The Call of Duty World League affiliated MAG Cup at rAge 2016 is excited to announce the Call of Duty Celebrity Challenge. The Call of Duty Celebrity Challenge will mark the close the eSports Branding Summit and usher in the start of the MAG Cup, and will see two celebrity teams face each other in a battle for glory. The two teams – Team Red and Team Blue – will be led by captains from the top two seeded teams participating in the MAG Cup.
The MAG Cup is a Call of Duty World League affiliated tournament brought to you by Monster Energy, ASTRO Gaming, PlayStation, LG, KontrolFreek, Always On, and African Cyber Gaming League (ACGL) and will culminate at rAge 2016 with a LAN final. Eight teams will be competing live at the expo for the R120,000 in cash plus gear. Matches will be streamed to an internet audience for those who can’t make the live event, with a broadcast team that features internationally renowned caster, Ben ‘Benson’ Bowe and a team of local casters.
Team Red will feature musician Jack Parow, comedian Jason Goliath and rugby player Rohan Janse van Rensburg, with team captain being Ismail “Jakez” Jacobs from eNAstra. Team Blue will be led by Insane Gaming’s Kaelin “Tanker” Govender and will feature journalist Pippa Tshabalala, musician AKA and comedian Deep Fried Man.
The match will be played out in front of a live audience on the MAG Cup stage at rAge on 7 October 2016 from 1:30pm, and will also be streamed live to those not able to attend the expo at the Ticketpro Dome.
To celebrate this epic battle of celebrities – and to get you to pick a side – there will be a chance for supporters to win an exclusive hamper sponsored by Monster Energy, ASTRO Gaming, KontrolFreek, Always On and NAG. The hamper includes a case of Monster Energy drink, 5GB of Always On data, an Astro A40TR with MixAmp for PS4, as well as some epic KontrolFreek and NAG goodies.
To stand in line for a chance to win this great bundle of bounty, supporters will need to voice their support on Twitter and Facebook by announcing their allegiance as follows:
I want to win the exclusive MAG hamper, so I’m supporting #MAGCupRED / #MAGCupBLUE (choose your team) in the #MAGCUPZA Celebrity Challenge.
The winner of the hamper will be chosen via a lucky draw after the competition closes on Thursday 6 October 2016 at 2pm.
General Press Release