Friday, July 7, 2017 1:00 AM
Salt Lake City, Utah – GameTyrant, a leader in esports, announce GameTyrant Expo (GT-X) to be held September 29 through October 1 at the newly remodeled Vivint Smart Home Arena.
GT-X will host a number of tournaments with a prize purse of over $100K in cash and prizes. The major tournament lineup includes; Smash Melee, Smash Wii U with each one as the world’s largest open prize pools at $30K each. GT-X will include 10 other tournaments featuring some of the most popular games in the world today with $5K prize pool for each tournament.
Organizers for GT-X include Josh Patel, Founder and Creator of FantasyCon which attracted 58K attendees to the Salt Palace Convention Center and garnered over 130M media impressions in 2014. Patel sees this as an opportunity to bring Esports to the forefront in Utah and nationwide, “Esports is changing the world and the way we interact and consume professional sports. We are excited to bring this level of gaming events to Utah.”
GT-X has secured veterans in the Esports space to collaborate with in the production of this event. Bassem
"BEAR" Dahdouh will operate as Tournament Organizaer for the Smash Wii U Competition and Matthew "MattDotZeb" Zabrowski will operate as Tournament Organizer for the Smash Melee Competition.
In the world of gaming, content is king. GT-X has inked a deal to have Video Game (VG) Boot Camp produce & distribute content for GameTyrant Expo. VG Boot Camp is the largest content creator in the Smash Community. With a focus on live production, VG Boot Camp travels the world providing high-quality broadcasts to showcase the best talent the Super Smash Bros. community has to offer. GT-X anticipates big numbers for online viewers and reach, projecting 100K+ concurrent viewers, 6M+ video views and 35M+ social media impressions.
Passes are on sale to the general public now. 3-Day VIP are $95 and 3-Day Competitor and Spectator Passes are on special for a limited time. 3-Day Passes are on sale at all SmithsTix locations and online at GT-X.GG
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