Information: 1st Annual Greater Yellowstone Sub-Regional Gelande Quaffing Quaffifier

Welcome to the enlightened world of Gelande! Here is what you need to survive:
  • This serves as confirmation that your team is officially registered. Please read the details below to ensure that you check-in on time and make proper arrangements for payment of your team.
    • Where: Mountain Village Plaza at Big Sky Resort (in front of Whiskey Jack’s)
    • When: Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
    • 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm: Check-in
      • All teams will need to confirm registration and proof of age at the official Gelande HQ table located at the entry to Whiskey Jack’s
      • Each participant must sign a waiver
      • Each participant must have valid ID as proof of 21+
      • Print or save this sheet as proof of registration day of the event
    • Payment
      • Each Team Fee: $100
      • CASH ONLY accepted, no exceptions
    • 3:30 pm: Coaches Meeting
    • 4:20 pm: First beer flies!
Frequently Asked Questions:
  • What is the dress attire for this event?
    • Costumes strongly encouraged and are part of the overall judging criteria.
  • What are the official rules and regulations as enforced by the official governing body of Gelande?
  • Rules:
    • 4 person teams, no subs.
    • 1 minute for first 3 rounds, finals are 2 minutes.
    • Quaffer must be 2 feet from the edge of the bar.
    • Must rotate pitcher and quaffer every pitch.
    • You CANNOT pitch until beer is down and mug touches the bar again!
    • You must quaff the beer, not wear it.
    • No puking, puking results in immediate team disqualification.
    • In the event of a tie, each team will choose 1 quaffer and 1 pitcher, and the team with the fastest Gelande Quaff wins.
    • Round 1 (1 min): 1 point regular catch, 2 points handle catch.
    • Round 2 (1 min): The quaffer must do a 360 between leaving the pitchers hand and the quaffer’s catch. 1 point regular catch, 2 points handle catch.
    • Round 3 (1 min): The quaffer must to a 360 OR under the leg catch. 1 point regular catch, 2 points handle catch.
    • Finals: (2min) 1 catch of each… handle catch, 360 catch, and under the leg catch. After the 3 required catches..Freestyle. 0 points regular catch*, 1 point handle catch, 2 points 360 handle catch* OR under the leg, 0-5 points freestyle (at judge’s discretion)
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