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Welcoming all schools to Series 1 of the 2024 AEL Minecraft Schools Competition!

By Events, Minecraft, News

Over 60 Schools Ignite Creativity and Collaboration in Series 1 of the 2024 Minecraft Schools Competition

The Australian Esports League (AEL) is thrilled to announce that over 60 schools nationwide are participating in the AEL Minecraft Schools Competition Series 1, a testament to the growing enthusiasm for game-based learning and innovative education initiatives in Australia.

This marks a significant milestone for the competition, highlighting its growing appeal among educators and students alike. Organized to foster critical thinking, collaboration, and digital literacy, the challenge spans various themes tailored to different age groups. For those in years 4-6 they tackle “Neighbourhood Heroes”, those in years 7-9 they tackle “Mathematical Marvels” and for those in years 10-12 they will tackle “Literary Landscapes”

Students in are showcasing their creativity, problem-solving, and collaborative skills as they spend the next ten weeks working on these exciting themes within Minecraft. They’re designing neighborhoods celebrating community heroes, visualizing mathematical concepts through historical architecture, and transforming the essence of Australian literature into immersive landscapes.

“We are overwhelmed by the positive response from Australian schools,” said Darren Kwan, Director at AEL. “This competition demonstrates the power of Minecraft as a transformative educational tool. Students are engaging with subjects in new ways, developing essential 21st-century skills, and having a blast doing it!”

This broad participation underscores the importance of interactive learning platforms like Minecraft: Education Edition in modern education. The competition not only offers students a unique opportunity to apply classroom knowledge in a creative setting but also brings together schools in a spirited exchange of innovation and learning.

Everyone at the Australian Esports League extends their heartfelt thanks to all participating schools and looks forward to showcasing the diverse talents of students across all categories. Stay tuned for updates on this exciting educational journey!

About the AEL Minecraft Schools Competition:

The AEL Minecraft Schools Competition is an annual event that challenges students to build creative and innovative Minecraft worlds inspired by specific themes. The competition is open to Australian schools, with separate pools for Years 4–6, 7–9, and 10–12. For more information, visit

With special thanks to Mojang Studios and the Microsoft Education team in Australia.

About the Australian Esports League (AEL)

The Australian Esports League (AEL) is a leading organization dedicated to promoting esports in Australia’s education sector. With a focus on student engagement, skill development, and community building, AEL provides a platform for schools to participate in structured esports competitions and programs.

Themes Unveiled for Series 1 of the 2024 AEL Minecraft Schools Competition

By Events, Minecraft, News

Get ready to build, collaborate, and explore fascinating concepts – the AEL Minecraft Schools Competition Series 1 themes are here! We’re thrilled to unveil the creative challenges that await students across Australia.

Years 4-6 Pool: Neighbourhood Heroes

Young builders, it’s time to celebrate the everyday heroes that make our communities thrive! Design a Minecraft neighbourhood showcasing the diverse jobs and roles that keep things running smoothly. Think firefighters, shopkeepers, teachers, and many more. Focus on teamwork and emphasize the vital contributions each person makes to the community.

Years 7-9 Pool: Mathematical Marvels

Prepare to journey back in time and bring mathematics to life! Imagine the world of a classical civilization – ancient Greece, Rome, or Egypt – then visualize mathematical concepts or geometric shapes within this setting. Build awe-inspiring structures or landscapes rooted in mathematical principles. Are you ready to blend history, design, and math in a truly unique way?

Years 10-12 Pool: Literary Landscapes

Calling all literary enthusiasts and creative architects! Delve into the world of an Australian novel or poem, transforming its essence into a Minecraft masterpiece. Construct environments, symbols, and even characters that embody the heart and soul of your chosen literary work.

Get Building & Show Off Your Skills!

Remember, registrations are still open for this epic competition! Secure your spot and unleash your students’ creativity.

  • Registration Closes: March 15th
  • Build Period: March 18th – May 24th
  • Website: for full details and registration

We can’t wait to see the incredible worlds your students will create!

Australian Esports League announces the 2024 Minecraft Schools program

By Events, High School Cup, Minecraft, News, Primary School Cup

This years program features the return of the AEL Minecraft Build Challenge and the introduction of the AEL Minecraft Capture the Flag esports series enabling exciting opportunities for high school, primary school, and homeschool students to showcase their Minecraft skills.

The AEL is thrilled to announce its 2024 school programs, featuring two engaging Minecraft events designed to inspire creativity and strategic thinking among students across Australia. The programs include the Minecraft Build Challenge and the Minecraft Capture The Flag esports event, both set to unfold in two exciting series this year, catering to high school, primary school, and homeschool students.

The AEL is proud to continue its partnership with Microsoft and the Minecraft Education team to promote this series, building upon the success of last year’s event. This collaboration underscores our mutual commitment to delivering high-quality educational and competitive experiences for students nationwide.

Minecraft Build Challenge: Unleashing Creativity

The Minecraft Build Challenge invites students to leverage their creativity and teamwork to construct impressive structures within Minecraft. With two series planned for the year, the challenge will consist of three competition pools based on year groups: years 4-6, 7-9, and 10-12, each facing a unique theme to guide their builds. Home schoolers are also welcome, competing in a dedicated pool to ensure fair play and recognition.

First Series Dates:

  • Registrations Close: 15th March
  • Competition Starts: 18th March
  • Submissions Due: 24th May
  • Results Announced: 10th June

Second Series Dates:

  • Registrations Close: 16th August
  • Competition Starts: 19th August
  • Submissions Due: 18th October
  • Results Announced: 4th November

Themes for each competition pool will be disclosed post-registration, adding an element of surprise and excitement as teams gear up to showcase their architectural prowess.

Check out the submissions from last year’s challenge here: 2023 AEL Minecraft Build Challenge.

Minecraft Capture The Flag: Strategic Esports Action

Complementing the Build Challenge, the Minecraft Capture The Flag event will test students’ strategic and teamwork skills in a dynamic esports environment. This competition, too, will occur over two series, culminating in an in-person nationals event with details to be announced soon.

The Capture The Flag event promises to be a thrilling experience, encouraging students to engage in competitive play while fostering communication, strategy, and sportsmanship.

Empowering Students Through Esports

The AEL’s 2024 Minecraft programs aim to provide a platform for students to express their creativity, engage in healthy competition, and connect with peers sharing similar interests. Beyond the fun and excitement of gameplay, participants will have the opportunity to develop valuable life skills such as problem-solving, teamwork, and strategic planning.

Stay tuned for more details on the Minecraft Capture The Flag dates and the announcement of the national event. Schools, students, and homeschoolers interested in participating are encouraged to register promptly to secure their spot in these eagerly anticipated competitions.

For more information and to register for the events, please visit the AEL’s official website: AEL Minecraft Programs.

The AEL is proud to share it is sponsored by AGON by AOC the gaming monitor partner and Indomie Australia the noodle partner.

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to be a part of Australia’s growing esports community through the engaging world of Minecraft. Join us in celebrating creativity, strategic gameplay, and the spirit of competition in 2024!

Celebrating Creativity and Innovation: The 2023 AEL Minecraft Competition Winners

By Events, High School Cup, Minecraft, News

We’re thrilled to announce the winners of the 2023 AEL Minecraft Competition! This year’s competition saw an incredible display of talent, ingenuity, and a deep understanding of the themes across all age groups. Students across Australia from Year 5-12 showcased their skills in Minecraft, creating masterpieces in three distinct categories: medieval architecture, eco-friendly living, and sustainable cities.

Winning schools received a trophy for their students accomplishments with students receiving medallions and merit certificates for placing in the top 3. The student team with the overall best submission received a gamer pack comprising of RIG 500 Pro gaming headsets went to Alfred Deakin High School’s Year 9 Team 2.

A Showcase of Medieval Marvels: Year 5-6 Category

The medieval architecture category challenged Year 5-6 students to travel back in time and recreate historical wonders. The creativity and attention to detail in these builds were nothing short of astounding.


  • 1st Place: GG’s
    • School: The Knox School
    • The team showcased a medieval Japan shiro with a detailed castle at the centre with fortifications including moat and outer walls. The design shows a smart aesthetic approach to showing medieval life in Japan. The students went so far as to depict an invading force highlighting the tumultuous times.
  • 2nd Place: Guacamole
    • School: Eltham College,
    • The submission shows a medieval town with castle, towers and town built into a mountainous setting. The students utilised different materials available in Minecraft to highlight different sections of the medieval life with a colourful market and chapel.
  • 3rd Place: The Falcon Kingdom
    • School: The Knox School
    • The students showcased a popular castle design featuring a stone keep ringed with Balista, bailey, outer wall and draw bridge over a moat. The submission shows creative use of Minecraft to demonstrate different aspects of medieval life within a castle setting.

Innovations for a Greener Tomorrow: Year 7-9 Category

In the eco-friendly living category, students in Years 7-9 were tasked with designing living spaces that harmonize with nature. The entries displayed a profound understanding of sustainability and environmental stewardship.


  • 1st Place: Year 9 Team 2
    • School: Alfred Deakin High School
    • The winning submission showcased a detailed community with multiple houses and buildings demonstrating different applications of eco-friendly living. From regenerative building materials to renewable sources of energy and water the students showed a complex use of Minecraft to demonstrate eco-friendly living.
  • 2nd Place: The Asian Investors
    • School: The Knox School
    • The students showcased a modern home that utilised natural light, multiple green energy sources, greenhouse garden and a creative use of Minecraft materials to provide a colourful demonstration of eco-friendly living.
  • Equal 3rd Place: Team 4
    • School: Cavendish Road State High School
    • The team presented a strong concept for eco-friendly living in a modern setting which is highlighted by a solar power system that track sunlight, vertical greenhouse garden, natural light and regenerative building materials.
  • Equal 3rd Place: 3d Terraria
    • School: The Knox School
    • The team built a town to demonstrate eco-friendly living applications across a variety of property settings. This incorporated green energy sources, harmony with nature, regenerative building materials and transport.

Envisioning Sustainable Cities: Year 10-12 Category

Our oldest participants, from Years 10-12, were challenged to conceptualize sustainable cities. The results were futuristic, practical, and showcased a visionary approach to urban development.


  • 1st Place: Emmanuel Gold
    • School: Emmanuel Catholic College
    • The submission shows a modern inspired city featuring a series of skyscrapers and multiple sustainable city initiatives on display. These include green energy initiatives, urban revitalization projects, vertical gardens, transportation, harmony with nature, waste management and community spaces.
  • 2nd Place: Team 1
    • School: QLD Academy for Science, Mathematics & Technology
    • The students showcased a city built into the natural environment with greenery throughout and some creative applications of Minecraft materials to showcase concepts including an alternative green powered lift system. The submission is colourful and lively example of an imagined sustainable city that features regenerative building materials, a community in harmony with the environment, green power initiatives and more.
  • 3rd Place: Team 2
    • School: Cavendish Road State High School
    • The students showcased a modern sustainable city with medium rise construction that depicts green energy, regenerative building materials, communal spaces, transport, food and waste management concepts. The submission features integration with the surrounding environment using different Minecraft materials to showcase a variety of biomes.

A Heartfelt Thanks to All Participants

We extend our heartfelt congratulations to all the winners and a big thank you to every student who participated in the 2023 AEL Minecraft Competition. Your creativity and passion for building a better world have truly inspired us all.

To see all submissions please visit

As we close the chapter on this year’s AEL Minecraft Competition, we look forward with anticipation to what the next edition will bring in 2024. This competition is more than just a showcase of Minecraft skills; it’s a celebration of the boundless creativity and potential of our young minds. It’s a testament to how technology, when combined with education and creativity, can foster a deeper understanding of important concepts like sustainability, history, and community living.

To schools and stakeholders who have been part of this journey, your support and engagement have been instrumental in making this event a resounding success. We encourage you to continue being a part of this innovative educational experience. To those who are yet to join us, we extend an invitation to be part of a movement that is shaping the way our students engage with technology and learning.

We extend a special thank you to the Mojang Studios, the Microsoft Education team and to our sponsors AGON by AOC and Indomie Australia for supporting the AEL’s programs this year.

The AEL Minecraft Competition is more than just a competition; it’s a platform for students to express their ideas, challenge their creativity, and contribute to a dialogue about our world’s future. As we prepare for the 2024 edition, we look forward to seeing new schools, new students, and new ideas. Together, let’s build a community that champions creativity, innovation, and learning.

Join us in making the 2024 AEL Minecraft Competition an even bigger success. Let’s inspire, let’s innovate, and let’s create a brighter future, one block at a time.

The AEL are looking for educators and community members alike who are keen to participate in this growing initiative – please reach out to our friendly team at [email protected] to see how you can get involved.

First-Ever AEL Minecraft Challenge Successfully Launched with Over 130 Teams Participating

By High School Cup, Minecraft

Sydney, Australia – The Australian Esports League (AEL) proudly announces the successful launch of its inaugural Minecraft Challenge, witnessing an overwhelming participation of students across the country.

With 63 teams from Year 5-6 exploring Medieval Architecture, 71 teams from Year 7-9 innovating around Eco-friendly Living, and 15 teams from Year 10-12 delving into the intricacies of Sustainable Cities, the stage is set for an unprecedented educational journey.

Microsoft and its Minecraft: Education team have thrown their weight behind the initiative, further solidifying the challenge’s standing in the industry. “It’s amazing to see this participation in the Minecraft: Education challenges with AEL. From projects covering Eco-living and sustainability to exploring Medieval Architecture, this all has a great impact within and beyond the classroom. We can’t wait to see the results,” says Dan Bowen, Tech Strategist, Microsoft Australia.

The AEL welcomes a total of 29 schools to the first edition:

Alfred Deakin High SchoolBrisbane Grammar SchoolCavendish Road State High School
Eltham CollegeEmmanuel Catholic CollegeHunter River Community School
John Paul CollegeKelvin Grove State CollegeKincoppal-Rose bay Junior School
Mater Christi CollegeMentone Grammar SchoolMonivae College Hamilton
Penrith Christian SchoolPunchbowl Boys’ High SchoolQueensland Academy for Science Mathematics and Technology
Rolling Hills Primary SchoolSt Francis Catholic CollegeSt Joseph’s College, Lochinvar
 The Knox SchoolViewbank College
Edmund Rice CollegeEltham CollegeEmmanuel Catholic College
Hunter River Community SchoolJames Fallon High SchoolJohn Paul College
Kelvin Grove State CollegeKincoppal-Rose bay Junior SchoolMarist Regional College
Mater Christi CollegeMentone Grammar SchoolMonivae College Hamilton
Morisset High SchoolPenrith Christian SchoolPunchbowl Boys’ High School
Queensland Academy for Science Mathematics and TechnologyRedeemer Lutheran CollegeRolling Hills Primary School
St Francis Catholic CollegeSt Joseph’s College, LochinvarSt Lukes Catholic College
Sunnybank Hills State SchoolThe Knox SchoolViewbank College
Villanova CollegeWantirna College 

The AEL, additionally sponsored by AGON by AOC, a leading gaming monitor brand, and Indomie Australia, a renowned noodle brand, has positioned the challenge as a nexus of entertainment, education, and innovation.

Sarah Jae, Director of the Australian Esports League, shared his excitement, “The AEL Minecraft Challenge is not just a game; it’s an intersection of imagination, learning, and technology. The robust support from industry stalwarts like Microsoft, AGON by AOC, and Indomie Australia underlines our shared vision of fostering creativity and strategic thinking in our young minds. This initiative has started a movement, and I am incredibly proud of its promising start.”

Teams for each division are:

Year 5-6 exploring Medieval Architecture

Schools, industry stakeholders, and fans are encouraged to follow the teams’ progress and engage in the fascinating journey of digital creativity and learning that the AEL Schools Minecraft challenge brings.

For more information visit

About Australian Esports League (AEL)

The Australian Esports League is a national esports ecosystem enabling participation for players of all skill levels across Australia in well-structured video game tournaments. Our focus is on building community and showcasing the talent of players across the country. Established in 2016 the AEL has developed a national Schools and University ecosystem along side a series of live events and tournaments for all skill levels.

Melbourne Oz Comic-Con, we’re coming for you!

By Events, News

As excitement continues to mount for Oz Comic-Con Melbourne 2023, we are eagerly preparing for the event. Attendees can look forward to an immersive experience on June 10-11 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC).

The AEL’s commitment to supporting the next generation of gamers is evident in their invitation to ACER High Schools Cup students and AEL University League players in the Melbourne region to participate in the newly released Street Fighter 6 and the popular video game Rocket League, Mario Kart and Overcooked in the first-ever gaming stage at Oz Comic-Con.

Crowd challenge participants will be chosen from the crowd, so attendees are encouraged to raise their hands high to get noticed by the friendly AEL staff. Cosplayers will also have an excellent opportunity to showcase their costumes not only during the match but also before and after the tournament. Whether you’re into anime or gaming, there will be plenty of chances to strike your best pose for the esports audience.

If you’re looking to participate in the tournament, here’s the schedule:



  • 10:00am – 12:00pm: High School Mario Kart 8
  • 12:30pm – 2:30pm: Street Fighter 6 Open
  • 3:00pm – 5:00pm: Open Crowd Challenge Overcooked


  • 10:00am – 12:00pm: High School Rocket League
  • 12:30pm – 3:30pm: University Rocket League Showcase
  • 4:00pm – 5:00pm: Open Crowd Challenge Overcooked



  • 10:30am Minecraft (High School)
  • 11:00am Just Dance (High School)
  • 12:00PM Super Smash Bros.
  • 1:00PM Mario Kart
  • 2:00PM Super Smash Bros.
  • 3:00PM Mario Kart


  • 12:00PM Super Smash Bros.
  • 1:00PM Mario Kart
  • 2:00PM Super Smash Bros.
  • 3:00PM Mario Kart

Overall, Oz Comic-Con Melbourne 2023 promises to be an unforgettable event, and AEL’s participation is sure to make it even more exciting. Whether you’re a gamer, cosplayer, or simply looking for an exciting day out, don’t miss this chance to be a part of the action.

“We would like to extend a special thank you to our sponsor for making our appearance at Oz Comic-Con possible. Their support has allowed us to bring the esports to these events and we are thrilled to have them on board.”

The AEL is proudly supported by

Australian Esports League – May Newsletter

By Events, News

Upcoming Events



  • 10:00am – 4:30pm (Saturday and Sunday)
  • June 3rd – 4th 2023
  • Adelaide Showgrounds

Magic the Gathering

If you’re interested in learning how to play Magic: The Gathering, the MTG booth at Oz Comic-Con Adelaide can be a great place to start. Magic the Gathering is a collectible card game that has been around for over 25 years, and has become a popular hobby for people of all ages.


If you’re attending Oz Comic-Con and love Indomie noodles, you’re in luck! Indomie noodle giveaways are being offered at the AEL booth, but it’s first come first serve, so make sure to come by early!

Tournament Schedule

  • 11:00am Super Smash Bros.
  • 12:00pm Mario Kart
  • 1:00pm Halo
  • 2:00pm Super Smash Bros.



  • 9:00am – 5:00pm (Saturday and Sunday)
  • June 10th – 11th 2023
  • Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre


If you’re looking for a way to play some of your favorite games with friends and family while at Oz Comic-Con, stop by the Predator laptop space in the AEL Gaming Zone where you will find a range of gaming laptops with powerful hardware to run the latest games smoothly. 

What games are available to play on the Predator laptops?

Our laptops can run a wide range of games, including popular titles like Minecraft, HALO and Rocket League. These games offer a variety of gameplay experiences, from building and exploration in Minecraft to fast-paced action in Rocket League and HALO.


If you’re a fan of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Mario Kart, you’ll want to check out the AOC monitor area at the event.

What can you do at the AOC monitor area?

At the AOC monitor area, you can play Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Mario Kart on high-quality AOC monitors. These monitors provide a crystal-clear picture and smooth gameplay experience, making it the perfect place to play your favorite games.

Can you play with others?

Yes, you can play with others at the AOC monitor area. You can challenge your friends or play against other attendees. This is a great way to show off your skills and have some fun with other gamers.

Gaming Stage

The Gaming Stage is a dedicated area at Oz Comic-Con Melbourne where ALL attendees are welcome to participate in CROWD CHALLENGE, regardless of age or skill level.

What kind of games are available to play at the Gaming Stage?
Some of the games you might see include Overcooked and Rocket League.

Gaming Stage Tournament Schedule


  • 10:00am – 1:00pm High School Game Title: TBA
  • 1:00pm – 1:30pm University Game Title: TBA
  • 2:00pm – 4:30pm Open Crowd Challenge: TBA


  • 10:00am – 12:00pm High School Rocket League
  • 12:00pm – 2:00pm University Rocket League Finals
  • 2:30pm – 4:30pm Open Rocket League and Overcooked Crowd Challenge

Tournament Schedule

  • 11:00am Super Smash Bros.
  • 12:00pm Mario Kart
  • 1:00pm Halo
  • 2:00pm Super Smash Bros.

High School League

The Acer High Schools Cup powered by Predator Gaming aims to promote the benefits of gaming in education.

Match Schedule

Term 2 – Divisional Play
Saturdays from May 13 – Jun 17

Term 3 – Playoffs
Saturdays Aug 12 & 19

Rocket League & SSBU commence at 1:00PM AEST
Overwatch 2 commences at 1:30PM AEST

Match Broadcast

Matches will be broadcasted on twitch across the following four channels:

University League

2023 University Cup – Season 1

The Elite Series will see University Clubs represented by their best selected students with all matches broadcasted over ten weeks of extreme competition to see who is the best University in CS:GO and Rocket League. Play-offs are set to commence on May 29th.

Brendan Lu, AEL University League Commissioner, says, “As we conclude the group stage of the Elite Series, it’s been great to see the club’s support their players, be that in the resources they provide or the support they show.”

Match Broadcast

Matches will be broadcasted on twitch:

The Australian Esports League is proudly supported by AOC.

Since 2018, AGON by AOC has partnered with AEL providing gaming monitors for all AEL events, guaranteeing that all players enjoy an unparalleled gaming experience with top-quality monitors.

For more information visit AGON by AOC’s official website or follow AGON by AOC on Facebook

The Australian Esports League is proudly supported by ACER.

Interested in gearing up your school to make Esports a permanent feature of your curriculum? Click the link to fill out their form and express your interest!

The Australian Esports League is proudly supported by ACER.

If you’re looking to upgrade your set up and maximise performance, look no further than Predator. Explore Predator’s gaming range by clicking the link!

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Oz Comic Con’s triumphant return to Perth features exciting AEL gaming zone

By Events, News

After a six-year hiatus, Oz Comic-Con finally made its triumphant return to Perth in 2023. With thousands of die-hard fans, gamers, and cosplayers flocking to the Convention and Exhibition Centre on April 1-2, the event was celebrating all things pop culture, gaming, and esports and AEL was ecstatic to be a part of this highly anticipated event.

The AEL gaming zone was a hive of activity throughout the convention, providing a fantastic opportunity for cosplayers, gamers, and fans of all ages and backgrounds to come together and enjoy some friendly competition. The AEL booth held several tournaments over the two-day extravaganza, drawing in participants from all over the convention. Players faced off in a variety of games, including Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Mario Kart 8.

But the AEL booth wasn’t just about the tournaments – it also provided a great opportunity for attendees to come together and enjoy some gaming fun in the free play area.

One of the attendees, Aaron M, was thrilled with the Smash and Mario Kart setup at the AEL booth. He expressed his gratitude by saying, “Thank you for hosting these games. It gave me a little bit of nostalgia getting to play games that I used to love with all my heart again. The thrill of it was a memory of a lifetime that I will never forget.”

Overall, Oz Comic-Con’s return to Perth was a huge success and we cannot wait for next year’s event. With the support of our sponsors, Electrical Group Training, the Western Australia event partner. Acer for the Predator gaming laptops installed with Xbox Game Pass and to AOC monitors for providing us with amazing monitors.

The AEL is proudly supported by

Logan Esports Cup 2023: A Testament to the Growing Popularity of Esports

By Events, News

The 2023 Logan Esports Cup presented by the Australian Esports League and supported by the Logan City Council Event Attraction Program returned for its second year with a bang, drawing a crowd of over 300+ enthusiastic gamers from all over the region. The Logan Entertainment Centre in Logan, QLD was filled with excitement and anticipation as everyone was eager to compete and showcase their skills in the various games offered at the event.

One notable aspect of the Logan Esports Cup was the significant representation of female participation at 25.7%. This is a positive development for the gaming industry, as it shows that esports is becoming more inclusive and diverse. The event organizers made a conscious effort to encourage participation by providing a welcoming and supportive environment for all gamers.

As expected, the gaming action at the Logan Esports Cup was intense and thrilling. Gamers brought their own controllers, which added a personalized touch to the event. One of the attendees commented “I made sure to bring my own controller to the Logan Esports Cup, as I know firsthand the advantage it can provide and how it can improve my chances of winning. This is my second time attending the event, and I was so excited about it that I brought along some friends to compete alongside me.”

The atmosphere was electric, with spectators cheering on their favourite players and teams. The Logan Entertainment Centre was transformed into a hub of competitive gaming, with players going head-to-head in SSBU, Rocket League and Mario Kart with $1000 prize pool spread across the games.

Congratulations to all the winners of the various games offered at the event. Your hard work, skill, and determination paid off and we hope this win will serve as an inspiration to continue pursuing your passion for esports.


Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

  • Jix
  • Finn
  • PillowTalk
  • Dags

Mario Kart

  • BeatyRoots
  • Bomma
  • Fwicko

Rocket League

  • Yurreey
  • Jcool-.-
  • a e r o.
  • Invor123

A heartfelt thank you goes out to all the attendees of the Logan Esports Cup for their generous support and enthusiastic participation and also to Logan City Council who without, this event would not have been possible.

We look forward to seeing you all again at the next Logan Esports Cup, where we can come together once again to celebrate the thrill of competitive gaming and showcase the best that the Australian gaming community has to offer.

The AEL is proudly supported by

From Free Play to Competition: A Recap of the 2023 Goulburn Esports Cup

By Events, News

The Goulburn Mulwaree Council, in partnership with the Australian Esports League (AEL), hosted the 2023 Goulburn Esports Cup at Goulburn Comic Con. The event took place at Ross Whittaker Stadium from March 18th to 19th, 2023.

The event provided an excellent platform for attendees to participate in esports, furthermore it provided newcomers the opportunity to understand the strategy and teamwork involved in competitive gaming, and to witness the incredible skill and talent of the players around their community.

One attendee shared their thoughts on the event, saying, “I’m so delighted that Goulburn has been able to host an event like this, normally I play video games alone, never entered a competition so it’s really cool to be able to play with other avid players.

Overall, the 2023 Goulburn Esports Cup was a fantastic event and we thank the Goulburn Mulwaree Council for the commitment and creating opportunities for people to connect and engage with esports.


Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

  • Kinaji
  • Mouseface Killah
  • Jay

Mario Kart

  • sirstichalot
  • toasted_panini
  • Dr Context

Rocket League

  • Void
  • Ratt14
  • Kwerkles
  • MightyShibe

The AEL is proudly supported by