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Jan 12

1/12/2020 Winter Carnival Family Fun Day & Pacific NW Wife Carrying Contest

Wife Carrying Contest

90-ft sprint on a flat snow surface from the Red Bull Arch. Carry your wife Firefighter style, Estonian style, Piggyback or other. 
Single elimination per heat.
Winner of each age class compete in final heat for the BIG $. 
Judges retain the right to have a staggered start to even the field.
Contest starts at 2 p.m. 
No cost to enter except for your pride - Must have a valid lift ticket or Season pass.
Register in the lodge prior to the start of the event. 

iHeart Radio will be on Lodge Slopeside Deck to keep music in the air and to help build the excitement thoughout the day.

Initial relays done by ages - Categories: 35 yrs & under, 36-45 yrs, 46 + (no cash prizes for these initial heats.)
Final heat will be the winners in each of the above category running against each other for the cash money prize shown below.

PRIZES: CASH for Wife Carrying:
  1st Place Wife’s weight in $      ex: (if wife is 100lbs = Winner gets $100)
  2nd Place ½ of Wife’s weight in $
  3rd Place 25% of Wife’s Weight in $
  Weigh in on deck immediately after event for final three winning teams.

Registration: No Entry Fee for any events today. Register day of the event in the Lodge or download the following form, fill it in Liability Release and bring it with you.  All forms must be signed by an adult guardian to participate. All participants must have a valid lift ticket or season pass. 

Other Family Fun events - Especialy for kids, include: 
  3 Legged Race @ 2:45 pm - Parent & Child teams encouraged. 
  Egg Carrying Contest @ 3:15 pm - (Kids 12 & under only)

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