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August 21, 2013

Major League Gaming Announces MLG Fall Invitational at Full Sail University

Featuring 'DOTA 2' and 'Call of Duty: Black Ops II'

The Major League Gaming (MLG) 2013 Pro Circuit continues with the Major League Gaming Fall Invitational at the award-winning entertainment and media institution Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida on October 18th and 19th.  Featuring a new two-day format with an impact on seeding for future Pro Circuit tournaments, the event marks the official debut of DOTA 2 on the MLG Pro Circuit and continues the robust competitive series for Call of Duty®: Black Ops II leading into the MLG Fall Championship in Columbus, Ohio, from November 22-24.

MLG Fall DOTA 2 Invitational
On Friday, October 18, the top four MLG DOTA 2 NA League teams will compete LIVE.  The first place finisher will receive $10,000 and an invitation to compete at the MLG Fall Championship.  The second place finisher will receive $5,000. 

The MLG DOTA 2 NA League will run online September 4 – 30 and will consist of eight teams, three receiving automatic invitations and five qualifying by way of an Open Qualifier on August 31.  Players can register for the Open Qualifier online now. Every MLG DOTA 2 NA League match will be broadcasted at www.majorleaguegaming.com.

MLG Fall Call of Duty: Black Ops II Invitational
On Saturday, October 19 the top four Call of Duty: Black Ops II teams based on the MLG NA Xbox 360 Pro Points Rankings as of September 16 will go head to head for a first place prize of $10,000. Second place will receive $5,000 and all teams will earn at least 2000 Pro Points.

How to Watch – Online
The MLG Fall Invitational will be broadcast live from the campus of Full Sail University at www.majorleaguegaming.com beginning Friday, October 18.  A detailed schedule will be released soon.

Leading up to the competition, fans can watch DOTA 2 and Call of Duty: Black Ops II qualifying tournaments and regular programming at www.majorleaguegaming.com. The schedule is available online.

How to Watch – In Person
Details about in-person spectating opportunities will be announced in the coming weeks.

Full Sail University’s state-of-the-art performance venue, Full Sail Live, will serve as the host location of the MLG Fall Invitational. This award-winning entertainment and media institution, offers campus and online degree programs in areas including Game Development, Game Art, Game Design, Mobile Development and Mobile Gaming. Full Sail University alumni and faculty have contributed to some of the best-known titles in gaming.

About Full Sail University:

Full Sail University is an award-winning educational leader for those pursuing careers in the entertainment and media industry. Founded in 1979, Full Sail has been recognized as one of the Top Five Game Degree Programs by Electronic Gaming Monthly, one of the Best Music Programs by Rolling Stone Magazine, and one of the Best Film Programs by UNleashed Magazine. In 2011, Full Sail received the “21st Century Best Practices in Distance Learning Award” from the United States Distance Learning Association, was named the “School/College of the Year” by the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges, and was recognized as one of the Top 100 Social Media Colleges by Studentadvisor.com.

Full Sail offers Master, Bachelor, and Associate campus and online degree programs in areas related to animation, art, business, education, graphic design, film, marketing, web development, music, recording arts, sports, and video games. Full Sail graduate credits include work on OSCAR®, Emmy®, GRAMMY®, ADDY®, MTV Video Music Award, and Spike Video Game Award nominated and winning projects.

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The Major League Gaming (MLG) 2013 Pro Circuit continues with the Major League Gaming Fall Invitational at the award-winning entertainment and media institution Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida on October 18th and 19th
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