R.I.S.E. TechFusion Esports Symposium:
Bridging Gaps & Breaking Barriers

R.I.S.E. TechFusion Esports Symposium:
Bridging Gaps & Breaking Barriers

March 28, 2024
9 am – 4 pm

Our dynamic esports tournament—a vibrant celebration uniting esports enthusiasts, gamers, and creators on an exhilarating journey through the realm of gaming and technology. Featuring popular titles like Rocket League and Super Smash Bros., participants will showcase their skills, and compete for the coveted title of champion. Witness the intense battles unfold, all of which will be expertly live-streamed on Twitch, courtesy of Vr7ual Esports. The tournament kicks off at 9:00am and will run until the last match concludes*, ensuring an action-packed day for all involved. Beyond the competitive spirit, this event aims to provide students with a unique experience, educating them on potential career paths within the esports industry. Join us for a full day of excitement, camaraderie, and the discovery of esports as a potential career option! *Tournament’s length is dependent on the number of participants registered.

We hope that you join us at this thrilling first-of-its-kind event! Beyond the intense gaming competition in titles like Rocket League and Super Smash Bros., this event is a unique opportunity to connect with the talented players who proudly represent their institutions. It’s not just about the games; it’s about fostering camaraderie and celebrating the vibrant esports community within our local academic institutions.

But that’s not all! We are proud to host Esports Tournaments, a Watch Party, and a Post-Secondary and Industry Career Fair tailored for those passionate about gaming, esports, and technology. This fair provides a platform for young individuals to explore diverse career opportunities within the gaming and tech sectors. Leading esports, gaming, and tech companies will have booths manned by representatives eager to engage with students, offering insights into the array of possibilities available. Whether you’re interested in game development, design, esports management, tech innovation, or other exciting fields, this event is your chance to discover how your interests can pave the way to rewarding futures.

Don’t miss out on this electrifying event that seamlessly combines the excitement of esports with valuable insights into future career paths. Join us for a day filled with skillful plays, friendly faces, and the shared passion for esports that binds our community together.


Esports Tournament

Post Secondary /
Industry Career Fair

University and College
Esport Watch Party

Event Activities

  • Super Smash Bros Tournament & Rocket League Tournament

  • Watch Party – Featuring Collegiate Esports teams from the University of Ottawa and Carleton University, Ottawa REDBLACKS, and Soungui Fitness. Showcase Games. Importance of staying active as a Gamer. Educational Speakers/Interviews. Pathways towards a career in Games, Esports, and Technology.

  • Interactive Activation Booths – RCAF GameForce Flying Simulator. Vr7ual Esports F1 Racing Simulator. VR Experience. Create a Game Workshop. Explore Career Options. Networking Opportunities. AND MUCH MORE!