Welcome to the Hunt for the Red October Lobster!
For the next 2 hours you will compete against your fellow
participants in a number of contests (below). You
can choose to compete in any of the contests: if
you're a multi-tasker feel free to work on several of
them, while if you're here for a leisurely evening then
just pick a few(or one!).
Menu for the evening:
Note: we expect to stick closely
to this schedule, but times may slip a bit (especially
if we're having fun!)
7:00 - 7:30 - join this Zoom session, check-in, enter
your Zoom Room and make these changes:
Check your Zoom
settings to make sure you're hidden when your video
is off - details here
7:30 - clues for Scavenger, Find It, Trivia and Hidden
Contest are released! We will broadcast a message
to all participants with the contest page link - then start solving!!
7:30 - 8:00 - judge will visit your Zoom Room to see
your attire (costumes, bling, etc.) and live
tableau. A different judge will visit you to run the
8:00 - we will bring all participants back to the main
room to run the special portion of the Scavenger Hunt,
then it's back to your Zoom Room
8:26 - deadline for submitting answers to the Find It,
Trivia and Hidden contests.
8:30 - Awards Ceremony! If there are any ties in
the Find It, Trivia or Hidden contests, we will roll a die
to determine that winner.
- are you decked out for the evening? If so, you
could be the winner! Our judge will visit you in
your Zoom room during the event - if you have any special
props, cheer or anything else you want the judge to see,
that is the time. Best themed team will win! Judges will visit your Zoom Room
- new for this year! Your team gets to create
a tableau vivant or live tableau. Here are more
details on how it works and what you can create. Judges will visit your Zoom Room More information here.
- you will be given a list of items to find in your
house... however the list will rather subjective (think
"dreamy" vs. the usual "toothbrush" clues). You'll
decide which teammate has the best item for each clue and
then they will compete live against the other teams
(judged by Martha Graham Cracker) at 8:00 when we all regroup. Happy
hunting! Gather the items and
decide which to use between 7:30 and 8:00.
Find It Contest
- use you detective skills to determine where in the
country these photos were taken (and appear on Google
Earth). You just need to tell us what road you're
on. Work on this between 7:30 and
Trivia Contest - how good is your knowledge of red,
October, and lobster? Work on
this between 7:30 and 8:26.
Hidden Contest - it's well, hidden. Some say
it's the highlight of this page! Or
night. Let's see if you can find it. First team to
find it wins a prize! Work on
this between 7:30 and 8:26.
Games Contest -
our games judge will visit you in your Zoom room and give
you some wacky sea-based games to play. You could be
the winner. Judges will visit
your Zoom Room