18th Annual USA Memory Championship

    March 29, 2015 all-day
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    630 2nd Avenue
    New York, NY 10016

    Memory - Mind - Reminder18th Annual USA Memory Championship

    Saturday, March 29, 2015

    St. Vartan’s Conference Center
    630 Second Avenue
    New York, NY

    “The Olympics of the Mind”

    three-time champion Nelson Dellis will defend his crown against Mental Athletes throughout the country. Nelson holds the American record in Speed Numbers, memorizing 310 random digits in five minutes, and he’s the record holder in Names & Faces, recognizing 193 names of people’s head shots.

    The competition includes events such as memorization of two decks of shuffled cards and an unpublished poem with all its punctuation. The participants, dubbed Mental Athletes, include those from all ages and regions of the country.