Australian RPS Championships Starting

Aussie08The 4th Annual 2008 ‘Australian Rock Paper Scissors Championships’ (ARPSC) Regional, State & Territory Qualifying Rounds begin in May.  Please see 2008 competition & venue details here.

The Australian Qualifying Round & Aust National Grand Final staged on Saturday 9th of August at ‘Fisherman’s Wharf Tavern’, Gold Coast, QLD.

Along with a wealth of fame and admiration from RPS peers, some great prizes are up for grabs including trips to the National Final for State/Territory Champs, &, the major prize of an overseas Trip for one to Toronto, Canada for the Australian Champion to attend and compete in the 7th annual 2008 World RPS Championships & vie for the title & the CAN$10,000.00 prize pool.

ARPSC competition entry is free, unless charity fundraiser, and registration will be accepted on the day/night of competition.  Players are encouraged to enter a team, themed if desired, or just fly solo.  

2007 Queensland & National Champ Ricky Sheahan aka ‘Balboa’, a 20 year old left hander from Brisbane, put his best hand forward at the World Champs managing a place in the top 16.

ARPSC competition rules are governed, maintained and approved by the World RPS Society (WRPSS) under the guidance and authority of the World RPS Steering Committee.  

For full 2008 ARPSC details & other essential RPS info, please visit: www.rpsaustralia.com

List of cities and venues available here 

Aussie08The 4th Annual 2008 ‘Australian Rock Paper Scissors Championships’ (ARPSC) Regional, State & Territory Qualifying Rounds begin in May.  Please see 2008 competition & venue details here.

The Australian Qualifying Round & Aust National Grand Final staged on Saturday 9th of August at ‘Fisherman’s Wharf Tavern’, Gold Coast, QLD.

Along with a wealth of fame and admiration from RPS peers, some great prizes are up for grabs including trips to the National Final for State/Territory Champs, &, the major prize of an overseas Trip for one to Toronto, Canada for the Australian Champion to attend and compete in the 7th annual 2008 World RPS Championships & vie for the title & the CAN$10,000.00 prize pool.

ARPSC competition entry is free, unless charity fundraiser, and registration will be accepted on the day/night of competition.  Players are encouraged to enter a team, themed if desired, or just fly solo.  

2007 Queensland & National Champ Ricky Sheahan aka ‘Balboa’, a 20 year old left hander from Brisbane, put his best hand forward at the World Champs managing a place in the top 16.

ARPSC competition rules are governed, maintained and approved by the World RPS Society (WRPSS) under the guidance and authority of the World RPS Steering Committee.  

For full 2008 ARPSC details & other essential RPS info, please visit: www.rpsaustralia.com

Kool Hanz Luke
ARPSC Coordinator
MOB#0417 706537

2008 ARPSC Competition & Venue details:

NORTHERN TERRITORY (NT). 
*Darwin.  ‘The Cavenagh’.  PH:  08 8941 6383
Heat 1: Sun 01-6-08.  Heat 2: Sun 08-6-08.  Heat 3: Sun 15-6-08.  Heat 4: Sun 22-6-08 & Heat 5 & NT Final: Sun 29-6-08.

QUEENSLAND (QLD)
Nth QLD.  Cairns heat winner’s progress to Nth QLD Final.  Nth QLD winner progresses to QLD State Final.

Cairns.  ‘Edge Hill Tavern’.  PH#07 4053 4811. 
Heat 1: Sat 26/4/08.  Heat 2: Sat 03/5/08.  Heat 3: Sat 10/5/08.

Townsville – Aitkenvale.  ‘Vale Hotel’.  PH#07 4779 0100. 
Heat 1: Sun 04/05/08.  Heat 2: Sun 11/05/08.  Heat 3 & Nth QLD Final: Sun 18/05/08

Central QLD.  Central QLD winner progresses to QLD State Final.

Rockhampton.  ‘Glenmore Tavern’.  PH#07 4928 0455. 
Heat 1: Wed 30/04/08.  Heat 2: Wed 07/05/08.  Heat 3 & Central QLD Final: Wed 14/05/08

South East QLD
Heat winners from each venue progress to QLD State Final.

Sunshine Coast – Kawana Waters.  ‘Kawana Waters Hotel’.  PH#07 5444 6699. 
Heat 1: Thur 08-5-08.  Heat 2: Thur 15-5-08.  Heat 3: Thur 22-5-08.

Sunshine Coast – Mooloolaba.  ‘Wharf Tavern’.  PH#07 5444 8383. 
Heat 1: Tues 06-5-08.  Heat 2: Tues 13-5-08.  Heat 3: Tues 20-5-08

Sunshine Coast – Noosaville.  ‘Villa Noosa Hotel’.  PH#07 5430 5555. 
Heat 1: Fri 09-5-08.  Heat 2: Fri 16-5-08.  Heat 3l: Fri 23-5-08.

Toowoomba.  ‘Wilsonton Hotel’.  PH#07 4634 2033. 
Heat 1: Sat 10-5-08.  Heat 2: Sat 17-5-08.  Heat 3: Sat 24-5-08

Brisbane – Kallangur.  ‘Kallangur Tavern’.  PH#07 3204 4333
Heat 1: Fri 09-5-08.  Heat 2: Fri 16-5-08.  Heat 3l: Fri 23-5-08.

Brisbane – Wooloowin.  ‘Kedron Park Hotel’.  PH#07 3857 1482. 
Heat 1: Wed 07-5-08.  Heat 2: Wed 14-5-08.  Heat 3: Wed 28-5-08

Brisbane – Wynnum West.  ‘Wynnum Tavern’. PH#07 3823 7100. 
Heat 1: Sun 11/05/08.  Heat 2: Sun 18/05/08.  Heat 3: Sun 25/05/08

Brisbane – Springwood.  ‘Springwood Hotel’. PH#07 3208 4444. 
Heat 1: Fri 09/05/08.  Heat 2: Fri 16/05/08.  Heat 3: Fri 23/05/08

Gold Coast – Burleigh Waters. ‘Varsity Lakes Tavern’.  PH#07 5576 2644. 
Heat 1: Thur 08-5-08.  Heat 2: Thur 15-5-08.  Heat 3: Thur 22-5-08.

Gold Coast – Gaven.  ‘Pacific Pines Tavern’.  PH#07 5580 6100.
Heat 1: Sat 10-5-08.  Heat 2: Sat 17-5-08.  Heat 3: Sat 24-5-08

Gold Coast – Miami.  ‘Miami Tavern’.  PH#07 5535 1644. 
Heat 1: Thur 08-5-08.  Heat 2: Thur 15-5-08.  Heat 3: Thur 22-5-08.
CON’T OVER…

CON’T;

Gold Coast – Surfers Paradise.  ‘Surfers Paradise Tavern’.  PH#07 5570 1322. 
Heat 1: Tues 06-5-08.  Heat 2: Tues 13-5-08.  Heat 3: Tues 20-5-08

Brisbane – Wynnum West.  ‘Wynnum Tavern’.  PH#07 3823 7100. 
QLD Qualifying Heat & QLD State Final: Sun 01-6-08. 

NEW SOUTH WALES (NSW).  Heat winners from each venue progress to NSW State Final.

Penrith.  ‘Pioneer Tavern’.  PH#02 4736 4466
Heat 1: Wed 07-5-08.  Heat 2: Wed 14-5-08.  Heat 3: Wed 21-5-08

Blacktown.  ‘‘Blacktown Hotel’.  PH#02 9622 3601
Heat 1: Thur 08-5-08.  Heat 2: Thur 15-5-08.  Heat 3: Thur 22-5-08.

Ryde.  ‘The Ranch Hotel’.  PH#02 9887 2411
Heat 1: Thur 22-5-08.  Heat 2: Thur 29-5-08.  Heat 3 & NSW Final: Thur 05-6-08.

AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY (ACT)
*Canberra.  ‘Canberra Irish Club’.  PH: 02 6288 5088.  ACT Qualifying Heat & ACT Final: Friday 16-5-08

VICTORIA (VIC).  Heat winners from each venue progress to VIC State Final.

Berwick.  ‘Berwick Inn’.  PH#03 9707 1166. 
Heat 1: Thur 08-5-08.  Heat 2: Thur 15-5-08.  Heat 3: Thur 22-5-08.

Camberwell.  ‘Palace Hotel’.  PH#03 9813 3566. 
Heat 1: Fri 09-5-08.  Heat 2: Fri 16-5-08.  Heat 3: Fri 23-5-08.

Chadstone.  ‘Matthew Flinders Hotel’.  PH#03 9568 8004. 
Heat 1: Fri 09-5-08.  Heat 2: Fri 16-5-08.  Heat 3: Fri 23-5-08.

Chelsea Heights.  ‘Chelsea Heights Hotel’.  PH#03 9773 4453. 
Heat 1: Fri 09-5-08.  Heat 2: Fri 16-5-08.  Heat 3: Fri 23-5-08.

Cheltenham.  ‘Tudor Inn’.  PH#03 9584 7966. 
Heat 1: Thur 08-5-08.  Heat 2: Thur 15-5-08.  Heat 3: Thur 22-5-08.

Essendon.  ‘Royal Hotel Essendon’.  PH#03 9370 7466. 
Heat 1: Sat 10-5-08.  Heat 2: Sat 17-5-08.  Heat 3: Sat 24-5-08.

Ferntree Gully.  ‘The Club Hotel’.  PH#03 9758 7446. 
Heat 1: Fri 09-5-08.  Heat 2: Fri 16-5-08.  Heat 3: Fri 23-5-08.

Frankston.  ‘Pier Hotel’.  PH#03 9783 9800. 
Heat 1: Thur 01-5-08.  Heat 2: Thur 08-5-08.  Heat 3: Thur 15-5-08.

Hoppers Crossing.  ‘Werribee Plaza Hotel’.  PH#03 9749 6000. 
Heat 1: Fri 09-5-08.  Heat 2: Fri 16-5-08.  Heat 3: Fri 23-5-08.

Morrabbin.  ‘Sandbelt Hotel’.  PH#03 9555 6899. 
Heat 1: Fri 09-5-08.  Heat 2: Fri 16-5-08.  Heat 3: Fri 23-5-08.

CON’T OVER…

CON’T;

Mulgrave.  ‘Village Green Hotel’.  PH#03 9560 8400. 
Heat 1: Fri 09-5-08.  Heat 2: Fri 16-5-08.  Heat 3: Fri 23-5-08.

Nunawading.  ‘Burvale Hotel’.  PH#03 9802 1111. 
Heat 1: Wed 07-5-08.  Heat 2: Wed 14-5-08.  Heat 3: Wed 21-5-08.

Ringwood.  ‘Daisey's Hotel’.  PH#03 9870 6021. 
Heat 1: Thur 08-5-08.  Heat 2: Thur 15-5-08.  Heat 3: Thur 22-5-08.

Rowville.  ‘Stamford Hotel’.  PH#03 9764 4488. 
Heat 1: Wed 07-5-08.  Heat 2: Wed 14-5-08.  Heat 3: Wed 21-5-08

Ringwood.  ‘Manhattan Hotel’.  PH#03 9874 7777. 
Heat 1: Fri 23-5-08.  Heat 2: Fri 30-5-08.  Heat 3 & VIC State Final: Fri 06-6-08.

TASMANIA (TAS).  Heat winners from each venue progress to TAS State Final.
Launceston.  'Mowbray Hotel'.  PH#03 6326 1633.                                                                                       Heat 1: Thur 08-5-08.  Heat 2: Thur 15-5-08.  Heat 3: Thur 22-5-08.
Hobart.  'Carlyle Hotel'.  PH#03 6272 0299.                                                                                                  Heat 1: Wed 21-5-08.  Heat 2: Wed 28-5-08.  Heat 3 & TAS State Final: Wed 04-6-08.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA (SA).  Heat winners from each venue progress to SA State Final.

Seaton.  ‘Links Hotel’.  PH#08 8356 3111. 
Heat 1: Fri 09-5-08.  Heat 2: Fri 16-5-08.  Heat 3: Fri 23-5-08

O'Halloran Hill.  ‘Victoria Hotel’.  PH#08 8298 6633. 
Heat 1: Fri 09-5-08.  Heat 2: Fri 16-5-08.  Heat 3: Fri 23-5-08

Parafield Gardens.  ‘Slug N Lettuce’.  PH#08 8250 0077. 
Heat 1: Fri 09-5-08.  Heat 2: Fri 16-5-08.  Heat 3: Fri 23-5-08

Oaklands Park.  ‘New York Bar & Grill’.  PH#08 8298 7818. 
Heat 1: Thur 22-5-08.  Heat 2: Thur 29-5-08.  Heat 3 & SA State Final: Thur 05-6-08.

WESTERN AUSTRALIA (WA).  Heat winners from each venue progress to WA State Final.

Wanneroo.  ‘Wanneroo Villa Tavern’.  PH#08 9405 2777. 
Heat 1: Wed 07-5-08.  Heat 2: Wed 14-5-08.  Heat 3: Wed 21-5-08

Dunsborough.  ‘Dunsborough Hotel’.  PH#08 9755 3657. 
Heat 1: Fri 09-5-08.  Heat 2: Fri 16-5-08.  Heat 3: Fri 23-5-08

North Perth.  ‘Rosemount Hotel’. PH#08 9328 7062. 
Heat 1: Thur 01/5/08.  Heat 2: Thur 08/5/08.  Heat 3 & Final: Thur 15/5/08.

Nedlands.  ‘Captain Stirling Hotel’.  PH#08 9386 2200. 
Heat 1: Wed 21-5-08.  Heat 2: Wed 28-5-08.  Heat 3 & WA State Final: Wed 04-6-08

AUSTRALIAN Qualifying Round & Aust NATIONAL Final.  Sat 09/8/08 
GOLD COAST.  ‘Fisherman’s Wharf Tavern’.  PH: 07 5571 0566
Australian Qualifying Round: Player (18 years+) registration onsite at venue from 6.00pm – play begins at 7.00pm. Competition and venue entry is free.  Limited entries available – first in best dressed.  Top placegetters from qualifying round join State/Territory champions in the Main Event / Australian National Grand Final (10.30pm approx) to decide the Australian champion for 2008. 

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