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  1. Event Location: Eastern Michigan University Student Center, Grand Ballroom, 2nd Floor
    900 Oakwood Street
    Ypsilanti, Michigan
    United States
  2. Start Date: Saturday, Feb 21st, 2015 at 12:00 am
  3. End Date: Sunday, Feb 22nd, 2015 at 12:00 am
  4. Registration: Registration is closed
  1. Event Description: Gamers for Giving is a competitive gaming tournament and LAN party that helps generate resources for the initiatives of Gamers Outreach Foundation. Funds raised from the event help Gamers Outreach Foundation build portable gaming carts for children in hospitals, and send video game care packages to U.S. troops overseas.

    Sponsors help us cover overhead costs associated with hosting the event so that attendee entry fees and donations can be used strictly for the programs of the charity.

    Gamers for Giving 2015 will take place within the Grand Ballroom of Eastern Michigan University’s Student Center during the weekend of February 21st & 22nd. Gamers for Giving is a non-stop gaming marathon which will begin in the morning hours of Saturday, February 21st. The event will last until Sunday evening, February 22nd. Attendees are welcome to stay overnight in the venue.

    Our goal is to raise $25,000 to help kick off Gamers Outreach Foundation’s charity programs in 2015.

    Aside from fundraising, as gamers, it’s also our focus to host a great event for our supporters. Gamers for Giving providess a welcoming, friendly environment where gamers can come together to play their favorite video games in a clean, social, and competitive atmosphere. Simply by participating, gamers are making a positive impact in people’s lives through resources generated by the event.

    The event will host numerous tournaments in games such as Halo: Masterchief Collection, Call opf Duty: Advanced Warfare, Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U, Starcraft 2, League of Legends, Hearthstone and more. Additionally, there will be a 300 person BYOC LAN where gamers will be able to interact with one another and make some new friends.
Game Divisions:
  1. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (4v4) $160.00 / Team Details
    Prize Info: 1st Place: $2,000, 2nd Place $1,000. 32 Team Bracket
  2. The Master Chief Collection: Halo 2 (4v4) $160.00 / Team Details
    Prize Info: 1st Place: $2,000, 2nd Place: $1,000. 32 Team Bracket
  3. StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm (1v1) $25.00 / Player Details
    Prize Info: Entrance to the tournament is free with the LAN Pass.
    1st Place: $500.00, 2nd Place: $300.00
  4. Super Smash Bros. Brawl (FFA) $20.00 / Player Details
    Prize Info: Super Smash Bros for the Wii U
    1st Place: $500.00, 2nd Place: $300.00, 64 Player Bracket
  5. League of Legends (5v5) $25.00 / Team Details
    Prize Info: Entrance to Tournament comes with buying a LAN pass.
    1st Place: $2,000. 2nd Place: $1,000
  6. Peggle 2 (1v1) $15.00 / Player Details
    Prize Info: Strongside's Coveted Peggle 2 Trophy, and the honour of being named the "Peggle 2 World Champion"
  7. Counter Strike: Global Offensive (4v4) $25.00 / Team Details
    Prize Info: Entrance to Tournament comes with buying a LAN pass.
    1st Place: $2,000. 2nd Place: $1,000
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