FAQ

1. When and Where is the Event?

The event is on June 17th from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. at St. Anselme Park in Dieppe, 505 Melanson Rd (across from the arena).

 

2. How many people can I have on my team?

Teams are made up of four players .  You can add people to your team at a later date, so register with what you have and send us the extra names once they confirm.

 

3. Who can join my team?

This event is for any participant over 19 years of age.  Any fitness or skill level is welcome.  Teams can be anyone like friends, family or co-workers.

 

4. What does it cost to register a team?

Registration is $400 for a team of four.

 

5. When do I have to pay?

Registration must be paid in full two weeks before the event. As many people are fundraising for their team, you can submit any additional funds the day of the event.

 

6. Do I have to pay the registration fee out of my own pocket, or can I ask for help?

Teams are encouraged to fundraise for the event to help keep your personal cost of participating down. This will also help promote the event to everyone you connect with while gathering pledges in person or on facebook or holding fundraiser at your place of work? There is a Fundraising Tools page on the website with lots of great ideas and support to help you reach your goal.

 

7. How do I register?

You can register online at the event website on the Registration Page

 

8. Can I add a player to an existing team?

You can add a player to an existing team at any time by downloading and sending us the Add-A-Player Form by fax or email.

 

9. How competitive is this event going to be?

While competition is encouraged, we want to create a fun, relaxed atmosphere where everyone is welcome.

 

10. Who does the money we raise go to help?

Funds raised from registration go to support the various Progress Club’s children’s charities including; Camp Livingston, Sistema NB, Pro-Kids, Atlantic Wellness Centre, Special Olympics, Moncton & George Dumont Pediatric Units as well as referred children and families in crisis.

 

Teams can also designate their own charity of choice to receive 60% of everything they raise over and above their registration fee.

 

11. What kind of games will be at the event?

Teams will compete in 10 fun-filled backyard games such as: Washer Toss, Shuffle Board, Ladder Ball, Ring Toss, Horse Shoes, Lawn Bowling, Beer Pong, Zappo, Corn Hole and Croquet.

 

12. What will there be for concessions on the event site?

There will be a vendor selling food on-site and we will have a beer garden running from 11 a.m. until close.  You are also welcome to bring your own food and non-alcoholic beverages and keep it in the team rest zone.

 

13. Can people come watch the event even if they aren’t a register team?

Spectators are welcome to come cheer you on and check out the event.  We will even have some extra games available that they can play for a donation. Spectators must alos be over the age of 19. Only the team rest area is off limits to spectators.

 

Have a question you don’t see answered here?  Contact us for more information at info@backyardgames.ca or (506)855-8525.