Reigning World Champ Monica Martinez returns to defend her title in a
one-of-a-kind bout of hand-to-hand combat
TORONTO, Nov. 5 /CNW/ - Next Saturday, contestants from around the world will come together for one night only to prove they are worthy of champion status in the ultimate duel - the Yahoo! Rock Paper Scissors World Championships.
With global bragging rights and $10,000 in cash prizing on the line, the World Rock Paper Scissors Society (http://www.worldrps.com/) and Yahoo! Canada (http://ca.yahoo.com/) are pleased to announce that this year's flock of Rock Paper Scissors (RPS) players will compete head-to-head at the 2009 Yahoo! Rock Paper Scissors World Championships on Saturday, November 14 in Toronto, Canada.
Event organizers welcome back current World Champion, Monica Martinez of Toronto, Ontario to defend her crown and to battle with seasoned RPS players and newcomers spanning all parts of North America, and from far-reaching destinations like Australia, New Zealand and Norway.
There will be great photo opportunities at this lively event! B-roll will also be available after the event.
Who: Anyone over the age of 19 who thinks they have what it takes to
compete at the World-Class level
Seasoned RPS competitors from around the globe
Last year's World Champion, Monica Martinez
Spectators and fans who just want to be near the RPS action
What: Plenty of photo and interview opps with competitors from around
the world, as well as last year's champ
Photo and interview opp with this year's new champ once they
have been crowned
The chance to experience or witness what it's like to become a
world renowned professional athlete for one night
First, second, and third place prizes of $7,000, $1,500, and
$500. Plus, a $1,000 prize for the winner of the Street RPS
Where: Steam Whistle Brewery, The Roundhouse
255 Bremner Blvd., Toronto, Ontario
When: Saturday, November 14, 2009
7 p.m. to 8 p.m.: Registration
8 p.m. to midnight: Qualifying rounds until the Champ is crowned
For more information and to buy tickets: www.worldrps.com
Media: Please RSVP to: Jessica Davidson, Environics Communications
SOURCE Yahoo Canada
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