Published: Oct. 12, 2021 at 7:00 AM HST|Updated: 2 hours ago
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Hercules Tires, a subsidiary of American Tire Distributors (ATD), and Team Liquid, a leading worldwide professional esports organization, today announced Hercules Tires as the official tire sponsor of the first-ever Hercules Tires Esports Invitational.
The Hercules Tires Invitational series kicks off on October 20, and the two-part event will showcase 16 of North America’s most popular Rocket League teams including: G2, Shopify Rebellion, Torrent, XSET, Charlotte Phoenix, Pittsburgh Knights, and Oxygen Esports. All teams will battle for major cash prizes:
- 1st place: $12,000
- 2nd place: $5,000
- 3rd place: $3,000
The competition will be comprised of 35 matches, with over 25 hours of branded broadcast. All invitationals will be broadcasted and live streamed on Team Liquid’s official Twitch (twitch.tv/teamliquid). There will be sponsored chat box giveaways, live actions social media posts, and a virtual tailgate.
“Our partnership with Team Liquid will further the progress we are making to expand our brand in authentic and meaningful ways across new platforms,” said Hercules Tires Senior VP, Joshua Simpson. “It also showcases our commitment to engage new consumers