THIS IS WHERE TORONTO DEFIANT WILL PLAY HOME GAMES IN 2020

THIS IS WHERE TORONTO DEFIANT WILL PLAY HOME GAMES IN 2020

ROY THOMPSON HALL NAMED DEFIANT'S HOME VENUE FOR 2020 SEASON

August 20, 2019 (TORONTO, CANADA) — OverActive Media ("OAM"), the first global esports entertainment organization to own teams in the three biggest franchised leagues, unveiled today that Roy Thompson Hall will be the home venue for all Toronto Defiant matches next season. The announcement was made in conjunction with the Overwatch League's public on sale of 2020 ticket sales, which go live on August 28, 2019.

The dates for Defiant's two home-stand weekends, powered by Bell, were also made public today. The Spring Siege will occur on April 18-19, 2020, where the Defiant will face off against the Atlanta Reign and the Washington Justice.

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The Summer Storm will take place on August 8-9, 2020 where the Defiant will battle the New York Excelsior and the Paris Eternal.

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Both home-stand weekends will include multiple matches, autograph sessions, cosplay and other family-friendly events hosted at Roy Thompson Hall.

Tickets will go on sale to the public on Wednesday August 28, 2019. For those fans wanting first access to tickets, they can visit DEFIANT.GG and sign up.

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Paulo Senra
Paulo Senra VP, Global Content and Communications at OverActive Media

 

About OverActive Media

OAM is an integrated global esports and entertainment company that combines team ownership with audience engagement to better connect with fans, franchise partners and corporate sponsors around the world. OAM owns the Toronto Defiant of the Overwatch League, a League of Legends European Championship series franchise and recently won the rights to a Toronto-based Call of Duty League franchise  making it the world’s first esports organization to own teams in the three biggest franchised leagues. OAM recently fully acquired MediaXP, an esports-specific LIVE events company. It has also acquired two esports giants: Madrid-based, MAD Lions E.C., and Rochester-based, Splyce Inc. 

OAM is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.