The inaugural HBCU Esports Homecoming Basic will see groups from 20 Traditionally Black Faculties and Universities compete in NBA 2K21 and Madden NFL esports tournaments in an all on-line occasion on Saturday at four p.m. EST. Up for grabs is $5K USD in scholarship and prize cash and a match championship. Twitch and Zaxby’s are the presenting companions for the occasion, with Twitch serving because the unique stay streaming music associate.
This match occasion is the primary collaboration from The Yard: HBCU Esports Alliance/HEA and CSL Esports partnership and can embrace stay performances by hip-hop and gaming legend Soulja Boy and be hosted by radio/television character Audley “Fly Man DC” Feemster Jr.
The HBCU Esports Homecoming Basic begins at four p.m. EST with the NBA2K21 Championship matches, to be adopted by the halftime present starting at roughly 6 p.m. After the half-time efficiency, the Madden NFL 21 Championship matches will start.
The Homecoming Basic is available in half from ‘The Yard’ which “commemorates the wealthy legacy of HBCU campus life.” The HEA and CSL Esports are working intently with HBCUs “to supply an understanding of the esports ecosystem, the huge alternatives inside it, in addition to deliver each informal and critical aggressive engagement for his or her college students.”