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Thursdays, June 13, July 11, and August 8 | 7:30 – 9:30 pm

Summer Thursdays 2019: eGaming

Calling all gamers! On the Second Thursdays this summer, the eGaming sensation takes the Planetarium medium to competitive new levels. Whether you are an expert player, new to the esports arena, or simply a fan of the phenomenon — this is your ultimate chance to explore the future of athleticism in exhilarating new ways with this summer-long competition series.

All Summer Thursdays experiences are for audiences 18+. No one under 18 will be admitted into the event without a parental guardian present.

Second Thursdays: eGaming

  • July 11: Mortal Kombat 11 Tournament
    • In collaboration with One Up Games
    • The Museum of Science Summer Thursdays 2019 season will take eSports to a whole other planet! In collaboration with One Up Games, the Museum will host a Mortal Kombat 11 tournament in the Charles Hayden Planetarium on Thursday, July 11th! The winner will take home an astronomical $250 prize!

      In addition to tournament participation (based on availability) and viewing, ticket holders will have access to free friendly play in the dome before the bracket, as well as a demo area exhibiting local game companies and developers.

      Tournament sign-ups begin at 5:00 pm in the Museum lobby. Sign-ups will be on a first come, first serve basis and will be capped at 50 ENTRANTS- to sign up you must have purchased a ticket to enter the event.

      Friendly warm-ups begin at 6:30 pm, with the official bracket starting at 7:30 pm

    • All setups will be provided by One Up Games, but entrants are welcome to bring their own controllers. Matches will be played on BenQ and ASUS gaming monitors while simultaneously projected in the Planetarium for the viewing audience.
    • Featured demos for July provided by
  • August 8: Overwatch Tournament
    • Groups of six — compete with your group of six to take home the $600 prize!
    • Please note: groups must sign up together; the Museum is not responsible for assembling teams on site.
    • In addition to tournament participation (based on availability) and viewing, ticket holders will have access to a demo area exhibiting local game companies and developers.

      Tournament sign-ups begin at 5:00 pm in the Museum lobby. Sign-ups will be on a first-come, first-served basis. To sign up you must have purchased a ticket to enter the event.

    • Featured demos for August provided by

    Sign-ups to compete in each tournament are limited and first come, first served. Starting at 5:00 pm on each date, ticket holders may arrive and sign up on-site as availability permits. Please arrive early to ensure your spot to compete. All other ticket holders will have access watch the tournament live in the immersive and cutting-edge environment of the Planetarium.

    Ticket sales at the door are subject to availability. Credit card transactions only.



    PAST TOURNAMENTS THIS SUMMER

    • June 13: Super Smash Brothers Ultimate Tournament
      • In collaboration with One Up Games

      Location

      Charles Hayden Planetarium

      Audience

      Recommended for: Visitors 18 years of age and older

    Public Event

    Separate ticket required. Cost: $10 in advance; $12 day of event

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