Michael Lahoud FIFA15 Charity Tournament Sunday, August 2nd

FIFA Tournament

On Sunday, August 2nd, Neshaminy Creek Brewing has teamed up with the Philadelphia Union’s very own Michael Lahoud to host a charity xBox FIFA15 tournament benefiting The Schools for Salone and the Mike Lahoud and Kei Kamara School in Sierra Leone.  Schools for Salone partners with local villages in Sierra Leone, West Africa, to rebuild the schools devastated in the ten-year civil war that ended in 2002. They have built 16 schools and two libraries since 2005 and we’re super excited to contribute to such a great cause!

This double elimination 32 person tournament takes place at Neshaminy Creek Brewing in Croydon, PA and features over $1000 in prizes and the chance to play a one-on-one FIFA15 match against Michael Lahoud on the Neshaminy Creek big screen! Players from the Philadelphia Union will also be in attendance signing autographs and meeting with fans!

Entry fee for the tournement is $50.  Player registration begins at 11AM on 08/02 and tournament play begins promptly at 12 PM.

To enter, you can purchase a spot in person at the brewery on online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1978741


1st place wins $500, plus a $100 NCBC gift card, Mike Lahoud signed Philadelphia Union jersey, Union gear, and more!

2nd place wins $200, plus a $50 NCBC gift card, Union gear, etc.

3rd place wins $100, plus a $25 NCBC gift card, Union gear, etc.


All matches must be played in accordance with FIFA15 Laws of the Game, except as specifically modified as follows in the tournament rules;

Game Mode:

For ease of use all games will be played in “Kick Off” Mode.

Picking Teams:

Prior to their game each player will have the option to whether select randomly out of a hat which will contain the top 10 ranked teams in the International Division or they can choose any other team they want outside these 10, but only in the international division.  The top 10 ranked teams in the FIFA15 International Division are:

1. Germany
2. Argentina
3. Netherlands
4. Columbia
5. Belgium
6. Uruguay
7. Brazil
8. Spain
9. Switzerland
10. France

Game-Play Settings

5-Minute Halves

Injuries: On

Off Sides: On

Difficulty Level: Professional

Time/Score Display: On

Player Status Bar: Player Names

Camera: Tele


Players are only allowed to pause the game if their team is in possession of the ball.  

Match Schedules

Double elimination 32 player tournament style bracket.


If a player does not show for the game or forfeits during the game, he/she loses the game.  


In the event of a tie the match will go to a PK shootout and the winner will be decided.

Conduct and Discipline

Tournament organizers reserve the right to disqualify players from the tournament after misconduct or unethical behaviour during the Tournament. Disqualification means that the player is not allowed to play any more games in the Tournament and will automatically lose every next game.

General Rules

You may customize your own controller button layout.

All games will be played on a in-house Xbox One console and must use the in-house controllers.

Frequent and purposeful pausing during game play may be subject to disqualification.

If a player purposely turns off a game while it’s in progress, that player will be disqualified from the tournament.

All players must play the Game using the above game-play settings. Any deviation from these settings will result in automatic disqualification. If game settings are found to be wrong by the tournament administrators, the players and the game will be disqualified.

By entering this tournament, each participant consents to the posting and use of his or her name and/or photograph on our facebook and website page.

By attending the Michael Lahoud FIFA15 Tournament, participants agree without reservations to comply with these rules and regulations, as well as the decisions made by the referees and organizers of the tournament. The application of these rules and regulations is at the sole discretion of the referees. Any decisions made may overrule the following rules and regulations to maintain the spirit of competition. Participants have to obey the instructions made by the referees at all times.

Every participant acknowledges the rights of Neshaminy Creek Brewing to modify these rules and regulations at any given time and without prior notice.

Every participant is asked to maintain an adequate level of respect and friendliness with the other participants and the referees. Insults and unfair or disrespectful behaviour towards the referees and the other participants won’t be tolerated and will be punished, an immediate disqualification and/or a temporary ban from the Fifa tournament.

Every participant has to stay ready and available for the duration of the tournament, or until his elimination from the tournament. Longer absence needs to be approved by the referees in order to avoid any sort of punishment.

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