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First 2018 Heroes of the Dorm Details Revealed

With the Overwatch League underway and Hearthstone World Championships concluded, Blizzard is moving right along to its next key esports event.


First details for this year's collegiate Heroes of the Dorm tournament for Blizzard's Heroes of the Storm have been revealed. This will be the fourth year of the college tournament's existence and will have a few noteworthy additions.

This year's Heroes of the Dorm will introduce regional play, which is set to begin on February 6 and conclude with regional championships on March 11. The regional competitions will help shape up the 64-team bracket, which is set to be revealed on March 19. The round of 64 will conclude the month of March, with the Heroic Four taking place towards the end of April into early May.

Look for defending champions UT Arlington to be among the schools competing, with over $500,000 in scholarships on the line. More details, including how to register, can be found on the Heroes of the Dorm website.

Tespa is also throwing a few more additional college tournaments on top of Heroes of the Dorm. The Hearthstone Collegiate Championship will feature $150,000 in scholarships across a seven-week regular season and playoffs. Meanwhile, the Tespa Collegiate Series - StarCraft will offer up $35,000 in scholarships for its 16-team series that will unfold over an eight week regular season.

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