European university esports championship finals come to Confetti X

Friday June 2, 2023

For the first time in its eight-year history, the Amazon UNIVERSITY Esports Masters (AUEM) finals will be held in the UK. Better yet, they’re coming to Confetti! The live finals will take place on Saturday 8 July at Confetti X, our state-of-the-art esports complex in Nottingham.

Hosted by Confetti in partnership with NUEL and GGTech Entertainment, this event is the conclusion of an academic year in which over 10,000 players from over 1,000 universities in 21 countries competed to make it to this final stage of the competition. The finals will take place live and in-person at Confetti X in what promises to be a spectacular day of competitive video gaming.

In a year of firsts, not only is it the first time in the eight-year history of the AUEM that the finals will be held in the UK, it’s also the first season of the AUEM to include teams from the Middle East and Africa. The live finals will feature popular esports game titles, League of Legends, VALORANT and Rocket League, with the winners crowned this season’s European University Champions.

In addition to providing students with a great experience of competitive play in a state-of-the-art venue, NUEL and GGTech will provide education and real-world experiences behind the scenes for students from multiple Confetti courses, including BSc (Hons) Esports ProductionBSc (Hons) Event ProductionBA (Hons) Content Creation and more.

In-person attendees with tickets are welcome to come along any time of the day to see whichever games they wish. The event is free to attend and, in addition to hosting the top teams in Europe, will also feature a casual gaming area for attendees to enjoy, as well as organised activities with esports-related giveaways. Free tickets are available on Eventbrite.

  • Watch the top university teams in Europe compete – With host, casters, and players all in the state-of-the-art Confetti X complex, the atmosphere promises to be exciting!
  • Meet other esports enthusiasts – With players, organiser staff, casters and crew present, this is a great opportunity to meet others who are passionate about growing university esports.
  • Find out what esports is all about – Ideal first time experience of an esports event if you’ve heard about it but never been to one yet!
  • A fun, free day out! – In addition to the on-stage matches, there will also be a casual gaming area with PC games free to play on, organised gaming activities for esports-related giveaways, and a café with refreshments available for purchase.


Get involved

Click below to grab your free tickets and be sure to invite your friends and family!

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