Watch the Heroes of the Dorm Finals Live April 26!

Students from more than 400 schools across the U.S. and Canada are primed and ready for battle in the ultimate Heroes of the Storm™ college tournament—signups close tomorrow! ESPN to deliver the epic final battle LIVE on TV and digital platforms on April 26

The ultimate Heroes of the Storm™ collegiate tournament comes to a head this April 26 at the Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall in Los Angeles! There, the top “Heroic Four” teams from schools across the U.S. and Canada will clash in the epic final matches of Heroes of the Dorm™. eSports fans everywhere can find out which team claims victory—and walks away with free tuition for college—by watching the battle unfold LIVE in person, online, or on television.

WHEN:

  • Sunday, April 26, 2015, 2:30pm – 8:30pm PDT
  • Heroic Four: 2:30pm – 6:30pm PDT
  • Grand Finals: 6:30pm – 8:30pm PDT

WHERE:

  • Shrine Expo Hall
  • 665 West Jefferson Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90007

WATCH:

  • Watch the “Heroic Four” duke it out on ESPN3, accessible in the eSports category online at WatchESPN.com, on smartphones and tablets through the WatchESPN app, and streamed on televisions on Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, Xbox 360, and Xbox One.
  • Witness the Grand Finals LIVE on prime time TV on an ESPN network—further details to be announced

So far, students from more than 400 colleges coast to coast—including Penn State, UCLA, and Georgia Tech—have signed up to fight for free college tuition and other prizes. More than 650 teams are already registered and ready for battle . . . but time’s running out to warp into the Nexus, as signups close tomorrow, March 26.

Calling All eSports Fans in SoCal!

Want to cheer on your fellow collegiate players in person? Anyone in the SoCal area will have a chance to attend the Heroic Four event live at the Shrine Expo Hall, where they’ll enjoy a full curriculum of events and activities, including a developer chat session, opportunities to play Heroes of the Storm and Hearthstone, and more. Attendees will also receive some cool gifts just for showing up (while supplies last), including a Heroes of the Storm portrait, Hero and Skin bundle, and closed beta test access; as well as a TeSPA card back for Hearthstone.

Doors open at 1:30pm PDT—admittance is free but space is limited, so be sure to show up early.

Attendee Age Restriction:
Some content at the Heroes of the Dorm Finals may not be suitable for children. Anyone 12 years of age or under must be accompanied by an adult. Absolutely no children 5 years of age or under will be permitted to enter. No strollers will be allowed in The Shrine Expo Hall.

Item Restrictions and Prohibitions:
Bags up to 20" x 10" in size may be brought into the convention. Blizzard Entertainment reserves the right to search any bags being brought into the venue and to refuse entry if they are found to contain prohibited items below:

Prohibited Items:
Outside food and beverages; desktop computers; electronic storage devices; edged weapons (such as knives, daggers, or swords for costumes), actual clubs, maces, or other crushing weapons; projectile weapons, even if unloaded or nonfunctional (including air guns, longbows, crossbows, etc.), alcohol, fireworks, glass bottles, cans, large containers.

**Any attendee found to have violated the prohibited items list may be removed from the event**

Acceptable costume weapon props are limited to air-filled or soft plastic melee weapons (swords, daggers, maces, clubs, etc.) and wooden staves that are not shod with metal.

Tablets (such as iPads) and video cameras are permitted. However, you may not record gameplay from any of the screens (with the exception of tournament gameplay).

Personal equipment may not be connected to any computer for any reason at any time.

About Heroes of the Dorm

Hosted by Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. and TeSPA, Inc. Heroes of the Dorm is the ultimate Heroes of the Storm college tournament, bringing together teams of students from across the United States and Canada in an epic showdown to determine the strongest college players in the Nexus, with hundreds of thousands of dollars in tuition at stake.

Every competing Heroes of the Dorm team will get access to the Heroes of the Storm closed beta test in order to participate. Plus, everyone’s invited to show their school spirit—and compete for top-of-the-line gaming PCs and the $10,000 grand prize—by participating in the Heroes of the Dorm fantasy bracket challenge, kicking off April 3.

All told, more than $450,000 in tuition and other prizes are up for grabs—so sign up your team, and get ready to root for your favorite schools!

For more information on Heroes of the Dorm or to sign up, visit the official website at www.heroesofthedorm.com.

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