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2010-10-13 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Doritos Major League Gaming (MLG) Pro-Gaming Combine, a nationwide amateur gaming competition to find the next generation of Pro-Gamers, is joining forces with MLG's Pro Circuit to create the largest-ever video game competition series under one roof. The first competition to stage both gaming events will take place in Washington, D.C. on October 15-17 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center and is expected to boast the highest turnout...

2010-09-15 06:00:00

PLANO, Texas, and NEW YORK, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Marking the fifth anniversary of the groundbreaking contest that changed the Super Bowl advertising landscape, the Doritos brand today launched the biggest, most unexpected Crash the Super Bowl yet. With an ad contract and a $5 million payout on the line for sweeping the top three rankings of the USA TODAY Ad Meter, the contest will offer an unprecedented six :30 Super Bowl ad spots for consumer-created commercials. Plus, this year's...

2010-08-24 11:00:00

PLANO, Texas, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PepsiCo's Frito-Lay Perry, Ga., facility today became the state's first building to be awarded LEED® for Existing Buildings (EB) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), as verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). LEED is the nation's preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings. "Achieving LEED EB Gold certification is a...

2010-07-29 07:00:00

DENVER and NEW YORK, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight video game fans are now closer to reaching professional video gamer status having dominated more than 850 other competitors at the third stop of the 2010 Doritos MLG Pro-Gaming Combine in Denver this past weekend. The Denver Combine was the third event in a four-city tour of the first-ever nationwide skills challenge in competitive video gaming history. Created by Major League Gaming (MLG) with Doritos to inspire fans to pursue their...

2010-07-22 15:38:00

PLANO, Texas, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- It began by giving consumers an unprecedented opportunity to choose who they wanted as the Madden NFL 11 cover athlete. Now, as gaming and sports fans alike wait in anticipation for the release of Madden NFL 11 on August 10, Doritos tortilla chips - the bold, intense snack brand within PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division - is unleashing two new limited-edition flavors inspired by the legendary video game franchise - Stadium Nacho and Tailgater BBQ. "When...

2010-07-14 09:00:00

NEW YORK, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Aspiring professional video gamers from the Denver area and across the country will now have the opportunity to make their dreams a reality at the Doritos MLG Pro-Gaming Combine on July 23-25 at the Crowne Plaza Denver International Airport Convention Center. The 2010 Doritos MLG Pro-Gaming Combine is a four-city tour across the nation on a quest to uncover the next league of talented video gamers. Following two successful events in Nashville and...

2010-06-11 09:58:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio and NEW YORK, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Major League Gaming's (MLG) 2010 Pro Circuit continued its season with a thrilling tournament this past weekend at the Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, OH. In a nail-biting final round of play against hometown favorites, Final Boss, number one-seeded Instinct prevailed to take home $20,000 and their second straight tournament win this year. Team Instinct, sponsored by Old Spice, feature Kyle "ElamiteWarrior" Elam from Union, KY...

2010-05-21 06:23:00

CHICAGO and NEW YORK, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight video game fans broke through a field of more than 1,000 game players aspiring to become professional video gamers at the second stop of the 2010 Doritos MLG Pro-Gaming Combine in Chicago this past weekend, a four-city tour of the first-ever nationwide skills challenge in competitive video gaming history. The Combine - which was created with Doritos to inspire fans to pursue their gaming passions and showcase their talents at the highest...

2010-05-13 06:00:00

NEW YORK, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Aspiring professional video gamers from the Midwest and across the country will now have the opportunity to make their dreams a reality at the Doritos MLG Pro-Gaming Combine on May 14-16 at the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Ill. Following a highly successful debut in Nashville, Tenn., Chicago marks the second stop on a four-city tour of the first-ever nationwide skills challenge in competitive video gaming history. Key MLG Pros from the Chicago...

2010-04-09 14:36:00

PLANO, Texas, April 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PepsiCo's Frito-Lay Topeka, Kan., facility today became the state's first manufacturing site, and the nation's second food manufacturing site, to be awarded LEED® Existing Building (EB) Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), as verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). LEED is the nation's preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.