ONLY MULTI-TITLE COMPETETIVE FEMALE ESPORTS TOURNAMENT IN THE U.S. DEDICATED TO SUPPORTING WOMEN IN GAMING – FEATURING FORTNITE, LEAGUE OF LEGENDS, HEARTHSTONE, SUPER SMASH BROS. 4, AND COUNTER-STRIKE: GLOBAL OFFENSIVE
Melbourne, FL (July 15, 2018) – ASA Entertainment announced today that the Supergirl Gamer Pro will be back for its second year as part of the 2018 Paul Mitchell Supergirl Pro Festival. The Supergirl Pro event includes the largest female surf competition in the world and a festival centered around female empowerment and providing opportunities for women in areas of sports, entertainment, education, and popular culture where women are traditionally underrepresented.
The Paul Mitchell Supergirl Pro is celebrating its 12th year anniversary at the Oceanside Pier in Oceanside, Calif., July 27-29, 2018. Admission to the event is free.
The Supergirl Gamer Pro is the only multi-title female esports tournament in the U.S. It was developed to provide a platform for female gamers and to help inspire women to take a larger role within esports. The mission is to encourage the empowerment and participation of more women in competitive gaming and to help facilitate a future where women and men have equal opportunities within the gaming space.
The Supergirl Gamer Pro will be hosting open tournaments and dedicated game play in popular game titles: League of Legends, Hearthstone, Super Smash Bros. 4, Fortnite, and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. The event schedule includes:
- Friday, July 27: Fortnite Friday
- Saturday, July 28: League of Legends and Super Smash Bros. 4 Tournaments
- Sunday, July 29: Hearthstone and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Tournaments
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive will be a professional match featuring some of the best female CS:GO players in the U.S., including missharvey and the entire team from Counter Logic Gaming Red.
Registration for all tournaments and attendance to the event is free. Game play from the Supergirl Gamer Pro will be live-streamed on Twitch.
Ultimate Media Ventures (UMV) is a proud partner of the event and will be producing the live broadcast on-site as well as showcasing ULT their gaming and esports lifestyle apparel brand, revealing women’s specific designed apparel. “Our company UMV has been a huge advocate of aspirational girls & professional women in gaming. It is our continued honor to demonstrate focused thought leadership in this way to actively acknowledge and support diversity within the esports industry and our community by activating with ASA Entertainment says “Jon Bukosky, CEO, UMV. Other brands and sponsors supporting this women-in-gaming initiative include SteelSeries, the US Air Force, Vertagear, MSI, and ViewSonic.
In addition to this important esports platform and the world’s top female surfers, the Paul Mitchell Supergirl Pro Festival features an action-packed Festival Village with 20 live concerts, an all-female DJ contest, a women’s skateboarding competition, fitness and dance classes, art, yoga, speakers, autographs, hair styling, a Celebrity Surf Invitational, 40 vendor booths, and many other activates.
“We are really pleased about the expansion of the Paul Mitchell Supergirl Pro in 2018, both in and out of the water,” said Rick Bratman, CEO of ASA Entertainment, the event’s management company. “As part of the Supergirl mission to provide opportunities for women in typically male-dominated industries, we are excited to bring back the Supergirl Gamer Pro as the only multi-title female esports tournament in the U.S. This is an exceptionally crucial initiative given the lack of opportunity and general toxicity towards women in esports, and the empowerment represented by the Supergirl Pro brand is the perfect background from which to launch this movement.”
For more detailed information on the Supergirl Gamer Pro and to learn how to register, please visit https://supergirlgamerpro.com
To connect with the event via social media, follow @SGgamerpro on Twitter, visit Facebook.com/SGgamerpro, and tune into Twitch.com/SupergirlGP to watch live.
About ASA Entertainment:
Founded in 1994, ASA Entertainment Group, LLC is an action sports event, television and content production agency focused on creating and executing customized, turn-key marketing programs that range in scale from grassroots to global. ASA’s events, featuring skateboarding, freestyle BMX, inline skating, freestyle motocross, snowboarding, skiing, surfing and music, are broadcast domestically on eight networks (including CBS and FOX Sports), and distributed to more than 700 million HH globally via 30 international broadcast partners. ASA’s productions span the spectrum from large, international competitions such as the ASA Action Sports World Tour, the World Championships of Freestyle Motocross, the Supergirl Pro Series and the ASA Big-Air Triples to amateur contests, lifestyle and branded entertainment events, demonstrations, exhibitions, school programs and mobile tours. After 23 years as a leader in action sports, ASA Entertainment regularly connects brands to consumers through its platform of premium action sports and lifestyle content. For more information, visit ASAentertainment.com.
Ultimate Media Ventures (UMV) is an esports and gaming lifestyle company focused on creating compelling content, product and event experiences for our community and the surrounding industry. UMV exists to create exciting original content and offer studio infrastructure to game publishers, leagues, team owners, players, fans and brands across the ecosystem that need turnkey solutions for branded content and event activations. As a deeply passionate and strategic initiative, UMV created the culturally significant lifestyle brand ULT, which offers the entire gaming community clothing that is modern, wearable and inspired by streetwear and fashion forward thinking. To learn more about Ultimate Media Ventures, follow us on Instagram @ULTeSports and Twitter @ULTlosangeles or visit www.ultimate.gg. UMV’s brand of ULT gaming lifestyle apparel is available at www.ULTesports.com.