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Today, we are excited to announce that Xbox is the official console partner of five-time world champion football team, Real Madrid. With many of their players in the global spotlight, it’s easy to see why Real Madrid is one of the most widely supported teams in the world. And to kick off Real Madrid’s US Summer Tour here in the United States, we are partnering up to invite fans to join in a variety of events across the states, and even win the chance to see them play live in a US match.
Hour of Code
As the Real Madrid Summer Tour begins, the Microsoft Century City store will engage local youth groups in Minecraft coding alongside Real Madrid Players. Empowering youth through passion for sport is an important aspect of our partnership with the Real Madrid Foundation. In parallel, exposure to technology and coding skills can enable access to a better future. Coupled with the values, skills and leadership one learns from sports, technology and gaming can be a powerful partnership to empower and bring about social change. We are pleased to bring the Hour of Code, in partnership with Real Madrid, Minecraft and The Boys and Girls Club of Venice to Microsoft Store in Century City, California.
Real Madrid FIFA 17 Fan Tournaments at Microsoft Store
In celebration of the Real Madrid US Summer Tour, Microsoft Stores will host free FIFA 17 tournaments, where fans can compete for a chance to win tickets to a local Real Madrid Match. FIFA 17 tournaments will take place Friday, July 21 and Saturday, July 22 (2 p.m. to 7 p.m. local time) at the following Microsoft Store locations:
- Microsoft Store at Westfield Valley Fair (Santa Clara)
- Microsoft Store at Westfield Century City (Los Angeles)
- Microsoft Store at Dadeland Mall (Miami)
- Microsoft Store at Oakbrook Center (Oak Brook)
The flagship Microsoft Store on Fifth Avenue in New York City will host a special Real Madrid FIFA 17 Fan Tournament, where participants will compete for an exclusive grand prize. The preliminary round will take place Friday, July 21 at 4 p.m. local time with a championship round on Saturday, July 22 at 6 p.m in the Mixer NYC Studio. Everyone can tune into the action live on Saturday, July 22 at 6 p.m. ET on mixer.com/microsoftstore. Follow the Microsoft Store Mixer channel for notifications.
Please visit Microsoft Store Facebook event page for details.
Xbox Design Labs Sweepstakes – Inspired by Real Madrid
In honor of our Real Madrid partnership, we’ve also teamed up with the Microsoft Store to give away 3 unique Xbox Design Lab controllers inspired by Real Madrid’s 2017-18 on-field jersey. In addition, every controller will come with a copy of FIFA 18, which you can play first exclusively on Xbox One on September 21 via the EA Access Play First Trial, followed by the worldwide launch on September 29.
How to enter:
- Follow @Xbox on Twitter and Retweet the #RealMadridXboxSweepstakes Post
Be sure to follow @Xbox and include #RealMadridXboxSweepstakes in your post to ensure you can be contacted if you have won. For more information and official rules, be sure to visit: https://rules.xboxpromotions.com/XboxRealMadridSweeps
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