Riot SEA Announces Wild Rift 2021 Esports & Collegiate Plans

Riot Games Southeast Asia has announced 2021 esports and competitive collegiate plans for League Of Legends Wild Rift.

In 2021, Wild Rift esports will kick off with several smaller, intermittent competitive events from January to March.

In April, this will transition into eight location-specific tournament circuits, where teams will compete for the title of local champion. Once local champions have been crowned, they will compete against other local champions at a cross-Southeast Asia level.  

Riot Games Southeast Asia will be partnering with several organizations to roll out competitive events. Esports partners will focus on major esports events and tournaments.

Meanwhile, Collegiate partners will partner with educational institutions and universities across the region to create exciting tournaments that will give students a taste of top tier competition.

The appointed partners that will work in close support with Riot Games Southeast Asia to roll out the official Wild Rift esports and collegiate tournaments are: 

Indonesia 

  • ONE Up for Indonesia Esports and Collegiate 

Malaysia 

  • ESL for Malaysia Esports 
  • The Gaming Company for Malaysia Collegiate 

Philippines 

  • Mineski Philippines for Philippines Esports 
  • Mineski Philippines and AcadArena as two separate organizers for Philippines Collegiate Singapore 
  • PGL and Eliphant for Singapore Esports and Collegiate 

Taiwan 

  • Cyber Games Arena for Taiwan Esports 
  • Taiwan Mobile and Bowl Cut Entertainment for Taiwan Collegiate 

Thailand 

  • ESL for Thailand Esports and Collegiate 

Vietnam 

  • VNG for Vietnam Esports and Collegiate 

Riot Games Southeast Asia, Taiwan and Hong Kong Head Of Esports Chris Tan said:

”We knew that players were eager and ready for Wild Rift competition.

In 2021, we’re focusing on laying the foundations of our long-term commitment to Wild Rift esports in Southeast Asia. 

We’re looking forward to delivering memorable experiences alongside the region’s top esports organizations over the course of the year.”

You can stay tuned on the official Facebook page for Wild Rift here for future updates.

In the meantime, you can top up your League Of Legends Wild Rift Wild Cores easily at Codashop by heading over to this link. In case you need some premium currency refilling to do.

Author: Alleef Ashaari

Aspiring writer. Born in Amsterdam, raised in Malaysia. Comics are my passion. A gamer and science fiction enthusiast. PSN: AlleefAshaari

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