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Announcing the 2023 Logan Esports Cup presented by the Australian Esports League.

Leading Esports provider, Australian Esports League (AEL) is bringing Esports back to the City of Logan in March. The 2023 Logan Esports Cup presented by the Australian Esports League and supported by the Logan City Council Event Attraction Program will offer gamers the chance to compete and win prizes across some exciting games.

The 2023 Logan Esports Cup is happening on March 25th and 26th at the Logan Entertainment Centre and will feature a $1,000 prize pool spread across several popular esports games including Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, 2 v 2 Rocket League & Mario Kart 8. Games will be played on both Xbox and Nintendo gaming consoles for both tournaments and the free play gaming area with a variety of multiplayer games for families and friends to enjoy!

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“We are extremely excited to be able to bring esports to Logan City. There are plenty of keen gamers in the local area and so is fantastic to get support from the Council to host such an event.   It is so important for people within these local communities to be able to connect and esports is the ideal platform to help facilitate these connections”, says Darren Kwan, CEO of Australian Esports League.

Also returning is the High School competition for students to represent their school in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Rocket League! We welcome all high schools to bring a squad along and may the best students win!

For any parents and teachers wishing to learn more about the world of esports with their students, the AEL will be hosting a High School focused workshop on the Sunday morning at 10:00am covering off key topics such as careers in esports and gaming, player welfare and benefits, and more!

“This event is an incredible opportunity for young people in Logan to show their gaming skills and spend time with their friends”, Darren continued. “Esports continues to grow around the world and so it is important that the gamers in Logan have the opportunity to grow their skills and participate in a field that has so much potential.”

Mayor Darren Power said the city was looking forward to hosting another successful Logan Esports Cup.

“It’s great to welcome this innovative and modern event back to Logan for another year,” Cr Power said.

“Esports is rapidly growing in popularity worldwide, and it’s fantastic that we can support it by hosting events like the Logan Esports Cup.”

During selected matches there will be a live broadcast with commentary which will be streamed for audiences to watch. Or come along and spectate from the venue to cheer on your favourite players!

You can see images from last year’s events here on the AEL Facebook page.

About Logan City

Logan is home to more than 350,740 people from more than 234 different cultures. Around 50 per cent of residents are aged 34 or younger.

Logan is located between Brisbane, Ipswich and the Gold Coast, connected by the national highway and rail networks. New estates flourish as the city grows. Residents enjoy a range of housing options, from leafy suburbs to bushland acreage.

Logan is home to many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Traditional Custodians represent the original Aboriginal inhabitants of the area. There are also Elders and people who have come to live and work in the City.

Traditional Custodians include:

  • Turrbal peoples
  • Yagara language speaking peoples
  • Yugambeh language speaking peoples, including Mununjali and Wanjeburra peoples, and
  • Yugara / Yugarapul peoples.

About Australian Esports League

Established in 2013 the Australian Esports League (AEL) is a brand owned and operated by Critical Hit Entertainment Pty Ltd, a media and entertainment company focused on video game and esports events in Australia. The AEL is one of Australia’s leading esports promoters covering multiple facets of the esports ecosystem including Universities, High Schools, Local Clubs and councils plus a range of large scale esports events. The Australian Esports League has brought the best of the industry together with over 30 years combined experience in the Australian esports industry. The AEL mission is to deliver world class events that contributes to a healthy esports ecosystem improving the experience for players and key stakeholders.

The AEL is proudly supported by