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#YASummerShowdown 2017: A Belated Farewell

A little late, but let's take a final look at Showdown 2017 -- and the teams that rocked our summer!

#YASummerShowdown 2017: A Belated Farewell

Previously: Party Time! Excellent!

Apologies for this massively overdue post, y'all! (Moving and bachelorette planning will severely wreck your sched; WHO KNEW?) But maybe there's a part of me that refuses to believe that Showdown 2017 is done and gone, because OMG DIDN'T IT JUST START?!?!

YA Mixology Winners

At long last, the winners of the 2017 YA Mixology Challenge are....

The Akiva (LRFYA) for Best Mysterious Loner Dude Cocktail

Laura's Angel Wings (LRFYA) for Best Favourite Cocktall

Cheers to LRFYA for the sweep, as well as all the Showdown mixologists who contributed to the 2017 YA Mixology Bar Book!

Class of Showdown '17

Take a bow, Showdown '17, because y'all have been phenomenal.













Final Standings

With 613 points, the 3rd place team is LONFYA!

With 620 points, the 2nd place team is KCFYA!

With 661 points, the winning team of #YASummerShowdown 2017 is LRFYA!

Congrats, y'all! (Prizes to be announced; check the final scoreboard for the full standings.)

Thanks × infinity to each and every Showdown player for bringing endless creativity and entertainment into our summers, as well as the amazing Gamemakers Council (Alexis, Corrie, Fran, and Jessi) for all the work that they do to make #YASummerShowdown possible!

Relive the #YASummerShowdown action on the Showdown Hub and Instagram (@forever_young_adult)!

Mandy Wan's photo About the Author: Residing in Edmonton, AB, Mandy unabashedly loves YA lit, frozen desserts, and terrible puns.