Win more than $500,000 in tuition fees if you become the Hero of the Dorm/Storm this 2016!
Student gamers in the US and Canada are invited to test their skills and represent their schools in Blizzard Entertainment and Tespa’s Heroes of the Dorm 2016 competition! Bringing gamers across the continent together, in a competition of friendly rivalry and e-sports, the winners can get their tuition fees covered for the rest of their college stay.
Interested? Sign up here ASAP and get practising!
You can follow the action, starting with Round 64 on March 19, on ESPN networks, delivering live coverage through both TV and digital platforms – earlier rounds will air on ESPN3, and the Heroic Four and Grand Finals are to be telecast on ESPN2. Viewers at home can cheer on their favourite teams and win prizes for themselves in the Heroes of the Dorm bracket challenge, which will begin in a few weeks. If you feel like betting which of the sixty four teams will come out on top, and share their brackets with friends and rivals, you could win $10,000 if you choose the most accurate bracket, with more info to be released soon. Overall, more than $500,000 in tuition costs and other various prizes is up for grabs this year.
“Last year’s Heroes of the Dorm was an amazing experience for the students playing and everyone watching, and we’re excited to again offer college athletes an epic opportunity to team up and compete for scholarships in 2016,” said Mike Morhaime, CEO and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment. “It’s inspiring to see players from last year’s championship team, the UC Berkeley Golden Bears, now thriving in pro esports careers—we look forward to seeing how this year’s competitors shape the future of competitive gaming.”
The Round of 64, Round of 32, Round of 16, and Round of 8 parts of the tournament will be streamed live on ESPN3, via Twitch, Youtube, and other digital platforms. The Heroic Four and Grand Finals will be aired live, and in front of an audience, on April 9 and 10. Round of 64 will air on March 19, Round of 32 on March 20, Round of 16 on March 26, and Round of 8 on March 27. You can tune in online via ESPN over here, and on tablets and smartphones on the WatchESPN app. Additional programming details are soon to be announced.
In short, keep your eyes peeled; this is the hottest e-sports tournament of 2016!