Shot Online hosts tournament to benefit Children’s Miracle Network
GAMESCAMPUS AND CHILDREN’S MIRACLE NETWORK PARTNER TO LAUNCH AN ONLINE GOLF TOURNAMENT IN SHOT-ONLINE
The “Shot-Online For Miracles” Tournament Tees Off November 10 To Raise Money For Children’s Hospitals Across The Country
San Jose, Calif. (November 10, 2009) – San Jose-based online game publisher, GamesCampus.com (www.GamesCampus.com, run by OnNet USA), announced today that it has partnered with Children’s Miracle Network
(www.ChildrensMiracleNetwork.org) to host an online golf tournament called “Shot-Online For Miracles” in GamesCampus’ popular golf simulation game, Shot-Online. Players can sign up for the tournament starting today at http://shotonline.gamescampus.com.
The online tournament kicks off November 10, 2009 and features exciting prizes including tickets to Disney World in Orlando, Fla., unique Golf Gear and much more. An entrance fee of $5 will benefit Children’s Miracle Network and the 170 children’s hospitals they support across the country.
“We are honored to partner with Children’s Miracle Network on this exciting tournament,” says David Chang, EVP of Marketing and Business Development for GamesCampus. “It is wonderful to work with such a fantastic charity that helps so many children and families.
Shot-Online players have been very supportive when we have held tournaments in the past for other great causes, but the “Shot-Online For Miracles” tournament will be our community’s biggest charitable effort yet.”
Children’s Miracle Network is a non-profit organization that raises funds for 170 children’s hospitals. Together with countless individuals and organizations, Children’s Miracle Network helps sick and injured kids in local communities and uses donations to fund medical care, research and education, saving and improving the lives of 17 million children each year.
“We are grateful that GamesCampus and its Shot-Online community want to make a difference in the lives of so many sick and injured children,” said George Mathis, Director of New Business and Package Goods at Children’s Miracle Network. “The Shot-Online players’ involvement in the tournament will surely result in a good time playing in a fun and competitive tournament with a chance to win great prizes, but most importantly they will know that they are contributing to a fantastic cause.”
The “Shot-Online For Miracles” Tournament mirrors the real-life tournament that Children’s Miracle Network holds each year. An official event of the PGA Tour, the 2009 Children’s Miracle Network Classic this year marks the 39th year of the event in Central Florida. The PGA TOUR action takes place on Disney’s Palm and Magnolia Golf Courses with several professional and celebrity golfers taking part in it.
The Grand Prize winner of the “Shot-Online For Miracles” Tournament will receive a signed pin flag from the real-life 2009 tournament winner., plus a Children’s Miracle Network Ogio Golf Bag and four passes to Disney World in Orlando, Fla. The second-place winner will receive the “Golfer’s Package,” which includes a Children’s Miracle Network polo shirt, hat, balls and four passes to Disney World; and the third-place winner will win a package including a Children’s Network polo shirt, hat and balls.
Shot-Online players can sign up at GamesCampus’ official Shot-Online website (http://shotonline.gamescampus.com).
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