Press Release | ASUS ROG partners with Ekasi Tech Fest 2019

Johannesburg, South Africa, 12th of June 2019

Welcome ASUS ROG as the official PC provider for Ekasi Tech Fest CS:GO 2019 Tournament.

All of the players competing at Ekasi Tech Fest CS: GO tournament 2019 will be playing using ASUS ROG Gaming PC.

“We are happy to announce our partnership with ASUS ROG for the upcoming Ekasi Tech Fest 2019 and Thanks to ASUS, all of the players competing at the event will be equipped with the ASUS ROG Gaming PC’s which will guarantee seamless gaming throughout. Said Gabriel Ramokotjo, Director, I-village Foundation NPC. “Their cutting-edge technology implemented in the PC’s will ensure that the pro players have the best tournament experience, focusing on their matches and delivering world-class plays we are all waiting to see.”

 “This partnership with Ekasi Tech Fest 2019 is a terrific opportunity for us to show our continuing support for esports and the vibrant CS: GO community and Supporting esports teams at all levels is vital for the future of esports, with this partnership, we’re proud to support the future. said Ms. Michelle Gabela, Marketing Specialists at ASUS South Africa”.

Tickets to the event are available so be sure to join us at Soweto Theatre to watch South Africa’s best CS: GO teams live among hundreds of fans! For all the latest updates, follow Ekasi Tech Fest on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.


*Note, the press release gave zero actual information about the event, so the below is pulled from a variety of (other) sources. Go book the dates for the event today.

EVENT DETAILS:

  • Dates: 28 and 29 June 2019
  • Times: 9am – 6pm
  • Venue: Soweto Theatre
  • Tickets: R80 (day pass) | R150 (2-day pass) | R250 (tournament pass) | Available here
  • Additional info: Facebook | Twitter | Website

The biggest township tech & gaming expo will be hosting first prize esports tournament in Soweto. The event, which kicks off on 28-29 June at Soweto Theatre.

The Tickets for the Tech Fest Esports Tournament will range from R80.00 for day pass, R 150.00 for 2-day pass and R 250.00 for the tournament participation. Tickets for the event are available at www.e-kasifest.co.za and at any Pick n Pay outlets.

About the tournament

Ekasi Tech Fest Esports Tournament is an initiative by I-village Foundation NPC that is built from the ground up to focus on esports community and fan creations, with the aim of creating an environment that promote esports in South Africa, increase its level of awareness, improve its participation and inspire future talent.

All tournament will be played on Play Station 4. With a prize money of R2000 for each tournament – Street Fighter V, FIFA 19 and Tekken 7. There will also be a prize money of R10,000.00 for the Counter Strike Global Offensive (CSGO) team tournament. The tournaments will be taking place at Soweto Theatre from the 28th until the 29th of June 2019.

The CS:GO tournament itself will feature four (invited) teams in Bravado Gaming, Ekasi Esports, White Rabbit Gaming and Omnius Gaming. Details on which day the CS:GO matches will be played are scarce. We also assume it will be streamed. Actually, we can’t even tell you which day the other tournaments happen, or what the event schedule is generally. We would suggest keeping your eye on the Ekasi Tech Fest social media feeds for updates. And we will try and over the information once we have it in hand.

Tournament registration is available here.

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