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Old 02-06-2019, 04:44 PM   #1
Piping Potential
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Default Amateur Contests on West Coast

Hey, just wondering what are some of the best games to compete at on or near the West Coast. I live in Los Angeles, so Queen Mary, Costa Mesa, Ventura are the only ones I know. I'm willing to travel tho if it's worth it. Games like Las Vegas seem like fun but then I hear that it isn't well attended.


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Old 02-06-2019, 07:35 PM   #2
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Vista (north San Diego county) is in fairly easy striking distance. Late June. Vegas has been good in the past though I haven't been there for a few years. Phoenix (early May) and Flagstaff (mid July) are about 7 hours away.
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Old 02-07-2019, 12:26 AM   #3
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What Aaron said—hi, Aaron!—and Pleasanton is a big games every Labor Day weekend. That’s less than 7 hours from L.A.

Oh, and check the WUSPBA website. It should list all the sanctioned competitions.

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Old 02-08-2019, 06:48 PM   #4
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The Woodland games at the Yolo County Fairgrounds in April are well attended and fun too! Who knows, maybe you'll see the Wicked Tinkers as well!


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Old 02-10-2019, 07:20 AM   #5
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Hey, just wondering what are some of the best games to compete at on or near the West Coast. I live in Los Angeles, so Queen Mary, Costa Mesa, Ventura are the only ones I know. I'm willing to travel tho if it's worth it. Games like Las Vegas seem like fun but then I hear that it isn't well attended.


What say you all?
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