The City of Brotherly Love is gearing up to host the first eMLS event of 2020, and you can be a part of it.
Registration is now open for eMLS League Series One presented by PlayStation, which will take place in Philadelphia on Friday, Jan. 10 from 6 pm ET–10:30 pm ET, and will offer fans in attendance a whole host of unique and exclusive experiences.
Fans can, of course, watch elite FIFA esports and cheer on the Union in the iconic Philly music venue Union Transfer, but that's just the start. Those in attendance will also be able to mingle with special guests from the Philadelphia Union, receive exclusive eMLS x Philadelphia Union merchandise, design customized eMLS apparel and play FIFA 20 at open-play stations.
eMLS is entering its third season, and there should already be some tantalizing storylines to follow when League Series One kicks off. The reigning champion is Doolsta (aka Cormac Dooley), who completed a clean sweep of the 2019 eMLS events by winning League Series One and Two as well as eMLS Cup while competing for the Union. However, he moved to Nashville — one of three new clubs joining eMLS in 2020 along with Austin and Miami in the offseason — and it will be fascinating to see what kind of reception he gets from his former hometown fans.
If you can't make League Series One — or just can't get enough live eMLS action — keep an eye out for further details on the next two eMLS events of 2020, League Series Two in Portland on Feb. 15 and eMLS Cup at SXSW in Austin on March 21.