Build Your Own Bobsled, Winterfest at Double JJ

February 18, 2015


GRANT TWP., Oceana Co. — The inaugural Double JJ Resort’s Winterfest celebration is set for next Saturday, Feb. 28, including the popular Build Your Own Bobsled (BYOB) event.

human-dogsled-700x466In addition to BYOB, there will be snowmobile drag racing with time trials Saturday and the official race Sunday, March 1. Enjoy Human Hamster Racing; Human Dogsled Racing; Larger-Than-Life Beer Pong; and snow tubing. The resort will offer food and drink specials. Events begin at 11 a.m. and continue until 10 p.m. The cost is $25 per adult; $10 for children age 13 and under; and kids ages 3 and younger are free.

BYOB prizes include: first place, one night stay in a king bed suite and the Splash Package for four people; second place, dinner for four at the Sundance Steakhouse and Saloon (excludes drinks); third place, four Waterpark passes; and Best in Show, one night stay in a one-bedroom king bed suite. Bobsleds are to be made out of cardboard and duct tape only.

The snowmobile drag racing includes four classes on the 660-foot drag strip: under 600; 600s; 800s; and 1000s. Racers’ gates open at 8 a.m. with racing beginning at 10 a.m. Fastest sleds in each class in Saturday’s time trials will race Sunday. The cost is $20 per racer to enter, and spectators are free.

For more info, call the Double JJ at 231-894-3905 or check out their Facebook page.


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