FORT HOOD, Texas - Fort Hood’s Clear Creek Shopping Center will host Drini Gjoka, two-time “Madden NFL” world champion and Complexity professional gamer, for a meet-and-greet as part of the Soldier E-sports Showdown from 3-4 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Exchange Clear Creek Shopping Center, Bldg. 4250, Clear Creek Road, here.

Gjoka’s appearance is the highlight of the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s first E-sports Expo, which will feature demonstrations from gaming brands like Acer, MSI, Sony and more.

Fort Hood is hosting the Soldier E-sports Showdown Madden Tournament Oct. 26. Soldiers contribute to the Army mission in a variety of career fields that draw on gaming skills, such as digital security and technology support. Gaming tournaments and events bring excitement to the military community while drawing awareness to the growing focus on E-sports.

Media wishing to attend this event should register here. On Oct. 25, media should meet public affairs representatives at 2 p.m. in the southside parking lot of the Marvin Leath Visitors Center for escort to the event.