07 / 14 / 2021


July 13, 2021 (EDMONTON, AB) -- Super Channel’s GINX Esports TV Canada, Canada’s only 24-hour esports channel, will be the proud home to the inaugural edition of the TELUS Esports Series tournament finals. Gaming fans across Canada can cheer on finalists as they compete in Rocket League, the high-powered hybrid of arcade style soccer and vehicular mayhem, as they battle for the chance to be crowned Canadian champion and awarded prizes valued at more than $50,000. The finals will broadcast live July 31 and August 1, 2021 beginning at 12 p.m. ET each day, on GINX Esports TV Canada, which is currently offered in free preview in Alberta and B.C. with TELUS Optik TV until August 18. Super Channel is also available via most cable providers across the country as well as available to stream on Amazon Prime Video channels and the Apple TV app.

“We know our GINX audience demands the highest quality gaming events and with this TELUS partnership, that’s what we aim to deliver,” said Dan Rudolph, Director of Programming and Strategy for GINX Esports TV Canada. “This is yet another step in our ongoing commitment to elevate our event experiences and bring the most elite gaming programming to our subscribers.”

Powered by premiere esports and video game content producer Northern Arena and hosted by fan favourite casters Brody “Liefx” Moore and Jennifer “LemonKiwi" Pichette, the TELUS Esports Series tournament has been underway since June 12. Prizes will be awarded to the top ten teams in the casual division and competitive division including gift cards, wellness and training sessions as well as the ultimate gaming setup.

Carl Edwin-Michel, Founder and CEO, Northern Arena said: “We are thrilled to see so many enthusiastic and competitive teams register for this tournament. Registrations far surpassed our expectations with over 1500 individuals signed up to compete, showing that Canadian gamers are hungry for this kind of competition.”

GINX Esports TV Canada is the definitive source for Canadian esports enthusiasts as Canada’s only 24-hour esports channel featuring live tournaments, news and gaming lifestyle programming from around the world. The TELUS Esports Series finals round out a robust lineup of 24/7 programming that reaches gaming enthusiasts of all interests and skill levels.

Gamers can discover exciting additional content on GINX Esports TV Canada including:

Rocket League Central - Presented by fun, enthusiastic, knowledgeable Rocket League personalities, RL Central is a 30-minute long show that talks about everything Rocket League hosted by Brody “Liefx” Moore.

World of Fortnite – this 30-minute show is aimed at exploring all things Fortnite. Hop aboard the Battle Bus and join our fun, enthusiastic, knowledgeable Fortnite personalities in exploring the wonderful World of Fortnite!

The Jay & Rob Toy Show – Join Jay Bartlett and Rob McCallum for discussions on anything and everything possible from the world of toys. Expect action figure spotlights, toy room tours, insight from toy industry pros and, of course, friendly, sarcastic debate between two toy-loving friends! Season one includes discussion on The Rules of Collecting, Vehicles, Female Action Figures, Exclusive Action Figures, Action Figure Scale and much more!

Action Figure Adventure - Come along for the ride of a lifetime as super collector, Jay Bartlett goes on a quest for the coolest, rarest, and most talked about action figures and playsets ever created in hopes of putting together the ultimate action figure auction with all the proceeds going to support a local charity and critically ill children. Along the way, hear from industry insiders, icons, legends and a plethora of fans who discuss the evolution of action figures, debate the pros and cons of play features and playsets, reminisce about action figure memories, and of course, explore the future of it all.