Start voting for your Esports Awards 2020 favorites today

Music has the Grammys, film has Oscars, and esports… well, esports has The Esports Awards. For five years running the awards have been given to influential and impressive names in the esports industry. A unique variety of different categories are created and new categories are added each year. Just like the Oscars.

The Esports Awards 2020 now contains dozens of categories. From creative ones like esports cosplay of the year or esports content series of the year, to industry awards like esports publisher of the year and, of course, a number of categories for pro players and esports organizations. Several new categories have been added this year paying homage to casters, analysts and content teams.

Esports Awards nominees announced

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Esports Awards Nominees

The Esports Awards committee has already announced the nominees for several high impact categories. They are listed below:

This year’s nominees include streamers like Nickmercs, Pokimane, xQc, Asmongold, Summit1G and more – and that’s just for the Streamer of the Year category. The Mobile Game of the Year category includes things like PUBG Mobile, CoD Mobile, Arena of Valor and Brawl Stars, among others. There are all sorts of awesome nominees already on the ballots. Both Sjokz and Froskurin are nominated for Esports Personality of the Year. We sincerely hope the LEC carries will win it.

Industry categories vary from selecting the best commercial partner of the year to the best esports game of the year. If you want to support your favorite esport title or a specific brand you should check definitely check those out.

Most of the nominees have been revealed now. If you want to make sure your favourite team, player, content creator or other esports personality is considered you should consider voting them.

Voting on your Esports Awards 2020 favorites

For a number of the categories, you can already vote for your favorites! A new set of categories will also become available today (30th September) at 8pm BST.

Five of the community categories were already listed for well over a month and open for the public to vote. The remaining categories are slowly being rolled out by the organizers, and for some you can submit your own nominations still. You do have to however, provide an explanation on why you are submitting the person or group as a candidate!

The evaluation period is October to October, and who was the best in the 12 months between October 19 and October 20! In addition to the public vote and nominations, there is also a panel vote. The panel will decide on any possible tie breakers and finalise the selection and finalists.

Then, the last part of the process happens – the actual award ceremony!

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Awards Ceremony

Updated, September 2020 – The Esports Awards 2020 award ceremony has been announced for the 21st of November. It’ll be part of a wider series of events hosted by Esports Insider, under the Esports Assemble brand.

The multi-day event that will also host the Esports Awards 2020 will start on the 18th of November. More than 75 speakers will be appearing at the event with seminars and sessions held for three days before the Awards ceremeny closes out the weekend. The safest way to watch the ceremony and the surrounding events is to do so online, via the livestream. If you do want to attend in person, you can buy a ticket for £75 that will grand you access to the entire Esports Assemble event.

The event Esports Awards are still set to take place at the Esports Stadium Arlington, Texas.

Surrounding the awards, there are also some fun other events. In a partnership with the For The Gamers Fun, the Esports Awards are offering $10.000 to someone who is right on the cusp of excelling in esports but lacks the funds to do so. There are no restrictions on what type of success it is – a business idea or even an esports facility or something else still. Anyone can apply with their pitch, and three finalists will be selected in October for a series of interviews before the winner is awarded the money.

Stay tuned for more updates as more nominees are announced, as well as more info on the actual award event!

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