Could you imagine a professional tournament involving the beer game, Flip Cup? Yeah, well, it exists and it’s happening this October.
If you’re in Las Vegas in October and you like competitive tournaments perhaps this is the event for you!
Flip Cup Guys To Host World’s Largest Flip Cup Tournament in Las Vegas
Flip cup teams from across the U.S. to compete at Hooters Casino Hotel for Jamaican vacations, cruises to Grand Cayman and eternal glory.
LAS VEGAS, NV – Flip Cup Guys (www.flipcupguys.com), a leading organizer of flip cup tournaments and niche sports competitions, will host the second annual World’s Largest Flip Cup Tournament (WLFCT) on October 11, 2009 at the Hooters Casino Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Flip Cup Guys, known by tens of thousands of beer-loving twenty and thirty somethings for its fun niche sports events – such as flip cup tournaments, tricycle races and competitive eating contests – has partnered with the World Adult Kickball Association (www.kickball.com) and Hooters Casino Hotel to bring its record-breaking 64-team tournament to the west coast.
The WLFCT is being held in conjunction with WAKA Kickball’s 12th annual Founders Cup World Championship tournament, which will be held in Las Vegas on Saturday, Oct. 10.
“We’re very excited to be working with WAKA Kickball, Hooters Casino Hotel and all of our sponsors to bring the World’s Largest Flip Cup Tournament to Las Vegas. This year is going to be bigger than ever”, said Scott Gerber, co-founder of Flip Cup Guys.
WLFCT’s grand prize is a 7-night Spring Break Package to Negril, Jamaica, courtesy of Sun Splash Tours (www.sunsplashtours.com). The Spring Break Jamaica trip will include 7 nights of hotel accommodations, airport transfers and a complete activities program. The WLFCT Survivor Tournament champion will win a free cruise for two from Tampa to Grand Cayman on April 15-19, 2010 courtesy of VH1 Best Cruise Ever (www.vh1bestcruisever.com), a floating music festival hosted by 3 Doors Down and featuring Lifehouse, Shinedown and more. Other prize sponsors include Portopong (www.portopong.com), the world’s first inflatable portable beer pong table, Major League Flip Cup (www.majorleagueflipcup.com), creator of the World Series of Flip Cup, WAKA Kickball (www.kickball.com), the world’s largest adult kickball organization, BPONG.com, creators of the World Series of Beer Pong, and Hooters Casino Hotel (www.hooterscasinohotel.com). In addition, the beautiful ladies from the Hooters 2010 Calendar will be at the tournament cheering on competitors.
Six-person teams and spectators can now sign-up at www.FlipCupGuys.com. Registration fees are $30 per player or $25 per spectator and include entry to the tournament, a 3-hour open beer bar and free game play beer. Hooters Casino Hotel is offering WLFCT flip cup players and spectators discounted room rates starting at $69 per night. To make a reservation, call 1-800-522-7366. Participants must identify themselves as members of “FlipCup” to receive the guaranteed group rate. Book by September 1, 2009 to receive the lowest rates available.
Flip Cup Guys is hosting tournaments in Hoboken (9/26), Washington DC (9/26), and Milwaukee (8/29) where winners will receive a free spot in WLFCT II. Teams can sign-up for these qualifiers at www.FlipCupGuys.com.
“It still amazes me how Flip Cup Guys started as a small flip cup tournament in Hoboken and is now a nationally recognized brand with fans from all over the United States. And we’ve only just begun”, said Mike Volpe, co-founder of Flip Cup Guys.
For more information regarding the Flip Cup Guys and/or to arrange interviews with co-founders Scott and Mike, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 201.751.4754.
ABOUT FLIP CUP GUYS
Founded in 2007, Flip Cup Guys is the leading organizer of flip cup tournaments and niche sports events throughout the United States and creator of the World’s Largest Flip Cup Tournament. WLFCT 2008 brought together teams from 10 states and Canada and was proclaimed “Flipping Fun!” by Sports Illustrated. See videos of the 2008 WLFCT at http://tinyurl.com/wlfct and http://tinyurl.com/wlfctsurvivor. Download the Flip Cup Guys fact sheet at http://tinyurl.com/fcgfactsheet. Flip Cup Guys will launch its new theme bar, “Flip Cup Guys Barcade & Gamery”, in 2010. For more information about Flip Cup Guys or to learn how to start a Flip Cup Guys franchise in your city visit www.FlipCupGuys.com.
ABOUT WORLD ADULT KICKBALL ASSOCIATION (WAKA)
Founded in 1998, the World Adult Kickball Association (WAKA Kickball) is the world’s largest adult kickball organization with teams in more than 30 states nationwide, as well as in London and Iraq. WAKA Kickball is a social-athletic organization that provides fun and happiness to adults through kickball. For more information, visit www.kickball.com.
ABOUT HOOTER CASINO HOTEL
Hooters Casino Hotel is conveniently located one block from the famous Las Vegas Strip and across from the MGM Grand. While guests can expect to see more than 200 world-famous Hooters Girls throughout the property, an exciting mix of drinking, entertainment and nightlife is also featured, from eight fine and funky restaurants and bars, to one of the hottest pool decks in town. Home of the world-famous chicken wings, the casino’s Hooters Restaurant is connected to Porch Dogs, a Caribbean-themed, casual, indoor-outdoor club with a full-service bar and live entertainment. They’re joined by the sports fan’s favorite, Pete & Shorty’s Book and Bar and The Lobby Bar, conveniently located at the main entrance – what else would you expect from Hooters? For a good time, head to Dixie’s Dam Bar, a rock ‘n’ roll watering hole on the Las Vegas Strip. Nippers Pool Bar injects the Hooters energy and style into the dramatic tropical pool area, complete with waterfalls and palm trees. Dan Marino’s 24-Hour Dining delivers upscale dining in a casual atmosphere ‘round the clock. Just a few steps away, the Night Owl Showroom packs a one-two punch, with performances by all male revue “The Men of X” and The Todd Paul Show. Starting in September, Purple Reign will be joining the line-up in the Night Owl Showroom. Hooters Casino Hotel is also home to Tito Ortiz MMA Punishment Las Vegas retail store. The 30,000 square-foot Hooters-themed casino floor offers approximately 650 state-of-the-art slot and video-poker machines and 33 table games. Hooters Casino Hotel is owned by 155 East Tropicana, LLC. For more information, call (866) LVHoots or visit www.HootersCasinoHotel.com.
ABOUT THE HOOTERS CALENDAR
The Hooters Calendar had its debut in 1986 when there were only 4 Hooters restaurants. This fall, the 2010 Hooters Calendar will be sold in over 400 Hooters restaurants worldwide. After 24 years, the Hooters Calendar is still the top selling calendar of its kind. Featuring over 180 bikini clad servers from the Hooters restaurant chain worldwide, the Calendar’s popularity is unmatched, and continues to drive the wholesome sex appeal of the “all American cheerleader” and “the girl next door” that made the Hooters Girls World Famous.
ABOUT SUN SPLASH TOURS
Sun Splash Tours specializes in Spring Break Trips. Since 1987, they have provided the best Spring Break Deals to the Caribbean and Mexico. For Spring Break 2010 they will be adding Spring Break Cruises and Spring Break Amsterdam to their growing list of destinations.
ABOUT VH1 BEST CRUISE EVER
VH1 and Sixthman are teaming up to bring you the ultimate music lover’s getaway – VH1 Best Cruise Ever! As you sail through the Caribbean onboard the Carnival Inspiration April 15-19, 2010, your hosts 3 Doors Down – plus featured artists Lifehouse and Shinedown and more than a dozen other bands, including Carolina Liar, Finger Eleven and SAFETYSUIT – will provide the perfect soundtrack. Enjoy non-stop concerts from your favorite artists, VH1-themed activities and contests, plus the chance to hang with your favorite bands!
ABOUT BPONG.COM & THE WORLD SERIES OF BEER PONG
Founded in 2001, BPONG.COM is the official governing body of beer pong and the creators of the World Series of Beer Pong. BPONG.COM’s founders have a deep love and respect for the sport of beer pong, and their website is the largest community for beer pong players to get together online. BPONG.COM also offers the most beer pong gear and equipment of any beer pong website in existence. Their goal is to bring together the numerous independent leagues across the country and form a single, unified league for the popular and fast-growing sport. The World Series of Beer Pong is the largest, longest-running organized beer pong tournament in the world, created by beer pong players, for beer pong players. The fifth annual WSOBP will be held in Las Vegas January 1-5, 2010 and will offer the largest payout in beer pong history of $50,000. For more information, please visit www.bpong.com.
ABOUT MAJOR LEAGUE FLIP CUP
Major League Flip Cup is the official governing body of all things Flip Cup and creator of the World Series of Flip Cup (www.MLFlipCup.com). For over 8 years, MLFC has been the leader for flip cup gear and in promoting the sport of flip cup around the world. 2010 will mark the 5th World Series of Flip Cup and will be held in Baltimore, MD.
PORTOPONG, the founders of inflatable beer pong tables, was formed by friends who noticed a need for high-quality and complete portability in the world of beer pong and dedicated to providing those who love to play games with the most creative, exciting and convenient party supplies available. Visit www.portopong.com.