ESports have arrived at Parks & Rec! We are teaming up with Philly-based eSports leaders Nerd Street Gamers to give local teens some free, friendly competition. The Parks & Rec NBA2K21 Tournament is a city-wide egaming series.

Tournament details:


  • Philadelphians aged 13 to 18. 
  • Players will:
    • Represent their local recreation center.
    • Compete from their own homes on their own consoles.


  • There will be two tournaments:
    • XBox: up to 128 players.
    • PlayStation: up to 128 players.
  • Participants can win cool prizes, including 76ers swag.


  • The tournament begins on February 16 and runs through April 2. 
  • Games take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-8 p.m.


  • Registration is free.
  • Slots are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

Teens who don’t have a gaming console can benefit from a free three-month subscription to Nerd Street egames. There they can access any of Nerd Street’s free, PC-based tournaments.