2008 NZ RPS Champs Report

After months of gruelling, war of nerves competition Cameron Blair aka ‘Cam’ aka ‘Fresh faced Punk’ from Christchurch has taken out the 2nd annual 2007 ‘New Zealand Rock Paper Scissors Championships’ (NZRPSC) National Final held on Sunday 22/7/07 at ‘The Bog Irish Bar’ Manukau, Sth Auckland. 

Please see 2007 Regional Champion Player Profile below.

Please click here to view National Final Photo Gallery

‘Cam’ (pictured above left) overcame some major heat from fellow regional champ and eventual runner up Michael Archer aka ‘The Archer’ (pic above right) to secure victory & claim the title.

‘Cam’ went onto to compete in the 6th annual 2007 World RPS Championships (WRPSC) in Toronto, Canada on the 13th of October where he placed in the top eight. 

The 2007 WRPSC brought approx 1000 competitors and spectators from around the world to Toronto where  players competed for the prestigious title of World Champion and a total purse of CDN$10,000.00. 

Andrea Farina, the first ever femail RPS World Champ, from New York, USA won the 2007 World Rock Paper Championship.  Farina beat approximately 500 competitors to take the World Champion title, $7,000 CDN and the gold medal.

Thank you for your time.  Kool Hanz Luke - NZRPSC Coordinator. 

2007 NZRPSC Regional Champs Player Profiles:

Auckland Nth Champ: Elizabeth Pryde aka 'The Biz-a-nator'

Age: 37.  Dominate Hand: R.  Style: Unsuspecting.  Occupation: Domestic Goddess

Auckland Sth Champ: Chris Pemberton aka ‘Paper Cut’

Age: 18.  Dominate Hand: L.  Style: Intimidating.  Occupation: Apprentice Electrician

Hamilton Champ: Michael Archer aka 'Archer'

Age: 24.  Dominate Hand: L.  Style: Aggressive.  Occupation: Motor Bike Industry

Tauranga Champ:  Phillip Howard aka Bobby Dazzler

Age: 27.  Dominate Hand: R.  Style: Unorthodox Mexican Madness.  Occupation: Boat Builder

Wellington Champ: George Warner-Smith aka 'GWS'

Age: 26.  Dominate Hand: R.  Style: Decisive.  Occupation: Teacher.

Gisborne Champ: Ryan Pardoe aka ‘Drunken Master’

Age: 21.  Dominate Hand: R.  Style: Random.  Occupation: Technician.

Dunedin Champ:  Kate Radcliffe aka ‘Radda-Fly’

Age: 20.  Dominate Hand: R.  Style: Unpredictable.  Occupation: Student

Christchurch Champ:  Cameron Blair aka ‘Cam’

Age: 19.  Dominate Hand: R.  Style: Under the Radar.  Occupation: Student

 

RPS World Champs Results...The 2007 ‘World Rock Paper Scissor Championships’ (WRPSC) brought approx 1000 competitors and spectators from around the world to Toronto where  players competed for the prestigious title of World Champion. 

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Andrea Farina (pic above), the first ever female RPS World Champ, from New York, USA won the 2007 WRPSC.  Farina beat approximately 500 competitors to take the World Champion title, $7,000 CDN and the gold medal.  NZ's representative, 'Cam' placed in the top eight.

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