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Psyonix puts $300K toward grassroots Rocket League events

May 28, 2020Arda OcalESPN Staff Writer FacebookTwitterFacebook MessengerPinterestEmailprintRocket League is getting a slew of community-driven tournaments with prize pools attached, thanks to the game's developer. Armed with $300,000 from Psyonix, grassroots tournaments in regions around the globe, including North America, Europe, Asia and Oceania, will take place in June and July. The tournaments are:Codename: COVERT presented by DazerinThe Brawl: 10K presented by LawlerThe Eurocup 10K presented by LethamyrSalt Mine 2 presented by JohnnyboiLATAM Championship presented by Rocket StreetRLO Grand Slam presented by RLOceaniaSummer Shuffle presented by Beyond the SummitSummer Grand Prix presented by Rocket BaguetteThe Kickoff presented by Asia Pro LeagueCCA Summer Series presented by College Carball AssociationAmong those tournaments is an event from Adam "Lawler" Thornton, one of the pillars of the Rocket League community and former Rocket League Championship Series caster, who will be presenting another edition of "The Brawl. " Thanks to Psyonix's contributions, this will be The Brawl's biggest edition yet. "Overall, it's been a humbling experience," Lawler said. "From where The Brawl started, a tournament made for pros, has led to partnerships with ESPN Esports and Psyonix willing to back it with funding.

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