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Dancing With The Stars Pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy & Propel Zero Host Just Dance Event On April 29

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Dancing With The Stars Pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy & Propel Zero Host Just Dance Event On April 2908:00 EDT Tuesday, April 24, 2012Fans Compete for Prizes and Chance to Dance-off On-Stage with Maksim ChmerkovskiyPURCHASE, N.Y., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 29, Dancing With the Stars performer Maksim Chmerkovskiy will host the Propel Zero Just Dance Off, a live tournament using the popular Ubisoft game Just Dance 3. The tournament, held at the historic El Capitan Theater in the heart of Hollywood, and home of Jimmy Kimmel Live!, is open to the public. Fans of Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Propel Zero are invited to attend this complimentary, family-friendly event from 2 to 5 p.m. Dance kiosks will be set up throughout the event space for attendees to compete or enjoy watching the performances. Players can secure a spot in the Propel Zero Just Dance Off on a first-come, first-serve basis. The three finalists with the top Just Dance 3 game scores will enter the ultimate showdown, dancing with Maksim Chmerkovskiy and competing for prizes and a year's supply of Propel Zero. While viewing or participating in the dance competition, guests can stay hydrated by sampling Propel Zero's newest flavors, Cranberry Lime and Mandarin Orange."Propel Zero is excited to bring replenishment and refreshment to a day of dance-fueled activity," said Esperanza Teasdale, senior director of marketing, PepsiCo. "We look forward to seeing everyone's moves at this fun event hosted by our favorite dancer?Maksim Chmerkovskiy." "I love seeing people come together through dance," said Maksim Chmerkovskiy. "I've been a huge fan of Propel Zero for a long time and am thrilled to partner with the brand to bring such an exciting event to life for families to enjoy."Propel Zero launched a Facebook photo contest for fans to share their best dance moves and the entrant with the most votes has been awarded an all-expenses-paid trip for four to attend the  Propel Zero Just Dance Off  in Los Angeles. Winner Kristy Mauro, 27, is a teacher in Myrtle Beach and a triplet. She will participate in the event with her two sisters and a childhood friend.Maksim Chmerkovskiy will host the dance-fueled event from a main stage while attendees compete against Just Dance at three game stations. Throughout the day, guests can visit hydration stations and enjoy complimentary Propel Zero. Jimmy Kimmel Live! personality, Guillermo Rodriguez, will be on-site to film a special segment with Maksim Chmerkovskiy, and additional celebrities will be in attendance.Propel Zero Just Dance Off Event Details:Sunday, April 29 2?5 p.m. Jimmy Kimmel Live! Studio Lot, 6838 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90028 For complimentary tickets, please visit: Parking will be available at the Hollywood & Highland Complex - $2.00 for 4 hours with validation at the event. To join the conversation and for Official Rules about the "Propel Zero Just Dance Off," visit No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. Contest ends April 29, 2012. Sponsor: The Gatorade Company. "What Propels You?"About Propel® ZeroPropel® Zero ( is the zero-calorie, enhanced water that replenishes (with Vitamins C, E), energizes (with B Vitamins) and protects (with antioxidants). Propel Zero comes in nine ready-to-drink flavors and is also available in powder form with eight flavorful ways to enhance your water on the go. Propel Zero is a product of PepsiCo. PepsiCo is a global food and beverage leader with net revenues of more than $65 billion and a product portfolio that includes 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in annual retail sales. Our main businesses ? Quaker, Tropicana, Gatorade, Frito-Lay and Pepsi-Cola ? make hundreds of enjoyable foods and beverages that are loved throughout the world. PepsiCo's people are united by our unique commitment to sustainable growth by investing in a healthier future for people and our planet, which we believe also means a more successful future for PepsiCo. We call this commitment Performance with Purpose: PepsiCo's promise to provide a wide range of foods and beverages for local tastes; to find innovative ways to minimize our impact on the environment by conserving energy and water and reducing packaging volume; to provide a great workplace for our associates; and to respect, support and invest in the local communities where we operate. For more information, please visit About Ubisoft Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products, like Just Dance 3, worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has offices in 26 countries and has sales in more than 55 countries around the globe. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to consumers. For the 2010?11 fiscal year, Ubisoft generated sales of 1.039 billion euro. To learn more, please visit SOURCE Propel ZeroFor further information: Elisa Quackenbush, +1-914-253-2408,, or Rachel Gillman Rischall, +1-312-577-1759,