Wii Games Summer 2010 Grand Championships Event Recap 9/3/2010 – 9/4/2010

The final day of the Wii Games Summer 2010 Grand Championships was an exciting one for sure.  The top four teams in each category had to face each other, in their respective categories, to find out who would place in the top three.  Categories included Adult, Super Adult, Family, Parent Child, Parent Teen, and Teen.  Prizes for each place were as follows:

1st Place: 1st Place Trophy For Each Team Member, 1 Year Subscription to Netflix, 1 Years Worth of Nintendo Published Wii Titles (No WiiWare, or Virtual Console), a Black Nintendo Wii Console, and a home entertainment center.  In addition the 1st Place team in the Family category of competition receives a cruise.

2nd Place: 2nd Place Trophy For Each Team Member, 1 Year Subscription to Netflix, 1 Years Worth of Nintendo Published Wii Titles (No WiiWare, or Virtual Console), and a Black Nintendo Wii Console.

3rd Place: 3rd Place Trophy For Each Team Member, 1 Year Subscription to Netflix, and 1 Years Worth of Nintendo Published Wii Titles (No WiiWare, or Virtual Console).

The competition was intense all around and I’m proud to announce that many of the winners were people commenting on my initial Ripten story about the Wii Games NYC Main Event.  I look forward to bringing readers an interview with many of these winners in the near future.

All competition on this day took place on the Wii Games Summer 2010 Grand Championships main stage for all to see.  Each players screen would be projected onto the main screen making the entire thing feel like a sports event.  I really loved watching this as it really felt like a professional sport.  Most teams put hours of practice into their games and you could really see the different strategies and team dynamics all come together.

At the end of the day the Official Closing Ceremonies of the Wii Games Summer 2010 were held.  Videos of this can be seen below.

During these ceremonies, however, Connor (the younger half of the team) from the first place team DrDougandConninator in the Parent Child category decided to do something extremely nice, honorable, and grown up of him.  He decided to give his Black Wii Prize to a young girl named Jessica on team ToadallyAwesome.  ToadallyAwesome was also a team competing in the Parent Child division that got forth place and Connor didn’t want Jessica to go away empty handed from the event having made it so far.  This moment was one of my favorite parts of the Wii Games and really did capture what the games were all about.  Nice job Connor!

Overall the Wii Games Summer 2010 Grand Championships was an extremely memorable and fun weekend.  Even though the competition was fierce everyone was extremely friendly towards one another.  The Wii Games competitors felt like one big family.  It was also nice meeting everyone that had been commenting on my initial story about the NYC Main Event and I made a ton of friends.  I know not all of you won, but it was still a fantastic experience and a ton of fun to meet so many nice people that were really into this event.

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