[Dublin, Ireland] – Nativz Gaming is thrilled to announce the first-ever in-person Ireland Esports Collegiate Series Finals to be hosted out of Dogpatch Labs state-of-the-art Studio. This event is set to raise the bar for the Irish collegiate esports scene and offer an experience for the players and spectators that they’ve never had before.
Dogpatch Labs, situated in the historic CHQ Building at the heart of Dublin's Digital Docklands, is committed to fostering Ireland's startup ecosystem. Since joining Dogpatch Labs as a member in November 2021, Nativz Gaming has been dedicated to exploring collaborative opportunities that bolster the burgeoning Irish Gaming and Esports industry. The support from Dogpatch in this time has seen Nativz successfully building its profile within the ecosystem, this event marks the next significant milestone in this journey.
The Ireland Esports Collegiate Series Winter Finals Day will conclude an intense 8 weeks of competition, showcasing the premier talent of the Ireland Student Community from various colleges and universities. Students then undertake another 8 weeks of competition before the Spring Semester Finals Day in April. The season concludes with the grand finale, slated for May 2024, the 2023/24 Ireland Esports Collegiate Challenge promises to be a spectacular showdown between the two top contenders.
Kurt Pittman, Founder and CEO of Nativz Gaming, remarked, "This support from Dogpatch Labs is a game-changer for the Ireland Esports Collegiate Series and its community. We're committed to providing an immersive experience for our finalists and audiences alike, this is the first step in establishing regular LAN events for the student esports community. By leveraging Dogpatch Labs' cutting-edge facilities, we aim to deliver a high-caliber broadcast that captures the excitement and skill of collegiate esports. I’d like to thank the team at Dogpatch Labs for their continued support."
The action-packed Winter Finals will commence with live coverage of the much-anticipated Formula 1 Final at 8pm on Friday, 1 December. The excitement will continue on Saturday, 2 December, with live broadcasts beginning at 9am featuring the Rocket League finalists in a gripping best of seven series, followed by intense best of three matchups in Counter-Strike 2, League of Legends and Valorant.
Please note: While we aren't able to accommodate an in-person audience for this Winter Finals Day we are building towards achieving this in 2024. Our priority at this event is to deliver a quality experience for the players and a top class production for the live stream.