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Winnipeg ICE Announce NHL20 E-Sports Gaming Tournament in Partnership with Uniting Gamers

July 8, 2020 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Winnipeg Ice News Release

Winnipeg, MB - The Winnipeg ICE are excited to announce the first-ever NHL20 E-Sports tournament in partnership with Uniting Gamers with all net proceeds going to the post-secondary education of ICE players. The tournament will run on Xbox One and PS4 from July 20-22.

The winners on each platform will receive a Full Season Access Pass to the Winnipeg ICE 2020-2021 season, an ICE hat, an ICE t-shirt, and the opportunity to play against a Winnipeg ICE player in NHL 20 which will be live-streamed on twitch on the ICE social media channels.

There will be consolation prizing for players that come in 2nd and 3rd in both the Xbox One and PS4 tournaments.

The tournament gives NHL20 players of all skill levels an opportunity to play and compete in a controlled and safe environment for a chance to be crowned the champion and play against a Winnipeg ICE player.

The Winnipeg ICE are proud to recognize Denver Properties, Shortline Moving, Derksen Plumbing, Priority Restoration, and Prairie Eye Care as presenting sponsors of the event.

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The following eligibility rules apply, all of which are required to be in place before July 20th, 2020:

You must be a legal resident of the United States of America or Canada.

I am at least 19 years of age or older. Or I have consent from a parent/guardian to participate in the tournament.

You must have NHL 20 game on Playstation 4 or Xbox One.

You must have a Playstation Network Account or Xbox Live Account.

You cannot win both the PS4 and XBox Tournament.

In any Match, if both players agree, the lobby may be re-hosted by other Player, who then will become the Hosting Player.


The only way to guarantee your access into the ICE Cave next season is by becoming a season seat holder for the 2020-2021 season. Premium Season Seats and Full Season Access Passes are available for purchase here.

The United Gaming mission is to remove the stigma that surrounds gaming and showcasing just how diverse the industry and its consumers are.

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