JD Sports brings the first ever gaming and Esports events to Manchester

JD Sports (JDX) is bringing its very first gaming and Esports events to Manchester.

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The event will be held at the Intu Trafford Centre on July 31st at 10am.

The global sports fashion retailer will host an immersive qualifier event where gamers will compete in ‘FIFA 19, Rocket League’ and Fortnite tournaments to become a part of JD’s official Esports team and win a massive haul of gaming prizes including a trip to Las Vegas!

The qualifier will be split into two rounds; the first beginning at 10.00am to 3.00pm, the second from approximately 3.00pm to 8.00pm.

For players who progress to the next stage, they will be asked to stay and compete in knock-outs. Winners of these will be invited to compete in the semi-finals and finals.

 The final will include an audience, host, casters and analysts, all there to add that competitive edge! Spectators will benefit from a range of experiential activities alongside competitive game-play.

The JDX Gaming final will be held at the Salford’s MediaCityUK on Saturday 3rd August 2019.


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