Wal-Mart sponsors #8216;Madden 07#039; kids tournament today

Published 12:00 am Saturday, August 26, 2006

Calling all kids ages 6 to 15: are you a football fanatic (video game football, that is)?

Then the Greenville Wal-Mart Super Center invites you to visit them today, August 26, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

The store is hosting a Madden ‘07 Tournament and they are looking for youngsters with all the right moves.

&#8220We will have everything set up for the kids to be comfortable and feel at home, including refreshments. We know they'll all have a great time,” Wal-Mart Assistant Manager Henry Fuller said.

In addition to braggin' rights, there are valuable cash prizes to be won, Fuller said.

&#8220Our first place winner will take home $50, second place will get $25 and third place will receive $10.”

Everyone who participates in the video game tourney will get a complimentary 8 x 10 football magazine cover featuring their photo.

&#8220We're very excited and looking forward to a fun time on Saturday with the kids,” Fuller said.

Madden NFL 07 was released on August 22nd 2006. To mark the debut of Madden NFL 07, EA Sports released Madden NFL 07 in tiny Madden, Mississippi – the only municipality in the United States to have the same name as Coach Madden. With a population of 74, each resident of Madden, Mississippi recieved a free Xbox 360 gaming console and a free copy of Madden NFL 07. NFL stars in attendance were Jerry Rice, Warren Moon, and Marshall Faulk.

For more info, contact the Greenville Wal-Mart at 382-2655.