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Thrifty Foods Dummy Downhill Delayed to Sunday 11am


From April 07, 2019 11:00am until April 07, 2019 2:00pm

PLEASE NOTE, Event date and time change due to weather.
Sunday, April 7th at 11 am

Participants (single or groups) build dummies, which are let loose down a steep run and sent flying over a jump. The dummies are left to the mercy of gravity, balance, and their structural integrity as they plummet to the ground.

Rules:

Weight limit for dummies: 200lb (90kg)
No firecrackers or other pyrotechnics

Judging:

Dummies will be judged on a scale of 1-10 in each of the following categories:

Dummies Downhill
1. Creativity 1. Downhill (technically straight?)
2. Effort 2. Jump (height & landing)
*special prize for best bail!

Location:

Registration and initial judging at Guest Services with the course on Go for Gold

Timeline: Date Changed! Now Sunday at 11am

PLEASE NOTE, Event date and time change due to weather.
Sunday, April 7th at 11 am
Participants (single or groups) build dummies, which are let loose down a steep run and sent flying over a jump. The dummies are left to the mercy of gravity, balance, and their structural integrity as they plummet to the ground.

Rules:
Weight limit for dummies: 200lb (90kg)
No firecrackers or other pyrotechnics

Judging:
Dummies will be judged on a scale of 1-10 in each of the following categories:

Dummies Downhill
1. Creativity 1. Downhill (technically straight?)
2. Effort 2. Jump (height & landing)
*special prize for best bail!
Location:
Registration and initial judging at Guest Services with the course on Go for Gold

Timeline:
9:30 am - 10:15 am : Registration at Guest Services
10 -10:45am: Initial judging of dummies
10:45 am: Courtesy transport on snowcat and sleds for all registered dummies to the top of the course on Go for Gold, which is skiers right of the Whiskey Jack chairlift (dummies only!).
11:00 am: Dummy Downhill begins

Prizes:

1st prize: $100 Thrifty Gift Card
2nd prize: $60 Thrifty Gift Card
3rd prize: $20 Thrifty Gift Card

FAQs:

Q) Where do we leave our dummies?
A) At Guest Services where you register

Q) How do we get the dummies up the run?
A) Courtesy snow cat transport at 2pm

Q) How much does it cost to register?
A) Registration is free

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