Press Release

CSL and TikTok team up to create the "TikTok Cup"

TikTok Will Award $60K in Prize Money to Support Educational Expenses; Will Be Split Amongst the Winners

Santa Monica, CA — April 27, 2020 — What do CSL and TikTok have in common? Both want to reward student gamers with some prize money. As of today, CSL will be partnering with the leading short-form video platform TikTok (in case you don’t know…) to create a brand new esport event, the TikTok Cup! If you are currently enrolled as a college student in the United States, you will have the opportunity to compete online across four titles to earn your share of the $60K prize pool to support your heavy educational expenses. You can also submit gaming TikTok videos to the #TikTokSweepstakes to nab even more prizes!

Starting on May 9th, participants can face off in the TikTok Cup by playing Fortnite, League of Legends, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and Rocket League in online matches for bragging rights and of course, amazing prizes. If you’re looking to sign up to compete in your favorite game, you can do that starting today by going to

Additionally, by tagging your funniest, most creative or heartwarming videos with #TikTokSweepstakes, you can enter to win gear and additional cash prizes. The best of the best will be featured on the TikTok Cup broadcast, as well as the CSL official TikTok page.

Don’t wait around. Get your teams together, play some games, make some videos, make some memories, or even make some money!

As always, more CSL news and updates can be found on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Join the conversation on our Discord and TikTok @cstarleague, too!


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