Riot Games and Youth Esports Program secure partnership

Riot Games and Youth Esports Program secure partnership

Riot Games and Youth Esports Program secure partnership

Youth Esports Program has partnered with the Southeast Asia sector of Riot Games. The Youth Esports Program was founded through a collaboration between Mineski Philippines and the Philippine Collegiate Champions League. The partnership is set to allow students from YEP to have access to all of the Riot Games employees through different workshops, activities and seminars. The partnership will start with different contests and tournaments, this will include Legends of Runeterra tournaments and VALORANT contests.

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Director of YEP, Marlon “Lon” Marcelo, spoke on the agreement: “We’re very happy and excited to have Riot Games be part of the program. We are aligned on our objective of raising the level of esports to the level of other varsity sports in schools. Together, we hope to create the infrastructure needed for students to responsibly pursue their passions in the exciting industry of esports and gaming. The Philippines’ best professional teams of the future will come from the current youth.”

Head of Esports for Riot Games Southeast Asia, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau, Chris Tran, also spoke on the agreement: “The Philippines has always been one of our most important markets and we have been consistently blown away by the passion and talent discovered within the community here. We are excited to partner with the Youth Esports Program and to support their efforts in nurturing the next generation of esports and game industry professionals.”

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