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Meet gaming icons and immerse yourself in Gaming, Esports, Panels, Merchandise and much more!
Mark your calendar for the 2nd Annual Galveston Island Esports Summit, August 27 – 29, 2021, Galveston Island Convention Center, and plan to attend the most exciting event you will ever experience. Esports is the fastest-growing entertainment sport in the world and this event is packed with fun and one-of-a-kind experiences for all ages, ranging from tournaments, virtual reality, board games, interactive pods, and more. Passes are now available online at www.galvestonesports.com.
The Galveston Island Esports Summit is an opportunity to look, learn and participate hands-on. Transport yourself into games through virtual reality headsets, try out the latest games at play stations set on free play, immerse yourself in a simulator pod where you can battle other pilots in a virtual world, fight one-on-one or on a team – then watch a review of your game and receive a scoresheet to prove your superiority! Visit the US Army Esports mobile facility and experience Scorpion Battle Stations, tour the International Space Station virtually, see the Mars Rover up close and personal, watch the GISD Championship Robotics team battle it out, watch fast-paced, high action tournaments on a super-sized LED screen, meet esports pros and watch them play, try out the latest games at pre-set stations, or go back in time and play in the Retro Tabletop Games area. All levels of games for all ages. Informative panels will feature Esports celebrities and Epic Power Breaks are presented by Steve Isaacs.
The Galveston Island Esports Summit is sponsored by Galveston Independent School District, Education Moody, Galveston Island Convention Center and Park Board of Trustees, US Army, US Marines, Joe Tramonte Real Estate, Tom’s Galveston Real Estate, San N Sea Realty, Cuervo Traditional, Ryson Realty, Prosperity Bank, WebTekPros, PR Celebrity, and M.J. Naschke Public Relations. Participants include NASA, U.S. Army, Army Esports Team: Ft. Knox, Marines, Texas Scholastics Esports Federation, GISD Robotics, Special Olympics Texas, 501st Legion, and esports enthusiasts.
Rocket League and Call of Duty Tournaments Director is Hugo Flores, US Army. You must have an event pass to register for a tournament. The tournament schedule is available online.
Special Esports Summit guests are Sherlana, Mrs_Insta-Gator, ranked #5 in Call of Duty League, and only one of 2% of females in the esports industry who successfully played in the COD WARZONE championships on both mobile and console; US Army Esports Team from Knoxville, Tennessee; Jason Bound, Apple Distinguished Educator, Ted Talk Presenter and founder, Video Games Clubs of America; YouTube sensation Joshua Abate, One Hand Only; ESposure, Steve Isaacs, Epic Games, 6 ft Film, and more. Vendors will have merchandise for purchase.
Available Friday only is Esports: the New Club Toolkit, a workshop for educators who want to earn CEU’s, presented by GISD and the Texas Scholastics Esports Federation. Registration online. Limited spaces are available. Summit hours are Friday, 10 – 5, Saturday, 10 – 6, Sunday, 11 – 4. Summit passes are all-inclusive – play all day. VIP, 3 day and daily passes sold online at www.galvestonesports.com. For more information contact M.J. Naschke (409) 762-3930.