Red Bull Training Grounds Hits Full Sail University for E-Sports Competition

Red Bull Training Grounds
Manuel “Grubby” Schenkhuizen and Bae “Sound” Sang Hwan compete during Red Bull Training Grounds in Santa Monica, CA. USA on 21st of June, 2013.

Red Bull Training Grounds Hits Full Sail University For Three Days of eSports Competition, Anaylsis, and Student Interaction

Eight professional StarCraft II players from around the world head to Full Sail University for Red Bull Training Grounds, a competitive training intensive for pro gamers, with $10K in prizes up for grabs.

Taking place at the high tech on-campus entertainment venue, Full Sail Live, select students of this award-winning entertainment and media institution will take part in behind-the-scenes educational opportunities during the production, while receiving hands-on experience from industry professionals throughout the event.

The eight elite players will experience valuable training in a true tournament environment, while fans at home and in the live studio audience gain insight into their strategies and stumbles in the post-match analysis from not only the players themselves, but eSports’ elite experts, Sean ‘Day[9]’ Plott, Marcus “djWHEAT” Graham and Ben ‘MrBitter’ Nichols.

Every moment of the action and analysis will be available for the millions of eSports fans and aspiring players worldwide via live digital broadcast on the newly launched Red Bull eSports channel, www.redbull.com/esports. For those interested in attending in-person, the event is free and open to the public. Seating is available on a first come, first served basis.

WHAT:

Red Bull Training Grounds, a competitive training invitational for professional gamers, incorporating intense matches                         and in-depth expert analysis.

WHO:

Commentators: Sean ‘Day[9]’ Plott | Marcus ‘djWHEAT’ Graham | Ben ‘MrBitter’ Nichol

Eight pro gamers from around the world including:
Jens “Snute” Aasgaard, Norway              Kyeonghyun “SeLect” Ryoo, USA
Dario “TLO” Wunsch, Germany              Ryan “State” Visbeck, USA
Chris “HuK” Loranger, USA                  Dennis “Succeed” Schmuck, Sweden

Full Sail University Game School Faculty:
Jeremiah Blanchard, Program Manager, Mobile Gaming Master of Science Degree Program
Liam Hislop, Final Project Producer, Game Development Bachelor of Science Degree Program
Lee Wood, Program Manager, Game Design Bachelor of Science Degree Program-Online

WHEN:

Friday, July 26th – Sunday July 28th, 2013*
Doors open at 1PM EST. Live digital broadcast begins daily at 11am PST / 2pm EST / 7pm GMT

WHERE:    

Full Sail Live at Full Sail University / 141 University Park Dr. Winter Park, Florida
Live broadcast daily at www.redbull.com/esports

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