rAge Expo 2023 is happpening 8 to 10 December at Gallagher Convention Centre, and just like 2022, you will find the #ACGLfamily at a variety of spaces around hall 2 and 3 of the venue. Find out more about the activities the crew in blue will be involved with.

The TL;DR:

  • ACGL Retail store with incredible deals
  • The Carry1st VALZA Cup finals live
  • Six EA FC 24 cups at the Clear Access stand, each with R1,000 cash prize pool
  • Mobile competitions, escape room and a gaming PC up for grabs


The big addition for the team this year is ACGL Retail. Thanks to a number of partners, you will be able to purchase a number of tech products at some incredible prices. You will need to be at rAge Expo to enjoy the pre-festive season discounts offered on RedragonPCBuilder, MSI, AMD, Norton and more products. Stock will be limited for the event, so once a deal is sold out, it will be a bookmark in the history books.

At the ACGL Retails stand in hall 3, you will also find the Redragon Keyboard Race and a chance to destroy some PC components. Prizes and more will be up for grabs via our spin the wheel. Spins will be awarded for purchases, being an ACGL registered user and more.


The R150,000 Carry1st VALZA Cup reaches its climax over the rAge weekend as the last four teams standing compete for their share of the cash prize pool.

The action will unfold on an epic Valorant stage in hall 3, which will also feature panels discussing Valorant and esports in Africa over the weekend. If you can't make it to rAge to catch the action in person, all the matches will be streamed to the Carry1st Twitch channel.


  • 10h00 - 12:00 Valorant Quiz - win merch and exclusive codes 
  • 13h00: Valorant South Africa - Past, Present and Future
  • 14h30: Breaking into the international scene in esports 
  • 16h00: Setting the stage for the Carry1st ValZA Cup


  • 10h00: Omnius Gaming Vs Nixuh [BO1]
  • 11h30: Sock Up Esports Vs Leviosa [BO1]
  • 13h00: Loser's Bracket Round 1 [BO3]
  • 15h30: Winner's Bracket Final [BO3]


  • 10h00: Loser Bracket Final [BO3]
  • 13h00: Grand Final [BO5]


Our partners at Clear Access will hosting information on their products, including the gamer-focused Quark. Over the rAge weekend, you will be able to head to their stand for freeplay, fastest laps and FIFA... sorry, EA FC 24.

Each of the three days of rAge will feature two mini-cups for EA FC 24. Each will feature a cash prize pool of R1,000. Registrations will be capped to 32-players per cup, and will only be open at the event on a first-come-first-served basis. The details for the two daily cups are:

Morning Cup 

  • Registration: 10am to 10:45am

  • Matches from: 11am 

Afternoon Cup 

  • Registration:12:30pm to 1:15pm 

  • Matches from: 1:30pm

For those who prefer the need for speed, there will be F1 23 fastest laps per day, complete with prizes. Head to the Clear Access stand in hall 2 to get competing.


Carry1st will play host to a variety of mobile titles on their second stand also situated in hall 3. Compete in COD Mobile, Clash Royale and a number of other titles for spot prizes.


PCBuilder will be at MSI in hall 3. There you can experience high-end gaming rigs, and if you really like what you see, they will be available to purchase at some pretty thrilling prices.

Want to save all your money, but still get a gaming PC? Then PCBuilder has you covered with a giveaway that should see you smiling from ear to ear if you were to win.


Fancy some free-for-all Modern Warfare 3 action? How about testing your skills at escaping an escape room? Lenovo has you covered then. You can head to hall 2 to get involved and win.

For more on the event, head to the dedicated landing page. Additional links for ACGL can be found here.

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