SINGAPORE, 25th June 2021 – Singapore Esports Association (SGEA) will be selecting esports athletes to compete at the 31st SEA Games this year.
The 2021 Southeast Asian Games, commonly known as the 31st SEA Games, is scheduled to take place in Hanoi, Vietnam from 21 November to 2 December 2021 and will feature 40 sports. Esports, being one of the selected medal sports, will have 10 medals spread over 8 game titles, namely: Arena of Valor (Mobile), CrossFire (PC), FIFA Online 4 (PC), Free Fire (Mobile), League of Legends (PC), League of Legends: Wild Rift – (Mobile), Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (Mobile) and PUBG Mobile.
The upcoming National Selections of this year’s esports athletes will be held on the 10th and 11th July 2021, for the games League of Legends: Wild Rift – Mobile (Male team), League of Legends (PC) and Arena of Valor. National Selections winners and direct esports athlete picks will be nominated to be part of the national squad and results of the National Selections will be announced on 12th July 2021.
SGEA is proud to support our athlete development programme with our partners KIOXIA, Razer and 100PLUS for the 31st SEA Games. The athlete development programme will consist of modules such as high-performance training, sports science workshops and media training across the three months leading up to the SEA Games.
Mr Ng Chong Geng, President of SGEA, said, “The SEA Games presents an opportunity for Singapore esports to make an impact in the region again. Our esports athletes shall be properly prepared and given the right tools to make this happen.”
In its esports debut in Manila, Philippines at the 2019 SEA Games, Singapore saw its esports squad bring home a Silver and Bronze medal for Starcraft 2 and Hearthstone respectively.
Interested parties may register for the online National Selections at https://sgea.zenway.gg/
Mr Kelvin Tan – Secretary General
Singapore Esports Association
Email: [email protected]
ABOUT SEA GAMES
The Southeast Asian Games, also known as the SEA Games, is a biennial multi-sport event involving participants from the current 11 countries of Southeast Asia. The games are under regulation of the Southeast Asian Games Federation with supervision by the International Olympic Committee and the Olympic Council of Asia.
The Singapore Esports Association (SGEA) is a member of the Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC) and the national governing body for esports in Singapore. SGEA is a member of the Global Esports Federation (GEF).
SGEA was founded in 2018 to promote and facilitate the participation of Singapore in regional and international events and competitions in the area of esports excellence and to develop and promote esports.
Created in 1983 to commemorate 100 years of Fraser & Neave in Asia, 100PLUS is Singapore’s No. 1 isotonic drink, hydrating Singaporeans and supporting their aspirations. 100PLUS has always been present to support hydration as part of a healthy and active lifestyle.
Founded in 2005 and dual-headquartered in Irvine (California) and Singapore, Razer has 17 offices worldwide and is recognised as the leading brand for gamers in the USA, Europe and China. Razer’s hardware includes high-performance gaming peripherals and laptops.
KIOXIA Singapore Pte. Ltd. is a southern Asia subsidiary of KIOXIA Corporation, a leading global supplier of flash memory and solid state drives (SSDs) that promotes further research and technological development.