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I wasn't sure where to put this thread so I apologize in advance if this is the wrong place. I am thinking of hosting a LAN tournament for charity and I was wondering if anyone has experience in this matter? I have never done this before and I would appreciate if anyone could help. Planning is still in very early stages and I would like it to go as smooth as possible from the get go. Some possible concerns are:
  • Best way to get sponsorship
  • Ensuring the games are legal and working on the computers (assuming sponsor doesn't provide?)
  • Keeping track of each player

In case that doesn't work out, I was thinking of doing something where players try and get a high score on a console game. This clearly has less demand on many things including hardware as it is a turn up and play thing instead of having to register for a LAN event. For this scenario, I was wondering if there are any organisations that provide consoles for such events, much like those who sponsor LAN events?

Thanks.
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