SINGAPORE, April 20 /PRNewswire/ — GEF South American Youth Games Festival in Rosario, Argentina
The World Esports Federation will host the first South American Esports Championship in parallel with the 2022 South American Games on 2 and 3 October 2022 in Asuncion, Paraguay.
“We are making great strides and continue to bring our range of world events to different continents of the world. The South American Esports Championship supports the mission of the World Esports Federation and solidifies our commitment to foster great collaboration in our #worldconnected community to improve esports on the global stage of esports and entertainment,” he said. Chris Chan, President of GEF.
In preparation for its major esports event, the GEF is hosting the GEF Festival – a dynamic celebration of esports culture and the revitalization of community esports – at the South American Youth Games in Rosario, Argentina, from April 28 to May 8, 2022.
“Besides the South American Games 2022, these events reinforce Paraguay’s desire for other major international events,” said Camilo Pérez López Moreira, President of Deportiva Soramericana (ODESUR). The skills and infrastructure come together to unlock the region’s huge export potential.”
Hosting the South American Esports Championships and the GEF Youth Games Festival in South America are tangible results of the strategic partnership between GEF and ODESUR announced in June 2020, supported by the PanAm Esports Development Consortium formed by the Global Environment Facility in 2021.
“Esports is gaining ground in South America. The inaugural South American Esports Championship will spur export growth in the region through a global revitalization led by the World Esports Federation.” Featuring the esports community, Here’s a first look at the world of GEF and the many global events that promote inclusion for everyone in esports.”
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