WINTER PARK, FL, (PRWEB) September 13, 2014
Full Sail University, in collaboration with EA SPORTS, was proud to host the Madden NFL 15 Ultimate Team Championship, presented by Electronic Arts, Xbox One, Curse, and Full Sail University, inside the university’s Full Sail Live 1 venue. Eight top Madden Ultimate Team players put their skills to the test for a chance to play a championship game against NFL Quarterback, Cam Newton.
On Tuesday, July 15, the team draft was held with eight invited players and NFL special guest, Carolina Panthers Quarterback, Cam Newton. Following the draft, the first four head-to-head matches took place. On Wednesday, July 16, the final four match ups took place with the winner moving on to play against Newton for the championship. The championship winner received 2 NFL season tickets, a custom Madden 15 Xbox One console and 1 million Madden Ultimate Team coins.
While the live on-campus event was open to current Full Sail University students, faculty, and staff only, it was recorded for Electronic Arts and was streamed on Twitch following the release of Madden NFL 15. To view the streamed event visit: http://www.twitch.tv/easports/b/563854172
Throughout the tournament Full Sail students from the Show Production, Film, and Audio degree programs participated behind the scenes in various production roles and helped to build the amazing game competition. In addition, during the 2-day tournament, Cam Newton toured the Full Sail campus and visited with students currently enrolled in the Sports Marketing & Media Degree Program.
About Full Sail University:
Full Sail University is an award-winning educational leader for those pursuing careers in the entertainment and media industry. Founded in 1979, Full Sail has been recognized as one of the 2014 “Top 25 Graduate Schools to Study Game Design” by The Princeton Review, one of the Best Music Programs by Rolling Stone Magazine, and one of the Best Film Programs by UNleashed Magazine. Full Sail was named the 2014 “School/College of the Year” by the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges, received the “21st Century Best Practices in Distance Learning Award” from the United States Distance Learning Association, and was recognized as one of the Top 100 Social Media Colleges by Studentadvisor.com.
Full Sail offers on-campus and online Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate’s degree programs in areas related to Art & Design, Business, Film & Television, Games, Media & Communications, Music & Recording, and Web & Technology. Full Sail graduate credits include work on OSCAR®, Emmy®, GRAMMY®, ADDY®, MTV Video Music Award, and Spike VGX Video Game Award nominated and winning projects.