Players to Compete for Over $20,000 in Cash and Prizes
Pizza Pops and Driving Force Sign on as Tournament Sponsors
Play in the Rocket League Canadian Challenge for your piece of $20,000
Toronto, ON | May 15, 2018 – Today WorldGaming Network announced the start of a new, first-of-its-kind competitive video gaming tournament for Rocket League, the sports-action hit with a community of more than 44 million players. Teams of three can now register for the ‘WorldGaming Rocket League Canadian Challenge,’ a 3v3 tournament that has over $20,000 in cash and prizes up for grabs, including $10,000 for the winning team.
Played on PC, the online qualifiers for the ‘WorldGaming Rocket League Canadian Challenge,’ will run from June 16-July 8, 2018, with Regional Finals going down online on July 22, 2018. The top eight teams from the Regional Finals will compete in Toronto at Cineplex’s Scotiabank Theatre Toronto on August 18-19, 2018, at the Finals.
WorldGaming also announced today that it is partnering with Pizza Pops® and DRIVING FORCE to help bring the tournament to life. Both brands are excited to jump into the world of esports as key contributors to this the event, with the partnership providing them access to promotional and advertising opportunities through activations at ‘live’ events as well as for online programming.
Pre-registration for the tournament is available starting today at Worldgaming.com/RocketLeagueCC. This tournament is open and eligible to all players in Canada who are 14 years of age and older, on PC. Gamers can also join the conversation online by using the hashtag #RocketLeagueCC or by following WorldGaming on Facebook (Facebook.com/WorldGaming), Twitter (@WorldGaming), Instagram (@OfficialWorldGaming) and Twitch (Twitch.tv/WorldGaming).
Cineplex/ WorldGaming Media Contact:
Sarah Van Lange
Cineplex and WorldGaming
WorldGaming Network LP is an esports and competitive video gaming platform that facilitates online and ‘live’ tournaments, leagues and ladders, and acts as a social gaming community for competitive gamers around the world. Launched in 2006, it is the premier destination for competitive and passionate gamers, with over 8,000,000 matches played and over $40,000,000 in cash prizes paid to gamers. WorldGaming is owned and operated by Cineplex, a leading entertainment and media company. More information is available at WorldGaming.com.
About Rocket League®
Winner or nominee of more than 150 “Game of the Year” awards, Rocket League is one of the most critically-acclaimed sports games of our generation. Boasting a community of more than 44 million players, Rocket League is a high-powered hybrid of arcade-style soccer and vehicular mayhem with easy-to-understand controls and fluid, physics-driven competition. Available on Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, Windows PC, Mac, and SteamOS via Steam, Rocket League includes more than 100 billion possible customization combinations, a fully-featured offline season mode, multiple game types, casual and competitive online matches, and special “Mutators” that let you change the rules entirely.
To learn more about Rocket League, please visit www.RocketLeague.com, “Like” it on Facebook, and follow it on Twitter @RocketLeague for all the latest developer updates and news.
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