PRLog - March 31, 2014 - LOS ANGELES -- Presented by the Universal Domino Federation, the Two-day DOMINO FEST 2014 Tournament will bring together players from all around the nation and the world to compete for over $200,000.00 in cash and prizes. With over 30,000 expected attendees over the two-day period, the festival will consist of a singles and doubles tournament, a singles and doubles mini sweepstakes and a celebrity tournament.
There will be a Children’s fun zone, vendor booths, food and entertainment. At Domino Fest 2014 no one is left behind, so for attendees who have never played Dominoes there will be a Domino University area where some of the top players will teach the basics of the game.
Celebrities will be playing to win money for their favorite charities. The top five winners will donate their winnings to the charity of choice. Cash Prizes-First place-$10,000;
Partial list of celebrities scheduled to play: Jaime Foxx, Jackie Christie, Doug Christie ,Megan Good,The Game, Lisa Raye, Eddie Murphy, Larenz Tate, Omar Epps, Dog the Bounty Hunter, Brian McKnight, Kym Whitley, Omar Gooding, Queen Latifah, Dennis Rodman, Ving Rhames, Snoop Lion, Desean, Jackson, Mike Myers, Xzibit, Rob Kardashian,Omarion,Ty Dollar Sign, Anthony Anderson, Raven Symone, Kevin Hart, Chris Spencer, Kourtney Kardashian,Tyrese, Affion Crocket, Guy Torry, Boris Kodjoe, Michael Jordan, Mekhi Phifer and many more..
ABOUT UNIVERSAL DOMINATION FEDERATION
Mr. JR Moret founded Universal Domino Federation (UDF) for the sole purpose of providing a positive platform for the game of Dominoes. UDF will be the first official gaming Association in the United States and will provide support and services for skilled domino players in the world, a place for players to test their skills but most important a platform to legitimize the game to the level it deserves in the competitive sports world and the world wide audience.
Today Dominoes is played all over the world by both children and adults and is a big part of the Latin American cultures crossing socio and economic barriers. It is emerging as one of the fastest growing games in the world. The Universal Domino Federation (UDF) is the bridge and major link to bring the elite players to the attention of the world regardless of age, race or gender.
At Domino Fest 2014 the UDF will pay tribute to the top ten players in the United States bestowing on them the prestigious UDF Awards Plaque; and every year UDF will scour the globe to find the best top 10 players worldwide.
Dominoes are believed to have originated in China in the 12th century, though Egyptian or Arabian origins are also theorized. Dominoes appeared in Italy in the early eighteenth century, and spread to the rest of Europe throughout the remainder of the 1700's, becoming one of the most popular games in both family parlors and pubs alike. Tile games have been found in China as early as 1120 CE. Some historical accounts have traced evidence of the existence of the pieces, way back to a soldier-hero named Hung Ming (181-234 CE). Other historians believe that Keung T'ai Kung, in the twelfth century BCE had created them. Today Dominos is played all over the world by both children and adults and is a big part of the Latin American cultures crossing socio and economic barriers.
PARTIAL LIST OF SPONSORS:
Los Angeles Police Department, Home Boy Industries, LADWP, Unicef, Los Angeles Fire Department, NCBW 100, T-Mobile, Stay+Lit Vape, Create Now, Alex Cramer Company, California Water Association, Developing Options, Bone Yard, Games Tables, Southern California Edison, Jamba Juice, Epiphany Marketing, Kush Water, Zenify, Cheeky Chic, Moreno BHLV
To purchase tickets visit http://www.dominofest.com