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Rush 2019

A school holiday without the Summer sun can be challenging, but don’t despair, there is fun-filled holiday action to be had at Rush for esports fans, junior geeks and aspiring gamers. This June will see the annual Rush esports event, along with GeekFest

Rush 2019 takes place at Sun Arena in Time Square Pretoria from 28 - 30 June 2019.

Visitors can expect a thrilling variety of competitive games to participate in and watch. SA’s top gamers and teams will be competing for prizes on esports stages, complete with big screens and live commentary.  More good news is that gaming enthusiasts will also be able to compete for prizes by signing up to the FIFA 19, Tekken 7 and Fortnite tournaments now. Last year’s big Fortnite winner was an ecstatic Prep School pupil - proving that age is definitely just a number at Rush!

This year’s Fortnite and FIFA 19 tournaments are sponsored by Vodacom 4U and Samsung. FIFA 19 players will be competing on PS4 consoles, and Fortnite players will be using Samsung Galaxy S10+ phones to play on. Entry into both these tournaments can be done via Mettlestate now, and there are some awesome prizes to be won.

For teens and older, UGCZA is hosting a Fighting Game Workshop from 11h00 to 18h00 on Friday the 28th, where you can come and learn some new skills from the pros, or just brush up on your moves. 

Great news from PlayStation is that they will be showcasing a host of cools games including: GT Sport; Team Sonic Racing; MotoGP19 – as well Virtual Reality games such as Everybody’s Golf VR, Far Point and Beat Saber.

In addition to all the esports action, there will be geek-related retail stalls, food vendors, a Cosplay competition, LARPing (Live Action Role Playing), Robowars and a Geek Quizz.

The stage is set to give geeks and gamers a three-day weekend of unprecedented entertainment, geek culture and competitive gaming.

There is something for everyone at Rush 2019, so bring along family and friends and get lost in the fascinating, fast paced and fun-filled world of esports and all things geek, first-hand!

Tickets to Rush are on sale now at Ticketpro and include full access to GeekFest. GeekFest tickets also include full access to Rush.

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Event Details

Type: Conferences & Expos
Start: 28 Jun 2019 10:00
End: 30 Jun 2019 20:00
Sun Arena at Time Square Casino
209 Aramist Avenue,
Waterkloof Glen
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