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Sixty Six Games Expo returns to Bloomington-Normal

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NORMAL — The video game convention Sixty Six Games Expo is returning to Illinois State University's Redbird Arena Friday-Sunday. The third annual expo brings together gamers and industry leaders. 

The event is Central Illinois' largest sanctioned "League of Legends" tournament. This year's tournament at 9 a.m. Saturday will feature 16 of the top collegiate programs from around the nation to compete for a $10,000 prize. Participants include Illinois Wesleyan University, Illinois State University, Arizona State University, University of Illinois and University of Michigan.

The Super Smash Bros. tournament will have a $3,840 prize and is $15 to enter. The tournament will start at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Also planned is an esports clinic, which will help guide schools interested in adding an esports program. 

Single day tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students with valid ID. Tickets can be purchased at the North Entrance box office at the arena on the day of the event only. 

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Contact Olivia Jacobs at (309)-820-3352.

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