Mario Kart is a well-known franchise which was first released in 1992, since the release the franchise has gained huge popularity globally and continues to release masterpieces to this day, the last release being in 2017.

If you’re a fan of Mario Kart, there is an amazing opportunity to get behind the wheel because there is a tournament which is held in Newcastle. If you’re over 18 get down to Billy Bootleggers on Thursday, May 2nd from 7pm.

If you think you’re a professional Mario Kart player you could win £200 Bar Tab and a copy of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on Nintendo Switch. If you’re fancying your chances in the tournament it will cost £2 to pay, spectators can watch for free and all proceeds will be sent to support Special Effect charity.

Players can choose any character and switch between them during matches. Qualifying matches will be played in a round robin format with the top 4 players moving into eliminations.


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