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Everything you need to know about Twitch being at PAX South 2016

Who’s ready for PAX South 2016!? Today, Twitch announced their full schedule for PAX South 2016. A few highlights from the press release would be their broadcaster meet and greets and their famous Twitch Town Hall lead by Erin Aureylian – Lead Community Manager, Shannon Plante – Community Manager of Education, Kyle (mos) Redington, Community Manager for Twitch Creative.

Below we’ve provided the full broadcaster meet and greet schedule along with everything you can expect from Twitch at PAX South 2016!

via Twitch Blog

Broadcaster Meet-&-Greets

There will be daily meet-&-greet autograph sessions from 11:00pm-5:00pm CST with alternating groups of popular Twitch broadcasters with collectible Kappa Cards for attendees taking part in the signings. Guests will include broadcasters from Main Menu, N3rdfusion, Types of Dudes, and many more with the full schedule located at the Twitch front desk at booth #10000. Full schedule below (all times CST):

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PAX Arena

Twitch and PAX have teamed up to bring 6400 square feet of tournament action to the center of the convention hall. This inaugural event will feature Super Smash Bros. Melee and Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, with a prize pool of over $10,000. The tournament is free to enter for all PAX attendees with some of the world’s best talent joining the competition, including previous “Smash @ Pax” champion Jason “Mew2King” Zimmerman, Gonzalo “ZeRo” Barrios, William “Leffen” Hjelte, Juan “Hungrybox” Debiedma, Joseph “Mang0” Marquez, and many more! Commentating the event are Arian “TheCrimsonBlur” Fathieh, D’Ron “D1” Maingrette, Phil “EE” Visu, and Terrence “TKBreezy” Kershaw, with more TBD.

For updated information on attendees, brackets, registration, and more, visit smash.gg/PAX.

PAXport Challenge

Twitch’s PAXport Challenge provides attendees and viewers alike a chance to win the VaingloryMobile Gamer Prize Package. This package includes a NVDIA SHIELD Tablet K1, Turtle Beach XO7 Pro Headset, Vainglory hoodie, and Twitch Thermos given away each day of the show.

Twitch Town Hall

When: Friday, January 29th from 3:30pm-4:30pm CST

Where: Falcon Theatre & online at twitch.tv/pax2

Overview: Kick off 2016 at Twitch’s first Town Hall of the year! We’ll be reviewing recent and future product releases which are all aimed at supporting partners, broadcasters, fans, and viewers.  Make sure to get there early, as the first 500 people in line will get a swag bag stuffed with goodies.

Panelists: Erin Aureylian – Lead Community Manager, Shannon Plante – Community Manager of Education, Kyle (mos) Redington, Community Manager for Twitch Creative

Turtle Beach Broadcaster Zone, featuring The Division

Check out a number of top Twitch personalities live broadcasting The Division, Ubisoft’s newest addition to the Tom Clancy series. This includes a special Friday launch featuring itmejp at 12:00pm CST, GassyMexican at 2:00pm CST and Sacriel at 4:00pm CST. For the full weekend broadcasting schedule with other amazing broadcasters, visit blog.twitch.tv.

Official Twitch Pin Program:

Twitch is featuring its Official Twitch Pin Program with several ways to obtain the first from its Series Two collection: Be one of the first 50 people in line to play Vainglory at Twitch booth #10000, be one of the first 500 in line for the Twitch Town Hall panel, or follow Twitch on Twitter (@Twitch) to find out at 2:00pm CST each day which Twitch staff member roaming the show floor has a secret stash.

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