Pwning Cancer: A Charitable Game Tournament
Disabled accessible. Free event parking and entry located on SE 50th just south of Hawthorne St. Non-members please sign in at the front desk or at the bar.
Pwning Cancer brings together Portland’s vibrant gaming and geek communities to help defeat cancer through fundraising and the fun of playing together. A finalist in Awesome Portland’s July seed fund competition, Pwning Cancer will he held during the Hawthorne Street Fair, Sunday August 26th, and hosted by the East Portland Eagles Lodge.
The heart of the event is a video game tournament for kids and adults as well as a free-play area and prizes for winning teams. Games include Smash Bros, Rock Band, Halo and even PONG. Funds raised will be donated to OHSU’s Knight Cancer Research Institute to help support research for a cure and build community support.
The tournament is supported by local gaming organization including:
Portland Indie Game Squad: http://pigsquad.com/ Portland Games for Change: http://www.meetup.com/Portland-Games-for-Change/ Portland Area Game Developer Interest Group (PAGDIG): http://www.pagdig.org/
Sponsors and interested parties can contact Scott Sheppard through Pwning Cancer’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Pwning-Cancer/204564349587120
Please help us in Pwning Cancer by playing games together as a community!