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UND to host 2024 Fenworks Esports state tournament Feb. 22-24

Event will include almost 400 high school student participants; members of the public invited to attend

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Participants compete at the 2023 Fenworks State Tournament. Contributed/Fenworks.

What: The annual North Dakota and Minnesota Esports state tournament for high school athletes (Fenworks 2023-24 Esports State Tournament)

Who: The event is a collaborative effort, hosted by UND and organized by Fenworks – a Grand Forks-based company that promotes Esports career pathways to students.

When: Thursday, Feb. 22 to Saturday, Feb. 24; opening ceremony is scheduled for noon on Feb. 22

Where: Memorial Union Ballroom (2nd floor)

Background: About 400 athletes from North Dakota and Minnesota are expected to participate. The event is open to the public and free for all participants. The event will also feature a panel with representatives from UND’s Esports program.

Media Contact: Grace Wagner, Grace.wagner@fenworks.com, (701) 678-3153

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Participants compete at the 2023 Fenworks State Tournament. Contributed/Fenworks.