Commemorating Heroes’ Day, Dispora BU Holds Mobile Legend and Free Fire E-Sports Tournament
The Youth and Sports Service (Dispora) BU of North Bengkulu is organizing a Mobile Legends (ML) and Free Fire (FF) E-sports tournament in honor of Heroes’ Day. The event will take place at GOR Syahri Romli, North Bengkulu on Saturday, November 25 and Sunday, November 26, 2023. The primary objective of this tournament is to boost the spirit of the youth and provide them with a platform to showcase their skills in becoming exceptional and high-quality e-sports athletes, particularly in North Bengkulu, in order to compete at both regional and national levels.
E-sports, which is officially recognized as a sport, has gained immense popularity across all age groups, from children to the elderly. It involves competitive gaming, with various games such as Mobile Legend, PUBG, Dota, League of Legends, and Free Fire being played. However, this particular competition will focus exclusively on Mobile Legend and Free Fire, given the significant interest they generate in North Bengkulu.
In 2023, the North Bengkulu Youth and Sports Department made a commendable move by incorporating E-Sports into their program. By embracing this emerging trend, they aim to further engage the community and provide opportunities for E-Sport athletes to excel at the local, provincial, and national levels.
Anggi Ferliandana, the General Manager of PBESI North Bengkulu, stated, “Let’s make Kota Arga Makmur a city of athletes! These E-Sport athletes need to shine in every E-Sport event at the city, provincial, and national level. Hopefully, they will continue to achieve victories and play a vital role in the development of E-Sports in Indonesia.”
Moreover, E-Sports has now been included in the National Games (PON), allowing individuals to pursue a professional career in this field if they are dedicated and serious about it. This tournament will not only serve as a means of entertainment but also emphasize the role of digital gaming in shaping the character of young people, instilling a love for sports, and fostering cooperation within a team.
Q: When will the Mobile Legends and Free Fire E-Sports tournament take place?
A: The tournament is scheduled to occur on Saturday, November 25 and Sunday, November 26, 2023.
Q: Where will the tournament be held?
A: The tournament will be organized at GOR Syahri Romli in North Bengkulu.
Q: Who is organizing the tournament?
A: The Youth and Sports Service (Dispora) BU of North Bengkulu is responsible for organizing this E-Sports tournament.
Q: What is the purpose of the tournament?
A: The primary objective of the tournament is to commemorate Heroes’ Day and provide a platform for young people to demonstrate their skills and compete at various levels.
Q: Which games will be played in the tournament?
A: The tournament will focus on Mobile Legend and Free Fire, given their popularity and high demand in North Bengkulu.
Q: Is E-Sports considered an official sport?
A: Yes, E-Sports is officially recognized as a sport and has gained popularity across all age groups.
Q: How does this tournament contribute to the development of E-Sports in Indonesia?
A: By organizing this tournament, the North Bengkulu Youth and Sports Department aims to nurture and support local E-Sport athletes to achieve success at regional, national, and even international levels.
Q: Can E-Sports be pursued as a professional career?
A: Yes, E-Sports has been included in the National Games, allowing individuals to pursue a professional career in this field if they are dedicated and serious about it.