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Beer Pong Competition in Pleasantville

Adnan Medunjanin of Fairfield, Conn., waits for the

Adnan Medunjanin of Fairfield, Conn., waits for the ball during the first Beer Pong Competition at the Westchester Table Tennis Center in Pleasantville. (Jan. 19, 2013) Photo Credit: Samantha Finch

A beer pong tournament was hosted at the Westchester Table Tennis Center in Pleasantville on Saturday night. Contestants had to drink two beers within 20 minutes and start playing immediately. The event was held at the club owned by Will Shortz, crossword editor for the New York Times and puzzle master for NPR's "Weekend Edition Sunday." (Jan. 19, 2013)

Adnan Medunjanin of Fairfield, Conn., waits for the
Photo Credit: Samantha Finch

Adnan Medunjanin of Fairfield, Conn., waits for the ball during the first Beer Pong Competition at the Westchester Table Tennis Center in Pleasantville. (Jan. 19, 2013)

Winners recieved a prize at Beer Pong Competition
Photo Credit: Samantha Finch

Winners recieved a prize at Beer Pong Competition at the Westchester Table Tennis Center in Pleasantville. (Jan. 19, 2013)

Contestants grab their beers during the first Beer
Photo Credit: Samantha Finch

Contestants grab their beers during the first Beer Pong Competition at the Westchester Table Tennis Center in Pleasantville. (Jan. 19, 2013)

Alex Porousch of New York City swings at
Photo Credit: Samantha Finch

Alex Porousch of New York City swings at the ball during the first Beer Pong Competition at the Westchester Table Tennis Center in Pleasantville. (Jan. 19, 2013)

Kurk Smith of Monroe lunges at the ball
Photo Credit: Samantha Finch

Kurk Smith of Monroe lunges at the ball during the first Beer Pong Competition at the Westchester Table Tennis Center in Pleasantville. (Jan. 19, 2013)

Adnan Medunjanin of Fairfield, Conn., and Victor Krupinski
Photo Credit: Samantha Finch

Adnan Medunjanin of Fairfield, Conn., and Victor Krupinski o Briarcliff Manor compete during the first Beer Pong Competition at the Westchester Table Tennis Center in Pleasantville. (Jan. 19, 2013)

Adnan Medunjanin of Fairfield, Conn., serves the ball
Photo Credit: Samantha Finch

Adnan Medunjanin of Fairfield, Conn., serves the ball during the first Beer Pong Competition at the Westchester Table Tennis Center in Pleasantville. (Jan. 19, 2013)

Many players participated in multiple games during the
Photo Credit: Samantha Finch

Many players participated in multiple games during the first Beer Pong Competition at the Westchester Table Tennis Center in Pleasantville. (Jan. 19, 2013)

Adnan Medunjanin of Fairfield, Conn., waits for the
Photo Credit: Samantha Finch

Adnan Medunjanin of Fairfield, Conn., waits for the ball during the first Beer Pong Competition at the Westchester Table Tennis Center in Pleasantville. (Jan. 19, 2013)

Players were set on teams during the first
Photo Credit: Samantha Finch

Players were set on teams during the first Beer Pong Competition at the Westchester Table Tennis Center in Pleasantville. (Jan. 19, 2013)

The event combined both beer and table tennis
Photo Credit: Samantha Finch

The event combined both beer and table tennis and was held at the Westchester Table Tennis Center in Pleasantville. (Jan. 19, 2013)

Owner Will Shortz of Pleasantville serves the ball
Photo Credit: Samantha Finch

Owner Will Shortz of Pleasantville serves the ball during the first Beer Pong Competition at the Westchester Table Tennis Center in Pleasantville. (Jan. 19, 2013)

Players cheered before begining the first Beer Pong
Photo Credit: Samantha Finch

Players cheered before begining the first Beer Pong Competition at the Westchester Table Tennis Center in Pleasantville. (Jan. 19, 2013)

Owner Will Shortz of Pleasantville watches the event
Photo Credit: Samantha Finch

Owner Will Shortz of Pleasantville watches the event during the first Beer Pong Competition at the Westchester Table Tennis Center in Pleasantville. (Jan. 19, 2013)

Participants talk and drink before the game during
Photo Credit: Samantha Finch

Participants talk and drink before the game during the first Beer Pong Competition at the Westchester Table Tennis Center in Pleasantville. (Jan. 19, 2013)

Jeromie Dimond of Binghamton hits the ping pong
Photo Credit: Samantha Finch

Jeromie Dimond of Binghamton hits the ping pong ball during his match at the first Beer Pong Competition at the Westchester Table Tennis Center in Pleasantville. (Jan. 19, 2013)

Participants practice before the first Beer Pong Competition
Photo Credit: Samantha Finch

Participants practice before the first Beer Pong Competition at the Westchester Table Tennis Center in Pleasantville. (Jan. 19, 2013)

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