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 With 51% of the Popular Vote, Kevin Nguyen (1991 Nissan Skyline GT-R) is the winner of the Tuner Battlegrounds #TBGLIVE award category at Auto Expo Galleria at Starlight Casino in Westminster, BC on September 3, 2016! Stay tuned for his print feature in an issue of PASMAG!

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HISTORY

AUTO EXPO GALLERIA - STAGE 1
Aug 29, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - Aug 31, 2016 @ 12:00 PM PDT
PASMAG is proud to announce its partnership with Auto Expo Galleria at Starlight Casino (350 Gifford St, New Westminster, BC V3M 7A3 Canada) on Saturday, September 3, 2016 (3:00 PM - 9:00 PM PDT). A Tuner Battlegrounds #TBGLIVE competition will be added to the event as a unique award category, similar to a "People's Choice" award. Only pre-registered and confirmed competitors of the event are able to participate and join this online, bracket-style, head-to-head challenge on www.tunerbattlegrounds.com (pre-register your vehicle to compete in HERE). Rather than PASMAG staff selecting the winner of the #TBGLIVE award category, this responsibility falls on YOU - the automotive enthusiasts, fans, show-goers and friends and family of the competitors and/or event. With a click of a button (voting is enabled via Facebook) or creating a new post with a designated hashtag (Instagram, Twitter), the audience will be able to vote and select their favorite competitor(s) from stage to stage (rounds). The winner of the #TBGLIVE award category receives an exclusive print feature in PASMAG + a chance to win a trip to the 2016 SEMA Show in Las Vegas for a cover feature opportunity! Read HERE for more details.

TOP QUALIFIERS
1. Kevin Nguyen (1991 Nissan Skyline GT-R): 201 (A)
2. Leigh Gavin (2011 Subaru WRX STI): 30 (A)
3. Justin Wallace (2000 Lexus GS300): 22 (A)
4. Simon Chan (2013 Scion FR-S): 4 (A)
5. Andrew Aveno (1993 Toyota MR2): 2
5. Brandon Ruhl (2013 Mitsubishi Evolution): 2
(Updated: Aug 31, 2016 @ 1:26 PM PDT)
*(A) - Advances to the next stage

The 4 (four) competitors with the highest quantity of votes at the end of Stage 1 will advance to Stage 2!

AUTO EXPO GALLERIA - STAGE 2
Sept 1, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - Sept 2, 2016 @ 12:00 PM PDT
In Stage 2 of the Tuner Battlegrounds #TBGLIVE award category competition at Auto Expo Galleria at Starlight Casino New Westminster, BC, the voters have spoken and selected 4 (four) competitors to advance from Stage 1 (scroll down to see HISTORY)! Now in the Battle Stages, in BATTLE 1 we see Seed No 1. Kevin Nguyen (1991 Nissan Skyline GT-R) against Seed No 4. Simon Chan (2013 Scion FR-S), and in BATTLE 2 we see Seed No 2. Leigh Gavin (2011 Subaru WRX STI) against Seed No 3. Justin Wallace (2000 Lexus GS300). The voting polls for Stage 2 are open between September 1 @ 12:00 PM and September 2, 2016 @ 12:00 PM PDT, and the winner of each battle advances to Stage 3 (the final round). Your vote matters!

BATTLE 1
1. Kevin Nguyen (1991 Nissan Skyline GT-R): 83 (A)
4. Simon Chan (2013 Scion FR-S): 47

BATTLE 2
2. Leigh Gavin (2011 Subaru WRX STI): 30 (A)
3. Justin Wallace (2000 Lexus GS300): 22
(Updated: September 2, 2016 @ 12:26 PM PDT)
*(A) - Advances to next stage

The competitors with the highest quantity of votes in each battle at the end of Stage 2 will advance to Stage 3!

AUTO EXPO GALLERIA - STAGE 3
Sept 3, 2016 @ 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM PDT
In Stage 3 (the final round) of the Tuner Battlegrounds #TBGLIVE award category competition at Auto Expo Galleria at Starlight Casino in Westminster, BC, Seed No 1. Kevin Nguyen (1991 Nissan Skyline GT-R) will be battling for votes against Seed No 2. Leigh Gavin (2011 Subaru WRX STI) (see voting HISTORY below). Similar to the initial stages, voting is enabled online but this time on Instagram and Twitter. To vote for your favorite competitor, create a new post on Instagram and/or Twitter (use a photo or video of his vehicle) with the announced hashtag (below) in the caption field. Only 1 (one) new hashtag mention will be counted per Instagram/Twitter user. Stage 3 voting polls will be open on Saturday, September 3, 2016 between 10:00 AM and 6:00 PM PDT, and the winner will be announced during the award ceremony. Now it's your turn to make a difference! Your vote matters!

BATTLE 3
1. Kevin Nguyen (1991 Nissan Skyline GT-R): 51% (W)
2. Leigh Gavin (2011 Subaru WRX STI): 49%

*(W) - Winner of the Tuner Battlegrounds #TBGLIVE award category and a print feature in PASMAG!

The competitor with the highest quantity of voters at the end of Stage 3 wins the Tuner Battlegrounds #TBGLIVE award category at Auto Expo Galleria!

WINNER OF THE TUNER BATTLEGROUNDS #TBGLIVE AWARD CATEGORY RECEIVES AN EXCLUSIVE PRINT FEATURE IN PASMAG + A CHANCE TO WIN A TRIP TO THE 2016 SEMA SHOW IN LAS VEGAS AND A COVER FEATURE OPPORTUNITY!

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HOW TO ADVANCE TO THE NEXT STAGE?
When the Battle Stages begin, competitors must obtain votes on www.tunerbattlegrounds.com. Rather than PASMAG staff selecting the winner of the #TBGLIVE award category, this responsibility falls on YOU - the fans, show-goers and friends and family of the competitors and/or event. With a click of a button (voting is enabled via Facebook) or creating a new post with a designated hashtag (Instagram, Twitter), the audience will be able to vote and select their favorite competitor(s) from stage to stage. At the end of each stage, the competitor with the highest number of votes will advance to the next Stage.

HOW TO VOTE?
In the elimination stages, visitors to the Tuner Battlegrounds website simply log-in with their existing Facebook account credentials using the integrated Facebook Login widget. Once logged in, visitors can vote for their favorite competitor(s) by clicking the star on the top of a competitor profile page when enabled (see Schedule). Voting is limited to 1(one) vote per Facebook account per 24 hours of the posted qualified competitors. In the Final Stage, create a new post (text, photo, video) on Instagram and/or Twitter using the announced hashtag. Voting is limited to 1 (one) vote per Instagram/Twitter account. Vote totals reset to 0 (zero) at the end of each stage.

FINAL STAGE
The Top Two (2) competitors will battle against each other on-site at a dedicated Tuner Battlegrounds booth (if one is provided) at the event by gathering votes online. Similar to previous stages, the competitors are encouraged to campaign for votes by generating a new post on Instagram and/or Twitter with a dedicated hashtag, which is announced before the final stage of voting.

ARE VOTERS REWARDED?
Voters have the opportunity to win an assortment of items from PASMAG - event tickets, stickers, key-chains, magazines, t-shirts, sponsorship opportunities with partners, and much more (to be announced). Winners will be randomly selected and announced on Instagram.

For Rules & Regulations, follow this link: www.tunerbattlegrounds.com/rules-and-regulations.

SCHEDULE
STAGE 1: ELIMINATION
Aug 29, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - Aug 31, 2016 @ 12:00 PM PDT

STAGE 2: TOP 4
Sept 1, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - Sept 2, 2016 @ 12:00 PM PDT

STAGE 3: TOP 2
Sept 3, 2016 @ 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM PDT

Winner will be announced Saturday, September 3, 2016 @ Award Ceremony.

WINNER OF THE TUNER BATTLEGROUNDS #TBGLIVE AWARD CATEGORY RECEIVES AN EXCLUSIVE PRINT FEATURE IN PASMAG + A CHANCE TO WIN A TRIP TO THE 2016 SEMA SHOW IN LAS VEGAS AND A COVER FEATURE OPPORTUNITY!

#TBGLIVE BATTLE
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350 Gifford St, New Westminster, BC, V3M 7A3 Canada
Saturday, September 3, 2016 (3:00 PM - 9:00 PM PDT)

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