Full Sail University builds Esports Arena



Linkedin Twitter

Full Sail University Esports Arena Image: Full Sail University

Full Sail University in Winter Garden, Florida recently revealed details of its new state-of-the-art Esports arena, being billed as “The Fortress”, designed as a home to the varsity’s Esports team Armada.

This will be the largest Esports arena till now on a university campus in the United States with an area of the facilities to be over 11,200sqft., according to Full Sail’s official website.

“The Fortress” will be fully equipped with latest technology to host collegiate and professional gaming tournaments and live Esports streaming events. It will also be used to explore activities like drone programming, drone racing and several other options. The facility can hold 1 vs 1 games, as well as 100 Esports athletes playing simultaneously. It will be able to hold around 500 spectators to cheer for games live onsite and still remain flexible for other uses.

A dedicated practice space will be available for Armada to be housed on the 210 acre campus which will be equipped with latest in gaming technology. The student Esports athletes will have the opportunity to train for upcoming tournaments for both on-campus and on the road events allowing them to participate across the country and internationally.

The Full Sail University has a direct capital investment of $6 million in The Fortress in supporting spaces and efforts as well as other indirect initiatives and investments.

“We are excited about these additions to our campus as we continue to strive to make Full Sail the premier destination for students who want to pursue careers in entertainment and media, and specifically, gaming and the various aspects of the live event industry,” said Ken Goldstone, COO, Full Sail University.

The design phase for the facility began in early 2017 with construction beginning in June 2018, and is scheduled to be completed in 2019.

Continue to follow Coliseum for latest updates on venues business news. Coliseum is dedicated towards building the best global community of sports and entertainment venue executives and professionals creating better and more profitable venues.

Coliseum facilitates a dialogue between stadiums, arenas, clubs, leagues and experts and enables them to learn from each other while establishing relationships. Coliseum’s digital 365Coliseum Business Center is a vast pool of resource for the stadium and arena industry world-wide.




« Previous News:
» Next News:


More News

Coliseum GSVA Henk Markerink May 2020 interview

‘Technology cannot steal stadia thunder’

Published: May 22, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has put people’s lives worldwide on the edge – the world is almost at the... » Read more

SoFi Stadium construction May 2020 update

Additional loan for SoFi Stadium approved

Published: May 22, 2020

National Football League (NFL) owners have voted unanimously to provide Los Angeles Rams owner Stan... » Read more

Australia National Rugby League

National Rugby League venues announced

Published: May 22, 2020

The six venues that will be utilized during the first phase of the National Rugby League’s... » Read more

Euro 2021 update May 2020 - Wembley

Two venues not confirmed for Euro 2021

Published: May 22, 2020

The two host venues that are reportedly yet to furnish the requisite legal guarantees to stage the... » Read more


Newsletter sign-up