Collegiate Overwatch Tournament at OP Live Dallas Powered by Dallas Fuel Announces 16 Team Esports Field

Top collegiate esports teams have chance to compete on stage in front of Dallas Fuel players EFFECT and OGE and Fuel head coach Aero on Sept. 22

DALLAS (September 17, 2018) – OP Live Dallas, a premier esports event running Sept. 22-23, 2018 in Irving, Texas, has finalized the roster of teams that will be competing in the collegiate Overwatch tournament Powered by the Dallas Fuel and Team Envy on Saturday, Sept. 22. The tournament will progress through opening rounds, quarterfinals and semifinals, before culminating in the tournament finals and awards ceremony later in the day.

Sixteen college esports teams will face off in the largest collegiate Overwatch tournament North Texas has ever seen at OP Live Dallas. Invited colleges will get a chance to prove themselves in front of pro players Hyeong “EFFECT” Hwang and Min-seok “OGE” Son of the Dallas Fuel and the Dallas Fuel coaching staff led by Head Coach Aaron “Aero” Atkins, General Manager Mat “Tazmo” Taylor and Assistant Coach Justin “Jayne” Conroy.

Teams from the following colleges are slated to compete in the tournament:

  • Baylor University
  • Colorado State University
  • Mississippi State University
  • New Mexico State University
  • Oklahoma State University
  • Oklahoma University
  • Southern Methodist University
  • Texas Christian University
  • Texas Tech University
  • Texas Wesleyan University
  • University of Arkansas
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette
  • University of Mississippi (Ole Miss)
  • University of North Texas
  • University of Texas Arlington
  • University of Texas at Dallas

Purchase tickets on and use the code “OPLiveDallasFuel” for:

  • $5 off the single day tickets
  • $10 off the two-day passes
  • $10 off VIP two-day passes

OP Live Dallas is being presented through the collaboration of eGency Global, a leading esports production, marketing and talent management firm and SMU (Southern Methodist University) Guildhall, the top ranked graduate school for video game design in the world.

The two-day event will take place at the Irving Convention Center and also include the Bounty Royale Brawl featuring Fortnite, a Hackathon, pro esports player meet and greets, “Powered Talks” with reps from the Dallas Fuel and Team Envy and other esports industry leaders, exhibitor hall and more. Funds raised by gamers during the event will benefit Extra LifeTM, an organization that supports local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals®.

To purchase tickets or learn more about OP Live Dallas Powered by Team Envy and the Dallas Fuel, visit