Tampax and Always announced a partnership with esports organization Gen.G and Galorants, the largest VALORANT community of female-identifying and non-binary gamers, to launch the Astral Clash tournament series. The series will feature two online qualifiers, June 17th to the 19th and July 15th to the 17th, which will see the top four teams head to the finals in Southern California on August 6th.
“This tournament is all about amplifying some of the best of the best VALORANT has to offer,” said Nicci Barker, Owner and Co-Creator of Galorants. “We’re beyond the point of needless separation when it comes to esports when there are likely teams who desperately need this level of talent in their own organization. With the help of Tampax and Always we are helping breakdown these gender barriers.”
Astral Clash will feature Tampax and Always “ambassador teams,” who will support programming over the course of the tournament with livestreams, community giveaways, and appearances at the live finals for additional in-person mentorship and Q&A sessions.
As for the tournament itself, Tampax will be playing for Period Education Project, a program that brings medically accurate period education to younger people in underserved communities. Meawhile, Always will be raising money for Uniquely You Summit, and organization focused on empowering young black women.
(All information was provided by Business Wire)
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