EDWARDSVILLE, IL (January 9, 2021) The American Heart Association has selected Ultimate Gaming Championship (UGC) as the technology partner for the continuation of the Revive series. Revive is a nationwide scholastic esports competition for middle school, high school, and collegiate student athletes starting in February.

“UGC shares the American Heart Association’s core belief that everyone can strive for longer healthier lives for ourselves and others. I can’t think of a better opportunity to simultaneously grow scholastic esports while promoting healthy lifestyle choices than the AHA’s Revive series.”, says UGC CEO Matt Jackson, “With the skill level of players reaching an all time high it is important that competitors are aware of the effects of long-term gaming and learn how to elevate their game by practicing healthy habits.”

Student athletes will compete in national tournaments where top players can earn scholarships. Winning teams earn prize packs for their school and get their name on the AHA “Wall of Fame Game”. Teams are able to host charity fundraising streams of their progress in the competition to seamlessly raise money while playing. Proceeds from the event will benefit patients and children across the country with severe heart disease.

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About Ultimate Gaming Championship: Ultimate Gaming Championship (UGC) is one of the esports industry’s fastest growing brands. Over the past ten years UGC has evolved into a full-service esports studio with expertise in producing live and online tournaments. Bringing together all essential elements of esports competition under one brand, UGC develops proprietary tools and turnkey technologies, designs and manufactures custom merchandise, and delivers leading edge content production and streaming services. A trusted partner among brands and the esports community alike, UGC has organized live and online events for Microsoft, DreamHack, Activision Blizzard, LG Business Solutions USA, Red Bull and the U.S. Army.