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Special Guest: LEGIQN

Raised by feral hamsters in the rain forests of the American Midwest, and considered a boy wizard to much of the gaming community, LEGIQN has been attending and playing in FPS tournaments since before the nimbus-3000 was released. After a tragic quidditch accident forced an abrupt end to his professional career, LEGIQN discovered his true passion: yelling about…

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Welcome JerkyXP!

Cinnabacon. Maple brown sugar. Teriyaki beef. What do these things have in common? Aside from being incredibly tasty themselves – they’re all flavors of delicious beef jerky sustenance created by a company called JerkyXP! Based in Warren, Ohio – JerkyXP was founded in 2013 by two college students with a passion for competitive gaming. The brand,…

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Special Guest: SirScoots

One of the founding fathers of modern esports – we’re honored to welcome Scott “SirScoots” Smith as a special guest of Gamers for Giving 2016! SirScoots is one of the most experienced figureheads within competitive gaming. After entering the scene as a Counter-Strike competitor in 1999, Scoots joined the team of GotFrag, which was a leading…

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Community Partner: Beyond Entertainment

This year, Gamers Outreach will be partnering with a variety of communities, streamers, and content creators to provide coverage of Gamers for Giving. With their help and the support of the gaming community, we hope to raise more than $100,000 to build GO Karts for hospitalized children across the U.S. Today, we’re proud to announce our…

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ASTRO Gaming Returns

Gamers Outreach is glad to welcome ASTRO Gaming as a sponsor of Gamers for Giving 2016! A longtime supporter of our efforts, ASTRO Gaming has stood alongside Gamers Outreach since the early days of our founding, and the brand continues to be one of our greatest advocates. We’re incredibly proud of our relationship with ASTRO Gaming, and look…

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Hotel Booking Deadline

If you’re planning to book a hotel room during Gamers for Giving 2016 – be aware that our discounted room rates with the Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti Eagle Crest will only be available until March 4th! As of this blog post, the hotel website currently lists Feb 12th as the registration deadline – but March…

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Venue Tour

Well friends, as you’ve no doubt noticed, our annual fundraising event has a new home this year! On March 12th & 13th, the Eastern Michigan University Convocation Center will play host to Gamers for Giving 2016! For the past 7 years, we’ve been proud to work with staff and students at Eastern Michigan University who’ve helped facilitate…

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Elgato Sponsors Gamers for Giving 2016

It’s with great excitement we welcome Elgato as a returning sponsor of Gamers for Giving! As one of the leading hardware providers for content creators, Elgato will play an important role at our upcoming event. This is the third year Elgato has sponsored Gamers for Giving, and we’re incredibly thankful to have their support. In case you…

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Food at Gamers for Giving

Curious to know where you’ll be able to grab some noms during this year’s Gamers for Giving? Don’t worry – there are a number of options to choose from! While the Convocation Center doesn’t have a food court like our previous venue, concessions will be open, and there are a few delivery joints near the…

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Welcome back, BenQ!

Today, we’re excited to welcome BenQ as a sponsor of Gamers for Giving 2016! A longtime supporter of our efforts, BenQ will once again be providing us with equipment for use at our annual fundraising event. BenQ is the leading monitor brand for competitive gamers. The company delivers a broad range of projectors, flat panel displays,…

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