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Carolina Games Summit Returns to GEXCon 2018 (Press Release)

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (Aug 10th 2018) — The Carolina Games Summit returns to host an exciting array of video game tournaments at the upcoming 2018 GEXCon located at the Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly, Virginia. The event will be held Friday August 31st through Sunday September 2nd with both single day and multi day events occuring throughout.

GEXCon 2018 will feature the Cougar $10,000 CS:GO D.C. Open LAN tournament. In addition, there will be tournaments for Madden 2019 and Rocket League with prize purses in excess of $6,000. For those who want to keep their gaming more casual, attendees can enjoy the Free Play Arcade area, BYOC LAN, or open play console areas. CUKUSA will be providing over 100 PCs for the F2P Tournament area where there will be free tournaments for Fortnite, Overwatch, League of Legends, DOTA 2, HearthStone and many, many more.

The Carolina Games Summit will be hosting over 15 console tournaments including first person shooters like Halo and Call of Duty. Fighting game hits like Smash Brothers, Street Fighter, Tekken 7,  and Injustice 2 will also be returning this year.  New hit tournaments have been added such as Mario Kart 8 and Arms for the Nintendo Switch.  For specific dates and times for individual tournaments please visit the Carolina Games Summit homepage then click Tournaments.

Attendees can also experience virtual reality with both the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive available all three days of the event. This year the board game area will be expanded with demos and contests run by Atlantis Games & Comics.

Come and watch selected matches on stage, or spend some time with our other special guests. Attendees can enter the cosplay contest to show off their craftsmanship and creativity or just choose to visit the many exhibitors and artists.

About GEXCon

GEXCon – the largest video gaming convention in Fredericksburg, VA – is expanding and moving to the Northern Virginia area.  We started with LEc² – League of Legends East Coast Convention and rebranded to GEXCon (The Gaming and Entertainment Experience Convention) the following year in order to bring in additional gaming communities and add even more fun.

For more information about our event, take a look at a couple of videos from our past events.  We look forward to seeing you at GEXCon 2018! Link to their website: GEXCon

About Carolina Games Summit

Carolina Games Summit® is held yearly on the first weekend of February in Goldsboro, NC.  This hybrid event consistently delivers industry speakers, video game tournaments, concerts, exhibition booths, cosplay, educational sessions, and trading card games.  Attendees will be able to compete against gamers from all over the country in a variety of popular tournaments.  Enjoy all your favorite platforms including arcade, computer, and console games with both tournament and free-play options available.  Additional information can be found on the official web site:


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