Finance your studies with eSports? Thanks to Riot Games, in America this is already possible. For the first time, Riot Games hosts a League of Legends tournament in which you can win scholarships worth a total of $ 100,000.
The preliminary round of the College Cup “Collegiate Open” will start on 25/1/2014 and lasts until 2/2/2014. The matches are conducted in a single elimination in a best of 3 mode. The first 8 teams of the preliminary round rise into the final round against eight teams from the IvyLoL and CSL.
The final round for the 16 participating teams starts on 8/2/2014. The best four teams qualify for the finals, which take place from 22/2/ – 23/2/2014, and are played right after the matches of the LoL Pro-League LCS and compete there for the title of “North American Collegiate Champion” and the scholarships. The finals of the NA Collegiate Championship will be cast live and streamed on Twitch, Youtube and the official website of the LCS.
More info on the LoL Collegiate Championship.