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WorldGaming stealthily announce new venue for WESG USA Finals
A last minute venue change isn't great...
Written by: DuckMoriarty    November 7th 2018 1:52 pm    #WorldGaming #WESG #WESGUSA  

hydrex and co. are swerving over to the new venue

The finals venue for WESG USA has been changed from the Santa Anita Park, California, to Huntington Beach, California. The reason for the change has not been announced, with the organization announcing the venue without drawing any attention to the previous location.

WorldGaming had been advertising Santa Anita Park as the venue as late as November 1st, with the new location first being mentioned on November 3rd. The new venue is the home of ULTIMATE Media Ventures, who are also the merchandising partner for eUnited.

The change seems to be an incredibly last minute job, with the company only starting to look for observers yesterday. A later tweet put out a general call for "paid volunteers" for the event on the "Friday & Saturday" which would indicate a potential schedule change. However, as of publication, the schedule currently remains the same on the WorldGaming website, which includes Sunday as a day for the finals. The organization also note that tickets are available for the event, however clicking through to the Eventbrite link proves otherwise, with nothing available. Evidently, their limited stocks have run out.

Spacestation and advance to WESG USA Regional Finals

Certain competitors are not a fan of this decision, and the late notice of the change, with the most scathing takedown coming from Singularity's coach Jared "MAC-1" Schneider, revealing that the organizers are refusing to pay for any of his expenses, including a bus ticket at double the cost.

WESG USA Finals are set to kick off on Friday, November 9th, with both the Co-Ed and Women's tournaments at Ultimate Media Ventures, 15241 Transistor Lane, Huntington Beach, California. Commentary talent for the event is yet to be announced. $38,000 are on offer for each, with the top placing team headed to the WESG 2018 Finals in Chongqinq, China, in March 2019. 

Final WESG USA Qualifiers conclude; Swole Patrol and Star Spangled Fraggers to LAN

#1 iMarbot
2018-11-07 13:55
wtaf WorldGaming :upsidedown_face:
#2 shrek
2018-11-07 13:57
pay the kids shit so he shuts up
#3 djay
2018-11-07 14:17
weird considering for canadian wesg they covered all travel / stay
#4 scottiyio
2018-11-07 14:31
Fuck Coaches All They Do Is Put More Work In Than The Players.. Lets Make Them Pay Everything
#9 Will
2018-11-09 06:19
ok insect
#5 voltage
2018-11-07 16:28
I will say, they were very upfront in the original email that they will not be paying for coaches or managers to attend the event before the location was changed
#6 Seaside
2018-11-07 17:20
Weird tweet but okay
#7 006_tv
2018-11-07 20:25
Sneaky sneaky
#8 parks2214
2018-11-08 13:47
Huh weird
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