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The EPIQ North American eChampionship
Ottawa, ON | January 15 - February 5, 2022
Welcome to the Epiq North American EChampionship January 15 - February 5th 2022
Show Match announcement February 5 2022
Zac Bell Versus Pavel Barber ( Confirmed)
The ENAeC Championship Series engages the Hockey and gaming communities across North America with exciting esports programming in a competitive and fun format..
•January 15, 2022 - NHL ‘22 1v1 & 2v2 Brackets - Qualifier #1
•January 22, 2022 - NHL ‘22 1v1 & 2v2 Brackets - Qualifier #2
•January 29, 2022 - NHL ‘22 1v1 + 2v2 All-Stars Brackets
•February 5, 2022 - NHL ‘22 Talent Showmatch
Show Match confirmed
Zac Bell versus Pavel Barber
NHL ‘22 1v1 Brackets
Players will register for the 1v1 ENAecOnline Double Elimination bracket running separately on January 15th and January 22nd, 2022. During the Tournament, players will play matches in a best-of-three format, with the Grand Finals match being played best-of-five. Top Players will be invited back for The All-Stars bracket on January 29th, 2020.
NHL ‘22 2v2 Brackets
Teams will register for the 2v2 Online Double Elimination brackets running separately on January 15th and January 22nd, 2022. Teams will play matches in a best-of-three format, with Grand Finals matches being played best-of-five. Top Players from each bracket will be invited back for The All-Stars bracket on January 29th, 2020.
NHL ‘22 1v1+2v2 All-Star Finals Brackets
The Finals Bracket will include the invited top players from the first two 1v1 and 2v2 brackets. Teams will play matches in a single elimination best-of-five format.
NHL ‘22 Talent Showmatch
The Talent Showmatchbroadcast will feature the winners from the 1v1 bracket paired up against the winning team from the 2v2 Bracket for the chance to play against Professional Sports personalities. The match will be a single best-of-five matchup
Zac Bell Versus Pavel Barber ( Confirmed)
Esports refers to organized, competitive video gaming of any scale. Throughout the 2010s and into the 2020s, the video games industry has seen immense growth, and with the popularity of gaming
as a medium and the traction it’s gained across all demographics it’s received a surge of support, passion, and viewership from highly-engaged communities.
In 2019, video gaming contributed more than $4.5 billion to the Canadian GDP, a number which includes intake derived from game and hardware sales as well as esports tournaments, conventions, and expositions.
According to the Entertainment Software Association of Canada’s 2020 report on gaming trends:
•23 million Canadians consider themselves video gamers.
•The age of the average gamer is 34 years old.
•There is an even split between male and female gamers, each gender comprising 50% of the Canadian market.
•70% of Canadian gamers play online.
•1 in every 4 Canadian gamers watch esports online.
•1 in every 5 Canadian gamers engages with streaming content as a player.
●Logos inclusion on the event website portal.
●Inclusion in social media assets and communications. ●Logo inclusion in community outreach assets (ex. Digital Flyer).
●Logo inclusion on rotating carousel on broadcast overlays. ●Static Logo prominent on all broadcast overlays. ●Video Ad commercial break between matches, showcasing partner video ads. Ads can be :15sec or :30sec in length. (Can be longer however traditional Esports broadcasts are :15/:30 seconds). ●Casters will shoutout and thank specific sponsors before and after coming back from commercial break. Casters can shout out partner slogans and products during gameplay.
REPLAY BUG OWNERSHIP
●Replay segments occur following each game on broadcast. The Replay bug is a static graphic on the screen indicating it is a replay.
PLAY OF THE GAME OR HIGHLIGHTS
●Following the broadcasted game, commentators will choose the highlight of the game to showcase a unique or hype moment from the match.
MVP or PERFORMANCE OF THE NIGHT
●Occurring at the end of the broadcast, this MVP will be chosen by commentators to highlight an individual player from the tournament.
●Teeing off the broadcast, the pre-show will kickoff the broadcast as we take a deep look into the event and bracket with the commentators.
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