The eSports team Dallas Fuel is expected to make history on Saturday and Sunday when they host a two-day festival of Overwatch League competition featuring eight teams and 100 of the best professional gamers in the world playing to a sold-out live crowd of more than 4,500 people each day.
The Overwatch League is the first eSports league to offer city-based team competition, and the Bud Light Homestand Weekend represents the first home game for the Dallas Fuel – and the first home game in league history. All live matches were previously played in a studio in California.
The Dallas Fuel take on the Los Angeles Valiant on Saturday at 4:15 p.m.
On Sunday at 5:15 p.m., the Fuel face off against in-state rivals the Houston Outlaws.
WHERE: Allen Event Center
200 East Stacy Road
Allen, Texas 75002
WHEN: Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28
Saturday – doors open 10 a.m.
Dallas Fuel vs. Los Angeles Valiant 4:15 p.m.
Sunday – doors open 10:30 a.m.
Dallas Fuel vs. Houston Outlaws at 5:15 p.m.
VISUALS: 4,500+ cheering sports fans packing a sold-out Allen Event Center
ComicCon-style festival, with fans in costume, tailgating and more