Santa Monica, CA — April 27, 2020 — Today, North American’s largest collegiate esports league, Collegiate StarLeague (CSL), announced a partnership with leading short-form video platform TikTok to create a brand new esports event, the TikTok Cup. Collegiate players will have the opportunity to compete online across four popular titles. This will let them earn their share of the $60K in prize money to support education expenses; that will be splitting amongst the winners. In addition, by submitting their gaming TikTok videos to the #TikTokCupContest, any college student can nab even more prizes!
TikTok Cup Details
Starting on May 9th, participants can face off in the TikTok Cup playing Fortnite, League of Legends, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and Rocket League in online matches for bragging rights and amazing prizes. Players looking to sign up to compete in their favorite games can do so starting today, registrations taking place at www.TheTikTokCup.com.
Wim Stocks, CEO of WorldGaming Network & Collegiate StarLeague
“Collegiate StarLeague is thrilled to collaborate with the TikTok team to give collegiate gamers the opportunity to create their own content celebrating the intersection of esports, gaming, and the joy of creating TikTok videos. We’re excited to see what sort of creative videos players come up with – huge thanks to TikTok for this wonderful partnership.”
Of course, the TikTok Cup wouldn’t be complete without player-submitted TikTok videos. By tagging their funniest, most creative, or heartwarming videos with #TikTokCupContest, CSL competitors can enter to win gear and additional cash prizes. The best of the best will be featured on the TikTok Cup broadcast, as well as the CSL official TikTok page.
Players can sign up now for the TikTok Cup at www.TheTikTokCup.com, and more information about Collegiate Starleague can be found here. Additional CSL updates can be found on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
TikTok is the leading destination for short-form mobile video. Our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. TikTok has global offices including Los Angeles, New York, London, Paris, Berlin, Dubai, Mumbai, Singapore, Jakarta, Seoul, and Tokyo.
About Collegiate StarLeague
Collegiate StarLeague, a division of WorldGaming Network, is the world’s largest collegiate gaming league. Since 2009, it has awarded over $600,000 in scholarship money to student gamers from around the world. It has over 70,000 registered players across 1,800 + registered schools. For more information, visit www.cstarleague.com.
About WorldGaming Network
WorldGaming Network LP is an esports and competitive video gaming platform. It facilitates online and live tournaments, leagues, and ladders. WorldGaming Network also acts as a social gaming community for competitive gamers around the world. Launching in 2006, it is the premier destination for competitive and passionate gamers. It has over 8,000,000 matches and over $40,000,000 in cash prizes paying to gamers. WorldGaming Network is owning and operating by Cineplex, a leading entertainment, and media company. More information is available at WorldGaming.com.