The venue for the 2022 Esports Award has been announced. The ceremony will occur at Resorts World Las Vegas on December 13th, 2022, within the resort’s World Theater. This year’s event marks the first time the Esports Awards will offer general admission tickets.
“We could not be more excited to start building a legacy with Resorts World Las Vegas. We recognize the awards are a deserved end-of-year celebration and want to build something that caters to delivering a best-in-class experience,” says CEO of Esports Awards, Michael Ashford.
Attendees will have a chance to display their golf skills at the Esports Awards Open, which is in partnership with Golf + Gaming Club. Several other events will be held from December 11th to the 13th, such as the Lifetime Achievement Ceremony and Leadership Summit, where brands have the opportunity to network.
“We’re thrilled to welcome the Esports Awards to Las Vegas,” said Lisa Motley, senior director of sports and special events for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. “Attendees will enjoy the many “Only Vegas” experiences that make Las Vegas the greatest arena on Earth, from world-class entertainment to unrivaled dining, sports and attractions.”
Adjustments have been made to the award categories, with the new categories being Entertainment, Creative, Industry, On-air Talent, Pro and Collegiate. The Entertainment category includes the original Esports Awards as well as Esports Game of the Year, Esports Content Serries of the Year and Esports Content Group of the Year.
Last year the Esports Awards returned as a live event for the first time since the pandemic Nominations are now open and tickets to the event are available starting at $50.00.
Esports is coming to the small screen with Players, an upcoming mockumentary that follows the exploits of a fictional League of Legends Esports team trying to win the world championship. In addition, the F1 Esports series broke viewing engagement records in 2021 with over 23 million views.