The top video hockey gamers all across North America will compete in the first-ever Snider Hockey Cup sponsored by Xbox and powered by WorldGaming. This competitive tournament will be played across North America and the game of choice is EA Sports NHL 18. Not only will there be some awesome prizes for competitors, but the proceeds from the tournament will go to benefit the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation!
Leveraging WorldGaming’s platform, online qualifiers for The Snider Hockey Cup Sponsored by Xbox, Powered by WorldGaming will get underway on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, culminating with the Live Championships at Xfinity Live! Philadelphia, on Wednesday, March 7, 2018. Players will compete for over $17,500 in prizing, including cash, merchandise, apparel, tickets and more.
The Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation and WorldGaming will offer compelling, engaging content and a gameplay experience in the US and Canada, all while raising money for the over 3,000 student-athletes who participate in Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation programming.
The tournament has three stages: online qualifiers will run from January 10 through February 10, 2018, online playoffs from February 17 through February 18, 2018, and the Live Championships at Xfinity Live! Philadelphia on Wednesday, March 7, 2018. Finalists will also attend the game between the Philadelphia Flyers and the Pittsburgh Penguins that evening at the Wells Fargo Center. The Championship at Xfinity Live! Philadelphia will be open to the public.
Registration for the tournament opens today and can be done HERE. The tournament is open and eligible to all players in the US and Canada who are 14 years of age or older, on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.