What is Esports?

eSports is the competitive playing of video games. It takes many forms, from casual tournaments on a local level to worldwide international events. In terms of structure and supporting industries, it now closely resembles (mainstream) sports.

What does esports look like?

Bugha took home $3M after winning the 2019 Fortnite World Cup.

Team SoloMid wins the North American League of Legends Finals.

The International 2019 was the largest eSports Tournament to date boasting the highest viewership (1,968,497peak & over 88 million hours watched) and largest prize pool ever awarded in eSports history ($34,308,060).


esports growth

  • - eSports viewership was growing at a rate of 11.7% in 2020.
  • - There were a total of 496 Million eSports viewers in 2020.
  • - The eSports industry reached $950 Million in revenue in 2020.
  • - $4.5 Billion was invested in eSports in 2018.
  • - The industry is projected to reach $1.5 Billion by 2023.
  • - 42% of viewers enjoy the adverts they see on stream.

Why should I partner with bakersfield esports?

At Bakersfield eSports we strive to be; a community hub for the casual local gamer, a unique travel destination for high level gaming tournaments, a safe and friendly space for structured competitive adult and kids leagues, and most of all, a business dedicated to serving our community by working with local businesses and charities to throw exciting one of a kind eSports events. By partnering with Bakersfield eSports, your business can be at the forefront of a rapidly growing industry in a uniquely local way. 

Partnership opportunities

We have multiple ways to partner with us. From custom partnerships to a tiered system. If you would like to get started or have any questions, please contact us at