Mario Kart Time Trial & Tournament

Event dates

Mon 27 May 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue 28 May 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wed 29 May 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu 30 May 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri 31 May 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Think you’re a Mario Kart 8 Deluxe hotshot? One Life Left Norwich Gaming Cafe are running a special Norwich Games Festival Mario Kart tournament.

Take part for your chance to win an exclusive private hire party (worth £130) at One Life Left.

How to enter:

Simply visit One Life Left – Norwich Gaming Cafe during the Norwich Games Festival between 27-31 May and set a time trial time on Mount Wario 200cc (two attempts max).

The four fastest players will then be invited to take part in a mini tournament at Epic Studios on the evening of Saturday 1st June, prior to the start of the Festival Pub Quiz .

The final tournament will feature a time trial to determine seeding, followed by knockout Grand Prix stages.


  • The competition is open to all ages and is free to enter. Only time trial times set at the One Life Left venue are valid for entry
  • Maximum of 2 time trail attempts per day per entrant
  • Time trial entries should take around 10 minutes to play, but there may be a short wait upon arrival if demand is high
  • All in-game driving assists are permitted
  • Standings will be updated on the One Life Left social media throughout the week
  • All participants must be free to attend the final tournament on Saturday 1st June at Epic Studios from 7pm. If any finalists are unable to attend the final, the next fastest player will be offered the opportunity to enter


One prize is awarded to the overall tournament winner, a free 2-hour private hire reservation at One Life Left. Runners-up (2nd, 3rd, 4th place) will receive screen hire vouchers for the cafe. Prize awarded on a future date agreed between the winner and One Life Left. Party and booking information can be viewed at