Launch of the Dominican Esports Federation

Electronic Sports or Esports Have Now Been Institutionalized in the Country to Support Dominican World-Class Talent

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Dominican Esports Federation [known in Spanish as Federación Dominicana de Deporte Electrónico (FDDE)] hosted an event on the occasion of its launch, in which all details of the organization were presented.

The entity highlighted the achievements attained thus far and made a general diagnosis of the Electronic Sports or Esports ecosystem in the country, presented its future plans, and obtained ratification of its Board of Directors, chaired by Yaqui Núñez del Risco Mejía. The Board of Directors also includes Franklin T. León (Vice-Chairman), John Seibel (Deputy Vice-Chairman), Eduardo A. Najri (Treasurer), Gabriel Garrido G. (Secretary) and council members José R. Holguín, Octavio Cueto and Manuel Luna.

“In a nutshell, the federation has three key functions: centralize the ecosystem information directory, serve as the liaison between international sponsors and entities with local event organizers, and represent the Dominican nation in key international scenarios and conversations,” stated Yaqui Núñez del Risco Mejía, president of FDDE.

Also, technical guidance was offered so that communities and groups within the ecosystem desiring to do so, can be institutionalized into associations, clubs and leagues to be eligible members of the federation.

About The Dominican Esports Federation

The Dominican Esports Federation is the national entity that organizes, promotes and develops the Esports ecosystem in the Dominican Republic. It is affiliated to the Central American and Caribbean Esports Confederation [known in Spanish as Confederación Centroamericana y del Caribe de Esports (CONCECARES)], of which it is a member and holds the vice-presidency on behalf of the Caribbean region. It is also affiliated to the Pan-american Electronic Sports Confederation (PAMESCO) and holds a seat in its Board of Directors.


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