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Solar Bears to host EA: NHL 17® Xbox One tournament on Oct. 29

Wednesday, September 21st
Solar Bears to host EA: NHL 17® Xbox One tournament on Oct. 29

Register to enter tournament and compete for prizes including cash, game-worn jerseys, premium seating experiences and a copy of NHL 17®

The Orlando Solar Bears are on the hunt to find the best of the best, when it comes EA’s NHL 17® video game, that is. Earlier this summer, EA Sports and the ECHL announced that all 27 ECHL clubs - including the Solar Bears - will be featured in NHL 17®, allowing fans to play as the Solar Bears in the popular video game series for the first time.

To celebrate the occasion, the Solar Bears will host an NHL 17® tournament on Saturday, Oct. 29, prior to the Solar Bears game that evening against the South Carolina Stingrays at 7 p.m. The event is scheduled to kick-off at 10 a.m., with a bracket-style, single-elimination tournament at the Amway Center, and over $2,500 in cash and prizes up for grabs!

The winner of the Solar Bears NHL 17® tournament will be eligible to compete in a league-wide NHL 17® tournament conducted by the ECHL.  for further details of the ECHL NHL 17® tournament.

Entries into the tournament are on sale now and are limited to the first 128 participants. Guarantee your spot today by calling (407) 951-8200.

Register by noon on Friday, Sept. 23 to be entered to win one of two copies of NHL 17® deluxe edition ($80 value).

The entry price is $50 and will include the following:

  • Entry into Solar Bears NHL 17® tournament
  • Two (2) tickets to the Orlando Solar Bears game on Saturday, Oct. 29 vs. South Carolina
  • Official Solar Bears NHL 17® tournament t-shirt

Prizes will be available for first and second place finishes, listed below:

GRAND PRIZE: First Place Finish

  • $500 Cash Grand Prize
  • Game-Worn Orlando Solar Bears jersey ($350 value)
  • One Premium Solar Bears Suite Night for up to 36 fans ($900 value)
  • Personal copy of NHL 17® deluxe edition for console of your choice ($80 value)

RUNNER UP: Second Place Finish

  • Game-Worn Orlando Solar Bears Jersey ($350 value)
  • One Four-Seat Loge Box to a Solar Bears game of your choice ($200 value)
  • Personal copy of NHL 17® deluxe edition for console of your choice ($80 value)

TOURNAMENT DETAILS:Platform: Xbox OnePeriod length: 4 minutesGame Settings: DefaultAllowed Teams: Must play as the Orlando Solar BearsRequirements: All ages welcome. One entry per person.

For more information or to register for the Solar Bears NHL 17® tournament, call (407) 951-8200 today.

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