Bear Cup Esports Tournament

California State Fair Bear Cup Esports Tournament. Powered by CESI

The California State Fair & Food Festival is excited to bring back our Bear Cup Esports Tournament! Competitors from around the GALAXY will go head to head in the biggest titles in gaming. With workshops, Esports Jr. (NEW THIS YEAR), and free play gaming, there is something for everyone!

Location: Expo Center, Building 5

Schedule: Open every day of the fair, July 14 through the 30.

  • Monday – Thursday: 11 am – 10 pm
  • Friday – Sunday: 10 am – 10 pm

Rules & Registration Sign up

The 2023 Bear Cup Tournament

The top 3 players from every tournament will take home cash and other prizes as well as the venerated title: 2023 Bear Cup Champion!

Free Play Gaming

Take your gaming to the next level with free to play competitive games or try games from California designers, available all 17 days of the CA State Fair & Food Festival.

Esports Jr.

Each Tuesday of the Fair will showcase Esports Jr., where all tournaments will be for kids only. These tournaments will be free to enter, and winners may receive ribbons and sponsored prizes!

Twitch Live Streams

Gaming is better together, so watch your favorite streamers and connect with viewers watching the official CA State Fair & Food Festival Twitch live stream.

Gaming Workshops

Attend exciting and informative gaming workshops and discussion panels. More information to come!

Watch on a Giant Screen TV

Get up close and personal to the action when you watch as players battle it out on the screen big enough to crush a monster truck!*
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