18 August 2015 - 16:10

MES Detroit 2015: Event Preview

MES Events will be holding their second LAN event of 2015 in Detroit, MI this weekend from August 21-23. #MESDetroit25K
MES Events will be hosting their second tournament of 2015 for Call of Duty®: Advanced Warfare in Detroit, MI on August 21-23. Multiple teams will be competing for their share in a $25,000 prize pool and 10,000 pro points.


This event will be held at the Renaissance Center in Downtown Detroit, Michigan. Also known as the GM Renaissance Center or the “RenCen,” this complex is a group of seven interconnected skyscrapers, while the central tower has been the tallest building in Michigan since 1977. The address is 400 Renaissance Drive, Detroit, MI, 48243.


Basic Information

Team and spectator passes for the #MESDetroit25k can still be purchased online here.  Passes will also be sold at the door when the event begins this Friday.

The format for this tournament will be in a double elimination Open Bracket, similar to the previous MES event in May.

Some of the notable teams attending this event include, but are not limited to:

  • Team EnVy
  • Team eLevate
  • Rise Nation
  • Epsilon.NA
  • Team Kaliber
  • Dream Team
  • XGN Competitive
  • Geared4Gaming
  • STDx eSports
  • Tactical Turtles
  • 3sUP Enterprises
  • Stunner Gaming
  • Relapsed Clan
  • Onslaught eSports
  • VanQuish Gaming



The prize pool of $25,000 and 10,000 pro points will be distributed among the top four teams:

  • 1st place: $15,000
  • 2nd place: $5,000
  • 3rd place: $3,000
  • 4th place: $2,000

There will also be a 2v2 Advanced Warfare tournament held at MES Detroit this weekend with an undisclosed prize pool.


Event Schedule

This is sure to be a busy and exciting weekend full of great Call of Duty matches. To make sure you do not miss any of the action, here is the schedule for this weekend.

*Schedule provided by mesevents.com. All times are in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).

Friday, August 21

  • 12:00 PM - Doors open to VIP Pass holders
  • 1:00 PM - Open Registration starts
  • 2:00 PM - Tournament starts

Saturday, August 22

  • 10:00 AM - Doors open to VIP Pass holders
  • 11:00 AM - Doors open to everyone
  • 12:00 PM - Tournament starts

Sunday, August 23

  • 9:00 AM - Doors open to VIP Pass holders
  • 10:00 AM - Doors open to everyone
  • 11:00 AM - Tournament starts
  • 12:00 PM - 2v2 tournament starts

Matches will be broadcasted live on Major League Gaming’s streaming platform, MLG.tv .

Will you be in attendance or watching the stream for this event? Let us know by commenting below or tweeting us @eSportsNation .
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