eSports “Battle for Beaumont”
April 28 • 4:00 pm
The City of Beaumont is hosting the area’s first major eSports spectator event on Saturday, April 28 at the Jefferson Theatre.
The greatest fighting game contenders from around the area will compete in an eSports showdown to see who will triumph as the champion of Southeast Texas. Competing in three games, Street Fighter V, Injustice 2, and Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, participants will give it their all in the Battle for Beaumont. Spectators also have a chance to join on the main stage. Interested guests will have an opportunity to compete in the Last Chance Qualifier bracket. The winner will compete with the best in the area on the stage during the main event.
eSports (competitive videogaming) is a rapidly growing billion dollar industry and this is the first large-scale event of its kind in Beaumont. The event is family-friendly and attendees can expect interactive experiences throughout the evening which include a showcase tournament of Dragonball FighterZ, a cosplay contest, food trucks, giveaways and more, with the main event taking place on stage in the theater at 7:00pm.
Tickets go on sale March 20 and are $10 in advance and $15 at the door.