RESULTS (I’ll reach out to you winners in the AM for prizes and such):
3rd Place: @gcoomans Gethin came in with a lot of heart, and beat out the rest of the squad before ultimately succumbing to the might of our seasoned vets.
2nd Place: Kyle Nations! Is he on the forums? Someone tag him. Kyle came in and killed it with some bangers, and was the only one to cause our champ to earn any letters!
1st Place: @edhaponik Ed was a favorite to win it from the start (obviously, legend) and did not disappoint. In the end, the shoot-the-moon-out between the top two knocked Kyle out and earned the title!
Special shoutout to @chaosgow for helping with the format and getting us properly onto the Discord channel to make this possible.
If you have any feedback, I’d love to hear it, as this format will be a really easy way for a lot of folks to join up for things like this, especially in the midst of a pandemic.
I was watching a PDX-YO Instagram Live where two of those yahoos played F.I.X, just like H.O.R.S.E but with fixie tricks! I was thinking it would be super fun to have a tournament with this game. Low impact, super accessible, and super quick! I was thinking single-elimination, bracket-style, like March Madness. I am super bad at organizing stuff like this, and don’t think I have enough trust built to do prizes or anything, but I think I could make it happen.
Update: It will be on the r/throwers Discord! You’ll need to access it from a computer, rather than a mobile device, but should be real nice. Thanks to @chaosgow for the info and suggestion!
Update: @gcoomans has generously put some prizes up for grabs! See pics in the thread below.
Update: @YoYoExpertGarrett has generously put up som YYE Gift Codes for us! $25/$15/$10 for 1st/2nd/3rd place!
Update: An artist, and friend of @gcoomans has made us a sick poster/flyer dealio! Go support her @juliewittrockart on Instagram!
If you are planning on being with us, please let us know in the thread here! While you are welcome to just show up, a rough headcount would be nice, as right now I’m looking at maybe 10-15 max.
We’re going to do a bracket-style, single-elimination.
-Any odd numbers at the end of a bracket I think would get a bye, then jump in once the numbers even out.
-We’ll go one-on-one with F.I.X. Rock Paper Scissors for who goes first in each match-up. Do a trick, other person matches it or gets a letter. Two tries on the X, for that clutch save feeling.
-Keep it to discrete well-known elements and a max of 3 (eg, trapese stall, brother stall, double or nothing stall, return).
-Once we get to the Final Four, we’ll switch to F.I.X.E.D to make it a little more interesting (time permitting).
-Since we’ll have a first place, 2nd place, and two 3rd’s, those two 3rd’s will either go another round with each other for the place, or maybe do sudden death, what do you think? Let them pick?
Chime in! Sound off! Huzzah!