Riot Games in partnership with the AFL have announced that tickets for the League of Legends: League of Origin is now on sale via Ticketek. Held at the Margaret Court Arena in Melbourne on November 17th, Victoria – the event will see star players from the Oceanic Pro League across four teams representing New Zealand, New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria battle it out. The two teams that make it through to the grand final will battle it out live on stage in-front of a live audience.
AFL General Manager – Growth, Digital and Audiences Darren Birch said the AFL is looking forward to the tournament.“The AFL is excited to provide League of Legends fans the chance to see their favourite players live in action. Margaret Court Arena is a prime location to bring together fans from across the nation and New Zealand for the League of Origin Grand Final,” Mr Birch said.
“We’re excited to be taking League of Legends: League of Origin to Melbourne in what will be second stadium event there this year after a fantastic OPL Grand Final at Melbourne Park. Given their victory in the inaugural League of Origin title last year, the team from Vic will no doubt be keen to show New South Wales, Queensland and New Zealand that they are still the strongest esports state in the region,” said Dan Ringland, Country Manager at Riot Games.