Month: June 2019

[Updated] SKL Esports at Queen City Ex

Hello everyone!

We are excited to announce that SKL will be at the Queen City Ex for the entire event! That’s right, we’ll be there from July 31st to August 3rd, 2019 with a variety of our own events. These include:

Wednesday, July 31st: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.

  • 12:00-8:00 PM: 8-player Free Play. 8 Switches, 8 Mario Karts, 8 players. Race it out against your friends and others! Who will reign supreme?
  • 12:00-8:00 PM: Time Trial Challenge. How fast can you beat a 200cc track? The track will be announced the day of the event, and the person with the fastest time at the end of the day will win a $25 Nintendo Switch eShop gift card!
  • 12:00-8:00 PM: 1 vs. 1 Station. Need to figure out if you’re better than your friend? Challenge them to a 1 vs. 1 race.
  • 12:00-8:00 PM: Challenge a Mario Kart 8 DX World Record Holder, Skilloz. He doesn’t play easy. He plays 200cc with NO items turned on.
  • Open consoles will be on throughout the day and will feature other Mario Kart games.

Thursday, August 1st: League of Legends.

  • 12:00-3:00 PM: 1 vs. 1 King of the Hill. Do you have what it takes to be King?
  • 3:00-4:00 PM: 1 vs. 1 Against an SKL Admin. How badly can you destroy them? Seriously, kick their butts for us.
  • 4:00-5:00 PM: 2 vs. 2 Against SKL Admins. If destroying one SKL Admin wasn’t satisfying enough, we’ll give you the option to destroy two of them. At once!
  • 5:00-8:00 PM: 2 vs. 2 King of the Hill. See how long you and your friend can battle it out and rise to the top!
  • Open consoles will be available and will feature old school video games.

Friday, August 2nd: Fortnite.

Come watch the championship playoffs hosted by Matrix Gaming! For more information, check it out here.

  • 3:00-5:00 PM: Play Smash Against Smash Pros! Need tips and tricks? They’ll be the ones to ask! There will be a Smash panel to listen to as well.
  • 5:00-9:00 PM: Saskatchewan Fortnite Finals Presented by Matrix Gaming. Find out who will be crowned as Saskatchewan’s Top Fortnite player!
  • Open consoles will be available and will feature Super Smash Bros.

Saturday, August 3rd Sunday, August 4th: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Smashfest 5). Pre-register to get yourself signed up for a $10,000 prize pool tournament.

  • Sat. August 3rd, 2019
    • 11:00 AM: Doors Open
    • 11:30 AM: Squad Strike / Doubles Starts
    • 1:00 PM: Ultimate Singles Starts
    • 5:00-8:00 PM: Squad Strike /Doubles Top 8
  • Sun. August 4th, 2019
    • 12:00 PM: Ultimate Top 64 Starts
    • 4:00 PM: Ultimate Top 8 Starts
    • Open consoles will be available and will feature Super Smash Bros

Any questions? Want to get involved with our community? Join our Discord here!

Can’t wait to see you there!

-The SKL Admin Team

Location

Queen City Ex is at Evraz Place, 1700 Elphinstone St, Regina, SK S4P 2Z6, Canada. We’ll be located in the International Trade Centre, Exhibit Hall A.

Those who are preregistered will be a free entrance into Queen City Ex. A full day of parking is $10 in the paid parking lots. Free parking is available on the nearby streets.

See the picture for a visual map.

Map

Introducing the SKL R6: Summer Siege!

Hey Rainbow6: Siege fans!

Edit: This tournament has ended.

SKL Esports is excited to announce that we will be teaming up with Ubisoft Canada again for our second tournament: R6: Summer Siege!

R6: Summer Siege is an online R6: Siege tournament that SKL and Ubisoft Canada will be bringing to you on Saturday, July 6th, 2019. Sign up as a full team with you and four squad mates FOR FREE and battle it out in our classic tournament format for a chance to win some serious prize money; with a total of $400 in cold hard Canadian currency up for grabs!

Teams are guaranteed to play three games throughout the day and might even be featured on the SKL Twitch channel as we will be streaming and casting games all day long!

Registration is open NOW (registration button below) and will be closing at the end of Friday, July 5th, 2019. So grab your team or head over to the SKL Esports Discord at discord.gg/sklesports to find four other operators to ensure you don’t miss your chance to go down in SKL Rainbow6 history as the R6: Summer Siege champions!

Siege ya later!

Registration

Full Teams of five only

(registration now closed)

Close: Friday, July 5th, 2019, 11:59 PM

Prize Breakdown

1st – $250

2nd – $100

3rd – $50

When

Saturday, July 6th, 2019

10:00AM PST

1:00PM EST

Format

Round-Robin group play

Single Elimination playoff

Rules

Official ESL Ruleset. They can also be found on the Battlefy page.

Location

Online

For answers to your questions or other information, please visit the official SKL Esports Discord over at discord.gg/sklesports or shoot us an email at info@skleague.ca.

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