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NWCGE2K6 Updated Event Schedule

NorthWest Classic Games Enthusiasts Expo 2006
FEBRUARY 25-26, 2006
Northwest Classic Gaming Enthusiasts is pleased to announce their annual show, NWCGE 2K6, will be held Saturday, February 25th and Sunday February 26th, 2006 in Seattle, Washington. Come see the beginnings of the video game industry and how it has evolved from the early days of Pong and Atari to today's present system offerings from Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft. Play, compete for prizes, and meet gaming fanatics just like YOU. In addition, you'll be able to buy, sell, and trade videogames of all different systems. Mark your calendar!

Annual NorthWest Atari 2600 Championship Sunday, February 26th, 2006 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Compete for fantastic prizes and see if you've got what it takes to be declared the world champion! More than a Hi-Score contest, the NW Atari 2600 Championship has become an annual tradition among local gaming enthusiasts, covering all skills from joysticks to paddles, hi-score contests to direct head-to-head Combat, all through several rounds of play. Qualification - Elimination - FINALS! At the end of the day, there can only be one winner. Do YOU have what it takes? All ages are welcome to compete. If YOU can hold a joystick, YOU can win!

Contests and Prizes Galore
So you think you have what it takes? Try your hand at new games for the Colecovison and win. What's that...? your forte is Intellivsion, well then you are in luck. There will be an Intellivision Hi-Score contest as well as contests for Nintendo, Atari, Commodore, XBOX, Playstation and more. Prizes donated from our local supporters and many from across the country. Win prizes ranging from new Colecovision and Atari games to new ones for the XBOX, PC, Playstation 2 games and game systems. Yep, we've got 'em all.

Itinerary
Friday, February 24th
TBD > Vendor setup

Saturday February 25th
6:00 am > Vendor Setup
9:00 am > Open
9:00 am - 4 pm > Contests TOO MANY TO LIST HERE!
2:00 pm > XXXXXX Contest (XXXX)
4:00 pm > Contest Winners Announced and prizes awarded *
4:30 pm > Drawing for XXX
5:00 pm > Close

* Contestants must be present to win
Random Prizes to be given out during the day

Sunday, February 26th
10:00 am > Open
12:00 pm > XXXXXXXX Keynote on XXXXXXX
1:00 - 4:00 pm > Atari 2600 Championship
5:00 > Close

Random Prizes to be given out during the day

Location:
Holiday Inn
Seattle Sea-Tac Intl Airport
17338 International Blvd.
Seattle, WA 98188

Comments

Oh yeah; time to pull out my Atari and practice!

What about all of the tournaments put on by your sponsors? Will they take place Saturday or Sunday? During the 2600 Tourney? Will they be included only with the 2600 Tourney price, or are those ones included to any "non 2600 championship" attendee?

maybe those ones arent as set-up as the atari one, like someone at their merch booth letting people play and writing down when someone gets a high score? whats going on?

Hi Bo: those extra competitions are running Sat and Sun and they are included in the non-Atari2600Champ-price. They are run by the booths (vendors/exhibitors) and there are some cool prizes.

Would I have to pay to enter the Xbox or NES contests? Also, will there be any knid of a swap meet?

Yes, you'll need a day ticket to get in. There are tons of competitions throughout the day (last time I counted it was over 15).

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