MARSHALL COUNTY, Ky. (KFVS) – An online esports gaming company is offering a new program in Western Kentucky.
This is in partnership with the Marshall County Parks Department and GGLeagues.
According to a statement from the Marshall County Parks Department, participation is not limited to county residents, anyone in the area is welcome to participate.
The season begins the week of October 3 with games played on different days depending on the title of the game. It ends in November.
Players will participate from home by purchasing a GGLeagues fall esports pass for $40, can participate in as many different games as they wish. The registration deadline for the fall season is September 28.
Games for the Fall 2022 Season Leagues include Rocket League (3v3, any device), Rocket League (1v1, any device), Madden22 (1v1, Playstation 5 and Xbox Series X/S) , Super Smash Bros. (1v1, Nintendo Switch), Fortnite (solos and duos) and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (1v1, Nintendo Switch).
All games will be played in the Western Kentucky region.
All players must register through https://app.ggleagues.com/clubs/marshall-county and the league winner will be crowned the region’s champion.
“GGLeagues is thrilled to partner with Marshall County to bring esports to its community. Esports continues to grow and its communities like Marshall County, which are at the forefront of bringing esports to recreational gamers. We are excited to empower our partners to deliver fun and safe esports competitions for players of all skill levels and ages,” said Erich Bao, CEO of GGLeagues.
“We are committed to continuing to find new and exciting ways to engage our community. We recognize that not everyone is a traditional athlete, and we are excited to partner with GG Leagues to provide players in our community the opportunity to be part of a team and be recognized for their accomplishments,” said Britney Hargrove, director of the Marshall County Parks Department. , added.
Winners from each region will receive a GGLeagues champion jersey and medal. The best players from the Marshall County team will receive additional prizes.
To play you must have a console/computer to play on, an email address, own the game you are signing up for, and have the ability to play live.
All games are controlled by GGLeagues and players are bound by a code of conduct to maintain a fun and safe gaming atmosphere.
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