29 Nov The Local Vibe – December 2023
In November, the Milwaukee Esports Alliance celebrated it’s 3 year anniversary! Over the past three years, the organization has branched into a variety of endeavors around the state, including:
- Large Scale Gaming Events and Tournaments
- Competitive Local Esports Leagues
- Brick and Mortar Gaming Venues
- Corporate and Collegiate Consulting
- + lots more!
Our core purpose continues to accelerate the states esports ecosystem through communication tools and collaboration and we can’t thank the community enough for your support in achieving those goals. and cannot wait to see where things continue to evolve for all of us in the future. If you’d like to read a bit more about the organizations evolution, success and resources, check out the materials below!
- Click Here to see the 3 Year Anniversary Materials
Two gaming venues opened in November! The first, Isthmian Gaming is located in Fitchburg, WI (just outside of Madison) and the second, GameTogether MKE is in Greenfield (Just outside of Milwaukee). Make sure to stop by either if you are in the area and take a glance at the news articles below to learn a bit about the owners and their goals:
Bucks Gaming recently launched “Bucks Gaming Battlegrounds”, a series of remote tournaments focused on different titles with competitors from in-state and across the country. From Bucks General Manager Patrick Glogovsky:
“We’re incredibly excited to launch Bucks Gaming Battlegrounds and can’t wait to have a successful inaugural event with our SERIES: 1 – Valorant tournament. We’ve had the goal of joining the remote tournament series organizing scene for awhile, so we are thrilled to actually start executing and begin developing Bucks Gaming Battlegrounds (BGB for short). BGB is our way of supporting and integrating ourselves into all the different esports communities. We’ll be running several tournaments a year, otherwise known as SERIES’, that will all be for different titles. Stay tuned for the next BGB SERIES, maybe it will be for your favorite game!”
Read more about the event (which recently hit its cap of 32 teams) below:
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel recently did an expose on the opening of WCTC’s esports facility and also provided additional commentary on the growth of the collegiate esports ecosystem in Wisconsin as a whole. Take a moment to read some of the quotes and statistics, it’s a great story!
If you would like to learn more on how to get involved, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.