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

Tournament Participants 1st Place 2nd Place Bracket Link
CS:GO 5v5: Double-Elim, Best of 3 7 teams milF Fragging to Defeat T-Series Results
DOTA2 5v5 2 teams ExZone Butt Club 2.0 Results
Hearthstone: Round Robin 5 players EdibleEar Gert Results
League of Legends: Round Robin 4 teams Lagnarok The Mighty Ducks Results
Overwatch: Double-Elim 7 teams ResidentFeeders Castaway eSports Results
Rocket League: 2v2: Double-Elim 10 teams BeepNSqueeze [email protected] Results
Rocket League: 3v3: Double-Elim 4 teams [email protected] SMOKIN' AXLES Results

Flash Tournament Results

Game Winner
Wand Wars RCGuardian
VideoBall Krevlar ttheBoi
Padde v Paddle Zetto
Skip-It Squeeze
Klask Professer Pleb

At A Glance

Attendance: 203 BYOPC gamers, 16 spectators, 6 sponsors, 21 event volunteers, 12 event staff
Charities Benefited: EI-BO,
Event 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
Event 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
Streamers: crosby_films, Kogass,

Some photos from Spring 2019 Charity LAN

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