Play Games and Save Lives at the Ultimate Online Esports Tournament Benefiting Phoenix Childrenâ€™s
By Christina Caldwell -
Wednesday Jul 01, 2020
Calling all gamers 13 years of age and older! Phoenix Childrenâ€™s Hospital and Axis Replay will join forces to host the ultimate online esports tournament July 25 and 26. The streaming event will feature tournaments in four top esports titles â€“ NBA 2K20, Madden NFL 20, Rocket League and Fortnite. Qualifying tournaments for the final online event take place July 13-19.
Gamers who reach the finals will have the opportunity to win cash and other amazing prizes and be featured during the streaming event on July 25 and 26. The livestream will feature nationally known gamers and Twitch streamers like Rocket League players Markydooda, Dazerin and Satthew, all coming together to #PlayGamesHealKids.
In addition to popular streamers, this streaming event will also feature two-time Super Bowl Champion Tyrone Poole, who will co-cast the Madden NFL 20 tournament alongside Larry Ridley, sportscaster, TV host and previous voice of the Madden NFL Video Game from 2014-18. Ridley will also cast the NBA 2K20 tournament with the Atlanta Dreamâ€™s Renee Montgomery.
Extra Life Phoenix is made possible thanks to the following partners: Childrenâ€™s Miracle Network Hospitals, Axis Replay, NutriGMR, Cxmmunity, Angry Crab Shack, La-Z-Boy Furniture and Swire Coca-Cola.
Registration is now open and expected to fill up fast. Registration is open to ages 13 and older. Adults are welcomed. Ages 13-17 require parental permission.
WHO: Phoenix Childrenâ€™s Hospital Foundation and Axis Replay
WHAT: An esports tournament to benefit the health, hope and healing at Phoenix Childrenâ€™s Hospital, including celebrity streamer appearances and action-packed gaming fun.
WHEN: Tournament Qualifiers: July 13-19
Tournament Finals: July 25-26
WHERE: Register at extralife4pch.org.
COST: Free registration for NBA 2K20, Madden NFL 20 and Rocket League, $5 registration for Fortnite
About Phoenix Childrenâ€™s Hospital
Phoenix Childrenâ€™s Hospital is Arizonaâ€™s only childrenâ€™s hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Reportâ€™s Best Childrenâ€™s Hospitals. For 35 years, Phoenix Children's has provided world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families in Arizona and throughout the Southwest. As one of the largest childrenâ€™s hospitals in the country, Phoenix Childrenâ€™s delivers care across more than 75 pediatric specialties. Recognized specifically for its patient-focused innovation, medical education, growth and research, Phoenix Childrenâ€™s was named Business of the Year and Exceptional Innovator by the Greater Phoenix Chamber in 2018. For more information about the hospital, visit phoenixchildrens.org.