Community Gaming signs partnership with Riot Games NA Esports
1 November 2021
Community Gaming has signed a partnership with Riot Games NA Esports to produce the Valorant Elite Showdown, a multi-day tournament which features 64 teams — a mix of top-tier organizations and ranked amateurs — competing for a $25,000 prize pool.
"One of Community Gaming's core principles is a commitment to serving amateur players and aspiring pros, providing them a platform to step into the next stage of their competitive careers," said Chris Gonsalves, CEO of Community Gaming. "We're proud that our efforts to support the grassroots VALORANT scene have led to an official partnership with Riot Games Esports, which will provide amateur teams a big stage to compete."
"As we look at Valorant becoming a multi-generational sport, we have to continue to build a sustainable grassroots ecosystem. We appreciate Community Gaming's dedication and ability to facilitate Valorant tournaments at that level, and look forward to them being a valuable ecosystem partner going forward," commented Matt Archambault, Head of Partnerships and Business Development, Esports, for NAOCE at Riot Games.
We appreciate Community Gaming's dedication and ability to facilitate Valorant tournaments at that level, and look forward to them being a valuable ecosystem partner going forward.