NUEL, a UK university esports organiser, has announced that it will be holding its first female-only League of Legends competition on October 23 for a period of five weeks. The competition is open to all is women, trans women, and femme-identifying or femme-presenting non-binary people of all abilities and registration is open right now.
Morgan Ashurst, British Esports Association Marketing Manager and Women in Esports Committee Member, said "In our mission to help promote inclusivity and diversity within the esports industry, we're very excited to be involved in The NUEL's first ever Women's League of Legends tournament. This is a great opportunity to highlight new, emerging talent within the UK in this 5-week tournament."
Marie-Claire Isaaman, CEO of Women in Games, said "Women in Games is delighted to support the first League of Legends tournament for women and non-binary players at UK universities and encourages all universities to participate, putting forward both players and broadcast talent."
As well as participants, the tournament organisers are also seeking casters to take part - you can click here if you're interested in applying.