Category Archives: Summer There Games

Summer There Games 2016

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Summer There Games (TSG) is a huge 10-day series of competitive events in There that runs from August 19th through August 28th. Everyone is invited to play in this fun and friendly competition!

There are sixteen Name Tag Color teams that will compete against each other to conquer the 2016 Summer Games Gold medal. Events happen at all hours of the day and range from round-ups to racing to card games and so much more!

Everyone is invited to play and is already part of a Name Tag Color Team. The color of your Name Tag team will tell you which team you are on. If you’re not sure which team you are on, head over to the Summer Games Welcome Center and use the handy Name Tag sign. When you click the sign’s action tag it will tell you what team you are on. Once you know your team, sign up for your Name Tag Color Club in order to receive invites and keep up with your teammates through the group IM chat.

Keep track of the daily points your color team earns by checking the official There Games Scoreboard. You can easily find and sign up for TSG events by clicking on the “Day” listed at the top of the Scoreboard. Day 1 through Day 10 will display the different events scheduled for each day.

The There Games Opening and Closing ceremonies will be held at the Summer There Games Island.

Opening Ceremony: Thursday, August 18th
There Games Competition: August 19th through August 28th
Closing Ceremony: Monday, August 29th

We look forward to seeing you at the 2016 Summer There Games!

2016 Summer There Games Merchandise

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The 2016 Summer There Games are starting in a couple of weeks! Help promote There Games by decorating your home or club house with an official There Games poster or banner. Not only does your purchase help advertise the upcoming games, but the proceeds go towards keeping the Games events going every year as well as providing gifts for the winning teams. Add the 2016 Summer items to your growing There Games memorabilia!

Shop the official 2016 Summer There Games merchandise in the Auctions.

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Choose Your Own Name Tag Color

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Every avatar born in There has a Name Tag. Name Tag colors are randomly assigned as Member Accounts are created. There are a total of sixteen colors. Twice a year There Games are held in our 3-D Virtual World where Thereians join their Name Tag color team to participate in competitive events.

Each year during the Games, there is a Name Tag blackout period where Thereians cannot change their Name Tag color. This happens two weeks prior to the start of the Games and lasts till two weeks after the end of the Games. For the upcoming 2016 Summer There Games, the blackout dates will be August 5th through September 11th.

The majority of Thereians choose to participate in the Games with the Name Tag color they were born with, but some members want to be on the same Name Tag color team as their friends. There allows members to choose their own Name Tag colors for a fee of 36,000T. If you’d like to change your Name Tag color for the Games, you’ll need to make sure to do it before August 5th.

Keep in mind that your previous Name Tag color team may be sad to see you go. You’ll also need to buy a new There Games team uniform, accessories and props to match your new Name Tag color since the current There Games merchandise you have in your inventory will not change colors. Please make sure you’ve chosen the right Name Tag color as there are no refunds for switching over to a new color if you accidentally pick the wrong one.

 

Call For Summer Games Event Hosts

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The There Games are hailed as one of the largest crowd-drawing events in There.com.  The foundation of the Games is the creative, fun and competitive events dreamed up and put on by friendly There Games event Hosts and Co-Hosts. Each year There Games competitors look forward to the unique types of events offered by each Host. There are all kinds of competitors with different interests, skill levels and abilities who seek out events like card games, vehicle races, costume parties, round-ups, underwater basket weaving and tons of other types of rewarding events. In order to have a successful There Games we need Event Hosts and Co-Hosts who are fired up and ready to put on fun and fantastic events for the competitors. We are putting out a call to all past, present and future Hosts to sign up to host a  There Games event this summer season.

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If you are a seasoned Host or still climbing up the Event Host skill ladder, we’d love to have your participation in the upcoming Summer There Games. The Host Coordinators have a lot of great documents and information about Hosting events in There to share with you. There is a weekly meeting for There Games Event Hosts where you can get advice and support on how to set up and manage your event. They can help you get your events listed in the Official Scoreboard and help you figure out how you would like to score your event. The Host Coordinators  have come up with a helpful document for Event Hosts to learn about new and creative ways to score There Games events.

If you’re interested in hosting a Summer There Games event, sign up for the There Games Hosting Group to stay in contact with other Hosts and receive updates about important Host information. The weekly Host Meetings are held at There Games Park. The meetings are an hour-long and you can discuss your ideas and get feedback from other Hosts. Attending the meetings are not required, but they can be really helpful.  If you’re interested in hosting and can’t stop by a meeting, you can contact the Host Coordinators directly by ThereMail. The Host Coordinators for the 2016 Summer There Games are B_A_B_S & fatjohn. You can reach out to them if you have any questions.

We look forward to your Summer There Games Events!

 

Summer There Games Logo Contest

We are gearing up for another season of There Games! The next Summer Games will be held in several weeks. Submissions for the Summer There Games Logo are now being accepted. If you’ve got an artistic side we’d love for you to submit your own creative vision of the next Summer There Games logo. All logo entries are due by July 15th, so you’ve got a couple of weeks to work your graphic design magic.

Please read the Summer There Games Logo Contest guidelines below to enter.

  • Submit logo designs in .jpg or .png format.
  • Pixel size must be 512 x 256 or 256 x 512.
  • Include the words 2016 and Summer There Games or There Summer Games.
  • You may incorporate the official There logo.
  • You may NOT steal copyrighted material and incorporate it into your logo.
  • If your logo is found to have copyrighted material it will be disqualified.

All entries will be posted anonymously for the Thereian Community to vote on. The winning logo will be used on virtual merchandise. Sales from the Summer Games merchandise will go towards running the event as well as prizes for the winning teams.

If you’re interested in participating in the 2016 Summer Games logo contest, make sure to email your entry to theofficialtheregames@gmail.com by July 15th. Good luck to all of our contest participants!

 

 

Congratulations to the Winning There Games Teams!

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What an amazing Summer There Games season we’ve had over the past ten days! With over 250 events and 7,000 competitors, this has been one of the most action packed There Games yet! We wanted to say thank you to the STG committee, event hosts, co-hosts and all of the color team participants.

Congratulations to Olive for a job well done and taking home the Gold this year. The Light Blue team won the Silver medal and the Peach team won the Bronze.

Make sure to collect your winning medals over at the Club99 stage at the Grassy Knoll. There will be dancing and celebrations all evening. See you There!

2015 Summer There Games Closing Ceremony Sunday, September 6th

It’s been a fun-filled ten days of competitive events in There! Join us for the 2015 Summer There Games Closing Ceremony on Sunday, September 6th at 2:00 PM PDT/5:00 PM EST. The first, second and third place winners will be announced.

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Summer There Games Opening Ceremony

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The 2015 Summer There Games kick off Friday August 28th! Join us for the Opening Ceremony at 5:55 PM PST/ 8:55 PM EST.

Sign up for TSG Events and keep track of team scores at the Official There Games Scoreboard.

2015 Summer There Games Collectible Hula Pups Now Available!

Get your paws on all four collectible Summer There Games Hula Pups! These amazingly cute puppies are only available for a limited time. Search #TSGHulaPup in the Auctions.

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Men’s There Games Apparel

Hey guys, get geared up for Summer There Games! Find male There Games apparel and accessories in the Auctions. There are tons of stylish sportswear to represent your color team.

You can find a full list of Men’s There Games Apparel in all sixteen colors in Auctions.

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Don’t forget to accessorize your outfit with shoes! Team Color Super Bunny Shoes make you run faster and jump higher, giving you an edge on any foot-sport events during the Games.

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