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Drench the Trench!

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”!

• Best Skimm Style
• Best Dressed / Costume
• Best Digger (fall)

GOODIE BAGS (must be 21+ years):

DRENCH TRENCH REGISTRATION (day of): Registration starts at 10:00am in the upper parking lot, Lot 1.

EVENT: 12 noon - 2pm in The Zone Terrain Park
The first skimmer takes a bath at 12 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 boardsports. 

TALENT: Our very own MC Hugh Johnson and Brian Nagle, aka DJ Disco Phantom will be lighting it up from 12p-2p! 

CHILLIN n 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.

Earlier Event: March 18
Chill in the Park
Later Event: June 4
Chicago Color Run