Press Release for Monday, July 25, 2016
UNF School of Computing Hosting Pokémon Go Tournament
Andrea Mestdagh, Specialist
of Public Relations
The University of North Florida’s School of Computing will host a Pokémon Go
Tournament on UNF’s campus from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 29, one of the
nation’s first Pokémon Go tournaments to take place at a University. The event
is free and open to the public, however
game is a great opportunity to bring game players from the greater Jacksonville
area to enjoy our safe and beautiful campus. The School of Computing students
are very excited to organize this fun event,” said Dr. Sherif Elfayoumy,
director of the School of Computing.
levels of Pokémon trainers and members are invited to find more than 40
Pokéstops around the central area of UNF’s campus that will have active Pokémon
lures. Attendees can compete with friends and other Pokémon Go enthusiasts
during two competitions for a chance to win VISA gift cards.
attendees are required to register online
through Eventbrite, and print the Eventbrite ticket. The printed ticket will serve as a parking pass and should
be displayed on the dashboard of attendees cars. Parking will be available in
the Arena Parking Garage, Building 38, and the Fine Arts Center Parking Garage, Building 44. After parking, tournament attendees must
check-in at Osprey Plaza at the Student Union, Building 58.
are encouraged to use #UNFPokemonGo on social media throughout the evening. For
more information, visit
. Contact the UNF School of Computing at
(904) 620-2985, with any questions.
university located on an
environmentally beautiful campus, offers students who are dedicated to
enriching the lives of others the opportunity to build their own futures
through a well-rounded education.