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What is a sport?
A sport is a physical activity  engaged in for pleasure
A sport is an activity involving physical exertion and skill inwhich an individual or a team competes against another or  ...
PHYSICAL!!!
Why do we love sports?
SHAQ WINS!
FUN! ( to watch )
Great Dunk!
100 Champions
Hanover, Germany
LOL tournament 2012●   5000 attendees●   3000 waited in line outside    the convention●   2.2 million online viewers
League of Legends has 32million registered players 12.5% of these players playan average of 3 hours per day
●   Competitive Gaming failed mass    recognition in the U.S. In the    years 2007 and 2008
NEIN! NEIN! NEIN! NEIN!!!
Competitive gaming is not just         one genre!
SHOOTERS
Real Time Strategy
FIGHTING
MULTIPLAYER ONLINE BATTLE         ARENA
The worlds leading video game    broadcasting network
●   TwitchTV amassed an audience    of 16 million viewers in February    2012●   Audiences combined spent 2.1    billion m...
Is there money incompetitive gaming?
Business Wire●   In the 2011 eSports season,    teams brought home more    than 2 million dollars in    winnings
How about other opportunites?
●   Annual Twitch and Alienware    Scholarship●   On September 6, 2012, Twitch awarded    50 thousand dollars in sholarshi...
So what good will it be for theU.S. If competitive gamingbecomes a legitimate sport?
Entertainment Software Board          Statistics●   67% of the US household plays    video games●   The 2010 average gamer...
●   Put the video gaming time    to good use●   Get a job, be a professional    gamer!
George “HotshotGG”    Georgallidis
What does physical have to do      with it? Nothing!!!
Too fat too furious!!!
A world where competitivegaming is a sport is a utopia!
Thanks and Happy gaming!
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  1. 1. ...
  2. 2. What is a sport?
  3. 3. A sport is a physical activity engaged in for pleasure
  4. 4. A sport is an activity involving physical exertion and skill inwhich an individual or a team competes against another or others
  5. 5. PHYSICAL!!!
  6. 6. Why do we love sports?
  7. 7. SHAQ WINS!
  8. 8. FUN! ( to watch )
  9. 9. Great Dunk!
  10. 10. 100 Champions
  11. 11. Hanover, Germany
  12. 12. LOL tournament 2012● 5000 attendees● 3000 waited in line outside the convention● 2.2 million online viewers
  13. 13. League of Legends has 32million registered players 12.5% of these players playan average of 3 hours per day
  14. 14. ● Competitive Gaming failed mass recognition in the U.S. In the years 2007 and 2008
  15. 15. NEIN! NEIN! NEIN! NEIN!!!
  16. 16. Competitive gaming is not just one genre!
  17. 17. SHOOTERS
  18. 18. Real Time Strategy
  19. 19. FIGHTING
  20. 20. MULTIPLAYER ONLINE BATTLE ARENA
  21. 21. The worlds leading video game broadcasting network
  22. 22. ● TwitchTV amassed an audience of 16 million viewers in February 2012● Audiences combined spent 2.1 billion minutes watching videos on the site
  23. 23. Is there money incompetitive gaming?
  24. 24. Business Wire● In the 2011 eSports season, teams brought home more than 2 million dollars in winnings
  25. 25. How about other opportunites?
  26. 26. ● Annual Twitch and Alienware Scholarship● On September 6, 2012, Twitch awarded 50 thousand dollars in sholarships to the winners of the competition● Criteria for winning is based on spanning academic and gaming achievements
  27. 27. So what good will it be for theU.S. If competitive gamingbecomes a legitimate sport?
  28. 28. Entertainment Software Board Statistics● 67% of the US household plays video games● The 2010 average gamer spends 8 hours a week playing video games
  29. 29. ● Put the video gaming time to good use● Get a job, be a professional gamer!
  30. 30. George “HotshotGG” Georgallidis
  31. 31. What does physical have to do with it? Nothing!!!
  32. 32. Too fat too furious!!!
  33. 33. A world where competitivegaming is a sport is a utopia!
  34. 34. Thanks and Happy gaming!
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