AAFES News Release
GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is partnering with Installation Management Command and Army Entertainment to bring eSports tournaments to Army installations around the world for a chance to go to TwitchCon in September.
For the U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria area, the Road to TwitchCon “Street Fighter V” tournament will take place Aug. 17 at 2 p.m. at the Rose Barracks War Zone and will broadcast on the Army Entertainment Twitch channel.
Brands like Sony and MSI have provided consoles, software and more to give away to the winners of the tournament. The Grafenwoehr Exchange will also be handing out special giveaway gifts during the tournament. The grand prize winner earns a spot at TwitchCon 2019 in San Diego Sept. 27 to 29.
The “Street Fighter V” tournaments, which are being held at Army and National Guard garrisons worldwide, are part of an ongoing recruitment effort. Soldiers contribute to the Army mission in a variety of career fields that draw on gaming skills, from technological support to digital security and more. The tournament is open to all active-duty Army and Army National Guard Soldiers.
The deadline to register is August 13 at 10 p.m. This will be a double elimination tournament. To enter, visit grafenwoehr.armymwr.com/promos/street-fighter-v-esports-tournament and include your name (first and last), gamer tag and email.
For more information, please contact the Warrior Zone at Rose Barracks (USAG Bavaria-Vilseck) at DSN 476-2942 or CIV 09662-83-2942.