Gorilla Challenge is coming to Portland on August 25th (Saturday). It looks like lots of fun and it's their second year in town. It's benefitting Northwest Family Services and they have a deal running for $18 a person if you use the code: portlandgorilla
Sounds like a great way to meet new people (and be around several crazies), do something really different, and benefit a great cause. The website says you can form teams with as little as two people and they have prizes for best costumes and the team that brings the most items for the food bank.
Cool sidepoint: they'll have a gorilla running around downtown giving out prizes to the team that catches him. LOL
Below is a blurb from their website. Anyone down for being on my team? I've got two people already and looking for two more. Let's do this!
Event page: http://gorillachallenge.com/portfolio/portland-saturday-august-25th/ (use code: portlandgorilla)
Imagine a game combining the best of The Amazing Race and Fear Factor, sending you around downtown searching for answers to all sorts of clues and riddles, completing weird and wacky challenges, raising awareness for and helping to spotlight a local charity, dressing up in costumes for our HUGE costume contest, and raising items for your food bank, all in an environment filled with tons of people running around with one goal in mind: WIN AT LEAST ONE PRIZE.
In addition to the cash prizes, the insane costume contest, random gorillas running around downtown ready to be tackled, amp’d up atmosphere, and weird challenges, to name a few, we’ve done the following:
1. Increased the number of Challenges from 2 to 4 for each city, and added CRAZY Challenges that’ll leave you feeling gross and pumped at the same time.
2. Added CONSEQUENCES to the game, fake clues, and much more to create more intrigue and excitement.
3. Partnered with an amazing non-profit in each city to provide them with a portion of the proceeds.
4. Quadrupled the amount of prizes for teams who grab the Gorilla, doubled the prize for the team that collects the most amount of food for their local charity, and increased the amount of cash received for the Best Costume and Runner-Up.
5. Made the game friendly for people with disabilities.
6. Increased our discounts for Military, First Responders, and Educators.
7. Smartphone and social media integration, so you can get hints along the way and track your progress.and muuuuch more!