District Gaming Classic brings competitive NBA2K to Washington D.C.

Are you the next big star in the NBA 2K League? Are you the missing piece to take Wizards District Gaming to the 2K League championship? If so, the District Gaming Classic is your chance to prove it.

The District Gaming Classic is a 32-team 5-on-5 NBA 2K20 tournament (16 teams from PlayStation and 16 from Xbox) where one player from each console-winning squad will be selected by Wizards District Gaming players and staff to be automatically entered into the Season 3 NBA 2K League draft pool. Not only that, both winning teams will leave the District with $2500.

The preliminary rounds of each tournament will be online and hosted by our friends at Battlefy on October 19 and 20. The Xbox and PS4 finals will be an in-person event hosted at the MedStar Wizards District Gaming Studio in Washington DC on Saturday, November 9. Start rounding up your squad, signups open on October 10!





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Your team:

● Exactly five 5 – 6 players per team (allowing for one sub).

To find teammates and more info, join our discord at https://discord.gg/TR5fpX

Schedule :

●  Each round of 16 through the semi-finals will be executed online via NBA 2K20’s Pro-Am mode and hosted on a Battlefy’s online platform. The online portion of the tournament will take place the weekend of October 19 and 20.

  • Saturday October 19th: Xbox.
  • Sunday October 20th: PlayStation.


●  The District Gaming Classic will be a single-elimination tournament with a best-of-three format. The championship round will be a best-of-five series.

Player Pool:

●  This tournament will be open to residents of the United States of America, 18 years of age and older.


● Two (2) players will be entered into the pool for players for the 2020 NBA 2K League Draft*.

  • $2,500 prize for each winning team


● Each round of 16 through the semi-finals will be executed online via NBA 2K20’s Pro-Am mode hosted online. The finals of the District Gaming Classic for both consoles will be hosted at the MedStar Wizards District Gaming Practice Studio in Capital One Arena North in Washington DC. This will take place on Saturday, November 9. Neither Wizards District Gaming nor Monumental Sports & Entertainment will provide travel or hotel support for any participants of the tournament.


Hilton Garden Inn, Downtown 

815 14th St., NW Washington, DC ,20005
Facebook: Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC


Lee Seiler: Direct line: 1-202 521 1600 I Email: Lee.Seiler@hilton.com

Taylor Osborne: Direct: 202.521.1610| Email: Taylor.Osborne@hilton.com

The opportunity to join the NBA 2K League draft pool is subject to NBA 2K League approval, which approval may be granted or withheld in the sole discretion of the NBA 2K League, and the satisfaction of all applicable eligibility requirements established by the NBA 2K League.

To be eligible for potential draft eligibility, participants must be at least eighteen (18) years of age and have graduated from high school by October 22, 2019 (or, if the participant did not graduate from high school, the class with which the participant would have graduated had he or she graduated from high school must have graduated by October 22, 2019). This requirement relates only to potential draft eligibility and, subject to applicable laws and participation rules, failure to satisfy this requirement does not preclude tournament participation.

No individual who participated in the NBA 2K League as a player at any point during the 2019 NBA 2K League season may participate in the tournament for draft pool eligibility, in accordance with NBA 2K League policy.

For full rules and regulations, please go to https://wizardsdg.nba.com/?post_type=news&p=288&preview=true