Here's who all you can expect to see on the courts on Tuesday:
4Culture | Sara Edwards & Paige Weinheimer
ACT (aka A Contemporarily-Kickin’-Your-Ass Theatre) | Ben Rapson & Sebastian Sciandiuzzi
Artist Trust | Fidelma McGinn & Lila Hurwitz
Annex (aka The Fighting A-Holes) | Brett Fetzer & Jennifer Pratt
Central District Forum | Denee McCloud & Kemeya Harper
...is your team?
"Thanksgiving comes early for you this year. Get ready to eat the birdie." - TAM
No? Well this is what it looks like:
[photo by Sarah Wilke]
Join us on Sep 22 when the badminton challenge - with its good eats, cheap beer and more - goes down.
Click the image to be taken to the video.
Smack talk is getting more creative - we recently received this outfit rendering from our friends at 4Culture:
[Art by Sara Edwards and Paige Weinheimer]
Fellow contestants - if you have uniforms and/or official colors, let us know in the comments!
The official Badminton Royale bracket has been made:
Click on the image to see the full size AND make your own predictions about who will make it all the way.
We currently have 25 teams signed up to play and have created a tournament bracket of 4 rounds (similar to the NCAA). As a result of our huge response, we will need to begin our tournament a bit earlier than anticipated and hope this is not an inconvenience. This is what we have proposed:
Round 1 (3:30pm – 5:30pm): Teams will play the best 2 out of 3 games (games to 11).
We've got a new and improved list of all Badminton Royale participants:
Central District Forum
Frye Art Museum
Henry Art Gallery
NW Film Forum
Pacific Northwest Ballet
Seattle Theater Group (The Moore & The Paramount)
Tacoma Art Museum
Official bracket coming soon!
As a fun addition to our annual Tailgate Party, OtB invited our peer arts-focused organizations to each submit a team to participate in Badminton Royale, a badminton round-robin tournament.
Well, it seems that the arts community is far from the touchy-feely portrait we have painted in the past and our peers are hard-asses with competitive badminton in their pasts.
Due to the high volume of smack-talking and request by some participants for things like “rules, ” we have set up this blog to facilitate conversation about this exciting “community building&
I think the answer is probably "yes." If so, apply now to participate in The A.W.A.R.D. SHOW! 2009: Seattle. APPLICATIONS ARE DUE MARCH 31ST.