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Virtual Event InvitationATL on July 21 To Support Voter Registration Featuring a $10,000 Fortnite Tournament

Skillshot, July 8 2020

Gamers.Vote, Ghost Gaming, Skillshot Media, and the Atlanta Esports, Sports, and Music Community Come Together for Video Game Event Supporting New Voter Registration Before November Election Skillshot Media, Gamers.Vote, and esports organization Ghost Gaming today announced InvitationATL—a virtual event on July 21 focused on voter registration an...

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Georgia Uniquely Positioned for Future of Game Development in Wake of Esports, Gaming Explosion During COVID-19

Skillshot, April 22 2020

Editor's Note: The Georgia Department of Economic Development created and published this article on April 16, 2020. It is re-posted here with their permission. As we confront the effects of COVID-19, the Georgia Department of Economic Development continues to work around the clock arming our partners with the resources they need to navigate these t...

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News and Announcements

Skillshot Media Announces Game Development and Esports Curriculum, Toward Future Workforce Development, Delivered in Partnership with Georgia Film Academy and Georgia State University

Skillshot, April 2 2020

We are living in unprecedented times. The COVID-19 pandemic has killed tens of thousands of people around the world, and hundreds of thousands or potentially millions are still at risk. Economically, many employees, businesses and entire industries also face existential risk, or in the best case, a long pause. Our education institutions are dealin...

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With Traditional Sports on Hold, This is How Esports is Filling the Void

Skillshot, March 26 2020

Here's a quick look at why esports and online gaming is filling the need for entertainment and connectivity while most of the world is at home.

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NACE Announces Strategic Partnership with Skillshot Media For Comprehensive Collegiate Esports Program Offering $16M in Scholarships Annually

Skillshot, February 20 2020

The National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE), a nonprofit membership association and the only governing body of collegiate esports in North America, today announced their strategic partnership with Skillshot Media, esports infrastructure provider and agency, to offer collegiate competition, event production, and rights commercialization.

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Grand Opening of 8 to 80 Esports Center at YWCA of Miami-Dade

Skillshot, February 20 2020

During Super Bowl LIV weekend, the Skillshot team went down to Miami to open up the latest 8 to 80 Zone in partnership with NFL Hall of Famers Steve Young and Jerry Rice, and the Forever Young Foundation. This esports and STEM center will provide underprivileged kids with access to essential technology to help them grow into the tech leaders of the...

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Esports Summit, a B2B Conference Powered by INAP, Lands in Atlanta Next Week

Skillshot, November 8 2019

On Thursday, Nov. 14 through Friday, Nov. 15, Esports Summit 2019 will take place at the Georgia World Congress Center. Presented by Skillshot Media, this conference is the premier business-focused esports conference in the southeast running alongside Hi-Rez Expo and DreamHack Atlanta.

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Skillshot Media and Northside Hospital Partner to Create The First Esports Medicine Program

Skillshot, February 22 2019

In partnership with the Northside Hospital Sports Medicine Network in Atlanta, Skillshot Media launches the first Esports Medicine Program to benefit professional SMITE and Paladins esports players and to further medical research in the esports industry. As esports continues to grow with more organizations, teams, and players entering the scene and...

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Skillshot Partners with Johnson STEM Activity Center and Former NFL Players to Open Atlanta’s Newest Esports Arena

Skillshot, January 28 2019

As part of a multi-organization collaboration, Skillshot Media, Johnson STEM Activity Center, The Forever Young Foundation, and Atlanta Public Schools established an esports arena as an extension of the Johnson STEM Activity Center’s operations. The esports arena will be a free resource to students who want to compete in the inaugural season of var...

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Skillshot Announces Paladins Premier League and SMITE Pro League Organizations for 2019

Skillshot, January 18 2019

We recently released a list of the competitive esports organizations that will compete in Paladins Premier League and SMITE Pro League in 2019. As part of a multiyear franchise, eight organizations will compete in the Paladins Premier League (PPL). Signed teams consist of new and returning organizations to PPL, including Natus Vincere, Pittsburgh K...

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