Student Events

The people behind BCL have vast experiencing in organising esports-related events with up to 16 000 visitors. BCL is willing to guide aspiring student-organisers throughout the setup of their own event and provide some extra’s to boost your events! We’re talking consultancy, goodies, competitive tournament platform, communication, promotion, …

Are you a student, student association, school, … looking for extra support for your event? Contact us at info@belgiancollegeleague.be.

Events

Here’s some (very) general info to help you along the way.

What

Watching a stream, TV-show, movie or other prerecorded video with other people on the same screen. Depending on the size, you might be able to find a partner to cover some costs in turn for (usually) exposure.

Essentials

Some basic steps

Basic communication plan

What

A competition hosted by a party where several players/teams compete in a specific game, in a specified format, to define which one is the best. Often prizes are involved. Depending on the size, you might be able to find a partner to cover some costs in turn for (usually) exposure.


They can be held online or offline.

Essentials

Some basic steps

Basic communication plan

Inspiration

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What

Depending on how many people you want to invite to/take part in the casual gaming night, this event will look very similar to the LAN party, but without a few aspects. It will be a night where you and your friends gather to play or watch games and hang out. Depending on the size, you might be able to find a partner to cover some costs in turn for (usually) exposure.

Essentials

Some basic steps

Basic communication plan

What

Somebody with a profound knowledge about a specific topic will share his knowledge with people who are interested in it. He/she will do this in different kind of ways, depending on the subject. Depending on the size, you might be able to find a partner to cover some costs in turn for (usually) exposure.

Essentials

Some basic steps

Basic communication plan

Inspiration

What

A gathering of people with computers or compatible game consoles, where a local area network (LAN) connection is established between the devices using a router or switch, primarily for the purpose of playing multiplayer video games together. Depending on the size, you might be able to find a partner to cover some costs in turn for (usually) exposure.

Essentials

Basic communication plan

Inspiration

What

Now that you know the basics to host an event, you still need to make sure people know about it and will attend.
The basic rule here is that you can never have too much publicity. You need to find a balance between how many visitors you want, how much you want to pay for promotion and how much communication you can get without paying anything. Word-of-mouth is a given, but here are some more options.


Platforms that you would want to consider that might be free:

Community channels

School mediums

Printed publicity (not as expensive as you might think)