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Asus announces ROG Academy Season 3 with Valorant; registrations have begun

Gamers aged between 16 to 18 need to provide a consent letter from their parents to participate in the program
Gamers aged between 16 to 18 need to provide a consent letter from their parents to participate in the program

  • ASUS ROG witnessed a good participation for Valorant during ROG Showdown and ROG Academy season 2 with over 1800 registrations

Asus has announced the beginning of the 3rd instalment of ROG Academy. Season 3 will continue to focus on Valorant, one of the top games in the eSports circuits in India. The registrations have already begun and they will end on September 2, 2021.ROG Academy is designed to mentor potential professional gamers to excel in the field of eSports and give their eSports career a boost. The program is aimed at paving way for next generation of industry best gamers from India by giving them access to resources, mentorship and training from veterans in the eSports circuit and subsequently elevate the current gaming ecosystem in India.

ASUS ROG witnessed a good participation for Valorant during ROG Showdown and ROG Academy season 2 with over 1800 registrations, out of which 6 finalists were selected to be trained by the industry experts. As part of the training, ASUS ROG will equip all participants with necessary gears and products such as tournament-ready gaming equipment and best-in-class high-quality technology.

ASUS ROG Academy is a year-long program, divided into four sessions as per the quarter, aimed at establishing and developing the eSports community in India. This season, the curriculum is designed in partnership with AFK Gaming, one of India’s most recognized tournament organizers of Valorant.

The shortlisted team and players will go through an extensive selection process divided into different phases. This will culminate into 6 select players becoming part of a 3-month long program designed to familiarize the players with the various aspects of gameplay at eminent levels to master the techniques of teamwork, communication, analyzing the opponents, tracking improvement, agent selection and skillsets, map breakdown, execute and more. The exercises, schedule and entire program will be specifically designed keeping in mind the title and the existing skillsets of the players who will be a part of it.

The third season of the ROG Academy will witness “Valorant” as the official title as we continue our journey to discover India's most talented players. The panellists will consist of a representative from ASUS ROG, partners, and Valorant. ASUS ROG will be providing the whole team Ex-Gratia of INR 100,000 price to all the final 6 players once they complete their 3-month training successfully. The players will also receive monetary compensation of INR 15,000/ as a stipend on monthly basis during the training. Also, the 6 players will continue to represent the brand for additional 3 months while participating in any tournaments or events post completing 3 months training program successfully.

How to Apply: ROG Academy

1. Aspiring gamers and gaming enthusiasts aged 16 and above can participate in the program and register themselves on the Official ROG Website.

Note: Gamers aged between 16 to 18 need to provide a consent letter from their parents to participate in the program

2. During the registration process, applicants will answer some key questions on the online form that will help Asus determine the type of player they are.

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