The Woodlands Parks and Recreation launches first 'Rocket League' esports tournament

The tournament requires advance registration, and prizes will be awarded to the top two competitors in each division. (Courtesy The Woodlands Township)
The tournament requires advance registration, and prizes will be awarded to the top two competitors in each division. (Courtesy The Woodlands Township)

The tournament requires advance registration, and prizes will be awarded to the top two competitors in each division. (Courtesy The Woodlands Township)

The Woodlands Township has announced the launch of a "Rocket League" esports tournament through the township's parks and recreation department.

Esports meets are organized, multiplayer video game competitions, and the township's tournament will feature two-on-two matches. Gamers of all ages are invited to take part.

According to an announcement from the township, the first competition is scheduled to begin Sept. 19. Other meetings will be held Oct. 17, Nov. 14 and Dec. 19 at 2 p.m.

Advance registration, which is now open at the township's website, is required for the event. There is a $10 entry fee per participant or $20 per team. Prizes will be awarded to the first- and second-place finishers in each division.

For additional information, reach out to The Recreation Center at Bear Branch at 281-210-3950 or email recreation@thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov.


The announcement follows a similar announcement from Lone Star College for student groups to compete in intramural collegiate matches.
By Andrew Christman
Andrew joined Community Impact Newspaper in early 2019 after moving from Indiana. He is a 2015 graduate from Indiana State University, where he received degrees in English and journalism. He has written for a number of small town publications throughout his career as a reporter.


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