Hounds Set to Compete in USL eCup: Rocket League Edition
PITTSBURGH - Announced today by the United Soccer League, Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC will compete in the USL eCup: Rocket League Edition.
This Rocket League esports tournament will consist of 32 total teams, representing clubs from the USL Championship and USL League One. The entire tournament will run from March 31 through April 25.
Midfielder Kenardo Forbes will represent the Hounds, which have their first battle scheduled at 4 p.m. on April 1 against Rio Grande Valley FC. Pittsburgh will later clash with San Antonio FC at 3 p.m. on April 8 and El Paso Locomotive FC at 5 p.m. on April 10 in the group stage.
The group stage will run from March 31 through April 10, and the knockout rounds will be held from April 13 through April 25.
Every match in the USL eCup will be streamed live on Twitch. Riverhounds SC Rocket League matches can be streamed live on the team's Twitch channel.
Launched in 2015, Rocket League has become one of the premier games in esports and won Best Sports Game at E3 in 2015. With a head-to-head format that models the game of soccer, it sees players navigate their vehicles to direct the ball toward the net and score goals.
Riverhounds SC is proud to partner with AHN during the USL eCUP: Rocket League Edition. In response to the emerging needs surrounding COVID-19, and in response to the generosity that AHN has already received from employees and the community, AHN has set up a COVID-19 AHN Assistance Fund to provide immediate resources to address the emerging needs of AHN, its caregivers and patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please visit supportahn.org for more information.
For more information on the USL eCup: Rocket League Edition, please visit uslchampionship.com.
• Discuss this story on the United Soccer League Championship message board...
United Soccer League Championship Stories from March 25, 2020
- Hounds Set to Compete in USL eCup: Rocket League Edition - Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC
- Reno 1868 FC to Compete in USL eCup: Rocket League Edition - Reno 1868 FC
- Louisville City Becomes Kentucky's First ECNL Boys Club - Louisville City FC
- United Soccer League Unveils USL eCup: Rocket League Edition - USL
- STLFC Partners with Sauce on the Side - Saint Louis FC
The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.
Other Recent Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC Stories
- Hounds Fall to Rio Grande Valley in First USL eCup: Rocket League Edition Match
- Hounds Open USL eCup Competition Today against Rio Grande Valley
- 2020 Summer Camps Registration Now Open
- Hounds Set to Compete in USL eCup: Rocket League Edition
- Riverhounds SC Season Suspension Extended Through May 10