ACE Esports Championship Postponed Until Fall 2020
Event Organizers to Hold ACE Online Competition April 18-19
Louisville, Ky. – March 18, 2020 – The Louisville Sports Commission (LSC) and AllMid, organizers of the inaugural ACE Esports Championship scheduled to take place April 18 – 19 on the University of Louisville (UofL) campus, today announced the event has been postponed until Oct. 3-4, 2020.
“We are postponing the inaugural ACE Esports Championship due to the public health concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Karl F. Schmitt, Jr., LSC president and CEO. “We appreciate the support of our hosting partners at UofL and Jeﬀerson County Public Schools to set a ﬁrm date in October for the ACE Esports Championship.”
“We understand that many players were looking forward to the ACE Esports Championship taking place in April, however the safety of all attendees and the community come ﬁrst,” said Niko Tsirlis, owner of AllMid. “AllMid’s ﬁrst collegiate event was back in 2015 and we look forward to producing another fun and student-focused event this year. We thank all the schools, universities and players throughout the country who have registered to participate and we look forward to seeing everyone in person this fall.”
AllMid will conduct open ACE online tournaments the weekend of April 18 – 19 where players can participate in League of Legends, Fortnite and Rocket League. Each tournament will have a prize pool of $500, and players who register for ACE Esports Championship (now scheduled for the fall) will be eligible to play in the online tournament for free. There will be a $15 per person per game entry fee for those interested only in the online tournament. The winning teams of each online tournament will also be given free entry to an upcoming AllMid event later this year.
Registration for both events is now open at allmid.gg.