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Teams wanted for South West Esports Festival

Bridgwater & Taunton College is hosting a regional heat for the second annual South West Esports Festival, in partnership with Tech South West.

Five colleges have teamed up with Tech South West to bring you the second annual South West Esports Festival, featuring corporate teams from across the region competing in regional heats at Bridgwater & Taunton College, City College Plymouth, South Gloucestershire and Stroud College, Cornwall College, and Exeter College.

Esports, or competitive gaming, is one of the fastest growing industries in the world, with a global revenue of over $1bn and an audience of 474m in 2021. This is your chance to be a part of the action and showcase your gaming skills.

Corporate teams from across the South West are being invited to compete in the tournament, with the top three teams from each heat moving on to the final at Exeter College’s flagship Digital and Data Centre during May half term.

The event will take place on Wednesday, February 15, from 12noon – 4:30pm at the college’s Taunton Campus in Wellington Road, Taunton, TA1 5AX.

Teams must consist of three players, be over the age of 18 and no Rocket League experience is necessary. The deadline for entries is January 27, 2023.

For more information email Simon at

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