End of the Summer Bash

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Events DC, HyperX, PDP Gaming, and Victrix Join Esports Fair Play, VYSA Gaming, OTN, the Washington Justice, and Wizards District Gaming as Partners in Online Charity Event

Rockville, MD – (August 11, 2020) – Game Gym Founder and CEO Josh Hafkin has announced today that Events DC, DC’s convention and sports authority, HyperX, PDP Gaming and Victrix have joined Esports Fair Play, VYSA Gaming, OTN, the Washington Justice, and Wizards District Gaming as partners in the DMV’s ‘End of the Summer Bash,’ a three-day online esports event for youth and adults of all ages. The ‘End of Summer Bash’ is an online celebration of esports and gaming scheduled for August 21 – 23, 2020.

“The DMV’s End of the Summer Bash is shaping up to be a fantastic online event with four exciting tournaments and a full schedule of esports related talks, panels, and special guest stars,” said Game Gym CEO Josh Hafkin. “Adding HyperX, Victrix, and PDP Gaming guarantees that this event will generate significant excitement throughout the DC area and beyond. Our goal is to raise as much money as we can for the Extra Life Foundation and Children’s National Hospital and these partners give us the opportunity to take the Bash to the next level.”

The ‘End of Summer Bash’ will feature presentations and interactive interviews, panels and awesome prizes.  Each night will finish with a variety of esports competitions. The ‘End of Summer Bash’ will also focus on raising money for the Extra Life Foundation and Children’s National Hospital in Washington, DC. This event marks an initiative with a strong cause behind it and engagement opportunities for all gamers, parents and young professionals to enjoy alike.  

“As the District’s official convention and sports authority, Events DC is excited to partner with Game Gym on their upcoming ‘End of Summer Bash’ event showcasing the best of esports across the DMV. Together, with Game Gym, we share a unified vision to position the DC region as the next capital for esports.  This partnership presents an opportunity to showcase our collective commitment to growing the profile of our local and passionate esports community,” said Gregory A. O’Dell, president and chief executive officer of Events DC.    

“HyperX is excited to give back to the community and join the Washington Justice,  Wizards District Gaming and other partners for this charity event,” said Stephanie Winkler, HyperX strategic marketing manager. “The End of Summer Bash will be a great opportunity for the gaming community to rally together and be part of an esports event for a good charitable cause.”

“The Victrix team is passionate about disrupting esports with innovation and products that give gamers a competitive advantage,” said Ali Homayoufar, Victrix Esports Product manager. “We are equally passionate about giving back to the community, and extremely honored to team up with Game Gym and the other partners to celebrate esports and support the Extra Life Foundation and Children’s National Hospital. 

Complete Bash schedule below and more information can be found at: https://gamegym.com/summer-bash/

About Game Gym

Game Gym is an esports training center that offers a healthy and holistic approach to video games, with live and online structured sessions and professional, certified coaches designed to help children and teenagers game better and smarter. Learn more about our mission and memberships at www.GameGym.com

About Events DC

Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, delivers premier event services and flexible venues across the nation’s capital. Leveraging the power of a world-class destination and creating amazing attendee experiences, Events DC generates economic and community benefits through the attraction and promotion of business, athletic, entertainment and cultural activities. Events DC oversees the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, an anchor of the District’s hospitality and tourism economy that hosts more than 1.7 million visitors and generates more than $400 million annually in total economic impact, and the historic Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square. Events DC manages the RFK Stadium-Armory Campus (RFK Campus), including Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, Festival Grounds at RFK Campus, The Fields at RFK Campus, the non-military functions of the DC Armory and the Skate Park at RFK Stadium. Stay current on the 190-acre RFK Campus Redevelopment Project at www.RFKCampus.com. Events DC also built and serves as landlord for Nationals Park, the first LEED-certified major professional sports stadium in the United States. Events DC manages Gateway DC, R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center and the Entertainment and Sports Arena (www.ESAontheRise.com), all conveniently located in the Congress Heights neighborhood of Washington, DC.

About HyperX

HyperX is the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world’s largest independent memory manufacturer, with the goal of providing gamers, PC builders, PC, console and mobile power users with high-performance components. For 16 years, the HyperX mission has been to develop gaming products for all types of gamers – high-speed memory, solid state drives, headsets, keyboards, mice, charging accessories for console players, USB flash drives, and mousepads – to the gaming community and beyond. The award-winning HyperX brand is known for consistently delivering products that deliver superior comfort, aesthetics, performance, and reliability. HyperX gear is the choice of celebrity ambassadors, pro gamers, tech enthusiasts, and over-clockers worldwide because it meets the most stringent product specifications and is built with best-in-class components. HyperX has shipped over 65 million memory modules, 10 million gaming headsets and one million keyboards worldwide.

 Join the global #HyperXFamily at facebook.com/hyperxcommunity, learn how HyperX products can enhance your console experience and boost performance for both you and your PC, console or mobile device at hyperxgaming.com. Whatever your skill level, whatever genres you play, we embrace all gaming enthusiasts everywhere with our core belief — We’re All Gamers.

About PDP Gaming

Performance Designed Products LLC (“PDP”) is an industry leader in designing and manufacturing peripherals for all major video game platforms, including PS2, PS3, PS4, PSP, PS Vita, Wii U, Wii, GameCube, DS, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and Xbox.

About Victrix

Victrix is a San Diego based engineering and design company that set out in 2015 to create the best in class equipment for esports pros, streamers and core gamers. Years of design and development efforts from our team of gamers, makers, designers and engineers aims to disrupt gaming hardware category by introducing meaningful technological innovation encased in elegantly designed products.