Workshops For Non-Profits

At Contender Esports Cary we offer workshops every week. They have been so successful that we have non-profits contacting us wanting to bring their mentees in for our educational programs. Workshops for nonprofits are organized based on their requests when it comes to...

Having a Video Game Themed Birthday Party

Everyone has a birthday and most people celebrate theirs. Since most kids love playing video games, why not come to our purpose built esports (video game) facility. Here at Contender Esports Cary, we provide you with everything you need for the party (except cake)....

POWERUP Partnership

I am a huge believer in giving more than you take and helping others grow. I want to see the esports industry grow and improve from the grassroots level all the way to the professional level. I and Contender Esports Cary look for meaningful and beneficial partnerships...

Why Esports Needs Referees

Over the past weekend we hosted the AGN hybrid CoD and R6 tournament. While it was a great event, I and the entire staff only talked about how toxic it was. Previously I wrote a blog post comparing esports to sports and how it was similar and different. While I was...

Esports Are Not Sports

There is a very common debate concerning if esports are sports. My opinion is that esports are not sports. As a former professional athlete and a business owner in the esports industry I have taken both opinions. Soon esports will be considered a sport in electronic...