Gaming and esports will be present in Alicante Port of Departure, the global event organized on the occasion of the start of the Tour of the World Sailing The Ocean Race organized by the Generalitat Valenciana. Alicante Digital Gaming, organized by GGTech Entertainment, awarded together with Esatur Services for the design and construction of the programming of the Alicante Digital Gaming pavilion, will be a space in which young people and adults will find multiple activities linked to the world of esports and video games.
Between January 7 and 15, visitors who come to the Ocean Live Park site, at the Levante Pier, will be able to enjoy free play arenas, where more than 60 open esports tournaments will also be organized, in addition to immersive virtual reality experiences and an escape room with virtual and face-to-face elements, with themes linked to the marine world.
Alicante Digital Gaming will have a huge variety of possibilities that will be available from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. every day. There will also be activities organized daily, both educational and recreational, including talks, presentations, tournaments and meet & greets with influencers, among others.
2:30 p.m.: eSailing World Championship Final (Virtual Regatta competition).
5:00 p.m.: Show and Meet & Greet with Carlitos and Ache.
11:00 a.m.: Fortnite Show and Meet & Greet with Suja and Nakoo.
5:00 p.m.: Show and Meet & Greet with Imantado and Deqiuv.
11:00 a.m.: Lecture on artistic processes for video game development by the GGTech Art Department.
2:00 p.m.: Presentation “Generating Opportunities”. Discover Digital District & Talent District.
4:30 p.m.: Lecture/Workshop with Jeniffer González, COO Big Dreamer 360.
5:30 p.m.: Lecture “5 lessons learned about virtual worlds” by Juan Castillo (Co-Founder GGTech Entertainment).
6:30 p.m.: Lecture/workshop “Role-playing games to empower teams” with Felipe García (Social Innovation through play).
11:00 a.m.: Presentation “Possible job opportunities in the video game ecosystem” with SugusSusana (content creator).
2:00 p.m.: “Technologies in the sea”: Exhibition and Networking of companies with innovative proposals in the naval/maritime sector.
5:30 p.m.: League of Legends showmatch between the UCAM and ECORP esports teams.
11:00 am: Workshop “Accessibility in videogames” with Enrique “Kike” García Cortés (Ambassador of Fundación ONCE).
3:00 p.m.: “Artificial Intelligence”: Exhibition and Networking of companies with innovative proposals in the AI sector.
5:00 p.m.: Lecture/Workshop on Educational Projects in Esports (JUNIOR Esports – Amazon UNIVERSITY Esports).
6:00 p.m.: Presentation on UCAM players: Roles and possibilities in video games.
11:00 a.m.: Talk “Internet Risks and Cybersecurity” by members of the National Police.
5:00 p.m.: Lecture “From gaming to reality: piloting racing drones” with Francisco López (Drones Pilot and Gamer) and Ximo Navarro (FPV Drones Pilot) from UMILES UAV.
6:00 p.m.: Round table with teachers, students and graduates of EASDA (Alicante School of Art and Design).
Friday the 13th
11:00 am: Session on the importance of physical exercise in gaming with representatives of Train To Play.
2:00 p.m.: “Indie Videogame in CV”: Talks, shows and Networking of companies in the independent videogame sector in the Valencian Community.
5:30 p.m.: Show and Meet & Greet by Mery Soldier and Sugus Susana.
10:30 am: Shows and Meet & Greet by Andaluchino and DJames.
2:00 p.m.: End of the Storm Circuit Parade (League of Legends and VALORANT).
From Monday 9 to Friday 13 at 5:00 p.m.
Saturdays 7 and 14, and Sundays 8 and 15 at 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
FIFA 23 Tournaments
From Monday 9 to Friday 13 at 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 14 at 5:00 p.m.
Sundays 8 and 15 at 11:00 a.m.
Rocket League tournaments
Tuesday 10, Thursday 12 at 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 and 15 at 5:00 p.m.
3v3 tournaments: Saturdays 7 and 14 at 11:00 a.m.
Gran Turismo Tournaments
Saturday 7, Tuesday 10 and Friday 13 at 5:00 p.m.
Super Smash Bros. Tournaments
Saturday 7 and Friday 13 at 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday 10 at 5:00 p.m.
Mario Tennis Tournaments
Sunday 8 at 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday 11 and Saturday 14 at 5:00 p.m.
Mario Kart Tournaments
Monday 9, Thursday 12 and Sunday 15 at 5:00 p.m.
Street Fighter Tournaments
Sunday 8 and Wednesday 11 at 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 14 at 11:00 a.m.
Tekken 7 Tournaments
Monday 9 and Thursday 12 at 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 15 at 11:00 a.m.