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2020 HUE Invitational to Play Out in September

18 Aug, 2020


The largest collegiate esports tournament in the country is back—with a twist. The 2020 HUE Invitational will be fully virtual in an effort to ensure the health and safety of the 500+ student athletes who will participate. HUE will provide a welcome opportunity for students to show their skills and connect with the collegiate esports community across the United States. This year’s League of Legends and Overwatch teams will compete for a piece of the $20,000 prize pool.

This two-day tournament will match more than 60 collegiate esports teams (entry is currently open) in pool play elimination rounds on Saturday, September 19. Quarterfinals, semifinals and finals will be held on Sunday, September 20. Games will be livestreamed with commentary from some of the industry’s most influential casters.

For more information and updates, follow @HUStormesports on Twitter.

WHAT:          HUE Invitational

WHO:           Harrisburg University will host 60+ Collegiate Teams from Across the Country

WHEN:         Saturday, Sept. 19,  9 a.m.–10 p.m. Pool Play

                     Sunday, Sept. 20, 9 a.m.–10:30 p.m. Quarterfinals, Semifinals and Finals

WHERE:      Twitch.tv/HarrisburgUniversity

CONTACT:   For any questions about the event or for interview opportunities, contact Jessica Wolfe at jwolfe@madewithmerit.com

Harrisburg University’s Esports Program is the university’s first and only varsity sport. The varsity team competes in some of the most popular esports games around the world, including League of Legends and Overwatch. Team members practice and contend in a state-of-the-art facility and receive full scholarships. HU’s Overwatch players are back-to-back Collegiate National Champions, and the HU Storm was named the 2019 Tempest Award Winner for Best Collegiate Esports Program.

For more information, visit http://hustorm.ggor follow the University on Facebook, Twitterand Instagram. You can watch the team live on Twitch.

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