The Esports Arena grand opening is April 15-19

Celebrate the grand opening of the HUB Esports Arena & Gaming Lounge and enjoy a week of events with the UW community and academic and industry partners, April 15-19.

All events are located in HUB Games (below the Husky Den Food Court). For more information, contact

All week

Five Hours Free Play presented by Orange Vanilla Coke

Free play! Check out the HUB Esports Arena & Gaming Lounge during the week of April 15th and receive five hours of free play, presented by Orange Vanilla Coke. Offer valid for UW community members with a Husky Card.

Monday, April 15

VR Demo Day – 11:30am-2:30pm

Play test virtual and augmented reality games with students from the UW Reality Lab and experience the latest in VR/AR.

Tuesday, April 16

Tournament Tuesdays: Apex Legends – 6:30pm

Squad up and test your Apex Legend skills against your fellow students. Points will be awarded for placement and number of eliminations as we battle until a winner is crowned! FREE entry for UW community members with a Husky Card. Sign up here.

Wednesday, April 17

Careers in Gaming – 2:30-4:30pm

Interested in a career in the game industry? Join Jason Robar from AuthorDigital to learn about his journey in the industry and where to get your start. Q&A and informal networking to follow.

Thursday, April 18

Ribbon Cutting – 12:30pm

Celebrate the official grand opening of the HUB Esports Arena & Gaming Lounge! Enjoy FREE Trophy Cupcakes and samples from Monster Energy, while supplies last.

Friday, April 19

RSO Game Night – 4:30-7:30pm

Game night! Come through for an evening of games and activities hosted by our gaming Registered Student Organizations (RSOs). Play games, meet people, learn about RSOs, and win free stuff! Featuring a variety of fun and competitive games with prizes and giveaways, including a Monster Energy gaming chair!

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