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NZ’s top six gamers compete for national title

NZ’s top six gamers compete for country’s biggest prize and national title.

After six weeks of online qualifying and three weekends of demanding regional finals we have finally found the top six PS2 sports gamers in the country.

The six gamers below will go head to head this Friday night at the EA Sports Gamer of the Year national grand final at Float, situated in Auckland's Viaduct basin. They will be fighting it out for the prestigious title of EA Sports Gamer of the Year 2003 and an ultimate home gaming system from Sony worth $10,000.

2003 EA Sports Gamer of the Year National Finalists

Carl Condliffe Representing the Northern region

Luke Curtis Representing the Northern region

Douglas Wallace Representing the Central region

Wayne Wallace Representing the Central region

Sam Uelese Representing the Southern region

Jerry Teo Reigning champ, representing the Southern region

With two sets of brothers in the finals; Douglas and Wayne Wallace (Central region) and Sam Uelese and Jerry Teo (Southern region); and four out of the six national finalists all knowing each other from the 2002 grand final in Queenstown, expect some seriously fierce competition!

The national final will also be host to the official launch of the most anticipated title of 2003, EA Sports Rugby 2004.

Guests will not only see the final release of the game being played by NZ’s best, but also get to play it four weeks before its official release.

Event: EA Sports Gamer of the Year National Final Location: Float, Shed 19, Princes Wharf, Quay Street Auckland Date: Friday 22 August Time: 5.00pm – 9.30pm MC: Nathan Rarere DJ’s: Manuel Bundy / Dan Clark

Tickets to the national final @ Float can be won by listening to The Edge Auckland 94.2 FM between Tues 19 July and Friday 22 July.

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