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Flip Cup Guys to Host World’s Largest Flip Cup Tournament in Las Vegas

Flip Cup Guys, a leading organizer of flip cup tournaments and niche sports competitions, will host the second annual World’s Largest Flip Cup Tournament (WLFCT) on October 11, 2009 at the Hooters Casino Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Flip Cup Guys, known by tens of thousands of beer-loving twenty and thirty somethings for its fun niche sports events – such as flip cup tournaments, tricycle races and competitive eating contests – has partnered with the World Adult Kickball Association and Hooters Casino Hotel to bring its record-breaking 64-team tournament to the west coast.

The WLFCT is being held in conjunction with WAKA Kickball’s 12th annual Founders Cup World Championship tournament, which will be held in Las Vegas on Saturday, Oct. 10.

“Flip Cup Guys is very excited to be working with WAKA Kickball, Hooters Casino Hotel and all of our sponsors to bring the World’s Largest Flip Cup Tournament to Las Vegas. This year is going to be bigger than ever”, said Scott Gerber, co-founder of Flip Cup Guys.

WLFCT’s grand prize is a 7-night Spring Break Package to Negril, Jamaica, courtesy of Sun Splash Tours. The Spring Break Jamaica trip will include 7 nights of hotel accommodations, airport transfers and a complete activities program. The WLFCT Survivor Tournament champion will win a free cruise for two from Tampa to Grand Cayman on April 15-19, 2010 courtesy of VH1 Best Cruise Ever, a floating music festival hosted by 3 Doors Down and featuring Lifehouse, Shinedown and more. Other prize sponsors include Portopong, the world’s first inflatable portable beer pong table, Major League Flip Cup, creator of the World Series of Flip Cup, WAKA Kickball, the world’s largest adult kickball organization, BPONG.com, creators of the World Series of Beer Pong, and Hooters Casino Hotel. In addition, the beautiful ladies from the Hooters 2010 Calendar will be at the tournament cheering on competitors.

Six-person teams and spectators can now sign-up at www.FlipCupGuys.com. Registration fees are $30 per player or $25 per spectator and include entry to the tournament, a 3-hour open beer bar and free game play beer. Hooters Casino Hotel is offering WLFCT flip cup players and spectators discounted room rates starting at $69 per night. To make a reservation, call 1-800-522-7366. Participants must identify themselves as members of “FlipCup” to receive the guaranteed group rate. Book by September 1, 2009 to receive the lowest rates available.

“It still amazes me how Flip Cup Guys started as a small flip cup tournament in Hoboken and is now a nationally recognized brand with fans from all over the United States. And we’ve only just begun”, said Mike Volpe, co-founder of Flip Cup Guys.

Flip Cup Guys is hosting flip cup tournaments in Hoboken (9/26), Washington DC (9/26), and Milwaukee (8/29) where winners will receive a free spot in WLFCT II. Teams can sign-up for these qualifiers on the Flip Cup Guys website.

ABOUT FLIP CUP GUYS
Founded in 2007, Flip Cup Guys is the leading organizer of flip cup tournaments and niche sports events throughout the United States and creator of the World’s Largest Flip Cup Tournament. WLFCT 2008 brought together teams from 10 states and Canada and was proclaimed “Flipping Fun!” by Sports Illustrated. See videos of the 2008 WLFCT at http://tinyurl.com/wlfct and http://tinyurl.com/wlfctsurvivor.