SOURCE: Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber

Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber

September 16, 2009 11:00 ET

German Games in Cincinnati Celebrate America's Oktoberfest, Oktoberfest-Zinzinnati USA

B-Roll, Interview Set for Thursday, Sept. 17, 2 p.m. via Satellite

CINCINNATI, OH--(Marketwire - September 16, 2009) -

Who:    Beer Stein Races and Keg Barrel Rolling Contests
        are the highlights of the Gemuetlichkeit
        (gu-malt-li-kite) or German Goodwill Games
        held in celebration of the upcoming Oktoberfest-
        Zinzinnati in Cincinnati (Sept. 19 and 20).

What:   The Gemuetlichkeit (gu-malt-li-kite) or German Goodwill Games
        feature the Beer Stein Races where contestants in authentic German
        attire race with fists full of filled beer steins to see who is
        not only the fastest but who can spill the least. Also featured is
        the Keg Barrel Rolling Contest where participants race to roll a
        traditional wooden beer barrel in the fastest time.

When:   The Gemuetlichkeit or German Goodwill Games will be held on
        Thursday, Sept. 17, noon.

Where:  Fountain Square, the heart of downtown Cincinnati

Why:    The event builds excitement for the Opening Ceremonies of the
        Oktoberfest-Zinzinnati on Saturday, Sept. 19, 11:30 a.m.

About Oktoberfest-Zinzinnati

On September 19 and 20, Cincinnati will transform into Zinzinnati USA as it hosts America's Oktoberfest. More than half-a-million herren und frauen will converge on a six-block area in the heart of downtown to eat, sing, mingle, sport lederhosen, listen to polka music, try to speak German and perform the Chicken Dance. Oktoberfest-Zinzinnati USA is considered the nation's preeminent Oktoberfest celebration and is the largest celebration of its kind in the country and second only to the original in Munich in the world. USA Today calls Oktoberfest-Zinzinnati one of the 10 best beer fests in America, and media outlets from to Better Homes & Gardens have lauded Oktoberfest-Zinzinnati as the place for an authentically-German good time.

Hours are 11 a.m. to midnight on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. For more information, visit

B-roll and interview from the event is available at:
2:00-2:15 p.m. EDT
Analog Feed
AMC5 (78 West)
36 MHz
Downlink Frequency: 12096.0 Vertical

2:15-2:30 p.m. EDT
Digital Feed
AMC5 (78 West)
K08H  Channel A
Data Rate: 8.447974 Msps
Symbol Rate: 6.1113
Downlink Frequency: 11912.5 Horizontal

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