VFTCB Announces GEA Esports Event Coming to Expo Center in Oaks
9 Jul, 2021
The Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board (VFTCB) and the Global Esports Association (GEA) announced The Game Together Tour is coming to the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks in August.
Happening Aug. 25-29, the Game Together Valley Forge event will feature: a seven vs. seven flag football tournament, esports competitions in more than 10 different games, a cosplay contest, middle school, high school and college and HBCU esports competitions, five on five and three on three basketball events, industry seminars, a streaming area, music performances in the Music Meets Gaming area, an indie developer pitch contest, and more!
“The Valley Forge Sports Commission the VFTCB are beyond thrilled to welcome this exciting event to Montgomery County, PA,” said Jon Scheuren, Director of Sports. “With so much space and parking, the Expo Center is an ideal venue for the tour, and the booming esports industry is a perfect fit with Montco’s existing innovation.”
The Game Together Tour is an event series that promotes unity, diversity, equality, and charity through major esports and sports competitions, and Game Together Valley Forge will be GEA’s first major event, according to CEO Aaron Ludwig. Learn more and register here: www.GameTogetherValleyForge.com.
“We are overjoyed at the support we have received from the Valley Forge Sports Commission and the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks to make this happen,” Ludwig said. “As things slowly return to normal around the country, we know how eager most people are to get out and attend social events. We hope we can be a major part of that return to normalcy with this event. Join us in August as we bring a fun, competitive, social experience to the area with Game Together Valley Forge.”