1st Place Prize For King Of The Swamp? A Gold Kendama Crown!

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King Of The Swamp 2018 is rapidly approaching! And we cannot tell you just how excited  we are to witness one of the coolest kendama contests to take place in Florida.

We have been receiving a lot of messages and emails regarding certain details about KOTS 2018, so we’d go ahead and clear up any questions you all may have regarding the event.

 

THE IMPORTANT STUFF

King Of The Swamp will be held at Langford Park in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, July 28th, from 1-6pm.

A full day of kendama, meeting new people, free mini-games, free giveaways, and free beginner and intermediate ladders with great prizes, and then of course the main event of the epic open division tournament.

During the day there will be bottled water and snacks for purchase. Music will be provided by local DJ Quadcip$. KOTS 2018 is a family friendly event and all ages are welcome. Langford Park is a City owned park so there is no smoking or consuming any alcoholic beverages allowed.

The open division costs $10 to enter and will begin around 3pm. A bracket will be formed and games of one on one will ensue where players draw tricks from a deck. Each taking turns, the first player to get the trick drawn gains a point. The first player to obtain 3 points wins.

THE TRICKS

So you wanna know what trick lists for KOTS are huh? Here they are, well, the ladders anyway…

BEGINNER LADDER

SWING CANDLESTICK

BASE CUP, SPIKE

SWING SPIKE

AIRPLANE

BIG CUP, SMALL CUP, SPIKE

FASTER THAN GRAVITY

INTERMEDIATE LADDER

LIGHTHOUSE, TRADESPIKE

INWARD SWING SPIKE, EARTHTURN

STILT, IN

AROUND EUROPE

LIGHTHOUSE, LIGHTHOUSE FLIP, IN

WHIRLWIND

JUGGLE TO BASE CUP,  SPIKE

THE OPEN DIVISION

If you are interested in competing in the open division and are searching for the stack of bangers we wrote out, you are going to have to register first. Now there are two ways to do this: register the day of the event, or preregister through our GoFundMe campaign where you give $10 and you get the open division trick list before anyone else.

Here’s how to preregister:

  1. Go to our GoFundMe page HERE.
  2. Click Donate Now and follow the directions to donate $10.

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3. Then email Skillderness@gmail.com with the subject “Preregistered Player” along with your name and where you are from. Then we will send you the open division trick list! From there, you just need to start practicing!

PRIZES

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Now to the fun part. For KOTS 2018 we put some of kendamas coolest companies together for an epic round up of all kinds of prizes. From Dama On’s apparel, to Sweets fanny packs and Primes, through mini games, giveaways and ladders everyone has a chance to win a prize.

 

1st prize for the open division will be something far more unique. When we said someone was going to be crowned king, we weren’t kidding. They will become royalty and we have just the thing to portray the winners glory.

 

THE CROWN

Here we have the trophy for King Of The Swamp, a bedazzled Skillderness KOTS crown made from five of our Neptune Natty kendamas.

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Whoever takes 1st on July 28th will be officially crowed as King Of The Swamp by host Ryan Reese and become the champion until KOTS 2019, when they will have to defend their title.

Remember if you want to enter the open division and have a better shot at winning this fine piece of bling, then we absolutely recommend preregistering through our GoFundMe page. Were extremely excited to see you at King Of The Swamp this year and who knows, YOU MIGHT LEAVE A KING!

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Author: Skillderness

A physical and online platform for all things skill based, from extreme sports to art, whatever requires an immense amount of talent and creativity is considered to be within the realm in which we call, the Skillderness

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