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Sushi Eating Competition at RA Sushi – April 7

Throwdown Roll
Throwdown Roll

RA Sushi invites you to enter the Sushi Showdown sushi-eating contest on Sunday, April 7 from 3 to 6 p.m. The contest will take place at all RA Sushi locations.

There are only 24 spots available per restaurant so call your nearest RA to claim your spot in the competition. Participants must register by April 4.  The Sushi Showdown in Tucson will be held at RA Sushi at La Encantada: 2905 E. Skyline Drive, Tucson, Ariz., 85718.

Here’s how the Sushi Showdown will go down:

• Two heats of 12
• Top 3 competitors from each heat will advance to the Championship Round
• Six compete for the Championship
• One will claim victory and bragging rights for the year

Prizes at each location:

1st place: Sushi for a year* & the title of 2013 Sushi Showdown Champion
2nd place: $100 gift certificate
3rd place: $50 gift certificate
4th place: $25 gift certificate

*Twelve (12) $50 RA gift certificates

So come on out to your favorite RA and throw down for the showdown for a chance to become the ultimate champion!

Prefer to be a spectator? Enjoy plenty of entertainment and “RA”ckin’ food and drink specials. Try the Tokyo Tussle Roll ($7), cucumber and shrimp wrapped in rice and seaweed, topped with spicy shrimp, or order the Throwdown Roll ($6), cucumber and spicy tuna wrapped in rice and seaweed, topped with red tempura bits. Wash down the sushi specials with a Free Throw Bomb (Kirin or Kirin Light) for $5 and add hot sake for $1. Keep the energy level amped up with a Half Court Bomb ($6), which is Red Bull and a choice of cherry, grape or mango vodka or Jägermeister, or try the Rim “RA”cker ($7), a cocktail mixed with Red Bull and Skyy Vodka.

RA has 25 locations across the country. Enjoy RA Sushi in Arizona (Ahwatukee, Mesa, North Scottsdale, South Scottsdale, Tempe and Tucson); California (Chino Hills, Corona, Huntington Beach, San Diego, Torrance and Tustin); Florida (Palm Beach Gardens, Pembroke Pines and South Miami); Georgia (Atlanta); Illinois (Chicago, Glenview and Lombard); Kansas (Leawood); Maryland (Baltimore); Nevada (Las Vegas); and Texas (two Houston locations and Plano). Look for RA on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest, and check in at RA Sushi on Foursquare.

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