Like the Olympics only way more fun!

The Punk Rope Games

WHAT

2014_06_07 Spice Girls long rope_9360The Punk Rope Games have taken place annually in Brooklyn, NY since 2009. The Games feature teams of 4 in costume competing in 10 fun and athletic events ranging from the sublime to the ridiculous. There are 4 individual, 2 partner, and 4 team events. Participants of all fitness levels are welcome. Space is limited to 16 teams.

PUNK ROPE GAMES VII

Saturday, September 26, 2015 | 11:30am-2pm
(Rain date: Sunday, September 27, 2015 | 11:30am-2pm)

FEE

Donate what you wish

TO REGISTER YOURSELF OR YOUR TEAM OF 4

Email tim@punkrope.com

THE EVENTS

1. Costume Contest | 30-60 seconds | Full team
Each team gets an opportunity to strut their sartorial stuff for the judges.

2. IKEA Bag Hop | Timed | Individual event
Think potato sack race but with a Swedish twist. Total distance to be determined.

3. Crossing | 60 seconds | Individual rope jumping event
The cross requires two successful jumps: the rope must pass under the jumper’s feet on the first rotation with her arms crossed and then on the second rotation it must pass under the jumper’s feet with the arms uncrossed. Deduct one jump for each miss.
Learn how to do the Cross: https://youtu.be/BGgXbmdQnto

4. Heavy Rope | 60 seconds | Individual rope jumping event
Complete as many successful jumps as possible in 60 seconds with a 6-pound rope.
Learn how to turn a Heavy Rope: https://youtu.be/AF_FwNG7rvI

5. Bean Bag Toss | Individual head-to-head event
Competitors will toss 4 bean bags onto a tic tac toe court. The competitor with the highest score will advance to the next round in the championship bracket; the loser will continue in the consolation round.

6. Me First You First | 60 seconds | Pairs event
Partners alternate turning a single jump rope under their teammate’s feet.
Learn how to do Me First You First: http://youtu.be/thnYRg9-ihE

7. Spank the Waboba Flyer | 60 seconds | Pairs event
Partners stand at least 12 feet apart. Pro Kadima paddles are used to strike a Waboba Flyer and keep it in the air. No double hits. Judges will count your longest consecutive rally.
Learn how to Spank the Waboba Flyer: http://youtu.be/9nAGeBhXQx4

8. Long Rope | 60 seconds | Full team
Teams must use a 14 foot Punk Rope jump rope. Each team designates 2 turners and 2 jumpers. The jumpers start outside the rope. Each jumper gets 1 point for entering and exiting the rope successfully. Jumper 2 must wait for jumper 1 to exit the rope before they can enter.

9. Rope Jumping Medley | Timed | Full team
Each teammate covers 1 leg (out and back; approximately 100 feet) of the relay. The jumps required are as follows: 1st leg—scissors, 2nd leg—straddles, 3rd leg—skier, 4th leg—jumper’s choice.

10. Rubber Chicken Relay | 2 minutes | Full team
Players take turns tossing a rubber chicken into a laundry basket 12′ away.

AFTER PARTY

The Diamond Bar | 43 Franklin St bet Calyer & Quay

PRIZE SPONSORS

Heather Wagner Energy Healing
Waboba
The Diamond Bar
Hotel Tortuga
Punk Rope

WHERE

Newtown Barge Playground

Punk Rope Games Gallery

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