|Date||July 16, 2016|
III TacoBurritoAThon was the third edition of the TacoBurritoAThon. It was be held on July 16, 2016, the MRT Anniversary weekend, in the city of Alturas.
- 1 Bidding Process
- 2 Players
- 3 Sponsorship
- 4 Schedule
- 5 Information about Alturas
- 6 Summary
Official Roster. Note that if you show up, you may be chosen to play.
The winners, Narnia17 and mine_man_, split a $290 prize.
Opening Ceremony kicks off at 1800 UTC at Alturas Olympic Stadium.
Events will immediately follow in the following order:
SUMO WRESTLING presented by CowCompany at Alturas Indoor Arena.
AMERICAN FOOTBALL presented by Derpy Enterprises at Alturas Olympic Stadium.
SPLEEF presented by CreeperCola at Alturas Indoor Arena.
SWIMMING at Alturas Indoor Arena.
ATHLETICS presented by Natgas at Alturas Olympic Stadium.
CLOSING CEREMONY at Alturas Olympic Stadium.
It is estimated the program will finish in 1-3 hours, depending on how fast WorldEdits are conducted.
Information about Forfeits
Forfeits are possible in TacoBurritoAThon. Contingency rules are set up.
- Teams have 30 minutes from when the event starts to supply players (i.e., immediately after the Opening Ceremony).
- After the grace period ends, the following scenarios may occur:
- If one team sent enough players and the other did not, it will count as a forfeit.
- If neither team sent enough players, then the event will get postponed unless either team clinched a championship, in which case it will get cancelled and the event will skip to the Closing Ceremony.
- All events must be played by Saturday, July 23. Any events not played by then will be cancelled with the score being frozen.
- If, in this scenario, the score is frozen as a tie, the prize money is split among all players.
- Players must have played in at least one event in order to be eligible for the prize.
Information about Alturas
Alturas is _Kastle's town on the Old World. It was built around the landmark Kastlekid Productions skyscraper.
Getting to Alturas
Oh noes! I'm new and don't know where Alturas is! Well you can find directions here!
- By Air: The closest airport to Alturas is Bloomington-Robin's Hill International Airport, which has flights to a variety of places. It is connected directly into Bloomington's City Hall hub, which has a High Speed rail line, the Bloomington-Kastlekid Hyperloop, connecting it to the Alturas Transit Hub.
- By Rail: The closest MRT stations are Chesterfield and Orwyn-Mall, both on the Green Line. Rail service is provided from Orwyn to Alturas on Rail Orwyn Line 5. Currently Alturas has rail service to Bloomington, Orwyn, and Minetown.
- By Road: The Northern Trail connects Alturas to a variety of cities in the Northeast, including Spawn City, Redstone Valley, Bloomington, Robin's Hill, Chesterfield, Big Lake, and Fairfax.
- By Bus: OMEGAbus! is a proud sponsor of III TacoBurritoAThon and provides bus service to Alturas from Bridgeview, Fairfax, and Jones Beach.
Spleef was between Mineman and Narnia for Team Bacon, and jph and Derpy for Team Bacon. First one to go down was mineman. Then was jph, leaving Derpy and Narnia 1v1. After that, Narnia won.
American Football was held under simplified rules, with 10 rounds of play, best of 10. The goal was for a quarterback to shoot a receiver from the 20 yard line while the receiver is in the end zone. For Team Taco, the quarterback was jph and the receiver was Derpy. For Team Bacon, the quarterback was Narnia and the receiver was Mineman. After 9 rounds, Bacon won 6-4, putting Taco teetering on the edge.
This had a best-of-5 series within the teams for the right to represent the team in the finals. Narnia defeated Mineman in a resounding 3-0 sweep, after which Derpy and jph went to the wire and Derpy won 3-2. After that, the finals occurred, with Narnia starting a 2-0 lead. However, Derpy pushed the series to 6 games after that, with Narnia winning 4-2 to seal the win for Bacon, after which jph left.
Swimming was held between the four competitors, Mineman, Narnia, Steak, and Derpy. Derpy had an early lead, however him and Mineman had troubles with the lever of the checkpoint. Regardless, Derpy won, giving Taco their only event win of this edition of TBAThon.
The final event was a 2x200 relay between each team. Derpy had an early lead, however Taco had an error with passing the baton, with Narnia receiving the baton from Mineman to have an embarrassing win when he reached the finish before Taco could even pass the baton.