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06/05/2019
 


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Los Angeles, CA | June 5, 2019 – Today, WorldGaming Network announced the start of its second annual Championship esports tournament for Rocket League, the sports-action hit video game with a community of more than 58 million players. Teams of three from the USA and Canada can now register for the Rocket League WGN North American Championship, a tournament that has more than $20,000 in cash and prizes up for grabs. The winner will receive $10,000 and will be awarded one of the coveted spots to compete in the DreamHack Pro Circuit Rocket League Montreal.

 

Online qualifiers for the Rocket League WGN North American Championship will run from June 29 to July 21, 2019, with playoffs going down online on July 27, 2019. The top seven teams from the playoffs will compete at the Grand Finals at FAN EXPO Canada, taking place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on August 24-25, 2019. An eighth and final team will be selected to compete from an exclusive open qualifier happening at FAN EXPO Canada on August 23-24.

 

Pre-registration for the tournament is available starting today at WorldGaming.com/RocketLeague. This tournament is open and eligible to all players in the USA and Canada who are 15 years of age and older. Gamers can also join the conversation online by using the hashtag #WGNRocketLeague or by following WorldGaming on Twitter (@WorldGaming) and Twitch (Twitch.tv/WorldGaming).  

 

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About WorldGaming Network

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 58 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 RocketLeague.com, "Like" it on Facebook, and follow it on Twitter @RocketLeague for all the latest developer updates and news.

  

Rocket League, Psyonix, and all related marks and logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of Psyonix Inc.© 2015-2019 Psyonix Inc. All rights reserved. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.