THE VCO SIMMY AWARDS – THE CHRISTMAS HIGHLIGHT FOR ESPORTS RACING

• Facts and figures about the inaugural VCO SIMMY AWARDS.
• Awards for the key figures from the last year of Esports racing.
• YouTube broadcast starts on 26th December at 20:00 (CET).

Munich – The countdown has begun to the first VCO SIMMY AWARDS. On 26th December (from 20:00 HERE on YouTube), Virtual Competition Organisation (VCO) will honour influential personalities, teams, platforms and brands from the world of Esports racing in eleven categories and review the year 2020 together with the winners. Host Ben Constanduros will be your guide through the 90-minute programme. For each category, VCO will donate 1,000 euros to an organisation chosen by the individual winners.

Overview of key facts about the VCO SIMMY AWARDS:

Broadcast:             
26th December, from 20:00, on the VCO Esports YouTube channel

Hashtags:               
#vcosimmyawards #thesimmys

Categories:            
BEST ESPORTS RACER, BEST REAL-WORLD PRO, BEST TEAM, BEST PLATFORM, BEST CAR, BEST EVENT, BEST SOCIAL MEDIA, BEST NEWCOMER, BEST HARDWARE, BEST COMMENTARY, HALL OF FAMER

Selection process:           
November – Nomination stage for the Esports racing community (5 nominations each per category)
November/December – Voting stage
Votes from the community and the jury each count for 50 percent overall

Votes:
Number of votes cast in voting stage: 4,252

Price:
SIMMY trophy plus 1,000 euros for an organisation chosen by the winner

Jury:                         
Kristin Banse, Managing Editor, Overtake.gg
Matt Gallagher, WTF1
Ben Rossiter-Turner, Head of Esports, Motorsport Games
Nathan Quinn, THE RACE
Marco Ujhasi, Manager Esports, Porsche Motorsport
Rudolf Dittrich, Head of BMW Motorsport SIM Racing
Jimmy Broadbent, YouTuber
Gonzalo Camara & Alberto Segovia, BoxThisLap

Contact for Media Requests

Alexander Mey
Phone: +49 (0)89 45 23 50 91 03
mey@vco-esports.com

VCO Social Channels

Web: www.vco-esports.com
Twitch: www.twitch.com/vcoesports
Instagram: www.instagram.com/vcoesports
Twitter: www.twitter.com/vcoesports
Facebook: www.facebook.com/vcoesports
Vimeo: www.vimeo.com/vcoesports