Direct Relief Colosseum

Colosseum is a live-streamed event series founded in 2017 by Direct Relief to unite communities for good. Each Colosseum event brings together some of the most entertaining online creators to produce a show for their combined audiences, while encouraging viewers to learn more about Direct Relief’s humanitarian efforts. Over the past six years, Colosseum communities have donated over $2,300,000 to help improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty, natural disasters, and other emergencies.

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Kaizo Colosseum

“Kaizo,” a Japanese term for “modification,” is a game design philosophy that requires players to execute increasingly precise inputs in order to win. The participants of this Colosseum are some of the best in the industry, and are sure to wow you with their skillful and engaging gameplay.

NEXT EVENT: October 6-8, 2023

Speedrun Colosseum

Top speedrunners unite to showcase their talents and engage with the live audience. During the event, the participants compete in various challenges, ranging from individual races to group relay races, all with the goal of completing the game as quickly as possible.


The Runaway Guys Colosseum

The Runaway Guys Colosseum brings together content creators who specialize in Let’s Play videos. The team plays a range of games, from classic retro titles to modern releases, and incorporates entertaining challenges and gameplay modifications to keep the audience engaged. The event has gained a reputation for its engaging hosts, creative gameplay, and passionate community of supporters.

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