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Mario Kart 7 'Fastest Family' Competition Hits The Road

Posted by Thomas Whitehead

UK contest teams up with HMV

You may have been aware in recent weeks of Nintendo's build up for its Mario Kart 7 Fastest Family contest in the UK, with celebrity Rufus Hound starring in videos to advertise the event. For those interested in entering with their families, the time to put that practice to good use has finally arrived.

Nintendo has confirmed that it's partnered up with HMV, the retailer hosting 30 regional heats in its stores throughout August, with the winners of each being entered into the grand final in October. With grand prizes of a Honda Jazz Si, a leaf trophy and more, it may be worth giving it a go: details of the dates and venues are below.

03.08.12 - 04.08.12: HMV CARDIFF – 53-57 Queen Street
03.08.12 - 04.08.12: HMV ABERDEEN – 11-13 Union Bridge
03.08.12 - 04.08.12: HMV GATESHEAD – Cameron Walk, Metro Centre
03.08.12 - 04.08.12: HMV PLYMOUTH – Drake Circus, Charles Street
03.08.12 - 04.08.12: HMV SHEFFIELD – Meadowhall Centre
03.08.12 - 04.08.12: HMV CROYDON, Unit 18, Centrale Centre
03.08.12 - 04.08.12: HMV READING, Holy Brook Walk, Oracle Centre
10.08.12 - 11.08.12: HMV NORWICH, Gentlemen’s Walk
10.08.12 - 11.08.12: HMV GLASGOW, 235 Buchanan Street
10.08.12 - 11.08.12: HMV LEEDS, Victoria Walk, Headrow Centre
10.08.12 - 11.08.12: HMV SOUTHAMPTON, 56-58 Above Bar Street
10.08.12 - 11.08.12: HMV DERBY, 2 Albion Street
10.08.12 - 11.08.12: HMV SWANSEA, St Mary’s Square, The Quadrant
10.08.12 - 11.08.12: HMV GUILDFORD, 75-79 The Friary Centre
10.08.12 - 11.08.12: HMV CANTERBURY, 12 St. Margaret’s Street
17.08.12 - 18.08.12: HMV TROCADERO, Piccadilly Circus, London W1
17.08.12 - 18.08.12: HMV BASINGSTOKE, 28-29 Festival Place
17.08.12 - 18.08.12: HMV EDINBURGH, 129-130 Princes Street
17.08.12 - 18.08.12: HMV MANCHESTER, 90 Market Street
17.08.12 - 18.08.12: HMV BRISTOL, Lower Level Mall, Cribbs Causeway
17.08.12 - 18.08.12: HMV NOTTINGHAM, 28 The Victoria Centre
17.08.12 - 18.08.12: HMV KINGSTON, Bentalls Centre
17.08.12 - 18.08.12: HMV MILTON KEYNES, 78 Midsummer Arcade
24.08.12 - 25.08.12: HMV OXFORD, 43-46 Cornmarket
24.08.12 - 25.08.12: HMV 150 Oxford Street, London W1
24.08.12 - 25.08.12: HMV NEWCASTLE, 56 Northumberland Street
24.08.12 - 25.08.12: HMV BIRMINGHAM, Bullring Shopping Centre
24.08.12 - 25.08.12: HMV BRIGHTON, 48-50 Churchill Square Centre
24.08.12 - 25.08.12: HMV EXETER, 10-11 Princesshay Shopping Centre
24.08.12 - 25.08.12: HMV LIVERPOOL, South John Street, LiverpoolOne

If you want to see more details, check out the official competition page at www.nintendo.co.uk/britainsfastestfamily.

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User Comments (4)

ImDiggerDan

#4

ImDiggerDan said:

Entered with my son today. If we win, which we won't, I'll have to declare our entry void as I lied about my son's age. For some inexplicable reason, the minimum age is 7.

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