Every night at my house, my boys are online and gaming with a bunch of friends.  We've got the headsets, the gaming controllers, the live stream is set up and I also usually have to remind them to "stop screaming!" because...well...they are really, really loud.

If you've got someone at your house who is also into gaming, there is a HUGE tournament happening in Southeast Minnesota where someone is scoring a free Nintendo Switch!

Photo by Brandon Romanchuk on Unsplash
Photo by Brandon Romanchuk on Unsplash

Win a Nintendo Switch At Gaming Tournament In Minnesota

For the 5th year in a row, Super Herber Bros Foundation is helping crush Koopas and childhood cancer at the annual Markokart Tournament.  Since the tournament started, over $75,000 has been raised through this tournament to help with cancer research, cancer survivors and their families, as well as scholarships for pediatric nursing.

YOUR registration for the tournament helps with all of that and it is so important because only 4% of federal research dollars go to childhood cancer.  Although that number is devasting, this number should shock you...childhood cancer bankrupts 20% of families.  In fact, this could have easily been my family.  My sister was diagnosed with leukemia when she was 10 years old and I remember my family storing the bills in multiple garbage bags in our living room.  The cost of childhood cancer is overwhelming and one that many families can't afford.  Your registration in the Markiokart tournament can help those families.  And who knows, just by signing up YOU could win a free Nintendo Switch by taking 1st place in the tournament.

Super Herber Bros.
Super Herber Bros.

Everything You Need To Know About the Markiokart Tournament in Southeast Minnesota

  • Date:  September 9th, 2023
  • Time: 1:00 pm until 7:00 pm
  • Where: Mayo Civic Center, Rochester, Minnesota
  • What to Expect:  Mariokart tournament will have a kids and adult division.  If you aren't playing in the tournament, there is fun for you too!  This year, more games are being added for everyone to participate in, music, food, drinks, prizes, as well as a silent auction.
  • Cost:  $30 for those who are wanting to participate in the tournament.  A free will donation will be available at the door.
  • Learn more and Get Registered Now Here.

Do You Need To Pay To Just Watch The Mariokart Tournament?

If you'd love to just come and watch someone compete, you do NOT need to pay that registration fee.  There will be a bunch of fun waiting for everyone to keep you entertained as well...so join in, cheer on your favorites, and have a great time at the event.

Townsquare Media Rochester - Preston
Townsquare Media Rochester - Preston

Do you have an event coming up in Southeast Minnesota?

Every year, we help the community in a variety of ways from supporting local fundraisers, to running daily public service messages, to creating digital community campaigns and hosting events attended by thousands. Learn more about how Townsquare Media Cares here.

If you have an event coming up or work for a nonprofit in Southeast Minnesota, I'd love to learn more! Send me a note at jessica.williams@townsquaremedia.com or on my Facebook page - Jessica On The Radio.

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