Elite Gaming Fest

Festival to bring Gamers Together.

Want to Register to Compete in the Tournaments? Select below which tournament you would like to participate (Please note the Weekend Pass is included when you register to compete in any of the tournaments listed below)



Enjoy the tournaments & immerse yourself in the festival, featuring delicious food & engaging exhibitors.



Access to exclusive VIP areas & seating, including backstage privileges, along with a complimentary goodie bag.



Access to the LAN area, including security & a dedicated space to bring & set up your own PC or console.

Who We Are

Welcome to the inaugural Elite Gaming Fest, born from the collaboration between CUT and Iclix in 2024. Our passion is to foster local gaming communities and support in Bloemfontein, the heart of South Africa. This annual event is set to become a central fixture; a celebration welcoming gamers from all walks of life. Let's build a community where everyone can play, compete, and celebrate the world of gaming together.

When is the event

09th - 10th August 2024

The Elite Gaming Fest will take place on the 9th and 10th of August 2024. The event will be held at the CUT campus in Bloemfontein, South Africa. The festival will feature a range of activities, including cosplay showcases, supercar experiences, gourmet food, and competitive gaming events. The event is open to all gaming enthusiasts, and attendees are encouraged to bring their own PCs and peripherals for the LAN event.

Our Vision

We aim to foster a culture of gaming excellence. We aspire to be a driving force in the growth of the gaming industry in the region and to help put Bloemfontein on the map as a hub for gaming innovation and talent in the industry.

Our Mission

Our mission is to create a vibrant gaming community in South Africa. We strive to promote the gaming industry and support young and emerging gaming talent in the country.

Our Goal

Organize and host a series of national gaming tournaments across different game genres, including e-sports titles, to showcase and support young and emerging gaming talent in South Africa.

What to Expect

Discover the exciting features and offerings at Elite Gaming Fest!

Cosplay Showcases

Experience captivating cosplay displays featuring creative talents and favorite characters.

Super Car Experience

Get up close with iconic vehicles and enjoy racing simulators.

Diverse Food Selection

Explore a delightful range of culinary delights from curated food vendors.

Inclusive Activities

Enjoy special activities tailored for women and children, fostering inclusivity and celebration.

LAN Event

This LAN event invites attendees to bring their own PCs and peripherals, fostering an environment for gameplay and the chance to meet new gamers.

Competitive Events

There will be a series of competitive events designed to showcase the skills of passionate gamers.

Local Game Developer

We will feature a local game developer unveiling their thrilling new third-person FPS shooter game.