Win $10,000 in a Competitive Jenga® Tournament at the TWA Hotel at JFK Airport
Blockers do it better! Find out why as the National Blocking Association™ holds New York City’s most epic Jenga® tournament on February 25 at the landmark TWA Hotel at JFK Airport. Teams will battle for a $10,000 top prize and major bragging rights. Who will level up? Who will block away a champion? Whose sneeze will topple dreams? You’ll have to wait and see!
At the tournament, competitors ages 10 and up will wiggle, tap and precariously balance their way through a series of gravity-defying battles. The final showdowns for blocking glory will take place under the soaring ceilings of the TWA Hotel’s iconic Sunken Lounge. (Hopefully, the rumble of a passing airplane won’t teeter anyone’s tower!) The winning team will take home $10,000 while the runner up bags $2,500. The third-place team gets $1,000 and fourth place nabs $500. That’s a lot of blocks!
For those lacking nerves of steel, there’s plenty of low-stakes fun to be had. Spectators can try their (shaky) hands at fun challenges like Block Against the Clock (speed stacking) and the Fuzzy Fingers Challenge (playing Jenga® with gloves!). Of course, there will also be merch! Once the winners are announced, everyone is invited to a block party in the Sunken Lounge, complete with a delicious specialty cocktail, the Slightly Unstable.
Sign up to compete at nationalblockingassociation.com. Entry fee is $65 per team (one to four players). All are invited to enjoy and observe the spectacle for free!