The Canadian Collegiate Esports League (CCEL), a competitive video gaming league formed by Canada's brightest universities, has officially wrapped up its first-ever esports tournament. The Rocket League tournament was a major success of 15 universities and will shape the future of collegiate Canadian esports.Read More
Harena Data, the world's largest esports community aggregator, has today revealed its revolutionary cognitive analytics platform COGNISAT(TM). The platform combines best in breed, sport specific VR-based analytics, GYO Score video game metrics and computer-based soft skill cognitive metrics and performance profiling into a common data set.Read More
Franklin, IN - May 4, 2021 - Harena Data, the world's largest esports community aggregator, has today unveiled Safe Play, a new mobile offering that offers a safe, secure environment for children to play video games. Harena's proprietary platform is the world's first COPPA-compliant, Safe Harbor-certified mobile channel aimed at protecting kids online when playing video games competitively or casually.Read More
Franklin, IN - April 28, 2021 - The Esports Combine(TM), the world's premier collegiate recruiting event for esports athletes, returns this October 15 through 17. Harena Data in partnership with Indiana Sports Corp., is producing the second annual esports athletes showcase where top recruiting candidates demonstrate their skills in front of the nation's top recruiters and earn incredible college scholarships for esports. The Esports Combine(TM) is completely virtual and will be live streamed by Super League Gaming.Read More
Harena Data, the world's largest esports community aggregator, has today announced the launch of After School Gaming Clubs, a regional program to help young students stay engaged with their peers digitally and form new friendships through competitive gaming.
Opal Phoenix is looking for sponsors to support our up incoming organization!
-With top 10 performances in the 220 team Zotac Tournament as well as quarter-final appearances within Flash Friday's we pride ourselves in being one of the premier up-incoming teams within the scene.
-Many content creators by our side to reach a wider audience as well as coaches and team managers
-Opal Phoenix is also now looking for sponsors to not only provide us some sort of compensation for promoting their brand and name.
-Opal Phoenix looks to help our sponsored brands by not only providing brand recognition within our streams, and social media videos but also include a sponsored company with their own spot on our Team Jersey as well as merchandise.**
-As stated before, we would like to further converse about a possible sponsorship for our Organization for upcoming tournaments we plan to join.
-Events such as Nerd Street Gamer's Valorant Qualifier as well as Valorant Championship Tour/Series would not only provide a great avenue for our fans to view our sponsorship but also, help expose Opal Phoenix with new fans.
Daytona Beach - Dec. 22, 2020 - The American Youth Cooperative for Esports (AYCE) and Harena Data, Inc have announced a partnership with Daytona Soccer Fest to launch a broadcasted FIFA 21 esports tournament at the inaugural event to be held at Daytona International Speedway on July 4th weekend, 2021.Read More
Myrtle Beach, S.C. - Nov. 24, 2020 - The American Youth Cooperative for Esports (AYCE) and Harena Data Inc have announced an initiative with Visit Myrtle Beach to create a new esports recruiting spotlight known as the “Golden Dragons.” As part of this program, esports players across the nation can compete in a regular year-round gaming series for a chance to join the team, win esports scholarships up to $2,000, win a family vacation to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and many more prizes.Read More
MetaMedia, one of the fastest growing entertainment technology companies in the world, and gaming community aggregation company Harena Data, Inc., today announced a groundbreaking partnership beginning with the launch of StudioGYO powered by MetaMedia.Read More
Esports Combine Indianapolis Becomes Global Online Event
The dawn of a new age for esports
FRANKLIN, IN – September 17, 2020 – The Esports Combine Indianapolis presents a new era of esports for any player to go big or go home. This October 16-18, esports players across the world looking to showcase their skills in front of scouts and recruiters will be given the opportunity to do so online. The Combine serves as a celebration of esports and its ever-increasing place in the academic world and will help players receive varsity team offers and scholarships from colleges and universities throughout North America.Read More
Louisville, Ky. - September 10, 2020 - Last weekend, USA Drive-Ins, a division of Harena Data, launched its highly-anticipated drive-in esports event, which became an instant success, seeing 15 players competing in a Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournament. The “Esports at the Drive-In” brought an interactive social gaming event, which included a showing of the Mortal Kombat movie followed by a live esports tournament using the drive-in movie format.Read More
Louisville, Ky. - August 27, 2020 - USA Drive-Ins, a division of Harena Data, is launching its highly-anticipated drive-in esports arena on Labor Day weekend in Louisville, Ky. Known as “Smash Up Louisville - Film and Fight”, gamers will be able to enjoy a social gaming event, watch a video game movie, and spectate or compete in a live esports tournament from the safety of their vehicles on September 5.Read More
FRANKLIN, IN – August 25, 2020 – The American Youth Soccer Cooperative for Esports (AYCE), has announced 17 state soccer associations have joined its organization in an effort to continue building the nation’s strongest esports cooperative. AYCE now represents 1 million youth players from coast to coast.Read More
FRANKLIN, IN – August 21, 2020 – Indiana Esports Development LLC., formed by esports analytics company Harena Data and not-for-profit Indiana Sports Corp, has announced The Esports Combine Indianapolis will now take place as a virtual event this October 16-18, 2020. The combine serves as a celebration of esports and its ever-increasing place in the academic world.Read More
FRANKLIN, IN. - Aug. 12, 2020 - Contactless and mobile ordering solution company ZeroTouch Order & Pay has signed a deal to become the exclusive contactless payment provider for USA Drive-Ins, a division of Harena Data. USA Drive-Ins is a drive-in movie theater and esports arena company available in several cities nationwide.Read More
FRANKLIN, IN. - Aug. 5, 2020 - The American Youth Cooperative for Esports (AYCE) has announced a multi-year exclusive partnership with contactless and mobile ordering solution company ZeroTouch Order & Pay to provide all attendees of AYCE soccer and esports events touch-free menus to order and pay directly from their seat. Beginning this month, attendees at AYCE events can use their smartphones to explore a digital menu via a QR code, order any concession snacks, foods, and drinks, and receive a notification when it is available for pickup at the nearest concession standRead More
Indiana Soccer Becomes First AYCE Member to Sign Partnership with Rezzil
Using VR and esports to improve the game for soccer players
FRANKLIN, IN – July 23, 2020 – Indiana Soccer has become the first state association as part of American Youth Soccer Cooperative for Esports (AYCE), to sign an agreement with Rezzil, a market leader in virtual reality training and cognitive development. Beginning today, Indiana Soccer players have access to Rezzil’s training VR platform, which runs a series of enhanced drills for players to interact with a virtual ball using natural movement patternsRead More
Horizon Group Properties and Harena Data, LLC. partner to bring drive-in movies and esports arenas across the U.S.
A new attraction coming to consumers in 2020
UNITED STATES - July 16, 2020 - Horizon Group Properties and esports analytics company Harena Data, LLC., through its brand USA Drive-ins, have today announced a partnership to develop drive-in movie theaters and esports arena centers in four major cities across the United States. At the arenas, consumers will be able to enjoy, watch, and compete in major esports events and tournaments in their cities, all from the comfort of their vehicles while respecting social distance guidelines.Read More
Rezzil, a market leader in virtual reality training and cognitive development, has today announced a strategic partnership with analytics company Harena Data, Inc. that offers cutting edge technology to help youth soccer players improve their skills and prepare for games. Beginning now, Harena Data clients, such as Youth Soccer Associations, are able to take advantage of Rezzil’s training VR platform.Read More
Esports and gaming organization Global Digital Sports, LLC., in partnership with esports analytics company Harena Data, Inc., has today announced the formation of the American Youth Soccer Cooperative for Esports (AYCE), an organization aimed at bringing collective esports leaders together to improve the industry as a whole. As a cooperative, state associations can coalesce and scale the force of their esports programs and tap into national sponsorship more effectively.Read More
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