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Two Esports Tournaments to Compete in for Extra Life in July

Have some free time in July? Consider signing up to participate in the Extra Life Phoenix OR Boston Children’s Hospital Esports Tournaments! Play to win prizes and cash while also benefiting a good cause.

Boston Children’s Hospital Online Rocket League Gaming Tournament July 11-12, 2020:

This coming weekend, July 11-12, Boston Children’s Hospital will be having its first Charity Rocket League Tournament! The event will be hosted by Boston Rocket League and feature well-known esports commentators to make the tournament fun to watch live on Twitch. Grab two friends and join in on this free event!

Money raised through this event will benefit many areas of Boston Children’s Hospital, through its Every Child Fund. This fund fuels promising research and vital family services not covered by insurance. Every penny raised goes directly to helping kids.

Officially titled the Boston Children’s Hospital Charity Rocket League Tournament, the competition seeks to raise money from both viewers and sponsors. Members of the audience are encouraged to donate to the tournament’s Extra Life page, which already boasts a total of over $2,000 USD. Additionally, sponsors of the tournament have agreed to donate $5 for every goal scored by the teams competing. Keep your fingers crossed for high-scoring matches!

Participation in the tournament is free and open to anyone regardless of where they live. The competition will be viable on PC via Steam, Xbox One, PlayStation Network, and Nintendo Switch. Each match will last for five minutes. The tournament and live-stream production are being handled by Boston Rocket League and Uptime Esports along with Extra Life and Boston Children’s. The tournament itself will be double elimination.

While the tournament will be free, make sure you sign up soonRegistration closes on July 9, so gather your team and get them signed up for a weekend full of fun, rocket-powered cars, and helping the kids at Boston Children’s. If you can’t make it and still want to contribute, feel free to donate on the event’s Extra Life page.

Extra Life Phoenix – July 25-26, 2020 Online Tournament:

All proceeds from this tournament go to Phoenix Children’s Hospital through Extra Life, so you can compete and feel good knowing you’re battling for the kids.

There will actually be four different competitions occurring under the Extra Life Phoenix Esports Tournament. Players will duke it out in Madden NFL 20, NBA 2K20, Fortnite, and Rocket League. Each competition has its own rules and dates. Here are the details:

Madden NFL 20: Registration closes on July 12. Qualifiers take place on July 14. The competition will be limited to the Xbox One platform.

NBA 2K20: Registration closes on July 13. Qualifiers take place on July 13. The competition will be limited to the Xbox One platform.

Fortnite: Registration closes on July 15 if they have more than 198 people register. A qualifying round will take place on July 18 if more than 198 people enter. If fewer than 198 people join, registration closes on July 19 and there will be no qualifying round. Competition will

Rocket League: Registration closes on July 16. Qualifiers take place on July 18.

All of this will culminate in a two-day streaming extravaganza. Players who qualify for their competitions will move on to their respective finals that take place on July 25 and 26. People who manage to snag the top four to five places in each tournament will receive prizes in the form of cash and other prizes still to be announced.

Additionally, there will be exhibition rounds starring professional esports players from organizations like FaZe Clan, continuing their track record of supporting Extra Life, and other well-known streamers. Expect to hear and see patient stories from Phoenix Children’s interspersed throughout the quarterfinals, semifinals, and climactic finals during the live-streamed culmination of the event.

So, are you in?

If you’ve got the time and the drive to compete while fundraising for a good cause, sign up for either of these esports tournaments. You’ll make some memories and possibly win prizes! Make sure you register on time and brush up on the rules of your chosen competitions.

Don’t forget to sign up for Extra Life to help sick and injured kids in hospitals around the US and Canada by playing games!