Intel has teame up with American Video Game League (AVGL), the leading college esports organizer to launch ‘Intel Inspires’, an upcoming esports event to focus on local and young talents in the esports scene, with a whopping $150K academic scholarships for 300 qualified players!
More than 250 colleges will be participating in the Intel Inspires event kicking off this Friday, as participating players will be under the radar of over 500 scouts and coaches. The online event is to be held in a chain of regular qualifiers hosted weekly.
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The events will focus on three most renowned esports titles- Fortnite, Rocket League and League of Legends. For Rocket League and Fortnite, AVGL will host series of qualifying events and for LoL, the stats of the players will be collected according to their summoner names.
We are excited to join forces with @IntelGaming to Create Intel Inspires. YOU could be the next #futuregamingstars⭐️
The time has come for your ability in gaming to be recognized.
➡️ Register now: https://t.co/HmIAlApjBm
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— AVGL (@AVGLofficial) August 27, 2020
Intel Inspires: A US-based event with $150K in academic scholarships
The Intel Inspires event is for US-only individuals, and participants must be 13 years old or higher to be eligible to take part. Additionally, a parent’s or legal guardian’s permission is required for all players aged under 18.
The top 100 players from each of the three games will secure a berth at the invitational, and all of the 300 players invited will also have a chance to apply for $150K in academic scholarships. The scholarships will be divided in two sections, ‘Honorary’ for individuals and ‘Recruitment Confirmed’ for those recruited via Intel Inspires.
AVGL describes Intel Inspires as “a three day esports recruiting event that will provide unprecedented opportunities for the next generation of gamers.” It also says that every player taking part in the event “will have exposure to colleges, universities and industry professionals.”
The official partners for the Intel Inspires event consist of Twitch streamer Nicholas “NickEh30” Amyoony, one America’s premier and longest standing organizations and global leaders in esports Complexity Gaming, American multinational education company STEM.org, video sharing social network TikTok, famous YouTube streamer Dr Disrespect, Collegiate Sports Management Group (CSMG), the largest national esports league of USA the High School Esports League (HSEL), VNN Sports and American collegiate esports association National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE).
Interested players can register on their official website.
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