Event Tickets

2021 Garner Retro Video Game Tournament


Garner Education Center, Garner, Iowa

July 10, 2021 at 12:30 PM – 5:00 PM

JAM dj systems is hosting a retro video game tournament during the Garner Duesey Days 150+1 celebration at the Garner Education Center July 10th. ALL AGES WELCOME! It will be a single elimination bracket starting with 64 contestants. Each person will face another random person playing one of 6 classic arcade games of the early 1980s. Each winner of the two moves to the next round. The games will be Ms Pac Man, Galaga, Asteroids, Mario Bros, Dig Dug, and Tempest. The game order will be announced at the event. Top 4 placings will win prizes totaling $1000 including an AtGames Legend Arcade machine with over 10,000 games.

There will be a $25 entry fee and early preregistration begins now. Taking only the first 64 people to register. You can preregister by messaging JAM dj systems on Facebook with a full name and phone number for reference or at the Leader office in Garner. Fees will be due by 12:45pm on July 10, 2021 and may be paid in advance. There will also be registration a half hour prior to the event if there are any open placings. There will be arcade and platform games open to the public to play with no entry fee for all attendants whether in the tournament or not. All guests will be allowed to browse and play games for free.

Tickets are $25 – Preregistration has ended. You must register and pay at the Garner Education Center prior to the event before 1:00 PM Saturday July 10th, 2021.