Join Us at Science Alive for an Unforgettable Gaming Experience proudly presented by Inspiring SA!

The Australian Esports League have teamed up with the organizers of Science Alive to host a gaming zone with a variety of esports competitions running over the course of the event! This includes school focused tournaments on the Stem Day out, 2nd August and a series of open tournaments over the weekend, 3-4th August.

Join us for some awesome action during this incredible event! Proudly presented by Inspiring SA.

The AEL is proudly supported by

WHAT’S ON?

The Australian Esports League is thrilled to announce our participation in the upcoming Science Alive event, where we will host an exciting gaming zone with esports tournaments. Mark your calendars for this incredible experience:

STEM Day Out – August 2nd:
A special day dedicated to schools, focusing on the educational aspects of gaming and esports. Students will have the opportunity to participate in various tournaments and activities designed to highlight the intersection of gaming and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).

Open Tournaments – August 3rd and 4th:
Join us for open tournaments over the weekend, where gamers of all ages can compete in thrilling competitions in Street Fighter 6, Overcooked 2, NBA 2k, FC 24 and Mario Kart. While there are no prizes, the glory of victory and the thrill of competition await!

For anyone not looking to compete the AEL will have a gaming free to play zone active each day!

Event Details:

  • Dates: August 2nd (Schools-focused STEM Day Out), August 3rd-4th (Open Tournaments)
  • Location: Adelaide Showgrounds
  • Presented by: Inspiring SA

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to connect with fellow gamers, test your skills, and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of Science Alive. Whether you’re a student or an enthusiastic gamer, there’s something for everyone. Come and be part of the excitement!

KEY INFO

Schedule

Friday
School groups only
9:00am – Schools arrive
9:15am – Tournament Check-in
9:30am – Tournaments Begin
2:30pm – Tournaments end & Awards

Saturday & Sunday:
9:00am – Doors open & Free Play Available
9:30am – Tournament Check-in for Street Fighter 6, NBA 2K and Mario Kart
10:00am – Street Fighter 6, NBA 2k and Mario Kart tournament begins
2:00pm – Overcooked 2, FC 24 and Mario Kart tournament begins
5:00pm – Doors close

Venue

Adelaide Showgrounds
Goodwood Rd, Wayville SA 5034

Date

STEM Day Out Friday, 2nd August
Science Alive Saturday & Sunday, 3-4th August

Time

Friday 9:00am-3:00pm
Saturday & Sunday 9:00am-5:00pm

Entry

Most hold Science Alive Tickets
Pre-Registration is required for STEM Day Out tournaments

OPEN TOURNAMENTS

Overcooked 2

Get ready to test your culinary skills and teamwork in our Overcooked 2 tournament! This fast-paced, cooperative cooking game challenges players to prepare and serve a variety of dishes in chaotic and ever-changing kitchen environments. Compete against other teams to see who can manage the heat and deliver the most orders in the shortest time.

Tournament Details:

  • Dates: August 3rd and 4th
  • Times: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM each day
  • Format: Double-elimination
  • Registration: On-site registration only, arrive 30 minutes prior to start time to sign up

Gather your team, sharpen your knives, and get ready for a deliciously fun and intense competition at the Science Alive event. May the best chefs win!

Format:

Played on PC, players are seeded into a tournament bracket teams of two to compete in a bracket.

A maximum cap of 16 teams is available at each allotted competition time.

Street Fighter 6

Step into the ring and showcase your fighting skills in our Street Fighter 6 tournament! This iconic fighting game series returns with new characters, stunning graphics, and intense gameplay. Players will face off in head-to-head battles, employing strategy, quick reflexes, and mastery of special moves to defeat their opponents.

Tournament Details:

  • Dates: August 3rd and 4th
  • Times: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM each day
  • Format: Double-elimination
  • Registration: On-site registration only, arrive 30 minutes prior to start time to sign up

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a newcomer to the franchise, this tournament offers a thrilling challenge for all competitors. Join us at the Science Alive event and fight for glory in the ultimate Street Fighter 6 showdown!

Format:

Played on PC, players are seeded into a tournament bracket to play against one another until the champion is determined.

A maximum cap of 16 players is available for this competition.

Mario Kart 8

Rev up your engines and get ready for the Mario Kart tournament! This beloved racing game features iconic characters, exciting tracks, and thrilling power-ups that add a twist to every race. Players will compete in high-speed races, dodging obstacles and using items to gain the upper hand and cross the finish line first.

Tournament Details:

  • Dates: August 3rd and 4th
  • Times: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM each day
  • Format: Time trials and knockout rounds, 150cc, no kart restrictions
  • Registration: On-site registration only, arrive 30 minutes prior to start time to sign up

Show off your racing skills and battle it out for the top spot on the podium. Join us at the Science Alive event for a fun and competitive Mario Kart experience that promises excitement for racers of all ages!

Format:

Played on Nintendo Switch, players are seeded into race heats and compete in grand prix mode to determine the best players.

A maximum cap of 32 players is available for this competition.

Nintendo is not a sponsor of or affiliated with this tournament.

Terms for participating in and viewing Community Tournaments using Nintendo game: https://www.nintendo.com.au/legal/terms-for-participating-in-and-viewing-community-tournaments-using-nintendo-games

NBA 2K

Hit the court and showcase your basketball skills in our NBA 2K tournament! This popular sports simulation game offers realistic gameplay, allowing players to control their favorite NBA teams and athletes. Compete in intense matches, using strategy and precision to outplay your opponents and claim victory.

Tournament Details:

  • Dates: August 3rd and 4th
  • Times: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM each day
  • Format: Double-elimination
  • Registration: On-site registration only, arrive 30 minutes prior to start time to sign up

Bring your A-game and prove you’re the best on the virtual hardwood. Join us at the Science Alive event for a slam dunk NBA 2K experience!

Format:

Played on the Xbox One Series S, players are seeded into a bracket to play one on one until a champion is determined using Clubs mode.

A maximum cap of 16 players is available for this competition.

FC 24

Get ready to take the pitch in our FC 24 tournament! This latest installment in the beloved football video game series offers enhanced gameplay, realistic graphics, and an immersive football experience. Players will compete in thrilling matches, showcasing their skills in dribbling, passing, and scoring goals to dominate the field.

Tournament Details:

  • Dates: August 3rd and 4th
  • Times: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM each day
  • Format: Double-elimination
  • Registration: On-site registration only, arrive 30 minutes prior to start time to sign up

Showcase your football prowess and compete for glory in this exciting FC 24 tournament. Join us at the Science Alive event and experience the thrill of the beautiful game!

Format:

Played on the Xbox One Series S, players are seeded into a bracket to play one on one until a champion is determined.

A maximum cap of 16 players is available for this competition.

HIGH SCHOOL DAY

Friday August 2nd will be the esports day only available for high school students. Speak to your teacher about participation.

STEM Day Out

Proudly presented by Inspiring SA. Join us for an exhilarating STEM Day Out on August 2nd, dedicated to schools and designed to inspire students through the world of gaming and esports. Running from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM, this special day will feature three exciting tournaments:

Minecraft Capture The Flag: Teams of 8 will strategize, build defenses, and outmaneuver their opponents to capture the flag in this fast-paced, team-based challenge. Creativity, teamwork, and quick thinking are essential to claim victory.

Minecraft Build Challenge: Teams of 20 will showcase their creativity and problem-solving skills by constructing impressive structures based on given themes. This competition highlights the importance of collaboration and innovation in STEM fields.

Just Dance: Up to 64 students can participate in this energetic and fun dance competition. Show off your best moves and rhythm to climb the leaderboard and win medals.

Winning students in each tournament will receive medals, and pre-registration is a must. STEM Day Out is a fantastic opportunity for students to engage in interactive, educational, and entertaining activities that emphasize the value of teamwork, creativity, and strategic thinking in the STEM disciplines. Don’t miss out on this unique and inspiring event!

Tournaments

Just Dance

Join in the Just Dance tournament today and represent your school in a showcase for which school has the best dancers!

Format:

Played on the Nintendo Switch, players will dance to different songs in heats, chosen by tournament officials on the day. Students will earn points for each dance with the player with the most total points and school with the highest points being declared the winners.

Minecraft

Join in the Minecraft build competition today and represent your school in a showcase for which school is the most creative!

Format:

Using Xbox One Series S, competitors will be given a prompt by tournament officials on the day and given a set amount of time to build towards that challenge.
Tournament officials will then judge all builds and decide on a winner

Minecraft

Join in the Minecraft Capture the Flag today and represent your school in a showcase for which school is the most creative!

Format:

Played on PC, competitors will work in teams of four to capture the opposing teams flags to score points, the highest scoring points within the time limit wins. Teams will compete through a bracket to determine the ultimate school champions!

Contact us

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The team at the Australian Esports League would love to hear from you

Whether you are wanting to run an esports event, are a teacher wanting more information of how to get your school involved or a parent wanting to learn more, we are here to help you in your Esports journey

For general enquiries, simply write to us at [email protected] and one of team will be in touch

For Primary, High School and Home-Schooling Esports, you can contact us at: [email protected]