The South African eSports scene is growing at a rapid rate, which means that the prize pools have also been getting bigger. The VS Gaming Festival will be offering gamers the chance to win R1.5 million, so if this sounds good to you, check out everything you need to know.

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VS Gaming Festival Details

The VS Gaming Festival is not only the largest soccer esports tournament to be hosted in Africa, with a R1.5 million prize pool, but also offers two days of fun for the whole family. So whether you’re a dedicated obsessive, an enthusiastic beginner, or just love playing PC or console games in your spare time, the VS Gaming Festival has something to offer you.

VS Gaming Festival

TV presenter Lalla Hirayama, and radio and TV personality Somizi Mhlongo will host a full line-up of playoffs between soccer and rugby stars, with our most loved DJs and rappers also on hand to keep fans entertained.

The VS Gaming Festival will be taking place at the Gallagher Convention Centre from Saturday 22 July 2017 to Sunday 23 July 2017. Things will kick off at 09:00 on each day, with the grand finals taking place at 16:30 on Sunday 22 July 2017.

Check out the full schedule below, so you’re sure to not miss a second of the fun during the VS Gaming Festival.

VS Gaming Festival

You can register HERE as a VS Gaming Festival participant or you can buy tickets HERE to witness the eSport fitness.

Tickets are R100 for participants and spectators. If you’re keen to participate, you better hurry because you’re only able to reserve one of only 1024 spots to play FIFA 17.

Are you keen to participate or spectate the VS Gaming Festival? What would you love to see or do during this cool gaming tournament? Drop us a comment below and let us know.

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