Pokémon Relay Race To Be Held At North Campus

The First Annual Pokémon Relay Race will be held at North Campus, 11380 N.W. 27 Ave., on Jan. 30 at 12:30 p.m. at the Science Complex in building A.

The relay race, catered toward ‘90s era Pokémon fans, will feature teams of three. They will have to overcome obstacles, problem solving, and trivia challenges centered around the shows Indigo League and Orange Islands. A basic knowledge of 1st generation Pokémon will be helpful.

Cost for all non-MDC participants is $5 dollars or $15 for a three-person team. The event is free to all Miami Dade College students presenting a student ID.

Capacity for the event will be 30 teams with a maximum of 90 participants. Students can register at the North Campus bookstore on the first floor of building 4. Registration for the event will be closed on Jan. 16th or when all slots are filled.

The first-place team will receive a custom Pokémon-themed wood art made by Christopher Beltrami, the creator of the event. The event is co-sponsored by Follett bookstore and Student Life.

For more information about the event or to volunteer, contact Christopher Beltrami at 0836cb.follett@gmail.com.