FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Becca Berger
Fort Worth Sports Commission
Sr. Sports Marketing Manager
BeccaBerger@FortWorth.com

Fort Worth to Host 2024 Fortnite Global Championship and 2024 Rocket League World Championships 

 

 

 

 

 

Fort Worth, TX - Fort Worth will host the 2024 Fortnite Championship Series (FNCS) Global Championship and the 2024 Rocket League Championship Series (RLCS) World Championships at Dickies Arena. 
 
The 2024 FNCS Global Championship will be held from September 7-8, 2024. The 2024 RLCS World Championships will have their Open Audience from September 13-15, 2024.
 
These national esports tournaments, in partnership with The Fort Worth Sports Commission and Dickies Arena, are expected to bring more than 250 athletes and a combined $9.6M economic impact with over 9,000 estimated room nights.
 
“Dickies Arena is excited and honored to host both the Fortnite Battle Royale Global Championship and the Rocket League World Championship this September,” said Matt Homan, general manager and president of Trail Drive Management Corp.  “This is another fantastic opportunity for Fort Worth and Dickies Arena to show fans from around the world what an incredible city and venue we have to experience these esports championships.” 
 
The 2024 FNCS Global Championship features a $2,002,000 prize pool for its duo competition, featuring competitive Fortnite pairs from around the world. The 2024 RLCS World Championships will have a closed preliminary round from September 10-12 before the final Open Audience tournament featuring 16 international teams, with a prize pool of $1,165,000 up for grabs.
 
“Fort Worth is quickly becoming a top destination for hosting high-profile esports championships and we look forward to welcoming thousands of Fortnite and Rocket League fans this September,” said Jason Sands, executive director for the Fort Worth Sports Commission.
 
These events alongside the Brag House Recruitment Fair and Colleges Esports, set for September 21-22, will pack the September calendar for Fort Worth sporting events. Previous esports events hosted by the city include the 2019 Call of Duty Championship Series, 2022 Rocket League World Championships, 2023 Halo Championship Series.
 
For more information about the 2024 FNCS Global Championship, visit the FNCS 2024 Details blog post, and for ticketing, check out the Fortnite Competitive website and social media channels.
 
For more information about the 2024 RLCS World Championships, visit the Rocket League Esports details blog, and for ticketing, check out the Rocket League Esports website and social media channels.
 

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About Fort Worth Sports Commission
The Fort Worth Sports Commission advances the city as an international sports destination. A division of Visit Fort Worth, the Sports Commission attracts youth, collegiate, and professional events that deliver economic impact and boost Fort Worth’s image. The Fort Worth Sports Commission supports the development of and access to facilities that enhance the quality of life for all of Fort Worth. For more information, visit FortWorthSports.com and follow on Instagram @FortWorthSports and Twitter account @FortWorthSports. 
 

About Dickies Arena
Dickies Arena is a 14,000 seat, spectacular multipurpose venue that was built in 2019 and is owned by the City of Fort Worth and managed by the not-for-profit operating entity, Trail Drive Management Corp. (TDMC).  The facility is the result of a pioneering public-private partnership between the City of Fort Worth, Tarrant County, the State of Texas and a group of private-sector participants, including foundations, individuals and organizations. The arena is located adjacent to the Will Rogers Memorial Center campus in Fort Worth, Texas. The state-of-the-art arena hosts concerts, sporting events and family entertainment, and is home to Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo.  Dickies Arena has been nominated for Arena of the Year by both the Academy of Country Music and Pollstar Magazine in 2022 and 2023.   In 2023, the Arena is Billboard Magazine’s #1 Venue in the World, VenuesNow Magazine’s #1 Top Stops Worldwide and Pollstar Magazine’s #7 Venue Worldwide in Tickets Sold among all arenas.  For more information, visit www.DickiesArena.com.
 

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