Red Bull Partners with Capcom to Host 2016 Capcom Pro Tour North American Finals at Red Bull Battle Grounds This November

Red Bull Proving Grounds Qualifying Events to be Held Across North
America For Hopeful Street Fighter® V Champions

SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, Red Bull Media House announced a partnership with Capcom to host
the Capcom Pro Tour North American Finals at Red Bull Battle Grounds
from November 4-6 at the Seattle Exhibition Hall. Red
Bull Battle Grounds
is a unique event on the eSports professional
circuit that gives athletes a platform to compete at their peak, and
delivers unparalleled access, excitement and entertainment to eSports
enthusiasts worldwide. This year, the finals will feature more than
1,000 participants battling it out for the crown of Street Fighter® V
national champion.

Red Bull has also released details of Red Bull Proving Grounds, the
regional qualifying events series where amateur players across the
country can earn a coveted seat at Battle Grounds in Seattle. Red Bull
Proving Grounds will form the first-ever amateur ranking and tournament
series for fighting games. Amateur players across North America will
have the chance to qualify by competing in regional qualifiers in Los
Angeles, Seattle, Chicago, Philadelphia, Atlanta, and Toronto.

Each Red Bull Proving Grounds event will be partnered with existing
tournaments across the country and organized by some of the biggest and
most well-respected people in the fighting game community:

Winners from each region will be flown to the Red Bull Santa Monica
eSports Studio to battle it out and crown one winner to be seated in the
Red Bull Battle Grounds Finals bracket.

All of the regional events are open for the public to enter and compete
in, as well as streamed live for fans at home on Twitch. Tickets for the
events are on sale now and registration is open for anyone aspiring to
be a champion!

For more information and to buy tickets to participate in the grand
finals, visit
Follow @redbullESPORTS on Twitter, #RedBullBattleGrounds.

About Capcom

Capcom is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of
interactive entertainment for game consoles, PCs, handheld and wireless
devices. Founded in 1983, the company has created hundreds of games
including ground-breaking franchises Resident Evil®,
Street Fighter
®, Monster Hunter™, Ace Attorney®, Mega Man®
and Devil May Cry
®. Capcom maintains operations in the U.S.,
Canada, U.K., France, Germany, Tokyo, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Korea, with
corporate headquarters located in Osaka, Japan. More information about
Capcom and its products can be found at

Capcom, the Capcom logo, Ace Attorney, Devil May Cry, Mega Man, Monster
Hunter and Resident Evil are either registered trademarks or trademarks
of Capcom Co., Ltd., in the U.S. or other countries. Street Fighter is a
registered trademark of Capcom U.S.A., Inc. All other marks are the
property of their respective owners.


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Red Bull Media House
Lex Parisi, (310) 460-4664
Steve Hahnel, (212) 391-4707