MEDIA ADVISORY: TORONTO DEFIANT OPENING VIEWING PARTY

MEDIA ADVISORY: TORONTO DEFIANT OPENING VIEWING PARTY

Fans will pack Real Sports Bar for Defiant season opener

February 11, 2019 (TORONTO, CANADA) — Toronto's expansion Overwatch League team, the Toronto Defiant will play this first regular season match this Friday February 15, 2019 (4pm PST, 7pm ET) when they take on the Houston Outlaws at Blizzard Arena.

More than 250 fans have already registered for the Season Opener viewing party at Real Sports Bar in downtown Toronto, and media are invited to capture photos and b-roll of the viewing party. Senior executives at OverActive Media, the ownership group that owns Toronto Defiant, will also be on hand for interview opportunities.

For those media outlets wanting to attend or to coordinate interviews with coaches, players or OverActive Media exectives this week, prior to the season opener, please contact Paulo Senra (psenra@oam.gg) to coordinate requests.

  • WHO: OverActive Media spokespeople; Toronto Defiant fans
  • WHAT: Toronto Defiant Opening Match viewing party
  • WHEN: Friday February 15, 2019 (Pre-game: 6:30pm ET; Match starts at 7pm ET)
  • WHERE: Real Sports Bar (15 York Street, Toronto, ON)

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About OverActive Media

OAM is a global esports and entertainment organization that combines franchised team ownership with audience engagement to connect with fans, franchise partners and corporate sponsors around the world. In North America, OAM owns the Toronto Defiant of the Overwatch League ("OWL") and the Toronto Ultra of the Call of Duty League ("CDL"). In Europe, OAM operates the Spain-based MAD Lions organization with teams in League of Legends European Championship ("LEC") and in Counter-Strike Global Offensive ("CSGO"). OAM is a founding equity partner of B Site Inc. and a franchise holder in the Flashpoint CSGO league. OAM also owns a live events division, OAM LIVE. 

OAM is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.