Event Details

Great Race Scavenger Hunt of D.C. - Amazing Race Style

Sat, April 01, 2017 @ 11:30 AM to 03:30 PM

Dupont Station - South Exit (Top of Escalator)
1350 Connecticut Ave NW,
Washington, DC 20008

$20

Details

Ever see the award winning popular show "The Amazing Race"? Well, today we combine our popular scavenger hunt with this style. We may not race around the world, but we can race around our area visiting multiple venues and engaging in unique tasks to keep your team on their toes for the ultimate prize.

Join TTD at this incredibly popular event. Today, we are working towards an incredible race and event in and around Washington, D.C., and perhaps MD or VA. Join us for a wonderful day of fun, exercise, creativity, and prizes.

How does it work?

1) Upon arrival we will break you into teams. Each team will be given a list of several items to retrieve. The items are all of little or no cost. (Note: If requested upon arrival we will put you on a team with any friends or other colleagues you may know.)

2) The list will also contain a location where each team must check in by a certain time. Each team should take whatever items it has and proceed to that location by the designated time. If you are late, you lose points. Teams are not expected to retrieve all of the items listed. At each check in, you may be required to do a unique task to earn extra points.

3) Throughout the day, at each location, points will be calculated, teams will get a brief time to rest, and teams will be given a different list of items to retrieve and take to the next location. There will be 5 or 6 different check-ins throughout the Washington, D.C. Area, all of which are near Metro Stations. At each check-in, teams will be given different scavenger hunt lists.

4) At each spot, a special task will be assigned for the team. It may involve one player or the whole team. Perhaps someone will eat a special item of food; perhaps you'll be searching for a treasure inside a monument; perhaps you'll be looking for a local celebrity. The quicker you complete the task, the further ahead you will be in the race.

5) Bonuses (and perhaps some prizes) are given to the first team to arrive at each respective location. Teams will leave each location in the order in which they arrived. The winning team will be the one that collects the most points. Prizes will be awarded to the top two teams.

There will be special treats waiting for everyone at the finish line.

All teams must use public transportation. Teams caught using personal cars will be disqualified. We recommend that you bring a Metro card with at least $10 on it when you arrive.

Throughout the day, you'll visit many landmarks in D.C., restaurants, schools, theaters, and much more! There are over 100 items listed and what you see depends upon your team's resolve, speed and ability to have fun!

NOTE:

  • The race starts at noon sharp!
  • Though not required, please try to bring a digital camera.

Suggested Attire

Casual

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Map

Dupont Station - South Exit (Top of Escalator)
1350 Connecticut Ave NW,
Washington, DC 20008

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