The Genshin Impact University Carnival USA is the first official offline event and will feature cosplayers, mini-events and collegiate esports.

On October 29th, eFuse in collaboration with Genshin Impact developer MiHoYo will be hosting a full-scale offline LAN event in North America, The Genshin Impact University Carnival USA!

The one-day event will be open to the public and include mini-games, Genshin Impact influencers on-site doing in-game events, a cosplay competition and a collegiate esports tournament.

The Genshin Impact University Carnival USA will be a celebration of a title that has been the most talked about game on Twitter in 2022. Even if you’re not participating in the collegiate event, there will be plenty of activities to get involved with, and plenty of Primogems up for grabs.

$11,000 Genshin Impact collegiate tournament

The Genshin Impact University Carnival USA will be a celebration of Genshin Impact, and include the first-ever competitive Genshin Impact esports tournament in North America.

The tournament will be open to collegiate students in the United States and comes with an $11,000 prizepool and Primogem rewards for the highest placing teams.

Collegiate teams can qualify for the event through two separate qualifiers, with the best 4 teams from each qualifier going through to compete in at the Genshin Impact University Carnival. The qualifier is open to any university in the United States. Each team will consist of three players, with the format of the tournament to be announced soon.

Important Dates

  • Sep. 26th – Qualifier Registration Opens (Registration link)
  • Oct. 4th – Qualifier Registration Closes
  • Oct. 15th – Online Qualifier 1
  • Oct. 16th – Online Qualifier 2
  • October 29th, 2022 – Main in-person event (Location: TBA)

Outside of the collegiate tournament visitors to the Genshin Impact University Carnival USA will be able to enjoy:

  • Mini-events to win Primogems
  • Cosplay competition
  • Activations with Genshin Impact influencers
  • Hidden surprises!

The location of the event and the format of the collegiate tournament will be announced in the near future, so stay tuned for more updates!

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