Founders' Day Festival

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Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019 
5-9 p.m.
Founders' Park 
22407 S. Ellsworth Road

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The community is invited to come out and celebrate Queen Creek’s 30th anniversary at a family-friendly community event in Founders’ Park. The event will feature fun activities, great music and entertainment, pig races, vendors, lawn games, corn-hole tournament, a 4-H zone with equine experiences, a FFA Zone with agricultural experiences, and the Battle of the Badge relay style competitions.


Event Schedule 
TBD

Costs
Free Admission 
Wristbands $10 - All Inclusive Wristband (includes all participant relays plus inflatable/interactive attractions)

Activities & Experiences

Activities and Experiences

 

4-H Zone

  • Small Stock Area (chickens, goats, rabbits, guinea pigs)
  • Guinea Pig Races
  • Agility Dog Demonstrations
  • Equine Obstacle Course (barrels, jumps, roping)

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FFA Zone

Agriculture is more than just farming and ranching. Come visit the FFA Zone to learn more about Arizona agriculture and Queen Creek FFA with some awesome activities to partake in:

  •     Milk the Cow
  •     The Buzz on Bees
  •     Cattle Branding
  •     Ag Coloring
  •     And so much more!

 FAA

Inflatables & Interactive Attractions(All Inclusive Wristband Required)
  • Rock Wall
  • Joust Arena
  • Bungee Run
  • Obstacle Course
  • Train Ride
  • Bounce House

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Lawn Games
  • Ladder Ball
  • Kurplunk
  • Horseshoes
  • Cornhole
  • Connect Four
  • Giant Jenga
  • Lawn Pong
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Pig Races
Beginning at 6 p.m., attendees will have the opportunity to pick the winning pig. There will be four pig races; individuals can select the swiftest swine in each of the races. Everyone who picks the winning pig will receive one raffle ticket. Races will be held every 15 minutes with fun activities between each race including seed spitting, pig calling and pig trivia. Swine can be selected up until five minutes before the race begins with the last call for picking the winning pig at 6:55 p.m.

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Tot Spot
The Tot Spot is a FREE area within the Founders Day event specifically for those ages 5 and under. There will be two separate play areas: one for ages 0-2 and the other for ages 3-5. This area will include a bounce house and additional activities for the little ones.

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Battle of the Badges

Battle of the Badges

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Youth are invited to join the Queen Creek Fire & Medical department and the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office for a friendly competition that will be one for the record books (and one for the cameras!) 

Teams will compete in various competitions and the winner will take home the trophy (and bragging rights!) Youth participation is limited and registration is a first-come, first-served basis.

Participant Relays

  • Potato Sack Races
  • Progressive Dress
  • Team Skiing
  • Giant Stick Horse
  • Giant Adult Tricycle
  • Kids Tricycle
  • Egg & Spoon
  • Javelin Toss
  • Giant Darts
  • Land Obstacle Course
  • Coral Build
  • Elastic Transfer
  • Tug-O-War
  • Hoop Rolling
  • 3 Legged Race

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Battle of the Bags - Cornhole Tournament

Battle of the Bags - Cornhole Tournament

Join us for the 4th annual Founders' Day "Battle of the Bags" Cornhole tournament. Cornhole, a popular lawn game that involves throwing bags of corn at a raised platform, is enjoyable whether you're a seasoned player or have never played before. Don't want to participate in the tournament? Not a problem! While there will be hot competition among the field of teams, there are also several great activities offered throughout the Founders' Day event, including vendors, entertainment, relay style competitions, lawn games and more!

What: 4th Annual "Battle of the Bags" Corn hole Tournament
                                                    
Where: Founders' Park, 22407 S. Ellsworth Rd  

When: Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019
            Check-in / Walk-up Registration / Warm-Up starts at 4:30 p.m.
            Battle Bags start Flying at 5:00 p.m.

Who: Participants of all ages are welcome! Players under the age of 18 must have a Release of Liability form signed by a parent/guardian. A maximum of 16 teams will be selected on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Entry Fee: $40 per team
Awards: 1st Place - $200 (Visa Gift Card) & Trophy
               2nd Place - $100 (Visa Gift Card)

Registration: 
On-Line Registration: www.kbgamesllc.com/founders-day
In-Person: Registration forms and payment may be dropped off/mailed to the Library Recreation Annex, 21802 S. Ellsworth Road. Checks should be made payable to the Town of Queen Creek.
Battle of the Bags - Registration Form
 
Details: This is a pool play corn hole tournament (3-game guarantee). Rules and other details will be sent out to all registrants prior to the event.

1. Participants of all ages are welcome! Players under the age of 18 must have a Release of Liability form signed by a parent/guardian. 
2. Teams consist of two players per team.
3. Check-in/Walk-up Registration begins at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21. The tournament will start at 5:00 p.m.
4. All tournament boards and bags will be provided and set up for you. You may NOT use your own bags or boards - No exceptions.
5. This tournament will be held outside at Founders' Park, 22407 S. Ellsworth Road.
6. Unsportsmanlike conduct will not be tolerated. The first offense: A warning will be issued from a tournament official. The second offense: Forfeiture of the game being played. The third offense: Forfeiture of all tournament games. 
7. There is no dress code - team shirts, bare feet, flip flops, whatever you feel comfortable wearing is your prerogative; however, do keep in mind that this is a family-friendly event that will be played outdoors. We suggest checking the weather forecast that morning!
8. Feel free to bring chairs, towels, etc. to make your team comfortable throughout the day. Vendors will be available for purchase on the event grounds, however outside coolers/food/drinks are permitted. No Alcohol Permitted.
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Parking and Shuttle Service

Parking and Shuttle Service

Event Parking

 

  • Founder's Park, 22407 S. Ellsworth Rd.

 

Handicapped Parking

 

  • Founder's Park Community Center Lot, 22407 S. Ellsworth Rd.

 

Shuttle Parking (Free) 

 

  • Queen Creek Library, 218802 S. Ellsworth Rd.
  • Shuttles will operate between 4:30-10 p.m.

Become a Sponsor
Queen Creek event sponsorship opportunities serve as a great way to help market your business and expand upon your community outreach. 

For more information regarding sponsorship opportunities, please contact Erica Perez at 480-358-3719 or erica.perez@queencreek.org. 

Vendor Opportunities
Would you like an opportunity to display or sell your business goods and services? Be sure to reserve your space today. 

Vendor Information

Vendor Application

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