MOUNT LAUREL, NJ – MAY 08, 2020 - NFL Alumni Association and ESTV are presenting The NFLA Celebrity CoD Challenge sponsored by JBL. This Tournament airs May 11, 2020, to raise money for those impacted by COVID-19. Celebrity players like Rashad Jennings, Paul George, and Aerial Powers will be competing in Call of Duty: Warzone starting at 4 p.m. EST.
The online tournament, produced by Allied Esports, will feature 32 players in pre-determined teams of four. Each team will have one ‘captain’ per stream. The tournament will be streamed on Twitch, YouTube, Facebook, and Mixer as well as NFL Alumni’s exclusive esports media broadcaster’s 24/7 linear channel, ESTV! ESTV is available on the Roku® Channel, Amazon Fire TV, Samsung TV Plus, Dish® Sling TV, TikiLIVE, Simul-TV, and VIZIO WatchFree platforms.
“NFLA is excited to expand our commitment to esports as a bridge to serving our community. For the first time, we are proud to organize The Celebrity Challenge to raise money for Covid relief efforts. We especially thank the partners, sponsors, and players that made this possible.” said Brent Reece, NFLA Marketing Director.
“ESTV is thrilled to be an exclusive broadcast partner of NFLA’s Esports Celebrity Challenge to serve the community,” said Eric Yoon, founder and CEO of ESTV.
NFL Alumni COVID-19 Relief Fund:
The NFL Alumni COVID-19 Relief Fund was established to respond to the immediate short term needs of our communities. If you would like to make a tax-deductible donation to NFL Alumni to assist in this effort, please click here or call our Member Services Department at 877- 258- 6635. Thank you and please stay safe during this stressful time.
ESTV is the first 24-7 live linear video channel dedicated to esports in the U.S. Launched in May 2019, ESTV provides round-the-clock coverage of esports athletes and gaming franchises from an insider perspective. ESTV is available on the Roku® Channel, Amazon Fire TV, Samsung TV Plus, Dish® Sling TV, TikiLIVE, Simul-TV, and VIZIO WatchFree platforms and streams live linear feed and AVOD service. ESTV partners with the world’s top gaming networks and production partners for the most robust esports content lineup on linear, online, and mobile. ESTV is also an exclusive media broadcast partner of the Department of Defense Joint Base Lewis McChord and NFL Alumni esports events. For more information, please visit www.estv.co.
About Allied Esports:
Named one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company, Allied Esports is at the forefront of esports entertainment with a global network of properties designed to serve as competition battlegrounds, community experience hubs, and content production centers.
Through direct operation or membership in the Allied Esports Property Network, the world’s first esports affiliate program, Allied Esports’ facilities span North America, Europe, China, and Australia, and include the world-renowned HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas, a fleet of mobile arenas, the HyperX Esports Trucks, and the HyperX Esports Studio in Hamburg, Germany.
JBL creates the amazing sound that shapes life’s most epic moments. From iconic events like Woodstock and concerts at Madison Square Garden, to games at Yankee Stadium and weekend road trips, JBL elevates listeners’ experiences with award-winning audio that lets them make the most of every moment. With unmatched professional credentials and over 70 years of delivering industry leading innovation, JBL is the authority in engineering superior sound.
About NFL Alumni:
NFL Alumni was founded in 1967 and is the oldest and most recognizable national organization of retired professional athletes. NFL Alumni consists of former NFL players, coaches, executives, spouses, cheerleaders, and associate members. NFL Alumni’s mission “Caring for our Own” is to serve, assist, and inform its members and their families. NFL Alumni also has a traditional mission of “Caring for Kids” across the country. Player alumni give back in their local communities by raising funds for youth-related charities through their 35 regional chapters. It is a tradition that has existed for more than 50 years. Alumni support typically raises more than $1.5 million dollars for worthwhile causes. To accomplish our mission & vision, we have established the NFL Alumni Foundation which is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization. For more information please visit www.nflalumni.org.