City Announces First-Ever Tech and Gaming Event

Posted On Monday May 13, 2019
Quest Tech & Gaming event
Quest Tech & Gaming event

The City of Thunder Bay is inviting everyone to ‘Quest: Thunder Bay's First Annual Tech & Gaming Event’, presented by Ontario Power Generation.

The free, family-friendly event takes place on May 31 from 6 – 10 pm, and June 1 from 10 am – 7 pm at the Fort William Gardens, and offers eSports tournaments, tech and gaming activities, entertainment, and concessions.

“Quest represents something totally new for us,” said Leah Prentice, Manager – Community & Cultural Development. “It’s a great opportunity to work with technology and gaming experts to provide something new and current for our community.”

The City is working with the Ontario eSports League (OeSL) to present Expo tournaments on both days of the event including: Fortnite, FIFA and NHL. Tournament entry fee is $20 per player per tournament and there are great prizes to be won in all tournaments.

The deadline for players to register is 5 pm on Sunday, May 26. All tournaments are open to all genders, ages, and skill-types. For more information, follow the City of Thunder Bay Culture and Events on facebook, or visit: www.thunderbay.ca/quest

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Contact: Leah Prentice, Manager – Community & Cultural Development at 625-2416 or lprentice@thunderbay.ca.

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