COMPETE ONLINE FOR CASH & GLORY!

JOIN THE $400,000 EA SPORTS™ FIFA 12 CHALLENGE
ONLINE QUALIFIERS ARE ON NOW UNTIL APRIL 4, 2012!

Beginning December 1st, members of the EA SPORTS Arena can join the EA SPORTS FIFA 12 Challenge, exclusively on Playstation® 3 and powered by Virgin Gaming.

The FIFA 12 Challenge is a global online tournament that gives you the chance to play for a share of $400,000 in cash prizes. There are two qualifying stages which are played online using the exclusive Series Tournament format on VirginGaming.com. This style of tournament lets you play according to your schedule rather than at specific times.

The first qualifier costs just $10 to enter, or you can get on the fast track and buy in at higher levels for an additional fee (see chart below).

Win 6 games in a row (4 matches in Qualifier A and 2 matches in Qualifier B) to earn a seat at the LIVE finals taking place in April, 2012 in New York City!

Click here to learn more about the FIFA 12 Challenge


HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO ENTER?

Qualifier A:

  •       Level 1: $10 to enter
  •       Level 2: $20 to enter
  •       Level 3: $40 to enter
  •       Level 4: N/A

Qualifier B:

  •       Level 1: $150 to enter
  •       Level 2: N/A



QUALIFIER DATES

You can join Qualifier A now through April 4, 2012. Depending on the date you successfully complete Qualifier A, you’ll be entered into one of the following start dates for Qualifier B:

QUALIFIER

CUT-OFF DATE

START DATE

END DATE

A

N/A

DEC 1, 2011 @ 7AM ET

MAR 26, 2012 @ 11:59PM ET

 

B1

DEC 19, 2011 @ 7AM ET

DEC 21, 2011 @ 7AM ET

DEC 28, 2011 @ 11:59PM ET

B2

JAN 16, 2012 @ 7AM ET

JAN 18, 2012 @ 7AM ET

JAN 25, 2012 @ 11:59PM ET

B3

FEB 20, 2012 @ 7AM ET

FEB 22, 2012 @ 7AM ET

FEB 29, 2012 @ 11:59PM ET

B4

MAR 26, 2012 @ 7AM ET

MAR 28, 2012 @ 7AM ET

APR 4, 2012 @ 11:59PM ET


WHAT YOU CAN WIN

Compete in the live finals for BIG cash prizes!

Grand Prize $140,000
Runner Up $40,000
3rd to 4th $2,800
5th to 8th $2,400
9th to 16th $2,000
17th -32nd $1,800
33rd to 64th $1,400
65th to 128th $840
129th to 256th $480
All amounts in USD

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is the EA SPORTS Arena?

The EA SPORTS™ Arena is an option in the online menu of FIFA 12 where you can play for real money against other members in ranked matches that you set up on VirginGaming.com.

How to find the EA SPORTS Arena in game:

  1. Select online mode (PS3)
  2. Select EA SPORTS™ Arena
  3. Select Lobby Rooms
  4. Select the Challenge Series lobby
  5. Find your opponent in the lobby and select "invite to game"
  6. Choose your team and start playing!

 

What is Virgin Gaming?

Virgin Gaming is the only site sanctioned by EA SPORTS to offer FIFA 12 and other titles for cash and tournament play. Compete from the comfort of home in head-to-head matches and in daily tournaments for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation®3.

In order to compete in the FIFA 12 Challenge you need the following:

  • A FREE Virgin Gaming account
  • A PlayStation®3 console system
  • A valid email address and active PlayStation® Network ID
  • A licensed copy of the game you want to play, and your EA SPORTS™ Online Pass
  • A reliable Internet connection
  • A healthy appetite for winning great prizes!
Note: A Virgin Gaming Skill Rating is NOT needed for the EA SPORTS™ Challenge Series but is recommended.

 

Who is eligible to play?

Virgin Gaming welcomes players of all skill levels from around the world who are at least 18 years of age (geographic restrictions may apply depending on the laws of your state, province or country). See complete Terms & Conditions for details.



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