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Roshambo Finals Family Game Night San Carlos

The Exciting City-wide Roshambo Finals 2024

January 26 @ 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Target Audience: Open to all ages

San Carlos City-Wide Roshambo Contest

Official Rules:

  1. You and your opponent make a fist with one hand and tap it three times on the fist of the other hand (or another hard surface).
  2. You and your opponent should both count the strokes out loud.
  3. On the third tap you and your opponent should both make or “throw” your characterizations of either ROCK, PAPER, or SCISSORS very distinctly, at the exact same time, so there is absolutely no mistake what you threw.
  4. Winner is awarded 1 point for the winning throw. (Rock dulls/beats scissors, paper covers/beats rock, scissors cuts/beats paper.)
  5. If you and your opponent “throw” the same character, no points are awarded–try again.
  6. A player must win two out of three throws to win a game and two games to win the match.

Rock, Paper, Scissors Extravaganza: San Carlos City-Wide Roshambo Contest Returns for Annual Showdown!

Get ready to throw down in the ultimate battle of hand signals and quick wits! The annual San Carlos City-Wide Roshambo Contest, the pinnacle of rock, paper, scissors mastery, is back and gearing up for a showdown of epic proportions. Since its inception in 2012, this contest has become a beloved tradition, bringing together participants of all ages for a night of spirited competition and family fun. Join us for the finals during Family Game Night, where both “at-large” finalists and school champions will face off, and fantastic prizes await the victorious contenders.

A Throwback to 2012: The Birth of a Tradition

It all began in 2012 when the San Carlos City-Wide Roshambo Contest made its debut. What started as a friendly competition quickly evolved into a cherished tradition that captures the essence of community, camaraderie, and a whole lot of hand gesturing. Over the years, the contest has grown in popularity, drawing participants and spectators alike to witness the thrilling battles of rock, paper, and scissors unfold.

Who Can Join? Everyone!

One of the most charming aspects of the San Carlos Roshambo Contest is its inclusivity. This isn’t just an event for seasoned contenders; it’s an open invitation for everyone, from Kindergarten and above, to step up to the challenge. Whether you’re a seasoned Roshambo veteran or a newcomer eager to try your luck, this contest welcomes players of all skill levels.

Two Paths to Glory: “At-Large” and School Champions

The contest features two categories of competitors: the “at-large” division and the school champions. The “at-large” division is open to anyone interested in participating, and all you need to do is show up at Family Game Night and sign up. It’s an opportunity for spontaneous contenders to test their Roshambo prowess on the grand stage.

On the other hand, school champions, the cream of the crop from various educational institutions, will bring their finely honed strategies to the finals. These champions have battled their way to the top at their respective schools, and now they’ll face off against each other for the ultimate title of San Carlos Roshambo Champion.

Family Game Night Extravaganza

The climax of this thrilling contest will unfold during Family Game Night, an event that promises laughter, excitement, and a friendly competitive spirit. Families are encouraged to come together, cheer on their champions, and enjoy a night of games and community bonding.

How to Participate: Just Show Up and Sign Up!

Participating in the “at-large” division is a breeze. If you’re feeling the Roshambo fever, simply show up at Family Game Night, make your way to the sign-up area, and get ready to throw down in the contest. It’s that easy! The more, the merrier, so bring your friends, family, and anyone else eager to join the fun.

Prizes Await the Victorious

What’s a competition without the sweet taste of victory and the chance to take home fantastic prizes? The San Carlos City-Wide Roshambo Contest understands the importance of celebrating the champions, and exciting prizes will be awarded to those who emerge triumphant. Whether it’s the glory of being crowned the Roshambo royalty or the allure of the prizes, there’s no shortage of incentives to give it your all in this friendly but fiercely contested showdown.

Why You Should Join:

  1. Community Fun: The Roshambo Contest is more than just a competition; it’s a celebration of community spirit and togetherness. Join in the fun and be a part of this San Carlos tradition.
  2. All Ages Welcome: From the youngest contenders to the seasoned players, everyone can participate. It’s an event that transcends age, making it a perfect family-friendly activity.
  3. Friendly Competition: Embrace the thrill of friendly competition, where strategy, luck, and quick thinking come together in a battle of wits and hand signals.
  4. Prizes and Glory: Compete for the chance to win exciting prizes and bask in the glory of being crowned the San Carlos Roshambo Champion.

Save the Date and Bring the Energy!

So, mark your calendars, gather your friends and family, and get ready for a night of intense, yet lighthearted, competition at the San Carlos City-Wide Roshambo Contest. Whether you’re a strategic mastermind or just looking for a good time, this event promises laughter, camaraderie, and the chance to etch your name into the annals of Roshambo history. See you at Family Game Night for the throwdown of the year! 🌟🤘

This event is part of the San Carlos Week of the Family. Official Website

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Tierra Linda Middle School
750 Dartmouth Ave
San Carlos, CA 94070 United States
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