Greetings and Happy Easter, SideQuesters!
I figured you’re all long overdue for an update from us, and one of the things I tend to struggle with is waiting for everything to be 100 percent perfect before even starting to type up a draft. With that mentality, it’s clear that nothing will ever get done. Best to just to run with what you got so that we can all move on with our lives.
Speaking of life, as I continue in my more involved role with SideQuest, the struggle of balancing all the awesome but demanding facets of life is getting…pretty real. I’m not quite in “danger mode” yet, but it definitely ain’t easy making sure I devote enough time to being a good father, a worthy husband, a passable employee, a capable (though admittedly filthy casual) gamer, AND one of the leaders of SQ.
But fear not, because I’m proud to be a part of a talented team of people here at SideQuest. We’re continuing to prep for our big Community Weekend in July, which will coincide with RTX Weekend here in Austin, TX. If you haven’t gotten your SQCW tickets yet, they’re still available!
Special SQCW Announcement Coming Soon
Also, I’m going to take this opportunity to plant the seeds of an impending announcement regarding SQCW. I don’t want to spoil anything too early, but stay tuned for another reason you’ll want to participate in SQCW (as if you need any more).
Instagram Charity Auction Preview Gallery
This year we’re going use our recently created Instagram account for previewing auction items. Follow us @SideQuestOrg to get updates on when new items are added. We’ve already received some great submissions, and we can’t wait to share them with you!
If you or someone you know has something to donate to the charity auction, or the talent and passion to create a submission, please fill out a submission form. Every year the SideQuest Charity Auction features one-of-a-kind artwork and memorabilia from throughout the Rooster Teeth community, as well as some sweet merch and collectibles from some of our corporate donors.
And remember, the charity auction is our biggest fundraiser of the year, with proceeds benefiting our wonderful partner charities.
Austin Event Coming Up
The Community Weekend is certainly our biggest shindig of the year, but we haven’t forgotten that we also do smaller events for the community in the immediate Austin area. We’re working on cooking something up before RTX (think mid-May or June), and once we know, you’ll know!
(On that note, we still want to encourage community events in other parts of the world too! If you have an idea for an RT and/or gaming community get-together, watch party, pillow fight, sock trading meetup, but need a little bit of help turning that idea into a reality, let us know how we can assist! Find us on Twitter @SideQuestOrg, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.)
Congratulations to our 2017 Spectres!
Thank you to everyone who stepped up to be part of our team of Spectres, the small yet highly capable team of volunteers who will ensure that the SideQuest Community Weekend runs smoothly and happily. I hope to be able to create a page on the website to spotlight our Spectres so you can get to know them before July. Congratulations, Spectres! Glad to have you aboard.
That does it for this update. Remember, if you have any questions or want to see a post about anything SQ-related, tweet us @SideQuestOrg, or send us a message (email@example.com, or firstname.lastname@example.org).