Saturday, April 8th
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. and Smugglers’ Notch have come together to bring you The Drench Trench: the best way to skim into spring with delicate grace…or not! Get wet (let’s be honest, you probably will) with skiers and riders dressed in ridiculous garb, all competing for gear, prizes, and the prestigious title of “Pond Skim Idol”!
• Biggest Splash
• Best Dressed / Costume
• Best Digger (fall)
GOODIE BAGS (must be 21+ years): http://drenchtrench.app.rsvpify.com/
DRENCH TRENCH REGISTRATION (day of): Registration starts at 10:00 am in Parking Lot 1.
EVENT: 12:00 noon – 2:00 pm in The Zone Terrain Park
The first skimmer takes a bath at 12:00 noon! The best part is that all this fun is not for naught—some of our lovely partners are sponsoring skimmers with donations that benefit the Chill Foundation, an awesome organization dedicated to inspiring youth to overcome challenges through board sports.
CHILLIN’ & GRILLIN’ TAILGATE PARTY: All day Saturday in Lot 1!
Did you skim-ulate your appetite? Kick back with a refreshing Sierra Nevada brew and refuel at the all-day-long Chillin’ & Grillin’ tailgate party where cash and prizes will be awarded for:
• Best Smuggs-themed tailgate(flair/festive/fun)
• Best original recipe (main dish/side dish/drink)
• Best barbecue Best overall tailgate
Burn off all the delicious grub you just stuffed yourself with by dancing to some sweet tunes from Brett Hughes and the Honky Tonk Crowd!
After all is said and done, you can congratulate yourself on having fun for a good cause and for your bravery in attempting to take down the gnarliest mountain beast since Bigfoot: The Drench Trench.
RESERVE YOUR GOODIE BAG:
The event is FREE for all, but if you are 21+ years of age you can receive a goodie bag courtesy of Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. by RSVPing (for free) below on this page or by donating directly to Chill Foundation online here:http://www.chill.org/support-chill
Want to sponsor a skimmer? If you’d like to sponsor a skimmer and send your best employee, friend, or neighbor down The Drench Trench, contact email@example.com for more information.
About the Chill Foundation-
The Chill Foundation’s youth development program revolves around a six-week curriculum that uses board sports to teach life skills and increase self-esteem of their participants. Chill has served more than 20,000 young people since the program began, working with approximately 1,400 youth annually. They work with social service agencies, mental health agencies, foster care programs, juvenile justice programs, and schools in local communities to select youth participants. Everything is provided to the youth at no cost. Participants range in age from 10-18 years old. Learn more at http://www.chill.org/
DRENCH TRENCH | SKIMMING RULES:
– Ages 8 & older
– Two skims per participant
– No poles or sharp objects
– Alpine or Nordic (traditional x-country or mountaineering gear) skis, and snowboards are allowed. NO snow skates, jack jumpers, kayaks, etc.
– Inverts are not recommended
Thank you to our prize Sponsors: C. H. Diegel Photography, Bern Unlimited, Outdoor Gear Exchange, and Sierra Nevada.