WINNER = Mr. Ferozious

The Madden NFL 18 Canadian Challenge sponsored by Xbox, came to a close this past weekend at the Rec Room. Congratulations to our winner, Mr. Ferozious who took home $8,000 and a spot in the Madden Challenge. Great game play by all.


Live Championship at The Rec Room® Toronto Roundhouse (November 5, 2017 at 12:00 PM ET)


Stage Three: Live Championship

Live Championship finalists will receive travel to and accommodation in Toronto, Ontario for the event. Approximate Value: $2,500 CAD (if flight required) or $1,000 CAD (if flight not required).


  • ​Registration Opens

    September 28, 2017

  • Online Qualifiers

    October 3 - 18, 2017

  • Online Playoffs

    October 21, 2017

  • Live Championship

    November 5, 2017

Format & Rules

Stage One: Online Qualifiers

All players must be at least 16 years of age and residents of Canada.

There will be eight times to play in Madden NFL 18 for Xbox One 16-player qualifier brackets:

Tuesdays at 7:00pm EDT

  • October 3rd
  • October 10th
  • October 17th

Wednesdays at 7:00pm EDT

  • October 4th
  • October 11th
  • October 18th

Saturdays at 3:00pm EDT

  • October 7th
  • October 14th

The winner of every 16-player bracket will advance to the Online Playoffs.

Stage Two: Online Playoffs

The Online Playoffs will take place on Saturday, October 21st at 3:00 pm EDT.

Players who qualified from the Online Qualifiers will be divided into groups and compete in a tournament within their group.

The top eight players will advance to the Live Championship.

Stage Three: Live Championship

The Live Championship will take place on Sunday, November 5th at The Rec Room® in Toronto, Ontario.

The eight players who advance from the Online Playoffs will receive travel to and accommodation in Toronto, Ontario for the event.

The Live Championship will be a single-elimination bracket, using win percentages from the Online Playoffs as seeding.

All players will need to read How to Play in This Tournament for additional tournament specific instructions, prior to playing in this tournament.