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GottaCon Announces Videogame Tournaments for GC 2013

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Great news for local gamers, GottaCon recently announced their videogame tournament lineup for GottaCon 2013.

Our hometown’s own gaming convention, GottaCon is set to arrive February 1 – 3 at Pearkes arena in Victoria BC (3100 Tillicum Road). GottaCon will be running two types of videogame tournaments; Premium and Secondary tournaments. Premium tourneys require the GC BYOC weekend pass (or videogame add-on package).

If you’ve ever been to GottaCon, premium events are the ‘Con’s most competitive contests and have higher prize payouts including prize packages from Kingston Hyper X, Logitech, Mad Catz, and more.

Check out the list of Premium Tournaments after the break.

League of Legends (5 Versus 5) – Saturday Feb 2nd to Sunday Feb 3

Prize Payouts:

  • Five identical prizes bundles for the first place team containing a G710+ and G400 mouse each. ($1000 in prizes!)
  • Five identical prizes bundles for the second place team containing a G35 headset each. ($700 in prizes!)
  • Five identical prizes bundles for the third place team containing a G400 mouse each. ($300 in prizes!)

StarCraft II (1 Versus 1) – Saturday Feb 2nd to Sunday Feb 3

Prize Payouts:

  • The first place player will receive a prize package from Antec and Kingston HyperX.
  • The second place player will receive a prize package from Antec and Kingston HyperX.
  • The third place player will receive a prize package from Antec and Kingston HyperX.

Other PC Tournaments Include:

  • Team Fortress 2 – team event sponsored by ROCCAT ($800 in prizes!!!)
  • Chivalry: Medieval Warfare – mass battle and arena events sponsored by Torn Banner Studios Temporary keys to the game for all BYOC participants, while supplies last, and full copies of the game for prizes
  • ShootMania: Storm – deathmatch event sponsored by Shootmania and Astro Gaming with over $1000 in prizes to be won along with copies of the game and swag!!!
  • Battlefield 3 – Squad Battles
  • Left 4 Dead 2 – Survival Challenge
  • Minecraft – Building Contest
  • Company of Heroes

Xbox 360 Tournaments include:

Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition – Saturday Feb 2nd

Prize Payouts:

  • The first place player will receive a prize package from Mad Catz and Future Shop valued at over $150.
  • The second place player will receive a prize package from Mad Catz valued at over $100.
  • The third place player will receive a prize package from Mad Catz valued at over $75.

HALO 4 Free For All – Saturday Feb 2nd

Prize Payouts:

  • The first place player will receive a prize package from Mad Catz valued at over $200.
  • The second place player will receive a prize package from Mad Catz valued at over $100.
  • The third place player will receive a prize package from Mad Catz valued at over $75.

Call of Duty Black Ops 2 Free For All – Saturday Feb 2nd

Prize Payouts:

  • The first place player will receive a prize package from Astro Gaming and GUNNAR Optiks valued at over $300.
  • The second place player will receive a prize package from Astro Gaming and GUNNAR Optiks valued at over $150.
  • The third place player will receive a prize package from Astro Gaming valued at over $100.

Call of Duty Black Ops 2 (2 Versus 2) – Saturday Feb 2nd

Prize Payouts:

  • The first place team will receive a prize package from Astro Gaming and GUNNAR Optiks valued at over $600.
  • The second place team will receive a prize package from Astro Gaming and GUNNAR Optiks valued at over $300.
  • The third place team will receive a prize package from Astro Gaming valued at over $200.

Other Console Gaming Tournaments Include:

  • Wii – Super Smash Bros. Melee Tournament
  • Wii – Mario Kart Wii
  • Wii – Super Smash Bros. Brawl Tournament
  • Wii – Tetris Party
  • SNES – Super Bomberman 2
  • Xbox 360 – Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 Event
  • Xbox 360 – Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Event
  • PS3 – Super Rub-a-Dub
  • The Four Game Gauntlet

For more information, check out this Video Gaming Line-up for GottaCon 2013 Final. (PDF)

For more information on GottaCon 2013, visit the official website.

Will you be attending GottaCon 2013? Which tournaments will you be competing in?

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About janhutchings

Canadian Game Industry Blogger / Contributor for @Sonyrumors & @ShogunGamer / Communications and PR Professional. Voice of Canadian and Indie Gaming. http://jtmgames.com/

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