About this project
Detroit loves ping-pong. So why aren't there any ping pong clubs in the city? Don't worry, Drive Table Tennis Social Club is going to solve that problem. We're on a mission to open Detroit's only ping pong social club where people can hang with your friends, grab a bite to eat, listen to the coolest DJs in Detroit, and be a ping-pong rock star!
Drive has hosted various pop-up events, all with overwhelming success(check out the pics and video). We believe the time is now to open a fully functional, daily operational table tennis club for all of the ping pong enthusiasts and social pioneers! We also believe that ping-pong can change the world. Every table is connected to a local non-profit, so every time you play at Drive you will financially support important causes in your local community. How cool is that?
We have an amazing opportunity to renovate a space right in the heart of Downtown Detroit at 1441 Woodward and make it the coolest social venue in the city walking distance from Campus Martius, Fox Theatre, and Detroit Tigers Comerica Park! It will include a stage for local bands to play, comfortable seating to watch the action, and 8 olympic quality ping pong tables (the best in the industry). Visitors can play pick up games or become members and have unlimited access, free reservations, and other perks.
Drive Tabe Tennis Social Club is set to have its grand opening on Friday, January 18, 2013. Your Kickstarter pledge will contribute to the design, insurance, and utilities associated with getting this community gathering spot up and running. Our goal is to raise $5,500 dollars in 30 days. Help us bring ping pong to Detroit.
HOW CAN YOU HELP? EASY! MAKE A PLEDGE, EARN OUR ETERNAL GRATITUDE, AND GET A REWARD. IT'S THAT SIMPLE!
Here is a sneak peak at some rewards (see all of them to your right):
The Official Drive T-Shirt: $30. Represent the right way with an authentic Drive T-Shirt. Trust us when we tell you people will ask where you got yours from and where there can get one. It happens to us all the time.
Drive Ping Pong Paddle Set: $125. Two official Drive Paddles and a case of ping-pong balls equals a party! Whip out your paddle at any occasion and you will strike fear in your opponent. Or they can be nice mantle pieces :)
Information to fulfill your reward such as mailing address, T-shirt size, etc. will be collected from you AFTER this kickstarter project is successfully funded (even more reason to accomplish our goal).
We only have 30 days to reach our goal! Donate early and help spread the word to all your friends. Every dollar donated puts us one notch closer to hitting our goal. The unique thing about Kickstarter is that we must reach our goal or else we don't receive any funds!
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SOME SIMPLE MATH
$50 X 110 FANS = THE FUNDING GOAL!
Special thanks to Gingras Global (www.gingrasglobal.com), Square Lake Associates (squarelakeassociates.com), Brush Labs (www.brushlabs.com), Voxtropolis (www.voxtropolis.com), and Awakenings Movement (www.awakendetroit.com) for all their unending support of this project.
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Risks and challenges
** As with any project there are always unforeseen bumps in the road. There is a chance that the updates needed for the new space wont be ready by the grand opening date. If so, the grand opening date will be moved back to make sure all the necessary updates are made.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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