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We are building a vintage arcade in Corvallis! Construction costs are getting a little high and we want to make sure we have all the classic games we need!
ben metzger
corvallis, Oregon
United States
1 Team Member

The Dam Sports Arcade is a vintage arcade soon to be established in the heart of Beaver nation. We will be a full service restaurant and bar with all-ages hours, a great collection of games and fun special events and concerts.
Our historic building is located in downtown Corvallis in the Sivetz coffee building. This building is a lot of fun with an open layout, perfect for an arcade, but the cost of engineering this beast back to life has gotten quite high. We are in the process of installing a seismic upgrade, ADA access and a full fire sprinkler system in order to open to the public.
If we can exceed our fundraising goal we will be in a much better position to open this summer, 2014. The Dam was conceived and will be staffed by a group of youthful Corvallis natives, and our ideology is all about giving back to our community. Once we open we will begin organizing fundraisers supporting local youth sports and kids in need. We can't wait to provide our customers with a one-of-a-kind fun place to play but we are serious about uniting Beaver nation with a sense of charity and making our town a better place. We will recognize your generosity as an early supporter of the Dam. Your donation will be rewarded with your choice of fun incentives that will never again be available.
We understand that not everyone who would like to support the cause can afford to contribute financially, but you can still help build The Dam. The best way to get this arcade open is to spread the word. Let your parents know what a great gift a t-shirt or a membership in the mug club would make! Tell your friends with kids how much fun a private free-play birthday party in the arcade would be! If nothing else tell your friends that a top-notch vintage arcade is coming to Corvallis! GO BEAVS!

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$10,000 USD goal
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This campaign ended on July 4, 2014
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  • $10USD
    $20 worth of arcade tokens

    Donate $10 and we'll get you back with double that in tokens for the arcade once we open. Come on you don't want to lose money on this deal, right?!?!

    7 claimed
  • $20USD
    A Dam T-shirt

    A Dam T-shirt in your choice of styles and colors. mens and women's cuts available.

    18 claimed
    Estimated delivery: August 2014
  • $100USD
    Cornhole Club membership

    A 1-year membership in the CCC and free entry in 1 tournament. You'll also receive a CCC t-shirt and guaranteed spot in the league of your choice.

    2 out of 40 claimed
  • $100USD
    Mug Club Membership

    1-year membership in the mug club and a Dam t-shirt. Join the Mug club for larger beers for discounted price every time you come to the Dam!

    6 claimed
  • $150USD
    secret coin membership

    Join the secret coin club and get free access to monthly free-play "secret coin nights" at the Dam. This means you'll get VIP access to the arcade without all the riffraff or waiting for games. You'll also get early access to new games before we make them available to the public.

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  • $300USD
    Custom Dam Painting

    Choose your favorite athlete or video game character to be immortalized at the Dam! Check out our growing collection of custom life-sized paintings that will cover the walls of the Dam. We will create the painting of your choice and display it at the Dam for a month after which time you'll be free to take your masterpiece home for keeps! (yes even Lakers are available)

    1 out of 10 claimed
  • $500USD
    Private Arcade Party!

    For this generous donation you will receive a 3-hour private party in the arcade! Games will be set to free-play. Host a birthday party or just keep it to yourself and lord it over the measly peasants who can't get in! (all times and dates not available)

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  • $1,000USD
    Legend status

    This lofty title will secure your place as a Dam Legend. You'll receive a gift bag of t-shirts and goodies, membership in the corn hole club, and the secret coin club. The crown jewel for this legend is a custom beer stein on display behind the bar waiting for you every time you come in. This exclusive honor will typically take years for the average patron to earn thru mastery on the Cornhole court or exceptional prowess in the arcade.

    0 out of 5 claimed
  • $1,500USD
    Buy a Barrel arcade

    Buy a custom 60-in-1, 2-player whiskey barrel arcade machine! This hand-made arcade is built into a genuine Block 15 used whiskey barrel and is loaded with 60 arcade classics including ms. pacman, donkey kong, 1942, galaga, frogger, space invaders and many more! Includes delivery. check out our video for a peek.

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