Georgia State University’s varsity esports program will host and compete against multiple college and university teams during the third PantherLAN Esports Tournament with live, in-arena finals across multiple games on Saturday, April 6 at the Georgia State Sports Arena, 125 Decatur St., S.E.
The Georgia Esports League is proud to announce that Greenberg Traurig LLP is sponsoring scholarships for the winners of GEL's Southeast Regional championship April 6 at Georgia State University. Greenberg Traurig’s Video Game & Esports Group is at the forefront of the rapidly converging worlds of video games, esports, virtual and augmented reality, entertainment, mobile media, music, and social networking. Led by David I. Schulman, a technology and corporate shareholder in the firm's Atlanta office, the group currently represents multiple video game studios, esports teams, publishers, content and rights owners, and hardware developers.
Doors will open at 9 a.m., with play starting at 10 a.m. The event is free and open to the public. Tournament competition begins online March 6, and will be also streamed through https://www.twitch.tv/georgiastateu and https://www.twitch.tv/georgiastateu2.
Held once each fall and spring semester, PantherLAN will include gameplay in “League of Legends,” “Hearthstone,” “Overwatch” and “Dragon Ball FighterZ.” The event will also host the Georgia Esports League (GEL) championships in “SMITE,” “Paladins” and “Brawlhalla,” sponsored by the Georgia Game Developers Association (GGDA).
The event will also include panels and workshops by GEL and the GGDA, featuring talent and producers from multiple companies and esports organizations in the Atlanta area.