Learn more about eSports and why our children are excited about it, tuned in to the phenomenon and even watching top players practice on YouTube and Twitch. Understand why viewership of eSports has in 2017 surpassed the NFL and why NFL, MLB, NBA and FIFA team owners and top universities have in 2017 made Significant investments in acquiring, funding and supporting their own eSports teams and digital athletes.
Competitive video game playing, more commonly known as eSports is backed by NFL, NBA, MLB and FIFA team owners including Robert Kraft, Patriots, 76ers, Yankees, Magic Johnson, Jerry Jones, etc.who in 2017 have invested in teams of young professional players earning seven figures and selling out arenas.
eSports drew 258 million unique viewers globally last year, according to research firm SuperData. For perspective, the National Football League said 204 million unique viewers tuned into the 2016 NFL regular season in the U.S., based on Nielsen data.
The NCAA has recognized the phenomenon. University support has increased to over 475 programs. Many universities are now providing scholarships and investing in eSports. Support for programs is increasing at the professional, NCAA and High School level. ( ESPN ).
“The Next Big Youth Sport is eSports” (competitive gaming).
We’re past the point of debating whether eSports is “here” or not. At the professional level of eSports, the top tournaments sell out whole stadiums, have purses of $25M (larger than Wimbledon and 1/2 as large as the Masters) ) the top players earn millions of dollars, and there are more non-endemic brands in eSports than ever before.
What’s less talked about is the nascent youth eSports market, which presents an opportunity to build STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) skills through a fun gaming experience that prepares our youth for the highly competitive technical world of the future.
FanVsFan is expanding on the eSports phenomenon sweeping the professional, NCAA and High School ranks by providing the Greenwich youth a safe, fun, exciting, social live eSports tournament platform to compete, game and win!
"The Gods Of Fortnite" Dillon Stephens
"brought10D TGOF" and clan members, Jack "Spicychipmunk05", Georgie "shadowof2k", Wyatt "giblet1104"
Team Captain: Skylar Stephens and 5th grade adviser.
"I have been playing with my girlfriends against my brothers friends - two words - Girl Power! We are the top competition and look forward to proving it."
"Our team has been playing FortNite on-line against our local friends and tradtional sport teammates in the Greenwich community for last six months. We are prepared and ready to silence our rivals and win the championship."
Register and Create
Your Team, Invite Your Team Members To Register and Compete, Game and Win!
Captain your team to victory!
Regular Registration Cost is $65.00 a team member / ticket. Space is limited to 48 players, 12 Teams of 4.
Fathers Day Weekend Event Reduced Cost is $55.00 per ticket.
Register now to reserve your spot.
Check In - Open Game Play - Pizza and Beverages
Welcome - Opening Ceremonies - Round 1 Qualifiers
Round 2 Tournament Qualifiers
Round 3 Tournament Qualifiers
Award Ceremony, Prizes Awarded - Top three teams
ABOUT THESE TWO VENUE LOCATIONS:
The Microsoft store at West Farms Mall, Farmington CT and Microsoft Store at The Westchester, White Plains NY will be hosting a private invite only FanVsFan Fortnite Invitational Championship tournament.
At each event location 48 Competitive Gamers will unite and compete in the FanVsFan championship tournament for prizes split between first, second, third and fourth place.
The event will include a Microsoft provided ShoutCaster / Host Game Broadcaster / Twitch Game Streaming and Pizza and Beverages provided.
The FanVsFan tournament starts at 7 PM while the Microsoft store is open to the public.
After the store and the mall close at 9 PM through tournament end at 11:00 PM the store and the mall will only be open to tournament participants.
Once the store closes at 9 PM all participants must remain in the Microsoft Store until tournament end at 11:00 PM.
FanVsFan will have local volunteer parents on site to assist monitor the event, the children and walk them to garage pick up at tournament end.