Spring 2019 Charity LAN March 9 - 10, 2019

We aren’t big fans of major outages at our events (go figure), so notable tech stack upgrades from this LAN include an improved network stack that allowed for redundancy, power amperage monitoring that helped prevent unexpected power outages, and better control of projected video and audio levels for each section. This all resulted in improved staff mental health. As always, we appreciated Microsoft coming back with their high-end gaming laptops and XBoxes, holding another open-to-the-public Fortnite tournament. Additional partners included: BackRoute and their Smash Bros Tournament, custom PC contest by Fast Metal Labs, and In Win Development showing off some slick new cases. Staff snacks included Goldfish, Oreos, and granola bars. Nutrients were avoided.

A huge thank you to everyone who helped volunteer to setup and tear down at this event. Special thanks to BackRoute guys for helping set up, and creating the quite popular Chill Zone area! An artificer’s thanks to Fast Metal Labs for the awesome handmade trophies. Social thanks to Ayman Khuleif for running our marketing campaign while traveling the world (literally). Technical thanks to Techs for all your help throughout the event. Specific thanks to the CSGO players who helped us test our under-development CSGO server automation tool, you all provided great feedback! And a Special Guest Thanks to the LANFest President and staff who attended and helped throughout the event.

Tournament Results

TournamentParticipants1st Place2nd PlaceBracket Link
CS:GO 5v5: Double-Elim, Best of 37 teamsmilFFragging to Defeat T-SeriesResults
DOTA2 5v52 teamsExZoneButt Club 2.0Results
Hearthstone: Round Robin5 playersEdibleEarGertResults
League of Legends: Round Robin4 teamsLagnarokThe Mighty DucksResults
Overwatch: Double-Elim7 teamsResidentFeedersCastaway eSportsResults
Rocket League: 2v2: Double-Elim10 teamsBeepNSqueezeBetter@LANResults
Rocket League: 3v3: Double-Elim4 teamsBetter@LANSMOKIN’ AXLESResults

Flash Tournament Results

Wand WarsRCGuardian
VideoBallKrevlar ttheBoi
Padde v PaddleZetto
KlaskProfesser Pleb

At A Glance

Attendance: 203 BYOPC gamers, 16 spectators, 6 sponsors, 21 event volunteers, 12 event staff
Staff: Justin Benedick, Kevin Berges, Patrick Byrne, Nathan Cowen, Tony DiPietri, Tim Dollarhide, James Dudley, Ryan Henning, Adam Kruger, Nick Sarakas, Andy Tevlin, Brian Wiese
Volunteers: Emily Bell, Nick Bell, Chris Chandler, Dave Clark, Marie Cowen, Axa Guerra, Stephanie Herbers, Sara Kruger, Melanie Molina, Sam Moretti, Jason Murley, Brandon Ortiz, David Philliphose, Kelsey Rumley, Michael Scalera, Jason Spencer, Matthew Spencer, Pat Spencer, Dennis Thomas, Chris Zammit
Charity Supported: EIBO
Streamers: crosby_films, Kogass

Some photos from our Spring 2019 Charity LAN

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