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  • APRU Esports gaming participation - deadline extended!

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    ARPU Esports Activities




    APRU Student Esports
    Paper Competition and Awards

    Deadline Extended to Dec 3 and Updated Prizes!




    The APRU Student Esports Paper Competition will recognize outstanding papers in the field of Esports. The purpose of the paper competition is to support esports as an academic area of study. We will encourage students to have innovative and quality research in the esports field, as well as, promote the long-term investment of esports research which will enrich students’ and universities’ resources and knowledge sources in an emerging field.

    • The competition will recognize a First Prize USD $3,000 and Runner-up USD $1,000 winner in three categories
    • Winning submissions will be published in the International Journal of Esports

    * The winning submission in each category has the choice of USD $3000 scholarship paid directly to students’ institution or USD $1000 cash prize. The runner-up prize in each category has the choice of USD $1000 scholarship paid directly to the students’ institution or USD $300 cash prize.

    Submission Deadline Extended til December 3, 2021 23:59 (HKT)







    APRU Esports Fellowship Program
    2nd Cohort

    Nominate your Esports leaders!



    We are excited to share that the nomination period is now open for the Esports Fellowship Program 2nd Cohort! Led by Tecnológico de Monterrey, the APRU Esports Fellowship Program is an international network of student leaders engaged in next-generation learning experiences that support the growth of healthy, vibrant Esports communities and are seeking to become the future leaders of the Esports industry. If you are interested, please contact Anya Wong at

    Nomination Deadline: 
    November 30 at 8AM (HKT)






    2021 APRU MetaGame Conference

    Register now!



    The second APRU MetaGame Conference will focus on Hong Kong as an emerging esports leader in the region and examines the ways that an international network of esports leaders can further its scope within universities from esports as digital entertainment to developing career pathways for students in the esports ecosystem. The Conference will take place within the Digital Entertainment Leadership Forum hosted at Cyberport in Hong Kong on 10-11 December, 2021.

    Date & Time: December 11 at 9AM (HKT)





    2021 Digital Entertainment Leadership Forum

    Register now!



    Riding on the blockbuster year for the gaming and esports industry from the global lockdowns, the industry is set to take over the entertainment world in the post-COVID era. DELF2021 will return to decode how the technologies, business models and value chain of digital entertainment will disrupt and advance beyond existing standards, in terms of distribution, experience, sports, creativity, content, capitalisation, speed and many more.

    For the first time, DELF2021 will present the Infinity Games that challenge you to a series of exhilarating games themed with the Sea, Land and Air elements. What’s more, DELF will stage an array of tournaments, show matches, innovator showcase, game experiences, workshops, performances as well as pitching – all presented in an innovative hybrid experience that allows industry players and enthusiasts alike to feel the excitement live in Hong Kong as well as virtually at any time, from anywhere!

    DELF will also present a month-long DE*Spark boasting various mind-blowing esports and gaming events. Join us to experience the new dimension of digital entertainment and esports beyond limits!

    Date & Time: December 10-12, 021 (HKT)