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Conquer the Burg September 11, 2021

September 11, 11:00am-2:00pm

$200
Conquer the Burg

Save the date:  September 11th, 2021 11:00AM-2:00PM. *Events may be subject to cancellation in accordance with current health guidelines

$200 for Team of 4

Cedarburg’s own “Amazing Race” –––> CONQUER the BURG! is an annual challenge race held in and around Cedarburg, Wisconsin on the Saturday after Labor Day each year. Patterned after the CBS show “The Amazing Race,” CONQUER the BURG combines challenges that are physical (e.g. kayaking, running, rock climbing), mental (puzzle solving, strategizing), and sometimes even silly (singing, drinking, or eating contests), which scatters teams of four all over Cedarburg in an effort to win their share of the cash prizes.

All monies raised will directly benefit the Cedarburg Friends of Parks and Recreation who are continuously improving parks and facilities throughout the City and Town of Cedarburg.

This year, we are raising money for the new All Children’s Playground at Centennial Park in Cedarburg by the pool.

Register Today!

Fantastic prizes may also be awarded to:

  • Cash prizes for 1st Place, 2nd Place, 3rd Place
  • Best costume/dressed
  • Other categories to be determined.

Fantastic prizes may also be awarded to:

  • Top Fundraising Teams
  • Best in various categories (i.e. age)
  • Best costume/dressed
  • Other categories to be determined.

Think you have to be a marathon runner to participate in CONQUER the BURG? Think again!

It certainly helps to be in decent shape, but you can have an AMAZING time doing fun and sometimes even silly challenges… all you have to be is adventurous enough to try something new. You won’t regret it!

Race Day Agenda

10:00 AM
Team Check-in

10:45 AM
MANDATORY pre-race meeting at Cedar Creek Park – DON’T BE LATE!

11:00 AM
Race begins! (PROMPTLY at exactly 11:00 a.m.)


How It Works

Think you have to be a marathon runner to participate in CONQUER the BURG? Think again!
It certainly helps to be in decent shape, but you can have an AMAZING time doing fun and sometimes even silly challenges… all you have to be is adventurous enough to try something new. You won’t regret it!

From the starting line, teams will be given various clues and directions to complete the race. Teams must use any form of non-motorized travel (i.e. by foot, bicycle, roller skates, etc.) to arrive at challenge site locations. Challenge sites will be revealed at the starting line to all teams at the same time. Detailed rules are being developed each year specific to that year’s challenges – so keep checking our site to make sure you have the latest. Major changes to rules will be announced on Facebook and on the website.

Teams that are registered maybe eligible begin accumulating points by either finding clues throughout the City/Town of Cedarburg at various businesses or by simply getting followers to our social media presence.
So, gather the fastest, strongest, smartest, most-appetized group of fun friends to make a team of four. Register using your unique team name at our website. Request to join our CONQUER the BURG Facebook private group and start interacting with other teams. Taunt other teams and brag about your costumes, trash-talk each other (in a polite PC manner, of course), and compete to see who has the most social media followers. Look for clues on this Facebook private group to be dropped from the folks at CONQUER the BURG.

ENTRY CRITERIA & DETAILS

  • Only teams of four (4) can participate in the race.
  • Your team must register. CONQUER the BURG Registration
  • Your team must be 18 years of age or older to participate in the race. Must be 21 to perform alcohol related challenges.
  • Teams must perform challenges together and may not separate.
  • All participants must sign a waiver of liability in order to participate.
  • Teams must be in costume during the competition to be eligible for the costume contest.

RULES

Rules for the race. Please stay tuned as we develop these to suit the specific challenge sites. We will announce on our Facebook page as soon as they are updated.

RACE CHALLENGES

Race challenges may test your physical and mental capability during a variety of tasks. Running and walking will be required at times to get to different locations. Kayaking, rock climbing, swimming, beer drinking, and food eating challenges may be included. Teams may opt to skip a challenge at the risk of not getting the points from that challenge site but may mean they finish sooner. It’s all in the strategy.

LENGTH OF COURSE

The length of the course varies from year to year and will be dependent on the route selected by the team for strategic advantages. We will announce this information for this year’s event as it gets closer to the actual event. Teams may be penalized points for using motorized means to travel from site to site.


Ways to Participate

VOLUNTEER

As with any event, the key to our success is the volunteers. Have fun watching, judging, measuring, and doing whatever it takes on the day of the event to help make sure this event runs smoothly. You will be rewarded in more ways than one. Sign up here to volunteer.

COMPETE AS A TEAM

Gather your fastest, strongest, smartest, most appetized, and maybe even the biggest bellied friends to make a team of four. Register using your unique team name at our website. Create your costumes/theme and you are ready to start! Wear your costume throughout the city/town of Cedarburg to fundraise and raise CONQUER the BURG awareness! Who knows…maybe your team sightings at specific undisclosed establishments will be earning you bonus points before the race even starts!

Don’t forget to request to join our CONQUER the BURG 2019 Facebook private group and start interacting with other teams. Brag about your costumes, trash talk each other (in a polite PC manner, of course), and compete to see who has the most $$ fundraised for points. Look for clues on this Facebook private group to be dropped from the folks at CONQUER the BURG.

Register as a team here.

CORPORATE INVOLVEMENT

Looking for an easy and fun CORPORATE TEAM BUILDING ACTIVITY! What a great way to give your employees a wonderful team building day of activities while donating to your local community. Challenge your employees to develop teams and participate. Sponsor a specific number of teams to compete. Costume them to be themed for your business/company. A company can sponsor teams, and even conduct “pre-event challenges” within the workplace to reward participants with additional donations or other incentives for winning internal activities. Teams of 4-10 can also volunteer as judges at race challenge locations. Contact Minal Hahm for more information and possible opportunities!

SPONSOR

As a sponsor, we encourage you to join in front of City Hall in the courtyard for the race finish and Beer Garden!! Our sponsor opportunities include:

Sponsor Levels:

  • Sponsor $500
  • Cash Prize Donor - $400
  • Costume Contest Judge/Site - $200
  • Beer/Wine Sponsor - $750 (up to three sponsors)
  • Food Truck- $500
  • Photo/Video Sponsor - $500
  • DJ/Music Sponsor - $500

Other Sponsor Opportunities

  • Door Prizes
  • Cash Prizes
  • Food
  • Entertainment
  • In-kind Sponsor

SPONSOR A TEAM! …or 2 or 3!!!

Your business/company can simply register a team or multiple teams and then giving the registrations away to either employees or to patrons.  You can give away the registration by creating your own mini-contest for your customers or staff to compete in leading up to the day of the competition.  What a fun way to raise awareness and get more exposure.

Contact us for more ideas and information!

PROVIDE A CHALLENGE

  • If your Cedarburg business/company is interested in providing a challenge site for our teams to complete, please contact our Challenge Coordinator. PLEASE NOTE THAT YOUR BUSINESS/GROUP’S INVOLVEMENT AS A CHALLENGE SITE WILL HAVE TO REMAIN TOP SECRET UNTIL THE START OF THE RACE. SO PLEASE BE DISCREET. Contact our challenge site coordinator at CedarburgFriends@gmail.com.
    • Cost to participate: $0.
    • Limited space availability.
    • Exposure on social media, post-event on our website, and logo on team instructions/maps.
    • Create a challenge for teams to perform.
    • Great opportunity to gain exposure for your business or group
    • Challenge opportunities are limited, so act fast to reserve your spot in the race.
    • Submit challenge request by September 3, 20121to CedarburgFriends@gmail.com

DONATE

No time to participate, volunteer, or provide a challenge? Simply donate. We will make sure your donations are recognized at the event and through various social and press media. All donations will go toward the All Children’s Playground.

Details

Date:
September 11
Time:
11:00am-2:00pm
Cost:
$200

Venue

Cedarburg City Hall Lawn
W63 N645 Washington Avenue
Cedarburg, WI 53012 United States
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Organizer

Cedarburg Friends of Parks & Recreation