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GSA Esports Community Day

About the event

The GSA Esports Community Day is brought to you by Barnsley College and Grassroots Sports Academy Yorkshire. We promise a day full of non-stop gaming, live esports tournaments, VR, AR and live-action experiences, the latest gaming and tech innovations.

Event details:

Date – Tuesday 13 February 2024

Time – Drop in between 9.00am to 3.00pm

Location – Barnsley Metrodome, Queens Ground, Queens Road, Barnsley, S71 1AN.

Refreshments can be purchased from the venue on the day.

Join us for the following ultimate gaming experience!

Mario Kart

This is your chance to choose your favourite go-kart and throw them banana peels, race around our selected track and the fastest time wins…

EA Sports FC 24

Represent your favourite football club, score a hattrick with Erling Haaland or win UEFA European Women’s Championship with the Lionesses.


Choose your hero, group up with your friends and battle across all-new maps and modes in the ultimate team-based shooter.


Choose an agent armed with adaptive, swift and lethal abilities that create opportunities to let your gaming shine.


Duck, dodge and dive with this Augmented Reality (AR) sport. HADO puts the power of energy balls and shields in the hands of players on a real-life court.

Super Smash Bros

Have a blast trying to launch your opponents off the stage in the greatest action game, choose your favourite fighter from Mario, Sonic, Pichu and many more.


Meet the voices of gaming! Our Esports students will be providing you with entertaining commentary throughout the event.

Barnsley Griffins vs Vibe TV Fixtures

Barnsley College’s Esports team, Barnsley Griffins, will be facing the College’s Vibe TV, our players have one goal in mind – to win.

Join us!

Tickets cost £4 and children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

Buy tickets online: https://forms.gle/ys2wMbq42WN79zuX6


If you enjoy the day and would like to explore Esports further, we offer a number of Esports courses ranging from Level 2 to university-level.



Barnsley Metrodome, Queens Ground, Queens Road, Barnsley, S71 1AN.

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