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Esports

Given the strength and assets of Waterloo Region’s technology and educational sectors, there is an incredible opportunity to bring key partners together in support of the development and growth of esports within our community.

Rocket Royale Online at Bingemans

As a warm-up for their upcoming in person Esports Summer Camps in partnership with Sports Camps Canada, Bingemans is proud to present two FREE online esport tournaments open to participants ages 10-14 and 15+! These tournaments are open to participants of all skill levels with an emphasis on FUN!

Waterloo Region Esports News

ornage and black logo of the Waterloo Region Esports Commission

Esports commission launched in Waterloo Region

Explore Waterloo Region has launched an organization to support gaming and esports programs, events, initiatives.

The decision to form the Waterloo Region Esports Commission (WREC) came at the end of the inaugural Waterloo Region Esports Summit.

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University of Waterloo Warriors claim inaugural Overwatch Championship title

The Warriors Overwatch A team is officially the first ever OPSE grand champions.

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Esports camps coming to Waterloo Region

Explore Waterloo Region, Sports Camps Canada, and gaming and esports company Subnation Media have partnered to bring virtual video game camps to the University of Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University and Conestoga College this April.

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How to Become a Thriving Esports Destination

Ed Tomasi, Co-Founder of Subnation, shares insights on how destinations can become thriving esports destinations – a journey that begins at home.

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Waterloo region looking to become a possible esport destination

Explore Waterloo Region recently partnered with gaming marketing company Subnation.

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Gamers vying for spot on University of Waterloo’s esports team

Gamers at the University of Waterloo have been competing since August for a chance to represent their school on a national and international stage.

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Waterloo Region tourism group look to bring esports to area

No longer the purview of kids wiling away the hours in their basement, video games are not just big business but a competitive platform that has spawned so-called electronic sports, or esports.

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Allister Scorgie, Director of Sport Hosting | Explore Waterloo Region

Waterloo Region investigating esports potential

Waterloo Regional Tourism Marketing Corporation wants to bring electronic sports tournament developers to the region.

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Waterloo Region dives into esports with Subnation

Regional Canadian tourism board Explore Waterloo Region has partnered with gaming and esports media and marketing platform Subnation.

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Region looking to grow Esports community

An agreement between Explore Waterloo Region and Subnation is looking at developing opportunities for the region to grow into a hub for Esports programming and events.

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