The biggest township tech and gaming expo announced today the first prize e-sports tournament in Soweto. The event, which kicks off on 28 June at Soweto Theatre, will feature a R10,000 prize pool. The inaugural tournament will feature popular esports titles on the agenda such as FIFA, Tekken, CS: GO, amongst others, as well as giveaways, arcade corner and exhibitions.
"We are thrilled to launch our official e-sports tournament with great partners such as EKasi Esports and AOC South Africa," said Mpho Tladi, i-Village (COO) and member of the EKasi Tech Fest Organizing committee "The Esports community is incredibly unique. With this tournament, we hope to create an experience unlike any other."
"in keeping with our mission, we have designed this event to be accessible to everyone and creating a tournament structure that is more inclusive." Said Gabriel Ramokotjo, CEO & Co-Founder EKasi Esports, "for many people this will be a first and being able to educate more people on the scale of the Esports industry is fantastic"
"We are really excited to be a main sponsor at the Ekasi Tech Fest Esports Tournament this year. Our vision is to grow and educate the gaming community in South Africa. Working with Ekasi ESport really allows us to open the doors to many who are interested in entering the gaming arena." Said Chris Barnes, AOC Country Manager, South Africa"
The Ekasi Tech Fest Esports Tournament Registration details will open on the 4th of March 2019, through the event website.
Ekasi Tech Fest & Gaming Expo The e-Kasi Tech Fest is an initiative by the Innovation Village Foundation NPC, based in Soweto. Developed in response to the need for the establishment of a platform that will serve to harness the power of diverse thinking, talent and skills and to identify, develop and connect those inventors doing that of which no other has thought of.
Ekasi Esports Ekasi Esports is a multi-gaming organisation that competes in esports leagues, tournaments and championships hosted in arenas, online and offline.
AOC AOC is one of the global top brands in the display market. High quality, first-rate service, attractive designs as well as environmentally friendly, ergonomic and innovative products at competitive prices are the reasons why more and more consumers, corporate decision-makers and distribution partners trust in AOC.
Date: 28 June 2019 to 29 June 2019 Time: 09:00 - 18:00 Venue: Soweto Theatre, Johannesburg