We’re teaming up once again with Philly Union for a 2v2 Pro-Am charity tournament presented by Independence Blue Cross. Fans and gamers can bid for the chance to play FIFA against Philadelphia influencers in a charity tournament
JULY 12, 2019 – We’re proud to announce the inaugural charity video game event, Union 2v2 Pro-Am Charity FIFA Tournament Presented by Independence Blue Cross. The tournament will take place at Localhost Philly in Northern Liberties on Tuesday, July 23 at 6:30pm. We’ll be setting the stage for the event including use of our professional-grade esports equipment, streaming capabilities, and broadcasting.
John Fazio, CEO N3rd Street Gamers
Impacting local communities in a positive way is at the forefront of how we currently operate and how we will continue to grow our business. We are proud to partner with like-minded organizations such as the Philadelphia Union and local influencers to use the power of esports to raise money and awareness for meaningful causes.
Former Major League Baseball All-Star Ryan Howard, who won a World Series and two National League pennants as a member of the Philadelphia Phillies, hip-hop artists Freeway and RecoHavoc, and several Philadelphia Union players, including Captain Alejandro Bedoya, Auston Trusty, Matt Freese, and Mark Mckenzie will participate in the 2v2 Pro-Am Charity tournament alongside other special guests and influencers.
Interested fans, competitors, and casual gamers can bid online for their spot in the tournament with the highest bidding fans being selected to play. Proceeds from the tournament will be donated to various charities chosen by the athlete or influencer. The tournament is BYOB and free for the public to attend. Spectators will also have the ability to use the Localhost gaming equipment to play in mini, drop-in FIFA tournaments throughout the event. The event will be live streamed on our Twitch channel.