North Conway, NH – Not one but two world championships in Mt Washington Valley, NH mark the calendar on the in September, 2011. Grand Prix tricycle racing meets mud football in two head-to-head events to name a world champion. Both promise to bring good clean fun to all who watch.
September 9-11: Mud Bowl, the championships of mud football, is set for Friday through Sunday, Sept. 9 through 11, 2011 at Hog Coliseum behind the North Conway Community Center, and will also feature the 29th annual Tournament of Mud Parade in North Conway Village Sept. 10 at 10 a.m. This year’s parade theme is “Mud Bowl celebrates TV ComMUDies”. Ten teams from throughout New England will compete in the three-day touch football tourney played in knee-deep mud. Children’s activities, food and refreshments are part of the weekend’s family fun. It’s serious mud football competition mingled with lots of frivolous fun, parades and laughs.
Tickets: 3-day ticket $10; day tickets: $6 ages 14 and up, $4 ages 6-13; family tickets (two adults, two children) $15 per day. Three-day tickets serve as patrons’ entry in two $500 raffle drawings, one each set for Saturday and Sunday. One need not be present to win. For further information, call Jackie Howe at the North Conway Community Center at (603) 356-5213.
September 17: World Championship Grand Prix Tricycle Racing continues for 3rd year at Black Mountain in Jackson, NH, sponsored by Red Parka Pub as racers 21 and over take to the mountain for plenty of wild downhill fun. Who says tricycles are just for kids? This world championship offers serious fun and wacky photo ops! Racers compete in head to head in a slalom format for fame & glory. All proceeds benefit the Dewey Mark/Red Parka Scholarship Fund. Racers can compete in individual and team categories. Racers can bring their own trikes or use tricycles provided, helmets are required. Registration costs are $15 per person or $50 for 4-person team and registration starts at 12:00pm with a 1:00 start. For more info call 603-383-4344 or visit redparkapub.com/.
Plan to attend both events in one weekend of fabulous fun and serious competition. For all lodging and area information, call the Mt Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce at 1-800-SO-SEE-NH 9800-367-3364) or visit mtwashingtonvalley.org
Trike Championships: redparkapub.com/videos.html
World Mud Bowl Championships: Youtube.com/watch?v=rG22TSEtFCU