Esports and gaming company OpTic Gaming raised more than $200K USD during its annual Off-Season event, which took place at Esports Stadium Arlington on Sept. 23-24. The Off-Season event saw more than 1,500 fans attend in-person and thousands watched online as particiaptns competed in such games as Super Smash Bros. Melee, Smash 64, Guitar Hero 3, and Call of Duty Black Ops II.
This charity initiative raised a total of $215,637.69 for men’s health programs through its partner Movember and was conceived and facilitated by OpTic’s Team Summertime. Brand partners who had activastions at the Off-Season included Pringles, Jack Link’s, WingStop, Favor Delivery, and CordaRoy’s.
During the Off-Season, Pringles served as the presenting sponsor of the Black Ops II Showmatch, with mascot Mr. P. in attendance, while Jack Link’s was the presenting sponsor of the Melee tournament and brought its Sasquatch mascot to the event. Finally, WingStop promoted its new Cajun Meal Deal during the broadcast and in the venue, while Favor Delivery delivered the final trophies to the stage, and CordaRoy’s sponsored the NFL Blitz Showmatch.
“The GreenWall always shows up,” said Hector “H3CZ” Rodriguez, Founder and CEO of OpTic Gaming, in a release. “We are so grateful for the continued support of our fans and our partners in helping us raise money once again for a cause that means so much and is so personal for so many of us.”
OpTic currently competes in Halo Infinite, Call of Duty League under OpTic Texas, Apex Legends, and Rocket League. Its current partners include Razer, Elgato, SCUF Gaming, Oakley, Jack in the Box, MTN Dew, WingStop, CordaRoy’s, Children’s health, Favor Delivery, and Jack Link’s.