, has announced the first ever U.S. Parks and Recreation Esports Championship (USPREC), presented by HyperX. This tournament brings parks and recreation communities across the country together for a month-long competition, where players will represent their hometown for ultimate bragging rights from the comfort of their own homes.… Read the rest
Global esports organization Gen.G and Conoco® announced plans to host a first-of-its-kind college esports rivalry week between University of Colorado and University of Montana esports programs. This marks Conoco’s first-ever activation in the esports space.
Rivalry Week presented by Conoco is a two-day event pinning the Buffaloes and Grizzlies against each other in Rocket League on April 27 and Minecraft on April 29.… Read the rest
The British Esports Association, the not-for-profit organization set up to promote and support grassroots esports, has partnered with Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies to deliver a live grand finals for the 2020-21 British Esports Championships.
The Championships are a series of competitive gaming tournaments for students aged 12+ in schools and colleges across the UK.… Read the rest
Air Force Gaming (AFG) announced it is taking the United States Military’s first official intramural esports league global. Housed under the Air Force Services Center, AFG is focused on supporting the Department of the Air Force’s resiliency and retention efforts by bringing Airmen and Guardians (servicemen and women who serve in the Space Force) together through community experiences and competitive leagues.… Read the rest
Global esports organization Gen.G and the University of Kentucky (UK) announced that the two will join forces for a ‘University of Kentucky Esports Invitational’ as part of their ongoing partnership. Gen.G and UK have invited its athletic rivals to compete on March 12-14, 2021 in League of Legends, Valorant and Rocket League that will be streamed on twitch.tv/universityofky… Read the rest
What you can expect from the RLCS X Spring Split.
The Spring Split brings a new challenge for pros to conquer. First was the Swiss format in the Fall Split. Next was the Winter Split’s Double-Elimination format. Now, the Spring Split brings a 20-team format for teams to master. It’s a blend of Round-Robin Group Play, a double-elimination bracket where some teams are seeded directly into the Lower Bracket (we call this the Knockout Gauntlet), and, finally, a single-elimination bracket.… Read the rest
Psyonix, in partnership with the National Football League (NFL), announced that the NFL Fan Pack is available in Rocket League!
The NFL Fan Pack will feature Octane Decals of all 32 teams in the NFL and will be available for 800 Credits from December 17 until December 28 in the Item Shop.… Read the rest