SUPER LEAGUE GAMING ANNOUNCES 2018 LEAGUE EXPANSION
Esports League Broadens National Footprint With Four New City Teams Including the Atlanta Bashers, Tampa Bay Dungeoneers, Philadelphia Specters, and Washington D.C. Conspirators
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 22, 2018 - Super League Gaming, the world’s premier amateur esports league, is marching into 2018 with purpose, announcing four new teams to bolster their expanding league roster. The four additions to the league include the: Atlanta Bashers, Tampa Bay Dungeoneers, Philadelphia Specters, and Washington D.C. Conspirators. The U.S. expansion further cements Super League Gaming’s esports prominence, and the teams will immediately join in on Super League Gaming’s trademark fun, competition, and camaraderie.
With expansion of the four new teams, Super League Gaming’s city reach has grown to sixteen in total. Each of the new city teams will compete nationwide in Minecraft and League of Legend tournaments. To date, Super League Gaming has hosted more than 1,500 events with over 10,000 amateur players attending through two eventful years of play.
“With our expanded sixteen city national footprint, Super League Gaming has truly established itself as the go-to place for amateur esports experiences,” said Ann Hand, CEO Super League Gaming. “The league’s addition of Atlanta, Tampa Bay, Philadelphia, and Washington D.C. highlights the incredible growth and hunger for this type of premium gaming competition. We are excited to further showcase how our city teams are the best portal for aspiring gamers looking to go pro.”
“We’re thrilled Super League Gaming has expanded to our nation’s capital,” remarked Zach Leonsis, Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at Monumental Sports & Entertainment. “Washington D.C. has a storied tradition of being home to professional teams competing at the highest level, and we are excited the Conspirators are joining the city to ignite the amateur esports community, given our deep commitment to esports competition of all levels.”
Registration information for League of Legends City Championships is live now, and fans will find activity dates, locations, and other details for the new teams at https://champs.superleague.com/leagueoflegends.
Additional partnerships with leading esports titles will be added to Super League Gaming’s roster throughout 2018.
For more on Super League Gaming, please visit www.superleague.com and follow Super League Gaming on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
About Super League Gaming
Super League Gaming (www.SuperLeague.com) is the world's premier amateur esports league, consisting of sixteen teams nationwide where gamers of all ages and skill levels come together for the definitive social and competitive esports experience. Super League Gaming orchestrates leagues in partnership with League of Legends and Minecraft, allowing gamers to represent and compete for their hometown cities in nationwide City Championship tournaments.