Check out this great article from Red Bull Media regarding the first qualifier for Red Bull King of the Rock in Venice Beach, CA this past weekend. SCS Wraps is once again in charge of the print production of the King of the Rock logos, partner logos, court media and court lines! This event has taken off since its conception in 2010 and we cannot wait to see what is in store for 2011! Cheers!
Los Angeles, CA – June 18, 2011 – It was a picture perfect Saturday as Los Angeles hopefuls took to the Venice Beach courts to battle it out in the Red Bull King of the Rock Los Angeles qualifier. This one-on-one basketball tournament is comprised of qualifiers all over the globe, with the top 64 players advancing to the finals held in The Yard on the island of Alcatraz on September 24. Out of the Los Angeles qualifier’s field of 64 contestants, only the top two earned a spot in the Finals on The Rock. Red Bull King of the Rock is the only official sporting ever held on the Alcatraz and will be hosted by basketball superstar Rajon Rondo.
The event, which was the first of 21 qualifiers in the United States, had enough hype to bring players out to secure a spot in the competition several hours before registration even opened. The high intensity play caused hundreds of passersbys to crowd the courts to get a better look and shout out their opinions on the games. In addition to the players, two other figures were watching the gameplay more closely that most. Izeah “Clutch” Bowman, 2010 Red Bull King of the Rock Champion and Christian Yeung, who took first in the Los Angeles qualifier last year. Both earned an automatic spot in the finals for this year, but were on-site to size up their competition come September.
Photo Credit - Garth Milan / Red Bull Media House
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