DreamHack to Collaborate with OMEN by HP for DreamHack Canadian Championship

OMEN by HP named Presenting Partner for the new competition open to all Canadians featuring $20,000 prize pool

[Montreal, QC. July 1st 2019] DreamHack Canada, organizer of the largest esports and gaming festival in Canada, is proud to welcome OMEN by HP as the Presenting Partner for the DreamHack OMEN by HP Canadian Championship running from July to September 2019.

The DreamHack Canadian Championship is an online competition featuring League of Legends and Counter Strike Global Offensive for its inaugural season. All Canadian teams are eligible to participate for a chance to qualify for the live offline finals and win their share of $20,000 in cash.

Four online qualifiers will be open to all Canadians from July to August. The winners from each qualifier will be invited, with paid travel and accommodations, to play the finals live at DreamHack Montreal 2019 on September 6th.

“We want to grow the Canadian esports scene by offering all gamers around the country a chance to compete against each other online and also gain valuable esports experience in a LAN atmosphere with hundreds of spectators. We are happy that OMEN by HP shared our vision for this esports competition and we hope to add more titles in the future” said Simon Marin, President at DreamHack Canada.

“As Presenting Partner for the DreamHack Canadian Championships, we are thrilled to showcase OMEN by HP gaming innovations that deliver everything gamers need to achieve their goals. We have engineered a truly industry-leading gaming ecosystem that ups the ante on gaming experiences,” Esteban Davila, Head of Marketing, HP Canada.

The DreamHack OMEN by HP Canadian Championship will also be an opportunity to showcase talent from Canada. Viewers will be able to follow the action with commentators on live web broadcasts during online qualifiers and live finals at DreamHack Montreal 2019.

Titles : League of Legends 5v5 and Counter Strike: Global Offensive 5v5
Qualifiers : Online. Four weekends from July to August. Winner from each qualifier advance to the finals.
Finals : Offline. DreamHack Montreal 2019 on Sept 6th live from the OMEN by HP stage.
Prizing : $20,000 cash prize + paid travel/accommodation for finalists

You can find all the details about the DreamHack OMEN by HP Canadian Championship on the official competition website
http://www.dreamhack.com/canadian-championship

About HP
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About DreamHack

DreamHack is all about entertainment for the digital generation. Founded in 1994 as a BYOC LAN party, DreamHack grew over 20 years to a global phenomenon as the digital festival for today’s youth, hosted throughout Europe and North America. DreamHack festivals feature multiple esports competitions, live music, exhibitions, creative competitions, LAN party, cosplay and much more. DreamHack helped pioneer esports and continues to be one of the largest global producers of esports content. Millions of viewers tune in from all over the world to watch DreamHack broadcasts every year. DreamHack events welcomed over 310,000 visitors in 2018.

More information is available at dreamhack.com. DreamHack is part of leading international digital entertainment group MTG. More information at mtg.com.

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