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WEDNESDAY

NEW TIME!
10 AM
A SNOWDOWN ROCKIN’ SCAVENGER HUNT
Billy Goat Saloon - 39848 Hwy 160 (Gem Village)
Teams of 4 will scour the county to find as many of the 100 items on the list as possible. Pick up lists between 10 AM and 8 PM at the Billy Goat. All the items will fit into one City of Durango blue recycling box. The team who returns with the most items from the list to the Billy Goat Saloon Fri, Jan 31 wins! Doors open at 10 AM Friday. Must be 21+.
Event Coordinator: Ashleigh Tarkington 903-0090
Entry Cost: $20
Prizes: Cash And Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd as well as participation awards for all teams.


11:15 AM SNOWDOWN FASHION DO'S & DON'TS
La Plata County Fairgrounds - Exhibit Building

Durango’s Rockin’ fashioneers are invited to meet, eat and have a drink at SNOWDOWN’S premier après-midi affair. Have your drummer gas up the surf wagon, gather your rockin’ cronies and join us for fabulous fashion, food and rockin’ fun. Whether your outfit rocks or the fashion police need to dress code you at the door it is all rock and roll to us! Dress to impress but please remember to follow a small bit of etiquette – it is an ADULT-only affair but not X-rated! Those offended by unsuitable attire and manners need not attend. Once again, our elite patrons and models will prove why Durango was voted “Worst Dressed Community” by USA Today! Doors to the grand event will open and revelries begin at 11:15. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres have been arranged as the doors open and dining will commence at 12:00. The fashion show begins at 12:30. Such fun! Sadly, the show ends at 1:40 and we will bid you rock on as you return to rockin’ occupations. We will provide nothing but the best prizes for those whose attire impresses us the most. As parking accommodations are limited, please arrive as many as you can stuff into one wagon or be rockin’ wise and truck to us in your sneakers and crepes. We will have luncheon seating at 60 tables and a maximum of 125 standees. All monies go to SNOWDOWN, which is a rockin’ non-profit organization. No children/infants or pets allowed!
Event Coordinators: Cyd Waddell 759-5513, Margaret Leeder 799-0950 and Beth Wyman 749-9349
Entry Cost: $20/runway; $15/seated; $6 Standing Room Only - holding up the walls – no seat, no food, no drink (what did you expect for just 6 bucks?! So not rockin’.) Advance tickets on sale at the SNOWDOWN store, Magpie’s Newsstand, 707 Main, starting Saturday January 18, 2020. Tickets to be SOLD beginning at 6 AM. Arrive early, pay with cash or check only, and get your tickets. Limit 4 seated tickets per person; you may purchase as many SRO tickets as you like while supplies last.
Prizes:
Best costume in 3 classes.

2 PM SNOWDOWN COSTUME CONTEST
Derailed Pour House - 725 Main

Come and show off your best and worst costumes! Dance to 70's, 80's, 90's rockin’ music videos! Must be 21+.
Event Coordinator: Morgan Kirkpatrick 247-5440
Entry Cost: FREE
Prizes: Best and worst costume


NEW TIME!
2 PM KEG CAP FRISBEE
The Balcony Bar & Grill - 600 Main Ste 205

Test your skill at using keg caps as frisbees! Three chances with a prize for each win. Dress to impress, amuse or rescue us! Must be 21+.
Event Coordinator: Allison Wall 422-8008
Entry Cost: FREE
Prizes: 1st, 2nd and 3rd


NEW EVENT!
4 PM A SNOWDOWN ROCKING HOUSE OF CARDS
Office Depot - 331 South Camino Del Rio (look for the big sign)

Looking for a fun challenge for the younger rocker stars? See how tall you can build a freestanding tower of only index cards in 5 minutes, topped by a small Dixie cup, all cards & cups supplied by Office Depot. (Note: folding, tearing, and crumpling all allowed. (However No using any scissors, blades, tape, glue, tape, staples or paperclips. etc.). Ages-Kids: 1st graders to Senior high students* Note: An Adult must accompany all teams and a parent signed permission for all participants. Teams make up: individual up to 5 members. Complete event rules, event location conditions and additional info may be picked up at the Durango Office Depot Store.
*Competitors must be under 18.
Event Coordinators: Steve (DownTown) Brown, Travis Smith and Joe Pope 317-5479
Entry Cost: FREE
Prizes: 1st, 2nd and 3rd for Elementary, Middle and High school age groups, one prize for Best SNOWDOWN 2020 costume will be awarded

NEW EVENT!
4 PM ROCKIN' GUITAR PICKS FOR TEENS
Durango Public Library - 1900 E 3rd Ave

Teens and Tweens come and design customized guitar picks! Use them to strum your favorite tunes or create a wearable piece with our jewelry making supplies!
Event Coordinator: Corinna Manion 375-3385
Entry Cost: FREE

4 PM SWINGIN' ROLLIN' PARENT LEGO MARCH
11th Street Station - 1101 Main

Compete in a time trial competition to prove who is the most Rockin’ Mom or Dad out there - child not required! Competitors (adults only) will walk across a medley of lego pieces barefoot for the chance to win prizes and gift cards. Must be over 18+.
Event Coordinator: Carmen Drulis 749-7204
Entry Cost: FREE

Entry Deadline: 30 minutes before event
Prizes: 1st - $50 Ernie’s Gift Card, 2nd - $25 Ernie’s Gift Card, 3rd - $15 Ernie’s Gift Card

4:30 PM 42ND ANNUAL SNOWDOWN BARTENDERS CONTEST
Starlight Lounge - 937 Main

The official SNOWDOWN 2020 Cocktail is chosen during this traditional event! Now in it's 42nd year since this celebration started! All cocktails will be judged on presentation and taste. You don't have to be a bartender to enter, but you must be 21+.
Event Coordinator: Matthew McDermott 880-0214
Entry Cost: FREE
Entry Deadline: Time of event
Prizes: 1st, 2nd, 3rd - Bar Tabs!


4:30 PM SNOWDOWN KIDS FOLLIES
Durango Arts Center Theater - 802 E 2nd Ave

Come and be a part of the Kids and Teen Follies showcasing Durango's under 18 youth performers. Join in on the fun and see Durango kids and teens entertain audiences with song, dance, skits, comedy and other fantastic talents. This is a wonderful event for all ages. Two shows on Wednesday Jan 29 and again on Thursday Jan 30: Kids Follies at 4:30 PM followed by Teen Follies at 7:30 PM both days. Special Best Of Show on Saturday Feb 1, at 1:00 PM. For tickets contact the Durango Arts Center box office at 259-2606, or online at Durangoarts.org
Event Coordinator: Jason Lythgoe 259-2606 x20
Entry Cost: $40 entry fee for all acts, collected at time of audition
$16 General admission, $12 DAC member

NEW TIME!
5 PM SNOWDOWN CRIBBAGE TOURNAMENT
Durango Elks Lodge - 901 E 2nd Ave

Time once again to get out your cribbage board and sign up for this event! Regular 6-card play, single elimination. Bring boards if you have them. Cards provided. Must be 18+.
Event Coordinator: Audrey Harris 247-2296
Entry Cost: $8
Entry Deadline: Time of event
Prizes: Cash prizes for first 3 places, small prizes for other players


5:30 PM SPELLEBRATION
Henry Strater Theatre - 699 Main

Hosted by Durango Adult Education Center, Spellebration is the one and only spelling showdown of SNOWDOWN! Teams of 3 compete to show off their spelling skills with cocktails and costumes in this fun adult spelling bee. Rockin’ prizes for each team. All ages, family friendly.
Event Coordinator: Kelly Quach 385-4354
Entry Cost: $250 per team
Entry Deadline: Monday Jan 27, 5 PM
Prizes:
Grand Prize, 2nd, 3rd

5:30 PM SNOWDOWN BICYCLE ROLLER RACES
The Irish Embassy Pub - 900 Main

Hosted by the FLC Cycling Team. SNOWDOWN’S own bicycle event is gearing up its rollers! “Don’t let the sound of your own wheels drive you crazy”… Head-to-head races on stationary indoor rollers at The Irish Embassy Pub. Contestants provide their own bicycles - with 700C front wheels. Furthest distance covered in 15 minutes wins. Categories: men 18-45, men 45+, women all ages, men and women under 18.
Event Coordinator: Ian Burnett 403-1200
Entry Cost: FREE
Entry Deadline: Time of event
Prizes:
1st, 2nd, 3rd each category

6 PM TWILIGHT NIGHT TRIATHLON
Purgatory Resort Base Area

Hosted by Durango Nordic Ski Club. Set at the base of Purgatory, this short track winter triathlon is for for nordic skiers, fat bikers and snowshoers to battle it out in the dark, up and down punishing terrain and around quick turns while being cheered on by the visiting gapers sitting outside at Purgy’s. Compete or complete. Individuals or teams. Show up and we will set you up in a team and some loaner gear available - first come, first served. Costumes strongly encouraged. All ages welcome as long as you can ski, bike or run!
Event Coordinator: Tom Holcomb 799-6439
Entry Cost: $10
Entry Deadline: 30 minutes before event
Prizes: Individual and team

6 PM SNOWDOWN EUCHRE TOURNAMENT
Durango Post 4031 V.F.W. - 1550 Main

Two-person teams of partners are drawn from a random drawing. Double elimination tournament. Tournament starts at 6 PM or as soon as brackets are finished.
Event Coordinator: Joe Zuber 259-1375
Entry Cost: FREE
Entry Deadline: Registration Wednesday Jan 30, 5-5:30 PM
Prizes: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd for Teams and 1st, 2nd, and 3rd for Costumes

NEW TIME! NEW LOCATION!
6 PM SCOTCH DOUBLES BILLIARDS
The Garage - 121 W 8th St

Teams of two will play head to head in this double elimination 8-ball tournament alternating shots after every made ball. Cash prizes will be awarded. All ages are welcome.
Event Coordinator: Clinton Holnback 719-649-7263
Entry Cost: $20
Entry Deadline: Time of event
REGISTER HERE ON-LINE
Prizes: 1st, 2nd, 3rd


NEW TIME!
6 PM SNOWDOWN BEER TRIVIA
Carver Brewing Co - 1022 Main

Beer trivia for the brave of heart that will also test your rock and roll roots! Test your beer trivia skills against some of the toughest competitors in the industry. Pre-registration encouraged! We have room for 8 teams of 4. No outside food or drink allowed. Must be 21+.
Event Coordinator: Patrick Jose 259-2545
Entry Cost: $60 per team
Entry Deadline:
Time of event
Prizes: 1st, 2nd, 3rd


6 PM MAGICAL MUSICAL MYSTERY TOUR
The Irish Embassy Pub - 900 Main

Hosted by Aiko Aiko Sound, this is SNOWDOWN’S oldest music trivia contest! Teams of 4 will test their knowledge of music trivia in a variety of musical genres, from Top 40 and heavy metal to classic Broadway show tunes! Finals will be held on Thursday Jan 30. Must be 21+.
Event Coordinator: Dale Garland 769-2872
Entry Cost: $40 per team of 4
Entry Deadline: Time of event
Prizes: 1st, 2nd, 3rd

6:30 PM PING PONG TOURNAMENT
Starlight Lounge - 937 Main

Ping Pong has been the greatest non-video game pastime since 1909, so don’t be a ding dong, go play some Ping Pong! Set it, serve it, smash it! Single elimination, regulation ping pong. Must be 21+.
Event Coordinator: Matthew McDermott 880-0214
Entry Cost: FREE

Entry Deadline: Time of event
Prizes: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Bar Tabs

NEW EVENT!
6:30 PM ROCK STOP & ROLL
Durango High School - 2390 Main

Bring the whole family and join the Durango High School Orchestra (aka ‘The Demon Strings’) for a rockin’ concert followed by a fun dinner and Rock n’ Roll themed costume contest for kids 12 & under. This event is a great way to have fun with your family and help support the DHS Orchestra travel to Regional and State Orchestra competitions this spring. The admission price of $5 per person (kids 5 and under are free), gets you admission to the “Rock Stop & Roll” concert, a dinner and dessert buffet, and a kids Rock n’ Roll themed costume contest! Rock on! While it's 12 & under for the costume contest, the concert & dinner is open to all ages!
Event Coordinator: Molly Jensen 609-647-9565
Entry Cost: $5 per person
Entry Deadline: Time of event
Prizes: Every child under 12 who joins in the contest gets a prize, with the winner getting a $25 gift certificate to Kids Rock


NEW LOCATION!
7 PM BEBOP BUTT DARTS
11th Street Station - 1101 Main

A SNOWDOWN twist on the classic party game "Quarters." Teams of four will compete for the coveted Golden Ass Trophy! Limited to 12 teams, must be 21+.
Event Coordinator: Carmen Drulis 749-7204
Entry Cost: FREE
Entry Deadline: Sign up begins Monday Jan 28, until time of event
Prizes: 1st - $50 Ernie’s Gift Card & swag, 2nd - $30 Ernie’s Gift Card & swag, 3rd - $20 Ernie’s Gift Card & swag


NEW EVENT!
7:30 PM SPORTS TRIVIA
Cuckoo's Chicken House & Waterin' Hole - 128 E College Dr

Test your sports knowledge at Durango's home for sports. Teams up to 6 people. Must be 21+.
Event Coordinator: Michele Redding 259-6322
Entry Cost: FREE
Entry Deadline: Time of event
Prizes: 1st, 2nd, 3rd


7:30 PM SNOWDOWN TEEN FOLLIES
Durango Arts Center Theater - 802 E 2nd Ave

(see WEDNESDAY 4:30 PM for details)


8 PM LIP SYNC CONTEST
El Rancho Tavern - 975 Main

Come out, come out! Enter the Lip Sync - Solo or Group Acts, judging based on Best Performance and Crowd Favorite! Dance Party to follow! Must be 21+.
Event Coordinator: Chip Lile 749-1816
Entry Cost: FREE
Entry Deadline: Time of event
Prizes: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Best Overall, and Crowd Favorite


8 PM 42ND ANNUAL SNOWDOWN JOKEDOWN
Derailed Pour House - 725 Main

An original SNOWDOWN tradition, this hilarious event is older than rock and roll and funnier than TV! Come watch your favoite Jokedown joke-teller LIVE! ON STAGE! Must be 21+.
Event Coordinator: Lisa Gibson 247-5440
Entry Cost: FREE
Entry Deadline:
Time of event
Prizes:
Best Three-Minute Stand-up, Best Joke

NEW DAY!
8 PM
GUINNESS GAMES - OPERATION
The Irish Embassy Pub - 900 Main

You get to play doctor (so fun!) and Cavity Sam needs your help! Show off your rockin’ operating skills but don't get buzzed! Sign up 15 minutes prior to event.
Event Coordinator: Sarah Donaldson 403-1200
Entry Cost: FREE
Entry Deadline: Wednesday, Jan 29 7:45 PM
Prizes: 1st, 2nd, 3rd


NEW TIME!
8:30 PM MECHANICAL BULLRIDING CONTEST
Wild Horse Saloon - 601 E 2nd Ave

In full costume, contestants will be judged on time, style, and crowd amusement during each ride on the mechanical bull. Must be 18+.
Event Coordinator: Amber Morris 405-245-9968
Entry Cost: $5
Prizes: 1st, Male & Female, Wild Horse Gift Cards & Merchandise

9:30 PM KLACKERS
Starlight Lounge - 937 Main

Durango's own homegrown game! Single elimination tournament of this exciting, fast paced dice board game. Must be 21+.
Event Coordinator: Matthew McDermott 970-880-0214
Entry Cost: FREE

Entry Deadline: Time of event
Prizes: 1st, 2nd, 3rd - Bar Tabs!

10 PM GUINESS GAMES - HUNGRY HUNGRY HIPPOS
The Irish Embassy Pub - 900 Main

“It’s a race, it’s a chase, hurry up and feed their faces; Who will win? No one knows! Feed the hungry hip-ip-pos; Hungry hungry hippos! (open up and there it goes!).” If you remember this jingle, you rember how to play Hungry Hippos! Sign up early to get in on this hugely popular event! Must be 18+.

Event Coordinator: Sarah Donaldson 403-1200
Entry Cost: FREE

Entry Deadline: 15 minutes before event
Prizes: 1st, 2nd, 3rd


10:30 PM DJ AND MC BATTLE
Starlight Lounge - 937 Main

A contest to determine best DJ and MC in Durango. Must be 21+.
Event Coordinator: Rick Carney 749-7231
Entry Cost: FREE
Entry Deadline: Time of event
Prizes: Best DJ, Best MC



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