OTTAWA – Registration is now open for Baseball Canada’s eNational Championships with Provincial and Regional qualifiers taking place on October 30th and November 7th before an eNational Champion will be determined on November 14th.
“With Covid-19 causing disruption to our national championships calendar over the last two years it’s exciting that we will crown our first-ever eNational Champion in 2021,” said Baseball Canada President and CEO Jason Dickson. “We’re thrilled to be entering the eSports world and having the opportunity to expose our sport and our brand throughout Canada.”
In partnership with Northern Arena, the premier esports league and tournament producer in Canada, the cross platform tournament will be played using MLB® The Show™, the #1 MLB baseball simulation video game on the market.
Baseball Canada will host four regional events over two weekends with four participants from each event qualifying the eNational Championship on November 14th!
- On October 30th the Ontario eProvincial will take place along with the eAtlantic featuring entries from New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, PEI and Newfoundland and Labrador
- On November 7th the Québec eProvincial will be played along with the eWestern event with entries from Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, BC and the Territories
- On November 14th the eNational will feature 16 players (4 from each qualifying event) playing for the title of eNational Champion
The events will be streamed lived on Northern Arena’s Twitch platform: twitch.tv/northernarena
Registration is now open to all players 13+ (as of date of competition) on the battlefy platform where you’ll also find full detail on eligibility, tournament format and rules.
REGISTRATION LINK: battlefy.com/northernarena
Baseball Canada has teamed up with Rawlings Canada (rawlings_canada) on some terrific prize packs with all four regional winners receiving Rawlings “award bats”, leather wallets and Baseball Canada prizing while the eNational Champion will receive a limited edition Rawlings “chrome” national champion baseball helmet, a Rawlings backpack along with a Baseball Canada prize pack!
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