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Import vs Domestic

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With 68% of the Popular Vote, the winner of the Tuner Battlegrounds #TBGLIVE award category competition at Import vs Domestic at Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum in Philadelphia, PA is Seed No. Drew Evans (2013 Infiniti G37). Stay tuned for his print feature in an upcoming issue of PASMAG!

BTN Import vs Domestic 2016 TBGLIVE

HISTORY

IMPORT VS DOMESTIC - STAGE 1
Sept 12, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - Sept 14, 2016 @ 12:00 PM EDT
PASMAG is proud to announce its partnership with Import vs Domestic at Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum (6825 Norwitch Dr, Philaddelphia, PA 19153 USA) on Sunday, September 18, 2016 (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT). 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 Import vs Domestic 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.

TOP QUALIFIERS
Drew Evans (2013 Infiniti G37): 177 (A)
Erik Diener (1996 Acura Integra): 152 (A)
Jarvis Smith (2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer SS): 61 (A)
Matt Ericksen (2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS): 36 (A)
Darrin Turner (2004 Dodge Neon SRT4): 35
Jared Roberts (1967 Dodge Dart): 19
Gary Bentz (2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT): 17
Miguel Almodovar (2005 Subaru WRX STI): 10
*(A) - Advances to the next stage
(Updated: Sept 14, 2016 @ 12:21 PM EDT)

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

IMPORT VS DOMESTIC - STAGE 2
Sept 15, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - Sept 17, 2016 @ 12:00 PM EDT
In Stage 2 of the Tuner Battlegrounds #TBGLIVE award category competition at Import vs Domestic at Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum in Philadelphia, PA, 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. Drew Evans (2013 Infiniti G37) against Seed No. Matt Ericksen (2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS), and in BATTLE 2 we see Seed No. Erik Diener (1996 Acura Integra) against Seed No. Jarvis Smith (2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer SS). The voting polls for Stage 2 are open September 15, 2016 @ 12:00 PM to September 17, 2016 @ 12:00 PM EDT, and the winner of each battle advances to Stage 3 (the final round). Your vote matters!

BATTLE 1
 Drew Evans (2013 Infiniti G37): 134 (A)
 Matt Ericksen (2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS): 42

BATTLE 2
Erik Diener (1996 Acura Integra): 152 (A)
Jarvis Smith (2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer SS): 113

(Updated: Sept 17, 2016 @ 12:14 PM EDT)
*(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!

IMPORT VS DOMESTIC - STAGE 3
Sept 18, 2016 @ 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM EDT
In Stage 3 (the final round) of the Tuner Battlegrounds #TBGLIVE award category competition at Import vs Domestic at Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum in Philadelphia, PA, Seed No. Drew Evans (2013 Infiniti G37) will be against Seed No. Erik Diener (1996 Acura Integra) (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 Sunday, September 18, 2016 between 10:00 AM and 2:30 PM EDT, and the winner will be announced during the award ceremony. Now it's your turn to make a difference! Your vote matters! Read HERE for more details.

BATTLE 3
 Drew Evans (2013 Infiniti G37): 68% (W)
Erik Diener (1996 Acura Integra): 32%

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

WINNER OF THE TUNER BATTLEGROUNDS #TBGLIVE AWARD CATEGORY RECEIVES AN EXCLUSIVE 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 Import vs Domestic!

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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
Sept 12, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - Sept 14, 2016 @ 12:00 PM EDT

STAGE 2: TOP 4
Sept 15, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - Sept 17, 2016 @ 12:00 PM EDT

STAGE 3: TOP 2
Sept 18, 2016 @ 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM EDT

Winner will be announced Sunday, September 18, 2016 @ Award Ceremony.

  WINNER OF THE TUNER BATTLEGROUNDS #TBGLIVE AWARD CATEGORY RECEIVES AN EXCLUSIVE PRINT FEATURE IN PASMAG!

#TBGLIVE BATTLE
Import vs Domestic
Simeone Foundation Autmotive Museum
6825 Norwitch Dr, Philaddelphia, PA 19153 USA
Sunday, September 18, 2016 (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT)
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