SIEGE has been home to some of the most exciting esports events in Georgia, from the very first SMITE tournament to the first Georgia Esports League state championship for college students.
This year, SIEGE is hosting an esports day Sunday, Oct. 7, for the SIEGE Career Fair and Esports Day in the Cobb Ballroom. Join us for sessions on team formation, livestreaming, shoutcasting and more. Bring your resumes to show some of the best employers in the state. This is all leading up to our GEL State Championships Oct. 20 at Georgia State University.
We will also have a full day of esports team formation activities, including these great speakers:
Zack James “Yomama”
Zack James, CEO of Animeme Studios, is featured in over 250 media outlets including Times, People and USA Today. Animeme Studios is a Webby Nominated animation studio with over 10 Million fans, 2 Billion+ video views and 50+ successful brand campaigns.
Brandon “Rude” Roukey entered the competitive esports scene in 2004 with Halo 2 and 3. Afterwards, he participated in various esports competitions until 2015. He joined the professional Paladins esports circuit in 2015 and played with several prominent teams including Warpath Gaming, MatchPoint, Team AGG, and Panda Global. In 2017, he left pro esports for a role with PaladinsWorld as a staff/meta analyst. He teamed up with Hi-Rez Studios in 2016 to help with production at HRX. Brandon currently manages League Operations for all of Paladins esports for Hi-Rez Studios.
SIEGE Esports Sessions, Oct. 7 in the Cobb Ballroom
10 am Taking an Esports Team from Good to Great
Join industry representatives and team captains for a roundtable discussion of how to attract the right people, the roles that must be filled, training techniques and more.
11:30 am Livecasting and Shoutcasting
For successful esports teams, livestreaming represents both their best form of publicity and a revenue stream. Great shoutcasters are a critical part of that. Join us for a look at how to use OBS to stream games and build a following.
12:30 pm GEL Brunch and Influencers: Building Content and Community (Cobb Ballroom)
Michael Brown (m), James Portnow, Powerspike.tv, and YoMama combine to give an in-depth look at how to build and monetize a strong on-line presence. Presented by people who have turned their channels into careers.
Going Pro in Esports
A look at building a team that can compete at the highest levels, as well as the other careers for which esports prepares people.
You can buy tickets HERE