Nintendo UK announce online Mario Kart 7 tournament
By In Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo News Published on September 12th, 2012

In celebration of 20 years since Super Mario Kart launched on Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Nintendo UK have announced a Mario Kart 7 tournament across the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Players are invited to compete in regional communities, striving to gain a place within the Grand Final in Birmingham which will take place on October 27th.

Qualifying stages will see 10 online communities formed, comprising of both a male and female community in England, Scotland, Wales, Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, with the top two competitors proceeding to the Grand Final.

For their efforts, they will receive a Shell Cup, copy of New Super Mario Bros. 2 and a Goody Bag, with those that achieve third place, and narrowly miss out on the Grand Final, receiving a Shell Cup and Goody Bag.

At the Grand Final, the overall victors will win a Leaf Cup trophy, second place will receive a Special Cup, and each of the top three placed male and female competitors will win every first-party retail game for Nintendo 3DS over the next year (starting in November!).

This runs alongside the ongoing Mario Kart 7 Britain’s Fastest Family tournament, and you can find further information at

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