Cyber Athletics Club is opening its annual gaming tournament, TigerLAN 13, to Fort Hays State University students, faculty and the public from Saturday, Feb. 17, to Sunday, Feb. 18, from 1 p.m. to 5 a.m. in the Wiest Hall Lounge.
"TigerLAN is an event where students, faculty and people from all over the state come together at FHSU to play video games and compete in tournaments," said Luke Hachmeister. "This time we will have more tournaments then ever, including 'Madden 2007,' 'Warcraft 3,' 'Wii Tennis,' 'Halo 2,' 'Unreal Tournament 2004,' 'Wii Boxing' and 'Quake 4.'"
All organized tournaments have prizes for first and second place. There is no fee for individual events.
Competitors must bring their own computers to participate in PC games and an Xbox controller to participate in Xbox gaming. All console tournaments will be held on projectors and screens, but competitors may bring their own TV and console.
TigerLAN 13 is open to the public. The entry fee is $20 at the door or $15 if competitors register on www.tigerlan.org prior to the event. In addition to covering the fee for the tournaments, the entry fee also covers two slices of pizza, one can of soda and a chance to win door prizes.
More than $1,000 in tournament prizes and door prizes and the grand prize of a Nintendo Wii are being offered.
For more information, call Hachmeister at (785) 628-2682 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.