ESPN Wide World of Sports to host its first esports championship

Jan 30, 2020 in "ESPN Wide World of Sports"

Walt Disney World will host its first esports event with the 2020 Walt Disney World EGF High School National Championship at ESPN Wide World of Sports.

In collaboration with the Electronic Gaming Federation (EGF), the event will take place June 12 - 14 at The Arena, bringing together top talent from across the country. Games included in the event will be Overwatch, Rocket League and Super Smash Bros.

“At ESPN Wide World of Sports, we strive to make dreams come true for competitors and fans from many different sports,” said Faron Kelley, vice president, Disney Sports. “We look forward to adding our first high school esports tournament to this list and are proud to work with EGF, a leader in esports youth events.”

You can learn more at the EGF website.

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Article Posted: Jan 30, 2020 / 4:36pm ET