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The Carolina Games Summit helped raise $1,628 for Child’s Play Charity by hosting ShootMania Storm, Gears of War: Judgement, and Ghost Recon: Future Soldier tournaments in the Child's Play booth at the East Coast Game Conference. The Conference was held April 24-25th at the Raleigh Convention Center in North Carolina. The tournaments spanned both days of the event. Registration for the tournament was free to all conference attendees however a small donation to the Child’s Play Charity was requested from each participant.

The winners for the Ghost Recon: Future Soldier Guerilla Mode score tournament included 1st Place: Wyatt Pritchard , 2nd Place: Caleb Talmage and 3rd Place: Tony Douangkham. Gears of War: Judgement FFA winners included 1st Place: Ross LeMere, 2nd Place: Ian Riddle, and 3rd Place: Wyatt Pritchard. Taking 1st Place in the ShootMania Storm FFA Royal tournament was Evan Brown followed by Steve Burke, in 2nd, and Keegan Belongia in 3rd. Taking 1st Place in the ShootMania Storm 3v3 Elite tournament was team ECGC followed by team URSA MAJOR, in 2nd, and Team 20 in 3rd. The full list of participants along with winners for all our events are posted on our past tournaments page Tournament Info

Pictures from the event may be viewed on our facebook page: Facebook

We would like to thank our sponsors: Plantronics, Alienware, BenQ, Red Storm Entertainment, Ubisoft, and Epic Games without their support this event would not have been possible. In addition we would like to thank the East Coast Game Conference for donating the space, Internet, and power required to pull off this great fund raiser. We would also like to thank the Wake Tech Game Development Club members who invited us to join in this amazing opportunity to raise money for a great charity.  For the second year in a row they held a raffle at the Child's Play booth, which raised the majority of the funds.

The ShootMania FFA Royal and 3v3 Elite Tournaments was held on Alienware x51 desktops with BenQ XL2420T 24” LED displays and Plantronics GameCom 780 7.1 Channel headsets, the official computer , monitor, and headset of the Carolina Games Summit. The Ghost Recon: Future Soldier Guerilla Mode score tournament and Gears of War: Judgement FFA Tournament was held on XBOX 360 consoles with BenQ XL2420T 24” LED displays customized with FPS presets and Plantronics GameCom X40 headsets. For discount codes and more information on our equipment visit Gear

If you were unable to attend donations but would like to donate visit our official Child’s Play donation widget here: Donations

About Child’s Play
In 2003 Child’s Play was organized, which is a game industry charity dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing toys and games in the charity’s network of over 70 hospitals worldwide. Over the years, you as a community have answered the call and come together to raise millions of dollars.

The term “record-setting” doesn't do the final total justice, nor does incredible, amazing, generous, or overwhelming. In 2012, Child’s Play Charity raised over 5 million dollars for children across the globe.

With events and a record number of community-run fundraisers, Child’s Play as a group are able to raise an astonishing amount to benefit kids in hospitals, clinics, and domestic violence shelters worldwide. Each of these events requires thousands of volunteers, organizers, and participants, each working long hours, weekend after weekend, to ensure everything is in working order. Additional information can be found on the official web site: Child's Play

About Carolina Games Summit
Carolina Games Summit is a yearly hybrid event that delivers industry speakers, video game tournaments, concerts, exhibition booths, cosplay, educational sessions, and trading card games. Attendees compete against gamers from all over the country in a variety of popular tournaments. All your favorite platforms are featured with both tournament and free play options available on arcade, computer, and console systems. Additional information can be found on the official web site: CGSummit

About East Coast Game Conference
The East Coast Game Conference is considered the largest gathering of Industry leaders on the east coast. The conference provides everything for academic learning, video game enthusiasts, and industry professionals with engaging program opportunities for networking and collaboration. The conference is presented by the Triangle Game Initiative, a non-profit trade association of video game companies in North Carolina and the International Game Developers Association, a non-profit trade association of video game developers around the world. Additional information can be found on the official web site: ECGC


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