The Life and Times of an Esports Pro

Mar 16, 2017 | 11:00am – 12:00pm CT
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What does it take to become one of the greatest competitive gamers in the world? Skill is certainly a prerequisite, but passion is crucial, especially as the esports scene has started to take off. Join some of esports’ brightest stars to learn about the sacrifices it takes to make it to the top and the lessons you learn along the way. We’ll also discuss the future of esports as more and more young pros come into the limelight of increased media coverage pushing them into the mainstream as the line between 'traditional' sports and esports blurs.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Artist Wristband, Film Badge, Interactive Badge, Gaming Wristband
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Beginner