Stride Inc. is teaming up with esports tournament platform provider Practice Server to deliver a new season of tournament play for young competitors across the US.
Stride Esports will utilize Practice Server’s expertise in tournament production and support to build a platform that will grow community through esports play. Tournaments will invite gamers of all levels to connect and compete in multiple titles in the coming months, including Minecraft Build Challenges for 8- to 18-year-olds, and for gamers aged 13 and older, tournaments in Fortnite Duos, Rocket League, and Fall Guys as well as Discord Community Hangout Nights. Tournament winners will be rewarded with hardware, game-branded merchandise, and cash prizes.
Practice Server brings full-scale tournament infrastructure and production support to the recognized leader in online and blended learning programs, to build a safe arena for esports competition.
“Our goal is to deliver a premium and immersive event experience. Partnering with a community-oriented organization like Practice Server will help us bring this to life, and we are both committed to pushing the boundaries in our respective fields,” Les Ottolenghi, Chief Technology and Information Officer at Stride, said.
Stride Esports Fall 2022 tournaments will run on select Saturdays, October through December, in addition to bimonthly Discord Community Hangout Nights.