Tampa eSports // Tampa eSports Summer LAN 2013
Tampa eSports Summer LAN 2013
It’s that time again!
Our first event was a huge success, and we have been overwhelmed with the response in the area. We”re back, and we”re aiming to make this event even better!
This time around we will be hosting FOUR simultaneous tournaments! We noticed the skill break, and we are iterating on it! Let”s make this next event bigger and better! We”re gonna have some really fun Starcraft custom game contests and some organized play for games other than Starcraft as well!
24-player Masters Open Tournament – $25 Entry Fee ( +$5 if you pay at the door):
16-player Diamond Only Tournament – $20 Entry Fee ( +$5 if you pay at the door):
16-player Platinum Only Tournament – $15 Entry Fee ( +$5 if you pay at the door):
24-player Bronze-Gold Tournament – $10 Entry Fee ( +$5 if you pay at the door):
-All 4 tournament brackets are 16-man. They will be first-come first-served, and the only way to lock in your spot is to pay in advance with debit/credit card. We are doing this so we KNOW who”s gonna show up, and can post match-ups in advance once a bracket is full.
-The round of 16 for each bracket will be GROUP PLAY with Groups A, B, C and D with 4 players per group. The top 2 from each group will advance to the round of 8.
Ro16 Group Play: Bo3″s.
Same as last time, Our map pool will be the CURRENT SEASON ladder maps. For each series (ro16, ro8, ro4, finals) we will have a DIFFERENT starting map that must be used as the first map. Each players gets ONE map veto per series, and it cannot be the per-determined starting map for that round.
We will be vetting every player who signs up for the lower brackets. There will be ZERO TOLERANCE on anyone trying to smurf or take advantage of a lower bracket, If you try and get into the tournament through smurfing and are found out then you’ll be escorted out and will not be allowed back. Period. No second chances, as things like that just destroy the whole point of these tournaments.
Note: All tournament entries are not considered locked in unless paid in full. If you signup, opt to pay at the door, and we get 16 people who pay online, you”re out and on a reserve list. We cannot count on people to show up and pay cash as we know things come up with life. Everyone has a debit card, So if you can pay cash, you can pay in advance – and save yourself 5 bucks as well!
Side Events/Open Gaming
One thing that we want to improve upon from the last event is more coordinated open gaming and side events! We know this is what makes a LAN fun, and we noticed that most people just sort of left after they got knocked out of the tournament and we don”t want that. We want people to stay and play!
Some contests we have planned:
Organized 5v5 LoL/Dota2 matches for fun
Organized CS:GO matches if there is enough interest!
8 player FFA game/contest for SC2
First Player to float 1000 minerals loses
No Rush 20 minutes, Game Over At 30 minutes!
Some activites we have planned:
Coaching Corner! We”ll have a table setup for players to get IRL advice from masters level players about replays, tactics, upcoming matchups!
As with last time, We are going to be holding another charity raffle! We will be raffling off some awesome donated items to raise money for the Community Learning Center, a place for underprivileged kids to get tutoring and help in school. This is the charity of choice for the owner of the venue, since our last raffle was such a huge success! More details coming.
Alright, Now to get to the details for our Summer LAN! This time around we”ll be charging a $5(online, in advance) fee if you”re bringing your computer and not in a tournament. All players who pay for a tournament entry have their door fee waived. As with the tournament, If you decide to wait til the day of to pay your door fee, It will be $5.
Event Name: Tampa eSports Summer LAN 2013
Date: Saturday, July 27th 2013
Time: Doors open at 12:00 PM, Tournaments Start at 2:00 PM! — Ends with the last gamer gaming.
Address: 2145 Sunnydale Blvd #102, Clearwater, FL 33765
Door fee(computer, no tourney): $5 in advance (online), $10 at the door. Only if you”re bringing a computer and not in a tournament!
Spectators(no computer): Free! Come hang out.