Our first round of voting is in the books! Following 24 hours of voting, the Play-In round is complete and our 64 venue bracket has been determined. We'll have a post with the full bracket and the schedule for the rest of the voting rounds up later this afternoon, but in the meantime let's see who won their play-in matchups.
Saint Paul Region:
#13 Moscow on the Hill vs #20 Khyber Pass Cafe
In the closest margin of the STP region, Moscow on the Hill bested Khyber Pass Cafe. #13 Moscow will take on #4 Shamrock's in first round of the St. Paul Region.
#14 Saint Dinette vs #19 Louisiana Cafe
Saint Dinette advances after defeating Louisiana Cafe. #14 Saint Dinette faces #3 Red Cow in the first round of STP Region voting.
#15 Barrio vs #18 Good Day Cafe
Good Day Cafe rolls, beating Barrio by 28%. #15 Good Day squares off against #2 Blue Door Pub in the first round of St. Paul Region voting.
#16 Muffuletta Cafe vs #17 Cafe Latte
In the lone "upset" of the STP play-in matchups, Muffuletta falls to Cafe Late. The now #16 Cafe Latte will take on top seed Happy Gnome in the first round.
#13 Restaurant Alma vs #20 Amazing Thailand
Restaurant Alma moves on after a dominant win over Amazing Thailand. The #13 seed will face #4 112 Eatery in the first round.
#14 World Street Kitchen vs #19 Fat Lorenzo's
Fat Lorenzo's upsets World Street Kitchen. This earns the now #14 seeded Lorenzo's the chance to face #3 seed Pig At My Pizza.
#15 Jax Cafe vs #18 Al Vento
Jax Cafe roared to a win over Al Vento. Their prize? Being matched against #2 Bar La Grassa in the first round.
#16 The Rabbit Hole vs #17 Gastof Zur Gemutlichkeit
It's Gastof in a landslide. The now #16 Gafstof will will face #1 seed Butcher and the Boar in the Gold Region first round.
#15 Be'Wiched vs #18 Pepito's
Be'Witch wins over Pepito's and will take on #2 seed Matt's Bar in the first round of the Maroon Region.
#16 Brit's Pub vs #17 Caffrey's
Brit's Pub handily defeated Caffrey's. This earns them a face off against #1 seed Revival in the first round.
Congrats to all the venues that advanced and good luck to them in the next round!