May 3, 2024

United States Esports Federation and Ghost Gaming Partner To Launch International Esports Exchange

May 18 Program Kickoff in Atlanta Will Select A Top Tekken Competitor To Attend Global Esports Camp in Korea, Hosted by Korean Esports Association

May 18 Program Kickoff in Atlanta Will Select A Top Tekken Competitor To Attend Global Esports Camp in Korea, Hosted by Korean Esports Association


ATLANTA — May 3, 2024 — Tekken players in the United States have a valuable opportunity to build their skills and prepare for international competition through the upcoming International Esports Exchange program offered by the United States Esports Federation (USEF.GG) and Ghost Gaming. The program aims to provide talented players with unique opportunities for cross-cultural understanding and exchange while fostering growth and development in the professional esports industry.

The program launches with a Tekken competition taking place at 404 Esports in Atlanta, GA, at 3:00 pm ET on May 18, 2024. The competition will serve as the platform for selecting a top Tekken competitor to represent the United States at the 2024 Global Esports Camp in Korea. Interested players can register HERE

The Global Esports Camp, hosted by the Korea Esports Association (KeSPA) in Daejeon City, is scheduled to take place June 25-27. The camp, which is supported by the Korea Ministry of Culture, Sport, and Tourism, will offer participants an unparalleled experience in esports education and training, including:

  • Mentoring and coaching from top Tekken pro players Arslan Ash and Knee
  • High-level scrim training with coaching and feedback 
  • Sessions with esports stars and top coaches covering the current state and future of esports 
  • Discussion of physical and mental well-being, conducted by experienced professional instructors and South Korean national athletes

"Sending a Tekken player to Korea is an unparalleled opportunity to be immersed in the heartland of competitive gaming, where every frame, every move, is finely honed to perfection,” said Bethany Pyles, Player Development Specialist of USEF.GG. ”  It's not just about leveling up skills; it's about absorbing the culture, the dedication, and the relentless pursuit of excellence that defines the fighting game scene. This collaboration between USEF.GG, Ghost Gaming, and KeSPA provides a chance to evolve not just as a player, but as a true contender on the global stage."

“Our goal is to provide a networking and exchange platform for USEF.GG players and those from other countries,” said Jorrel Batac, COO of USEF.GG. “It has been exciting to work closely with KeSPA to develop this opportunity, and we look forward to the continued exchange between U.S. and Korean esports athletes.”

“This event for Tekken players is just the beginning,” said Todd Harris,  CEO of Ghost Gaming. “Ghost Gaming is excited to work with USEF.GG to provide more international exchange opportunities between various countries and esports federations.” 

About Ghost Gaming
Ghost Gaming is a professional gaming organization cultivating the best talent in gaming, providing platforms to create unique partnerships in sports, music, lifestyle, and entertainment. Ghost Gaming has a roster of professional esports players and content creators across the most popular video game titles, including Fortnite, Rocket League, Valorant, Call of Duty, and more. With millions of social media followers across all platforms, Ghost is committed to finding and developing exceptional talent that represents the diverse gaming landscape.

About the United States Esports Federation

The United States Esports Federation provides opportunities for elite esports athletes to represent the U.S. in international tournaments. USEF.GG incorporates NASEF’s vision to develop athletes who are game changers in the esports world, emphasizing core values of learning, opportunity, community, diversity, and respect. USEF.GG, like NASEF, operates under the umbrella of the 501(c)3 non-profit World Wide Scholastic Esports Foundation. 

About NASEF: Game. Grow. Learn. Lead.

NASEF is on a mission to provide opportunities for all students to use esports as a platform to acquire STEM/STEAM-based skills and critical communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills needed to thrive in work and in life. NASEF operates under the umbrella of the World Wide Scholastic Esports Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit headquartered in Atlanta, GA. The International Esports Federation has entrusted NASEF with training and supporting its 140+ member federations as they undertake development of scholastic esports programs. 

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