5 Things To Look Forward To At A National Esports Tournament That Kicks Off This Weekend

Each team is fighting for their share of a RM180,000 prize pool!

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XPAX by Celcom has launched the biggest inter-campus esports tournament in Malaysia called XPAX Kejohanan E-sukan Kampus (KEK), with up to RM180,000 in prize money up for grabs

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Hosted in collaboration with MyGameOn and Kitamen, XPAX KEK was created to help students cultivate an interest in the esports industry while raising up the next generation of professional gamers in Malaysia. Right now, the nationwide tournament has reached the zone finals stage, which is kicking off in Perak this weekend!

XPAX KEK North Zone Finals:
Date: 8 to 10 March 2019
Time: 8am to 10pm
Location: Dewan Canselor, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Perak

There will be five zone finals before the Grand Finals on 26 April to 28 April 2019, so if you can't make it this weekend, here are other dates and venues to keep an eye out for:

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The north zone finals for XPAX KEK is happening from 8 March to 10 March 2019. Here's why you won't want to miss it:

1. Watch intense live esports matches all-day long, featuring games like Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, Dota 2, and PES 2019

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There's nothing like watching esports matches in person. The atmosphere and cheering crowds bring the viewing experience to a whole new level. If you're around the area, make sure to come out and support the next generation of esports gamers in Malaysia!

2. Catch your favourite artists like Nabila Razali and Naim Daniel performing on stage

If you love Nabila Razali and Naim Daniel, you won't want to miss their performances happening on Saturday (9 March) at 4pm and Sunday (10 March) at 6pm. Head into the Chancellor Hall early to get a good spot!

3. Win amazing lucky draw prizes and all kinds of freebies thanks to XPAX

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There are all kinds of cool prizes up for grabs, including Todak gaming chairs, SADES gaming gear, Boost Credits up to RM1,000, and more. You'll also be able to get free goodies from Cadbury 5 Star, Mountain Dew, and Boost!

4. Hang out and do zumba with Hanif Shawn

Don't stay stuck in your gaming chairs all day long! Get up and get active by doing some zumba with fitness instructor Hanif Shawn. Join in the session for free at Chancellor Hall on Sunday (10 March) morning from 8am to 9.30am.

5. Feeling hungry after all of that? Head over to one of the food trucks to fill your tummies with yummy treats!

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Whether you're looking for a quick snack or a proper meal, there'll be multiple food trucks outside for you to choose from. There will also be designated viewing zones that even allow food, so you can cheer for your team while enjoying your food!

Find out more about XPAX KEK and upcoming happenings on their website today!

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