CARLSBAD, Ca. (August 13, 2020) - Upper Deck, the premier worldwide sports and entertainment collectibles company and exclusive licensee of Overwatch League trading cards, is currently in search of the most passionate and dedicated fans of the Overwatch League, the first-ever professional city-based esports league with 20 teams. The 2020 Upper Deck OWL Ultimate Fan Program Contest shines a spotlight on the league’s most dedicated fans who have made a positive impact on the Overwatch League community, culture, and overall fan experience.

Upper Deck is inviting superfans to showcase their team spirit and share their stories by submitting a nomination describing why they are the ultimate fan (in 75-150 words) at

Selected nominations will be posted on Twitter, where fans will be able to vote by “liking” their favorite nominations on Upper Deck’s Twitter account and using the #OWLUltimateFan hashtag. The top 10 overall nominees, as selected by fans, will then have the chance to win prizes including signed player jerseys, autographed Overwatch League trading cards, exclusive Overwatch League Ultimate Fan apparel, and more. Key contest dates are below:

  1. Aug. 27 – Sept. 7: Submit nominations
  2. Sept. 11 – 21: Fan voting open
  3. Sept. 25: Top 10 nominees announced, #UltimateFanFriday celebrations
  4. Sept. 25 – Oct. 5: Final round of fan voting
  5. Oct. 7: Overwatch League Ultimate Fan winners announced

“We were blown away by how inclusive and passionate fans of the Overwatch League have been since day one,” said Jodi Wasserman, Director of Marketing at Upper Deck. “With live events on hold for this year, we wanted to bring the Overwatch League community together in a way that would let them share their stories and give us an opportunity to recognize and celebrate the most dedicated fans.”

The Overwatch League Ultimate Fan will be crowned on Oct. 7, 2020, and will receive a prize package that includes: accommodations and two tickets to the 2021 Overwatch League Grand Finals, a signed player jersey, Overwatch League Ultimate Fan exclusive apparel, a personalized Upper Deck trading card, and Upper Deck Overwatch League trading card products.

Fans are encouraged to share their team spirit by posting pictures, tweeting, and using the #OWLUltimateFan hashtag. For more details on the contest or to submit a nomination, visit

The contest is open to all Overwatch League fans, who are at least 18 years of age or if applicable, the age required in the state in which he or she resides at the time of entry, and are legal residents of the United States of America (including Washington D.C.) or Canada, excluding Florida, Rhode Island, Puerto Rico, and the province of Quebec. Nominees must agree to all contest rules and submit their entry today through Sept. 7, 2020.

Fans interested in purchasing or learning more about Overwatch League Trading Cards can visit To celebrate the search for the Ultimate Fan, enter promo code “ULTIMATE” at checkout and get a free Overwatch League collector binder (valued at $19.99) with the purchase of any box of Overwatch League trading cards. Overwatch League trading cards are also available at, an online platform that allows users to buy, open, collect, and trade digital and physical cards with Overwatch League fans around the world.

About Upper Deck

The Upper Deck Company is a worldwide sports and entertainment company, and the official trading card of the Overwatch League. Built on the pillars of quality craftsmanship, authenticity and innovation, Upper Deck is dedicated to creating products that turn memorable moments into collectibles. The company is home to authentic signed memorabilia from the world's greatest athletes and maintains an award-winning portfolio of licensed games and trading cards. Learn more at

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About the Overwatch League™

The Overwatch League™ is the first major global professional esports league with city-based teams across Asia, Europe, and North America. Overwatch® was created by globally acclaimed publisher Blizzard Entertainment (a division of Activision Blizzard—Nasdaq: ATVI), whose iconic franchises have helped lay the foundations and push the boundaries of professional esports over the last 15 years. The latest addition to Blizzard's stable of twenty-two #1 games,[1] Overwatch was built from the ground up for online competition, with memorable characters and fast-paced action designed for the most engaging gameplay and spectator experiences. To learn more about the Overwatch League, visit

[1] Sales and/or downloads, based on internal company records and reports from key distribution partners.

About Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.

Best known for blockbuster hits including World of Warcraft®, Hearthstone®, Overwatch®, the Warcraft®, StarCraft®, and Diablo® franchises, and the multi-franchise Heroes of the Storm®, Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. (, a division of Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI), is a premier developer and publisher of entertainment software renowned for creating some of the industry's most critically acclaimed games. Blizzard Entertainment's track record includes twenty-two #1 games* and multiple Game of the Year awards. The company's online gaming service, Blizzard®, is one of the largest online-gaming services in the world, with millions of active players.

* Sales and/or downloads, based on internal company records and reports from key distribution partners.

About Activision Blizzard Esports

Activision Blizzard Esports (ABE) is responsible for the development, operation, and commercialization of Activision Blizzard's professional gaming properties including the Overwatch League™, the Call of Duty® World League, Hearthstone Masters, the StarCraft II World Championship Series, and the World of Warcraft Arena World Championship and Mythic Dungeon International, among others. ABE also operates Tespa, the leader in collegiate esports. It is ABE's vision to be the most innovative, scalable, and valuable developer of global competitive entertainment.

OVERWATCH, OVERWATCH LEAGUE and the OVERWATCH LEAGUE logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Blizzard Entertainment, Inc., in the U.S. and/or other countries.

None of Blizzard Entertainment, Inc., The Overwatch League, LLC and each of their respective affiliates is a sponsor or administrator of this contest.


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