Tens of thousands of pupils and students participate in the largest games and general culture competition in Romania

Article from GSP – Posted Wed Sep 14, 2022 at 2:40 pm / Updated Wed Sep 14, 2022 at 2:40 pm

The Fall Gaming Marathon is for the millions of students who return to the classroom after more than two years of mostly online lessons.

On September 17, some of Romania’s most famous live streamers with their communities will spend many hours full of games and educational moments, because any of the games in the marathon can be, in addition to a way to spend their free time, also an alternative learning tool. The Games Marathon is connected by Vodafone and presented by Acer and will be held in www.gaming-marathon.ro.

Play Hour – Games and General Culture Contest

Tens of thousands of students and students are expected to attend the marathon’s main event, Gaming Hour, powered by Vodafone GigaNetwork 5G and Fiber. Mentors of the largest online gaming and general culture competition organized in Romania Ovvy, Antonia, Madalin and AmyClaire will be recognized broadcasters of your content in FIFA, CS: GO, Brawl Stars and League of Legends.

The questions prepared by the four mentors will be in the field of games, history and geography. Each question will have four possible answers, and young people will be able to answer in less than 10 seconds. In the end, the top 10 participants of the Gaming Hour will win the gaming hardware provided by Vodafone.

Gametime starts on Saturday 17th September from 2pm on Ovvy YouTube channel. All participants must have an active kahoot.com account. Subscription is free.

“As the school and college year begins, we want to bring back to discussion in the gaming marathon the benefits of video games in the education and development of young people. Moreover, we teach them how to raise, save and spend money smartly in video games and in everyday life. On Saturday, we expect all students to participate and pupils in the biggest gaming and general culture competition ever organized in Romania”, stated Tudor Dăescu, one of the organizers of the Gaming Marathon.

Tedereu, zaSami and IceManLucky, viewers from Good Game League, the premier league for creators who play good gamesa project launched by Vodafone, will talk about the role of video games in education and engage members of their communities in the discussion.

Financial education in games

During the marathon, players receive a unique financial education from their favorite creators, a measure promoted by George. Meitii and Theo, in Brawl Stars and FIFA, will give youngsters tips and tricks on the best way to manage their money and resources in games and in everyday life.

For a sustainable future

Samsung searches for the best ideas for a sustainable future and launches the second edition of the competition solution for tomorrow Intended for high school students. The four categories in which young people can enter their projects are: environment, diversity and social inclusion, education, and sustainable development. The competition aims to bring together technology, education, and effective and sustainable solutions to solve problems identified by students in their communities. The final match of the competition will be held in Bucharest, on February 21, 2023. During the Games Marathon, Reddysh and Tedereu will tell the players about the mission and program of this competition.

Trophies with prizes

Already historical competitions between Lectiura and Bercea continue in this marathon, with a third duel, with the support of Acer. On Saturday, September 17, the two will form their most competitive teams alongside members of their communities and will face off in the most popular CS: GO maps.

S1KE and HELL ENERGY will challenge Fortnite players to 1-vs-1 tournaments in boxfight mode, with the best competitors winning Logitech G hardware.

Mobile gaming will not miss the marathon, as Tedereu organizes dedicated tournaments in PUBG Mobile, with prizes from Samsung.

More details about gaming marathonThe full squad and game schedule can be found at www.gaming-marathon.ro.

The Gaming Marathon is delivered by Vodafone and served by Acer, promoted by George and supported by Samsung, HELL ENERGY, Tazz, Logitech G, Gazeta Sporturilor and Radio Zu.

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