Rush 2018 – New partner, new venue, same eSports

A Rush of esports is set to take place at the Sun Arena at Time Square in Pretoria from 29 June to 01 July 2018. The Rush esports event will host a range of competitive tournaments for casual gamers and esports fans to watch or participate in, as well as give visitors the opportunity to experience the thrilling world of competitive gaming live.

Vodacom 4U has come on board to sponsor and host three major tournaments at Rush on PC, console and mobile platforms across three impressive esports stages. The three tournaments are:

  • Fortnite 1 vs. 1 on mobile
  • FIFA 18 1 vs. 1 on PS4
  • CS:GO 5 vs. 5 on PC

“In a world that’s constantly accelerating, cutting-edge technology is no longer an exception – it is expected,” says Ulanova Visser, Marketing Director at Vodacom 4U.  “Vodacom 4U has responded to these technological trends and provides a youth-oriented service and experience in our 81 stores nationwide. To this end, associating with youth relevant events and being where they are, is core to us anchoring our position as the go-to channel for all of their technology needs. Hence our involvement with Rush esports seems a natural fit.”

“We are very excited to be part of the phenomenal esports growth trends and to see where this journey takes us as a brand.”

According to Visser, IOT, connectivity (fibre and mobile) and a high demand for access to data makes Vodacom 4U the right choice for gamers no matter what device they use, as the brand can offer connectivity to all.”

Registrations for these tournaments will be opening on Friday 1 June on .  Entrance to any of the tournaments is free for competitors, although spectators supporting the players will be required to pay an entrance fee.

If you’re a professional esports player, someone who just wants to have fun and see how good you are, or even a parent looking to find out more about your child’s obsession, Rush will have something for you.
So come and experience the energy and excitement of live esports first-hand!


When is Rush 2018?
29 June – 1 July 2018
Friday: 10am-7pm | Saturday: 9am-7pm | Sunday: 9am-4pm

Where is Rush 2018?
Sun Arena, Time Square, Pretoria

How do I buy tickets to Rush 2018?
Tickets to Rush will be on sale on Friday 1 June at all Computicket outlets countrywide and online. Tickets will also be on sale at the door.
Day Pass (valid for entry for one day only): R60
Weekend Pass (valid for entry for all three days): R100

How do I stay connected?
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