NFL FLAG right this moment introduced the inaugural NFL FLAG Madden 21 Youth Membership Championship Introduced by Subway® eating places, inviting youth athletes from throughout the nation to characterize their favourite NFL groups and compete on the digital turf.
Gamers can characterize one in every of 32 completely different NFL golf equipment all through the Madden collection, hosted on esports platform Battlefy, and compete in a 1-on-1, double elimination bracket for an opportunity to be a finalist within the digital Championship occasion across the 2021 Tremendous Bowl and win a PS5 or Xbox Sequence X and NFL Gear.
To take part, gamers should have entry to Madden NFL 21 on Xbox One or PS4. Gamers will not be required to be an NFL FLAG athlete. Registration is free and open to gamers between the ages of 8 to fifteen. Nonetheless, areas are restricted.
“We needed to open up this chance to all younger NFL followers so that everybody can expertise the thrill of representing their crew on Madden NFL 21,” stated NFL FLAG Government Director Izell Reese. “With the help of the NFL, Subway and Battlefy, we’re capable of provide a once-in-a-lifetime occasion for avid gamers throughout the nation and fulfill the aggressive drive that a lot of them are lacking off of the soccer discipline. Athletes are desperate to play, and we anticipate over 30,000 members, making this the most important youth Madden esports match ever.”
“We’re constantly seeking to develop the sport and are excited to deliver the NFL FLAG match to the esports group,” stated Rachel Hoagland, NFL Vice President and Head of Gaming & eSports. “Together with Madden, Reigning Champs Experiences and Subway, we can create memorable and shared experiences for our youthful followers to get pleasure from whereas exhibiting pleasure for his or her favourite NFL groups.”
Occasion operator Battlefy will host 32 NFC and 32 AFC tournaments in December – 16 on PS4 and 16 on Xbox One – main as much as the Youth Membership Finals February 4-6. Finalists will compete in a stay, digital championship occasion throughout the 2021 Tremendous Bowl weekend.
“Because the digital residence of 230,000 independently operated esports tournaments and leagues throughout the globe, Battlefy is thrilled to accomplice with NFL FLAG as they proceed to deliver the thrill, ardour, and competitors from the sphere to the net world of esports,” stated Zach Hahn, World Head of Gross sales with Battlefy. “It is rather rewarding to offer youngsters an opportunity to compete and characterize their favourite groups in a secure and aggressive setting. I do know I might have beloved that as a child!”
The match, executed and produced by NFL FLAG working accomplice Reigning Champs Experiences (RCX), is NFL FLAG’s second esports competitors this yr. In August, NFL FLAG hosted 200 gamers throughout 90 NFL FLAG leagues within the NFL FLAG Madden 20 pilot match.
The NFL FLAG Madden 21 Youth Membership Championship Introduced by Subway will observe the Madden NFL Championship collection, which brings collectively the most important Madden NFL group for an annual gaming competitors for avid gamers 16 and older, hosted by EA Sports activities.
Subway, the unique Official Sandwich Sponsor of the Nationwide Soccer League (NFL), helps visitors and athletes alike make a very good name by turning soccer season into Footlong Season. With particular offers and new Footlong flavors piled excessive with veggies on recent baked bread, visitors can gasoline up for an enormous recreation or a busy day.
NFL FLAG is an NFL licensed property of greater than 1,600 domestically operated leagues and over 500,000 youth athletes throughout all 50 states.
NFL FLAG is a enjoyable and accessible non-contact league made obtainable for youth ages 5-17. Flag soccer is a rising sport with common participation of greater than 3 million youth and adults in the US.
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About Reigning Champs Experiences (RCX)
Reigning Champs Experiences (RCX) is the premier youth-sports experiences enterprise, working and working leagues, camps, combines, tournaments and occasions. A part of Reigning Champs LLC, RCX works with skilled leagues, nationwide governing our bodies, sports-centric companies and types to reimagine youth sports activities experiences. RCX produces occasions with world-class companions together with the NFL, Jr. NBA, NAIA, Rivals.com and the 2022 World Video games. RCX is dedicated to bettering the accessibility and inclusivity of sports activities by enhancing the youth sports activities expertise and creating alternatives for all athletes to play. We imagine sports activities have the ability to rework lives and that each athlete ought to have the chance to expertise the worth of sports activities. For extra data, go to www.rcxexperiences.com.
About NFL FLAG
NFL FLAG is an NFL-licensed property of greater than 1,600 domestically operated leagues and over 500,000 youth athletes throughout all 50 states. NFL FLAG is a enjoyable and accessible non-contact program obtainable for women and boys ages 5-17. Gamers profit by being bodily energetic via non-contact, steady motion whereas studying the basics of soccer in addition to classes in teamwork and sportsmanship. Reigning Champs Experiences (RCX) is the official operator of NFL FLAG.
About Subway® Eating places
The Subway restaurant chain continues to evolve the eating expertise, providing visitors in additional than 100 international locations high quality substances, in addition to strong taste mixtures whereas serving over 6 million made-to-order sandwiches created every day. All Subway eating places are owned and operated by greater than 20,000 Franchise House owners, who make use of many individuals of their communities. The Subway expertise can be delivered on-line at Subway.com, via Subway.com/Delivers, and the Subway® App. Subway® is a Registered Trademark of Subway IP LLC. © 2020 Subway IP LLC
Battlefy is the digital YMCA for esports. Our digital platform is residence to over 230,000 esports tournaments and leagues, created and run by manufacturers, recreation publishers, sports activities organizations schools / excessive faculties, communities, streamers, and followers. Our mission to assist everybody with a ardour for esports to construct an incredible and genuine expertise for his or her followers, prospects, staff, and pals.
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