Proving Des Moines is NOT boring

Like Video Games? …then you will LOVE this!

Jet Set Studio recently announced that the largest video game tournament in Iowa will be hosted in downtown Des Moines on March 17-18, 2012.

The Iowa Pro Gaming Challenge (#TIPGC on Twitter) is a regional video game event.  It has been established as an annual destination for gamers all around the country.  For the third annual event this year, TIPGC 2012 will offer three video game divisions that include: 4v4 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, 4v4 Gears of War 3, and 4v4 Halo: Reach.

The official tournament website,, showcases more information about this upcoming event, links to their live stream, highlights from past events, prize package information, and team registration – which is now available online.  Each game division does have a limit for teams allowed, so if you’re looking to get involved, act now.

For those not competing, TIPGC offers a Spectator Pass for $10.  This gives you access to all the video gaming action and even a bar serving green beer, as this is also St. Patrick’s Day weekend.

Fans are also invited to interact with a professionally produced and fully commentated live stream that is projected to bring over 350,000 online viewers.  The owner of Jet Set Studio and Des Moines native, Ben McDougal, said that the “TIPGC live stream is really what makes this event so unique.  Along with 500+ attendees that will represent more than 15 different states, bringing the national video gaming spotlight to Des Moines is something special.�?

Head over to All Play in downtown this March and check out one of the most unique events we have in our fine city of Des Moines, The Iowa Pro Gaming Challenge.

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