Smash & Reload Recognized in Best New Product-Major Attraction category
Triotech and BoldMove Nation have received a Brass Ring Award at IAAPA Expo in the prestigious “Best New Product – Major Ride/Attraction” category. The award recognizes the Smash & Reload attraction named “Champi’Folies” which is located at the Le PAL theme & animal park in France. This cements Smash & Reload’s status as a game-changer in the world of theme park entertainment.
The accolade received reflects the visionary dedication of Triotech and BoldMove Nation, uniting cutting-edge multimedia technology and innovative attraction design to create an unparalleled visitor experience within an affordable budget.
Ernest Yale, CEO & Founder of Triotech, expressed his excitement about the awards, saying, “Having our own Triotech team and factory in Europe since 2019 with the acquisition of CL Corporation demonstrates our commitment to this region. Personally, as a European-born person, it’s something of a return to my origins. Now this award is a testament to our drive to push the boundaries of entertainment and technology. We’re dedicated to creating unforgettable experiences for visitors, and ‘Champi’Folies’ is a shining example of our capabilities.”
Benoit Cornet, CEO of BoldMove, adds: “We thank our customer Le PAL for the confidence and close cooperation, and all partners that contributed to this amazing attraction through unparalleled teamwork and dedication. This award is a great recognition of our collaboration with Triotech for the ride system, Polymorph for gameplay and TooMush IP and Eye-Opener for theming. Congratulations to everyone and may lots of visitors enjoy the attraction over many seasons to come!”
“Champi’Folies with its fun mushroom story has conquered the hearts of our visitors from the very first season! We needed a family attraction, and it has proven to be the right choice as the ride is enjoyed by guests of all ages, especially young children with their parents, and has truly found its place in the park.” declared Arnaud Bennet, CEO of Le PAL.
“Champi’Folies” is a unique attraction that takes visitors on an immersive journey, combining stunning visuals and theming, interactive fun gameplay, and a thrilling ride experience. The innovative dark ride has been lauded for its groundbreaking contribution to ride design, offering an accessible and affordable attraction for regional venues that rivals larger theme parks in delivering exceptional fun.
Honoring outstanding achievements in the attractions industry, the Brass Ring awards aim to recognize excellence in the attractions industry.
Champi’Folies has been finalist in several awards programs and was recognized as one of Europe’s Best New Attractions in 2023 by the European Star Awards and Park Scout plus awards.
These awards highlight the commitment of Triotech and BoldMove to revolutionizing the theme park industry with their groundbreaking attractions. Both companies look forward to continuing their partnership and creating more unforgettable experiences for park visitors in the future.