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Jan 17

Ready, Set, Game!

Posted on January 17, 2019 at 10:34 AM by Cori Kallenberger

Allen Event Center will host Dallas Fuel's first home games in Overwatch League history during Ultimate Weekend – Dallas April 27-28, 2019.  The esports market is expanding quickly and as Allen Event Center kicks off their 10-year anniversary, we're ever adapting and excited to take part. 

Ultimate Weekend - Dallas 2019 imageEsports has grown into a multimillion-dollar industry with a massive dedicated audience and investors such as Jerry Jones and Mark Cuban. Professional teams and players attract millions of spectators in person and via live streaming.

Eight of the 20 Overwatch League teams will compete with four matches each day at Ultimate Weekend – Dallas. The competition will include international teams from Chengdu, Hangzhou, Paris, and reigning Overwatch League champions the London Spitfire in addition to Los Angeles and Dallas Fuel’s in-state rivals the Houston Outlaws.

All matches will take place at Allen Event Center, a versatile sports and event venue just steps away from The Courtyard by Marriott Dallas Allen and numerous restaurants and shopping options – plus the parking is always free!

Ultimate Weekend – Dallas is expected to bring in about 4,700 spectators each day and to fill hotel rooms across Allen.  There will be plenty of activities for attendees during the weekend. The Dallas Fuel and the Overwatch League are planning events like autograph signings with teams and players, sponsor exhibitions and family-friendly activations.

Get in the Game!
Single-day and weekend reserved seating, VIP packages and club/suite seating are available, but tickets are going fast! For ticket information, schedules and more details, visit DallasFuel.com or follow @DallasFuel on Twitter.

When you’re not cheering on your favorite team, with over 200 restaurants and 5 million square feet of premier shopping Allen has plenty to do and plenty to eat to keep you busy.  We offer all the big city options with a small-town feel. 

In the Media:
Dallas News: With Esports Events on the Rise, North Texas Cities Look to Get in the Game
Variety: Dallas Fuel to Host Overwatch League’s First Home Games