May 29 2009
SEATTLE, Washington, May 29, 2009
THE BLUE SKITTLE announced this morning that they will again be holding THE BLUE SKITTLE PRE-PAX PARTY, an annual tradition held on the eve of the PENNY ARCADE EXPO (PAX) which lets attendees enjoy a fun and vibrant atmosphere, interact with members of the gaming industry and community, and get ramped up in preparation for the opening of the PAX Convention Hall the following morning.
Taking place on Thursday, September 3rd, 2009, from 8 P.M until midnight, this year’s event will be hosted at the SEATTLE ROCK BOTTOM RESTAURANT AND BREWERY. Located at 1333 5th Avenue in downtown Seattle, the ROCK BOTTOM BREWERY is conveniently positioned near the heart of PAX, allowing event attendees to easily converge on the location of the evening’s festivities.
After two successful parties in years past headed by Ooopy (Elaine Beemer) and kiki kat (Kiki Lewis), this year’s BLUE SKITTLE PRE-PAX PARTY will feature TRITTON Technologies as their sponsor. TRITTON Technologies is a leading manufacturer of high-end multimedia products and accessories, such as the AXPro and AX 360 headsets, which provide surround sound experiences to gamers and audio enthusiasts alike.
Thanks to the support of TRITTON Technologies, the entirety of the $20 ticket cost will be donated to the CHILD’S PLAY CHARITY. Additionally, as a Thank You to the gaming community for their extensive support, TRITTON will sponsor a premium call drinks bar at the event from 9pm to 11pm.
THE BLUE SKITTLE PRE-PAX PARTY continues to thrive each year, thanks to the dedication, determination, and support of the many gaming websites which lend their aid to the event and its growing scope each year. For the 2009 event, the list of supporting sites and communities reaches an all time high, and includes notable names such as BREAKING THE GAME, GAMERCHIX, GAMERTAG RADIO, Gaming4Others ,SARCASTIC GAMER, SFX-360, and TALKING ABOUT GAMES.
As with previous years, the party will only be accessible to attendees aged 21 or older, with a valid form of photo identification required for entry.
Tickets for THE BLUE SKITTLE PRE-PAX PARTY go on sale the morning of June 22nd, 2009. As with previous years, ticket quantities are available on a first come, first served basis. This year’s party is expected to be another blow out event, with ticket allotments selling out in advance, so make sure to order your tickets early.