What Is The XP Ekka Esports Showcase?

November 28, 2022

The XP Ekka Esports Showcase

Queensland’s biggest celebration of esports and gaming

The XP Ekka Esports Showcase in partnership with the RNA is Queensland’s biggest celebration of esports and gaming, spanning over 9 days at the RNA Showgrounds.

The event provides exciting competitive opportunities for High School, university and grassroots esports with various events and leagues as well as showcasing affiliated partners in exciting interactive zones.  

XP Esports Australia will plan to expand our 2022 offering with a bigger and better production in partnership with the RNA as well as affiliated partners. Our team goal is to grow this annual event into Australia’s biggest celebration of esports in agriculture and education. 


  • Professional esports event mainstage
  • Home of the XP Young Farmers Cup, Australia’s biggest esports event championing agriculture for youth through esports.
  • Professional broadcasting for various events via www.twitch.tv/xpesportstv
  • Multiple exciting esports events with registration via our website
  • Interviews and talks with industry leaders.
  • Various exciting public events each day + public prizes.
  • Multiple interactive gaming & tech zones.

The Young Farmers XP Esports Cup

An esports tournament championing agriculture for the younger generations 

Over 3 days, 8 High Schools will compete using the PC game Farming Simulator 19 to win prize money and trophies for their schools’ Esports endeavours. After a very successful inaugural tournament in 2020, which is the first-ever official Australian tournament for the popular Esports game Farming Simulator, our team plans on expanding this tournament in 2022, laying the foundations for many years to come.


  • PC Only | 8 High School Teams
  • Country vs City
  • Teams will consist of 3 players with optional subs and coaches
  • Games will be played between 12PM – 5PM (Main Stage & Area 2)
  • Prize Pool – 1st $1000 | 2nd $500


  • Group Stage Qualifiers – Best of 3 (First Weekend)
  • The top 4 teams will earn a spot in the Finals (Wednesday)


  • Live at the Ekka (Brisbane Showgrounds)
  • Broadcaster chosen by XP Esports
  • Tournament sponsor segments between games
  • Segment opportunities for exhibition teams to be interviewed
  • Panel interviews between games including players from our competing teams
  • Live on-location set to include farming props, stage, desk, professional lighting, cameras and sound.
  • Content to be shared via all EKKA and XP Esports channels as well as participating exhibition teams


Eight Queensland-based High Schools will go head-to-head, live on the XP Esports Showcase stage in an exciting knockout-style competition.

After a very successful 2022, XP Esports Australia is expanding its tournament offering at the annual XP Esports Ekka Showcase. We are proud to add further, exciting competitive options for high school esports.


  • Rocket League (PC Only)
  • Online Qualifiers + Live Ekka Final
  • Top 4 Teams will compete live at the EKKA to determine the Champions & Runners-Up. (Semi-Final 1 & 2 + Grand Final) – Best Of 5 Matches.
  • Teams may consist of 3x Core Players, up to 2x Sub Players & up to 2x Staff each.
  • All matches will have a referee


  • Champions School Trophy
  • Runners Up School Trophy
  • EPOS Headsets


XP Esports broadcasted this event to www.twitch.tv/xpesportstv

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