LOS ANGELES, Nov. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — This Veteran’s Day weekend Army Gaming League (MGL), in partnership with EFLGG, will host the U.S. Military and British Military esports groups as they compete in a Counter Strike: World Offensive showmatch on Saturday, Nov. 9, on the Pomona Fairplex, California. The match, hosted by Army Gaming League, is a featured occasion at Participant Omega’s first-of-its-kind reside totally participatory tour.
“This is going to be a head-to-head battle with two of the best military esports teams in the world,” stated Daniel Ball, co-founder of MGL. “This is a one-of-a-kind event that will not only provide exciting gameplay but will also raise money and awareness to help our military members with PTSD and provide suicide prevention support, which has been a founding principle of MGL.”
The IRON WILL marketing campaign goals to boost consciousness and educate veterans, active-duty army and their households about post-traumatic stress dysfunction (PTSD) and suicide prevention. By way of this shared aim, the IRON WILL marketing campaign joined forces with MGL to call them their official esports accomplice.
“After working on the IRON WILL movie, we wanted to do more,” stated Judy Diethelm, Govt Producer of IRON WILL: Veterans Battle with PTSD and co-founder of the IRON WILL marketing campaign. “I knew we could extend the messaging beyond the movie and continue to help veterans in need. By bringing MGL on as a partner, and utilizing the esports platform, we can reach that core demographic of 18-40-year olds who are active-duty military or veterans.” Robert Moore, CEO of Gideon Leisure and IRON WILL Govt Producer, added, “We want to raise awareness and provide education about PTSD in a way that’s never been done before. If we can save one life, we’ve made a difference.”
This weekend’s joint army esports present marks the primary of many occasions for the companions, with proceeds going to profit Stack Up’s Name to ARMS. Stack Up shall be streaming subsequent to the joint army esports present with a crew of U.S. army veteran and civilian streamers along with Twitch and Fb Gaming influencers. Monies raised will profit Name to ARMS, Stack Up’s year-long donation drive that straight helps their mission of utilizing gaming to assist U.S. and allied veterans and active-duty servicemembers all over the world.
Attendees can even partake in open play for Name of Responsibility: Fashionable Warfare alongside these superior U.S. and U.Okay. servicemembers. Lively-duty army and veterans can declare a free basic admission ticket to Participant Omega by exhibiting their army I.D. on the visitor record tent or by becoming a member of Army Gaming League by way of their web site previous to the occasion. Tickets can be found on a first-come, first-served foundation. The match may even be live-streamed on Twitch, Mixer and Fb Gaming beginning at 10 a.m. PT. “Player Omega is uniting gamers, esports fans and some of the very best communities in esports and gaming under one mega-sized tent,” Participant Omega CEO and founder Jon Bukosky stated. “This weekend will feature some great competitions but it’s also about supporting important causes and looking ahead to what’s coming next for gaming and esports.”‘
Trying to the longer term, MGL goals to make the most of esports and on-line gaming as a platform to carry collectively and reconnect veterans and energetic servicemembers. Based by two members from the army group, Daniel Ball and Travis Williams, the MGL group has the nation’s largest pool of veteran and energetic servicemember aggressive esports athletes, representing the Air Pressure, Military, Coast Guard, Marines, and Navy. Focusing on the 18-40 demographic, MGL makes use of top-of-line expertise integration to permit them to shortly and successfully activate this group round mission and message-driven esports occasions that promote wholesome social reconnection and construct consciousness round PTSD, suicide prevention, and lots of different psychological health-related points all too frequent within the army household.
If you’re a veteran or somebody who is aware of a veteran that wants assist, please name the Veterans Disaster Line at 1-800-273-8255 and press 1. https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/
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Veterans Day Weekend Joint Army Esports Present at Participant Omega
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