AUGUSTA, GA – The very first PBC Esports contests will begin this weekend as the preseason schedule gets underway. Six newly-formed PBC teams will begin playing League of Legends on a preseason schedule over the next five weeks. The league made an adjustment to their schedule based on conversations with players and with League of Legends publisher Riot Games.
On opening weekend, Lander will face USC Aiken while Francis Marion will play Georgia College. The PBC will provide a recap of the weekend's action on Monday. Young Harris and UNC Pembroke will begin play on Oct. 20.
Announced over the summer, the PBC Esports Championship will conduct preseason play in October and November with the regular season beginning in January. The season will build to the first PBC Esports Tournament in March, specific dates and location will be announced soon.
The preseason schedule can be seen here.