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National Marble Tournament Takes Center Stage

(Credit: CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)

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By Al Novack

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) —  The eyes of the nation are on Wildwood, New Jersey as the 90-year old National Marble tournament gets underway.

More than a thousand of Americas top marble players will be competing.

Registration begins at 1pm at the Beach Terrace hotel followed by 1,200 separate matches over the next four days at Wildwoods’ “Ringer Stadium.”

Several thousand marble shooters known as: ” mibsters” from all over the united states will be competing in the annual tournament which first began in 1922.

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