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Queen of Katwe Anniversary Movie Night Challenge!

September 1, 2017 @ 8:00 am - September 24, 2017 @ 11:59 pm


Celebrate with us by hosting your very own Queen of Katwe movie night!
Participate in our Facebook/Instagram movie night challenge!

Challenge dates

Host event anytime during September 1st – September 24th.

Winners announced on Saturday, September 30th, 2017.

Challenge guidelines

Join the anniversary celebration with Sports Outreach Institute by submitting your official Queen of Katwe movie night event image (or video) and post. To qualify to win, create a post with at least one image of your movie night extravaganza on either Facebook or Instagram, write a post showcasing your guests’ highlights, tag Sports Outreach, and use one hashtag below!

Hashtags Must-Haves     #queenofkatwechallenge     #qofkchallenge     #queenofkatweanniversary     #queenofkatwemovienight

The deadline to post your entry is 11:59 PM EST on Sunday, September 24th, 2017. 

 Challenge Prizes

There will be one winner on Facebook and one winner on Instagram. Each winner will receive a Sports Outreach Swag bag containing a signed Queen of Katwe DVD by Robert Katende, a signed Queen of Katwe book by Robert Katende, a signed chess board by Robert Katende, a chess key chain, T-shirt, and car sticker!

Winning Submission Requirements

Have fun! Enjoy delicious food (favorites and/or themed), share quality time with friends and family, and tell us about it on Facebook or Instagram!

Winners will be chosen based on the following: use of a hashtag, tagging SOI (Facebook or Instagram), number of people at the event, food flavors, and overall event theme (chess, Africa, or movie premiere) presentation. 


  help  us  raise  $20,000  to  fund  the  Katwe  chess  academy  expansion!  


The expansion of the Academy will allow us to: 
  • step into the lives of over 200 children within the community
  • provide room and board for 5 chess interns
  • establish a safe fence perimeter for both the children and the equipment
  • provide additional training facility accommodations

Help us share an anniversary gift with the Katwe community that will inspire hope, ignite dreams, and impact generations to come. Every gift counts…DONATE TODAY


Click here to donate to the Katwe Chess Academy expansion.  

Phiona Mutesi’s Story

Phiona’s story was first covered in 2011 by writer Tim Crothers in the article, Game of her life, featured in ESPN The Magazine. By 2012 her life and early beginnings to chess were developed into the book Queen of Katwe

This September marks the 1 year anniversary of the amazing true story of chess prodigy Phiona Mutesi and her coach Robert Katende debuting as a Disney original movie. 

Click the video below to view the official Queen of Katwe movie trailer.




September 1, 2017 @ 8:00 am
September 24, 2017 @ 11:59 pm
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