Thursday | October 27th
9AM - 1PM
Fireside chat w/ Riot Exec (30 min)
The Business of esports
Music + Entertainment in Gaming - JID, Toa, Arcane (45 min)
Game Changers - Women and gender diverse folks in esports Creative
Careers in Gaming
Esports Immersion Program Panel + HS Break-out Session (30 min)
HS breakout session: First 10-15 min
Last 15-20 min of Immersion panel highlighting workforce development tips for HS and collegiate students
Overview of the educational/programming portion of the day
Networking Event & Breakout Rooms
Board room- resume building and interview prep
VIP room- TBD
The purpose behind the Kickx panels is to expose students and institutional leaders to hear about the creative ways that the esports and video game industry is growing.
Throughout the experience there will be opportunities for students and institutional leaders to network and connect with industry professionals and further connect their passions for gaming with academic and professional opportunities.
Please bring a paper copy of your resume, cover letter, and portfolio for review!
THE KICKBACK KUP
League of Legends & Valorant Collegiate Tournaments
Based on the 100-year-old tradition of HBCU football classics, The Riot Kickback Kup will be a Riot Games sponsored match up between rival HBCUs.
Players will be recruited from current student esports clubs at each school, while non-players will work behind the scenes in production and logistics. The tournament will also feature guest appearances from celebrities and pro-gamers.
THE KICKBACK CONCERT
Famous comedians and music artists performing top acts and songs.
7PM - 11PM
Friday | October 28th
RIOT GAMES OPPORTUNITIES
9AM - 1PM
Riot Student BTS (Behind The Scenes) of "WORLDS 2022" Opportunity:
40 Students will be selected from all applicants
This opportunity is open to Collegiate Students Interested in:
Media/Marketing Related Fields
HBCU students will hear from and network with Rioters on various opportunities across the video game and esports landscape.
Technology Internships applications will close on October 31st.
Creative and Graduate level positions close in January. Here's the link also to include for their review: https://www.riotgames.com/en/university-programs