We created underworld Preachers in Clanbase, and we won the Portuguese championship in the first year of existance.
Expanded into Multigaming Clan
We expanded the number teams / games.
Opening of uP School and Share implemented
First gaming school in Portugal, and the implementation of Shares for project supporting.
FIRST ORGANIZATION WITH ONE GAME SERVICE PROVIDER
uPBusiness was the first GSP in Portugal and Europe who was in association with a gaming organization.
International Team Investment
It was when the association first started with international squads.
Stands on eSports events
In partnership with most lanparties, we had a stand on each one of them.
TRANSFORMATION INTO A NON-PROFITABLE ASSOCIATION
It was an important step to be the second association in Portugal to become a registed non-profitable association.
EVOLUTION IN THE ASSOCIATION’S BRANDING
We’ve adopted the slogan Grow uP Gaming as the association’s branding because it’s a way to show what we do together.
GROW UP GAMING ON IPDJ
It’s the first registered association to the National Registry of Youth Associations , and having institutional support from IPDJ (Portuguese Institute for Sports and Youth).
LAUNCH OF THE FIRST PROGRAM ABOUT ESPORTS
To celebrate our 10-year existance, we’ve prepared the first eSports program, also about our association. We’ve made the first prizefest on Casino Estoril, the biggest in Europe.
Strong mobilization on International eSports Events
Since 2013 our Association have been beeting in International eSport Events having one of the strongest group on some of them, being them, Dreamhack, Insomnia Gaming Festival e SwitzerLAN.
Launch of the brand Meet uP and the first big eSports festival.
It was the first big event organanized by our assossiation, with more them 15.000 euros in prize pool and two ESWC qualifiers in Paris and IeSF in Azerbaijan. Having some big brands support like Gillette.
First mobile app of eSports Event on Portugal
In partnership with HighBrand, we were the first assossiation of eSports in Portugal to develop an mobile app for android and iPhone dedicated to an eSports festival in Portugal.
Expansion of the Assossiation to Macau
The creation of Grow uP eSports in Macau, have allowed to us boost the brand Grow uP Gaming and Grow uP eSports to a global scale.
Opening of Player Help Support department
Its the first big national step and one of the first ones on Europe to launch a psychologic department, not only open to Grow uP Gaming members but to a everyone.
Grow uP Esports organize its first eSport festival
After six months of preparation, Grow uP eSports organize his first tournment in Macau, organizing also the IeSF qualifier taking their best Macau team of League of Legends and their best HearthStone player to IeSF.