Badminton Pictures! Sep 24, 2009

by Jessica

Click the picture to see some of the photos that we took throughout the tournament. More will be added soon!


PS - Did you take pictures? Did you post them online? Leave a link in the comments!

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And the Badminton Royale champion is... Sep 22, 2009

by Jessica


badminton winner
[Pottery Northwest holding their golden Jack Daniels trophy, flanked by the silver medalists Seattle Rep.

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Prize Ribbons Sep 19, 2009

by Tania Kupczak

prize ribbons

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Team Players Sep 18, 2009

by Jessica

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

(aka The Fighting A-Holes) |    Brett Fetzer  & Jennifer Pratt

Central District Forum
| Denee McCloud  & Kemeya Harper


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Tacoma Art Museum is ready... Sep 18, 2009

by Jessica your team?


"Thanksgiving comes early for you this year. Get ready to eat the birdie." - TAM

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Ever put a badminton court on a stage? Sep 17, 2009

by Jessica

No? Well this is what it looks like:

Badminton Royale prep
[photo by Sarah Wilke]

Join us on Sep 22 when the badminton challenge  - with its good eats, cheap beer and more - goes down.

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A Badminton Royale response Sep 10, 2009

by Tania Kupczak

Click the image to be taken to the video.

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Smack talk? How about a smack drawing Sep 9, 2009

by Jessica

Smack talk is getting more creative - we recently received this outfit rendering from our friends at 4Culture:

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[Art by Sara Edwards and Paige Weinheimer]

Fellow contestants - if you have uniforms and/or official colors, let us know in the comments!

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Start placing your bets Sep 4, 2009

by Jessica

The official Badminton Royale bracket has been made:

badminton bracket2  

Click on the image to see the full size AND make your own predictions about who will make it all the way.

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A guide to the arts smackdown happening on Sep 22 Aug 31, 2009

by Jessica


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).

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