Tune In to The Gridiron Games

February 3, 2021     esports  
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As you may have seen, we've launched a brand-new, limited-time game mode based on American Football called Gridiron. It's a fun blend of the NFL and Rocket League as part of the NFL Super Bowl LV Celebration event, and you can check out all the details in the announcement blog.

We couldn't think of a better way to celebrate the mode and Super Bowl LV than to get some of the biggest and best Rocket League content creators and professional players suited up and on the field for a fun, one-day tournament: The Gridiron Games!

How It Works

Huddle up and check out the rules below:

  • Four teams of four players

  • Captains will draft teams on stream

  • Round-robin, Best-of-3 (BO3) group stage

  • The top two teams will play in a Best-of-5 (BO5) Gridiron Bowl

  • Champions will earn "Gridiron Games Champion" in-game title

Who's Participating?

We've got an all-star line up of content creators and professional players that are ready to hit the field and compete to become Gridiron Games Champions! Look below to see who's participating:

Hosts

  • Athena

  • JonSandman

  • Orb

Captains

  • chellchee

  • Dazerin

  • Johnnyboi

  • Sizz

Players

  • Arsenal

  • Forky

  • GarrettG

  • King Ranny

  • Neatoqueen

  • PhantomAce

  • Retals

  • Rizzo
  • SunlessKhan

  • Turbopolsa

  • Turtle

  • Widow

How and When to Watch

The Gridiron Games will be taking place on Friday, February 5 at 12 p.m. PT (8 p.m. UTC) and will lead in to the Rocket League Championship Series (RLCS) X Oceanic Regional Major afterwards. You can catch the action LIVE on the official Rocket League Twitch, and YouTube.

In addition to the official stream, you can watch your favorite player's stream if they choose to broadcast their point of view for the event. Make sure to check out the Rocket League directory throughout the event to see if your favorite content creator or professional player is live!

We'll see you on the field on February 5. Don't miss it!