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Spring Awakening: Winnipeg

Tuner Battlegrounds TBGLIVE Top Tier Imports

With 58% of the Popular Vote, the winner of the Tuner Battlegrounds award cateogory competition at Top Tier Imports: Spring Awakening is Leland Kirton (2006 Subaru STI)! We look forward to featuring Leland's STI and his story in a future issue of PASMAG. Congratulations on the win, Leland, and thank to you to the Top Tier Imports team and all the competitors and supporters!

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HISTORY

SPRING AWAKENING: WINNIPEG - STAGE 3
May 28 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM CDT
After 48 hours, the voters have selected their favorite competitors to advance from Stage 2 to Stage 3 of the Tuner Battlegrounds #TBGLIVE award category competition at Top Tier Imports: Spring Awakening. In Stage 3: Battle 3 (the final round), Seed No 1. Billy Jet Trojillo (2003 Honda Civic) will be battling for votes against Seed No 3. Leland Kirton (2006 Subaru STI). 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 of his/her vehicle) with the announced hashtag (below) in the caption field. Only 1 (one) new hashtag mention will be counted per Instagram/Twitter user. Edits to old/existing posts to include a competitor's hashtag do not count as a vote. Stage 3 voting polls will be open on Sunday, May 28, 2017 between 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM CDT, 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. Billy Jet Trojillo (2003 Honda Civic): 58% (W)
(201 Voters, 178,888 Reach / 247,227 Impressions)

3. Leland Kirton (2006 Subaru STI): 42%
(148 Voters, 146,433 Reach / 155,742 Impressions)

*(W) - 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 Top Tier Imports: Spring Awakening!

SPRING AWAKENING: WINNIPEG - STAGE 2
May 25 @ 12:00 PM - May 27 @ 12:00 PM CDT
In Stage 2 of the PASMAG Tuner Battlegrounds award category competition at Top Tier Imports: Spring Awakening, the voters have spoken and selected 4 (four) competitors to advance from Stage 1. Let the head-to-head battles begin! In Battle 1, we see Seed No 1. Billy Jet Trojillo (2003 Honda Civic) against Seed No 4. Shane Choboter (1994 Hoda Civic CX), and in Battle 2, we see Seed No 2. Chad Shirtliff (2003 Mitsubishi Evolution) against Seed No 3. Leland Kirton (2006 Subaru STI). The voting polls for Stage 2 are open between May 25 @ 12:00 PM and May 27 @ 12:00 PM CDT, and the winner of each battle advances to Stage 3, the final round. Your vote matters!

BATTLE 1
1. Billy Jet Trojillo (2003 Honda Civic): 419 (A)
4. Shane Choboter (1994 Honda Civic CX): 269

BATTLE 2
2. Chad Shirtliff (2003 Mitsubishi Evolution): 389
3. Leland Kirton (2006 Subaru STI): 446 (A)

(Updated: May 27, 2017 @ 7:06 PM CDT)

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

SPRING AWAKENING: WINNIPEG - STAGE 1
May 22 @ 12:00 PM - May 24 @ 12:00 PM CDT
PASMAG is proud to announce its partnership with Top Tier Imports: Spring Awakening at Assiniboia Downs (3975 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3K 2E9) on Sunday, May 28, 2017 (12:00 PM - 5:00 PM CDT). 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. 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
1. Billy Jet Trojillo (2003 Honda Civic): 338 (A)
2. Chad Shirtliff (2003 Mitsubishi Evolution): 320 (A)
3. Leland Kirton (2006 Subaru STI): 218 (A)
4. Shane Choboter (1994 Honda Civic CX): 208 (A)
5. Jeff Evangelista (2005 Acura RSX Type S): 181
6. Paul Smyrski (1997 Toyota Aristo Vertex): 109
(Updated: May 24, 2017 @ 1:24 PM CDT)
*(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!

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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.

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

SCHEDULE
STAGE 1: ELIMINATION
May 22 @ 12:00 PM - May 24 @ 12:00 PM CDT

STAGE 2: TOP 4
May 25 @ 12:00 PM - May 27 @ 12:00 PM CDT

STAGE 3: TOP 2
May 28 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM CDT

Winner will be announced Sunday, May 28, 2017 @ Award Ceremony.

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

#TBGLIVE BATTLE
Top Tier Imports: Spring Awakening
Assiniboia Downs
3975 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3K 2E9
Sunday, May 28, 2017 (12:00 PM - 5:00 PM CDT)
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