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LG Ultra Gear & Evil Geniuses Host Second Installment of Collegiate Showcase Series

LG Electronics USA (LG) and Evil Geniuses (EG), one of the original and most iconic professional esports organizations in the world, hosted the second tournament of their Collegiate Showcase Series, which saw top college teams virtually battle it out in the arenas of Rocket League. 

The Collegiate Showcase Series powered by LG UltraGearTM ran Nov. 13-14th. Fans can catch up on all the action on Evil Geniuses’ Twitch channel.

The first installment of the series featured top collegiate League of Legends teams competing for a suite of LG prizes and saw over one million viewers on Twitch. LG, EG and the community continue to be vocal supporters of the collegiate esports space. 

The top 16 Rocket League collegiate squads from across North America participated in the event: 

  • Bay State College
  • California State University, Fullerton
  • Columbia College
  • Northwood University – White
  • Northwood University – Blue
  • Seton Hall University
  • St. Clair College
  • Stockton University
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Colorado, Boulder
  • University of Missouri
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • University of North Texas
  • University of Texas, Arlington
  • University of Utah
  • Virginia Tech

All players were outfitted with LG UltraGear Gaming Monitors (32GP850) – the #1 gaming-designed monitor brand in the United States1 – and LG UltraGearTM Gaming Speakers for use in the competition. On the line during the two-day, double-elimination Rocket League tournament was a prize package from LG. The event was joined by casters Deman Williams (@iDazerin) and Joey Ahrens (@JorbyPls).

“The response to our first tournament was incredible. The collegiate esports scene continues to thrive and be home to some of the most exciting and upcoming talent there is out there,” said Sabrina Wong, culture program specialist and head of the Genius League Collegiate Program at Evil Geniuses. “LG has been with us every step of the way in contributing to the collegiate esports ecosystem and they’ll once again be equipping these teams with the gear they need to showcase their amazing skills.”For the final results, visit https://challonge.com/cssirl. To learn more about all of LG’s gaming solutions, visit LG.com.

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