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Talking Stick Resort to Host Arizona State Trivia Championship JAN. 2018


Shanna Wolfe, RIESTER,, (602) 462-2200

Talking Stick Resort to Host Arizona State Trivia Championship

Trivia Teams to Compete for Their Share of $15,000* on Jan. 27 and 28

SALT RIVER PIMA-MARICOPA INDIAN COMMUNITY, Ariz. (Jan. 17, 2018) – Already the Valley’s top destination for gaming and entertainment, Talking Stick Resort is set to dominate a new realm, trivia. On Jan. 27 and 28, the resort will host the Arizona State Trivia Championship, a first in the state. As part of the event six teams will use their smarts to vie for a share of $15,000*.

Teams of up to six will participate in the two-day event hosted by Showtime Trivia Live. Trivia categories and topics will vary, but past events have included questions from movies and music, sports, history and more. To play, questions are presented to teams on screens throughout the room, players then write down their answers which are then collected by score keepers. A wagering system allows teams to wager points on questions of their choice.

During the competition, registered teams will be randomly placed in one of four preliminary events beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 27. Following the initial event on Saturday, the top five team will advance to the championship on Sunday, Jan. 28. Each of the teams will then compete for one of the three cash prizes. The Arizona State Trivia Championship prizes are as follows:

1st Place:       $7,000

2nd Place:      $5,000

3rd Place:       $3,000

Registration for the Arizona State Trivia Championship at Talking Stick Resort is $150 per team. To register and for more information, visit

*The $15,000 prize pool is based upon 100 team entries.


Talking Stick Resort

Talking Stick Resort (TSR) is an AAA Four Diamond Rated Resort and a central landmark within the emerging Talking Stick Cultural and Entertainment Destination (TSCED). Located in Scottsdale, Ariz., just east of the Loop 101 on Indian Bend Road, TSR is locally owned and caringly operated by the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. The property offers culturally rich experiences and luxury accommodations throughout its 496 deluxe rooms, nearly 300,000 sq. ft. casino, 11 restaurants and lounges, world-class spa, 650-seat showroom, 25,000 sq. ft. grand ballroom, thriving cultural center and more than 113,000 sq. ft. of indoor and outdoor meeting space.

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