Eat.Bowl.Play. Instagram Contest!

Main Event Entertainment is expanding our footprint outside of Texas for the first time! We are super excited about moving to Tempe, Arizona and we want you guys to help show them how much! Join Main Event Entertainment on Instagram for our #EatBowlPlay Photo Contest! From Nov. 1, 2013 though Nov. 28, 2013, we’re giving away $100 FUNcards every week and one lucky fan will win a FREE Birthday Party for 10 people (A $230 value) at the end of the contest.

Main Event Entertainment Instagram contest #eatbowlplay


Whether it’s a selfie of you bowling, a picture of your friends playing in the arcade or a photo of your kids gearing up for laser tag, we want to see and show our new Tempe friends. If food photography is your thing or you have a talent for capturing the perfect angle of a bowling ball, we want to see those photos too! Upload your photos to Instagram with the hashtag #EatBowlPlay and you could win. Photo opportunities are everywhere at Main Event, so get creative!

Every Friday for four weeks, we will give away a $100 Main Event Entertainment FUNcard to our favorite photo. And, at the end of the contest, we’ll award one lucky fan a FREE Birthday party for having our ultimate favorite #EatBowlPlay photo!

Here’s how it works:

1. Follow @MainEventEntertainment on Instagram.

2. Take a photo of yourself, friends or family having fun and eating, bowling or playing at Main Event Entertainment. Or take photos that represent the Main Event Eat.Bowl.Play. experience without people in them.

3. Post your photo on Instagram and include the hashtag “#EatBowlPlay”.

4. Check the Instagram posts from @MainEventEntertainment every Friday evening to find out who won the weekly prize.

5. Check the Instagram posts from @MainEventEntertainment on Friday evening, Nov. 29, to find out who won the grand prize of a FREE Birthday party for 10 people ($230 value).

So what are you waiting for? Get started! Show us how much fun you’re having at Main Event Entertainment.

Click here for official rules and full contest details.

How many times can I enter?

You can enter as many times as you like.

When are the weekly winners announced?

We announce the weekly winners every Friday evening on our @MainEventEntertainment Instagram account and the Main Event Entertainment Facebook page.

It’s Friday and I don’t see a winner posted. Did I miss something?

Winners will be posted in the evening on Friday.

What are the date ranges for each week of the contest?

Each week of the contest runs a full 7 days, except the first week, which is shorter. The contest week starts on Friday and entries of that week and end the following Thursday. Here is the full schedule of how the weeks are divided:

Week 1: Nov. 1 – Nov. 7 (Weekly winner is announced Nov. 8)

Week 2: Nov. 9 – Nov. 14 (Weekly winner is announced Nov. 15)

Week 3: Nov. 15  – Nov. 21 (Weekly winner is announced Nov. 22)

Week 4: Nov. 22 – Nov. 28 (Weekly winner is announced Nov. 29)

What if I have an old Instagram photo that I want to enter? Can I just add the #EatBowlPlay hashtag to it?

No. Only photos posted to Instagram during the contest period are eligible. If you have an on old Instagram photo that you want to enter, you would need to re-post the photo to Instagram during the contest period.

What if I have a photo that wasn’t taken at a Main Event location that I want to enter?

Only photos taken at Main Event Entertainment are eligible for the contest (see locations here).

How do I know if I am a winner?

We will re-post your photo on the @MainEventEntertainment Instagram account. We will also reply to your original photo to notify you that you have won. You can also look for your photo on the Main Event Entertainment Facebook page.


Start snapping those pictures and good luck!


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