News | May 26, 2022

FORCECON 2022 to Kick Off 1st Armed Forces Esports Championship

By U.S. Armed Forces Sports U.S. Armed Forces Sports

U.S. Air Force Services Center will host the inaugural Armed Forces Esports Championship from 24 to 28 May.  The 2022 Armed Forces Championship features players from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Space Force, and Coast Guard.  

The Armed Forces Sports Championship featuring Halo: Infinite held on May 28, will be a premier Esports competition taking place as part of FORCECON, a massive military gaming and tech event celebrating the intersection of gaming, technology, innovation, education and the United States Armed Forces.

Celebrity host Guy Blaze and casters Magick Moonshot, Garrett O’Toole, YNOT B Casting, and Shyway join the live broadcast starting at 11:00am on Saturday, May 28. 

The Armed Forces Sports Council approved the establishment of Esports as the newest Armed Forces Sports Championship in April 2022.  The 2022 Armed Forces Esports Championship, hosted by the Air Force, marks the first federally sanctioned Esport competition and the first gaming program adopted by the Armed Forces Sports program.  

Live broadcast will be posted on www.armedforcessports.defense.gov; Facebook Live; YouTube; and Twitch.