Event date: 2022-10-22

Event date: October 22, 2022

The new ReWired Fest is combining a fully immersive esports and digital experience with a two-day festival celebration in Fayetteville, Arkansas this fall! Fun is the name of the game for this action-packed weekend of gaming, panels, celebrity events, and music from October 21-22, 2022 on the University of Arkansas campus. 

ReWired Fest’s tech and gaming experience is designed to inspire and encourage young minds and people of all abilities - especially BIPOC and women-aligned people - to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM). For two festival days, attendees will experience live esports tournaments, gaming lounges, retro gameplay, industry panels, groundbreaking tech immersion, food expo, music, action sports, STEAM education, and more!

The gaming experience began with esports qualifier tournaments on the ReWired digital platform in August, and will conclude at the ReWired Fest in October with an in-person championship finale! The final tournaments are offering prizes worth a combined total of $60,000 in prizes, unbeatable in the industry. Whether you’re coming to see the action for yourself or want to show off your skills, there will be a little something for everyone to enjoy. 

ReWired Fest 2022 Schedule Preview:
Friday, October 21
  • 12:00-8:00pm ReWired Fest Expo
  • 12:30-1:00pm Monster Energy BMX & Skateboarding Show
  • 12:30-1:30pm the game*Hers (Panel Discussion)
  • 1:00-3:00pm Monster Energy Streaks
  • 2:30-3:00pm Monster Energy BMX & Skateboarding Show
  • 3:00-5:00pm Rocket League Game Play: Finals
  • 3:30-4:30pm Who Works in eSports? A Peek Behind Our Evil Curtains (Panel Discussion)
  • 4:30-5:00pm Monster Energy BMX & Skateboarding Show
  • 5:00-8:00pm Apex Legends: Game Play
  • 6:30-7:00 Monster Energy BMX & Skateboarding Show
Saturday, October 22
  • 12:00-8:00pm ReWired Fest Expo
  • 12:00-12:45pm The Future of eSports: A Conversation with Our Evil Scholars (Panel Discussion)
  • 12:30-1:00pm Monster Energy BMX & Skateboarding Show
  • 1:00-3:00pm Monster Energy Streaks
  • 2:30-3:00pm Monster Energy BMX & Skateboarding Show
  • 3:00-7:00pm Apex Legends: Finals
  • 4:30-5:00pm Monster Energy BMX & Skateboarding Show
  • 6:30-7:00pm Monster Energy BMX & Skateboarding Show
  • 7:30-8:00pm Awards Ceremony & Musical Performance by Guapdad 4000

Two-day passes to the 2022 ReWired Festival are available now! There is no cost to attend, but registration is required.

For full schedule detais, more information, and updates, please visit rewiredfest.com

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