The Cycle Zydeco Scavenger Hunt
Participating in the scavenger hunt will make your Cycle Zydeco experience much greater as you hunt through Cajun Country on your bike looking for clues. This unique hunt sends you deeper into the true life of Cajun Culture. Some clues will be obvious and they may be obscure, but we hope to challenge your wit and create some unique experiences while enjoying the ride. The scavenger hunt is also a great way to get riders engaged and to meet new people! So strap on your helmet and get ready for some fun.
There will be 4 days to turn in clues (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, & Saturday). For each correct answer you will receive a ticket into a drawing for a wide selection of prizes from gift certificates to restaurants in the towns you will be visiting, to cycling gear from Primal. The Scavenger Hunt Check-In station will be located adjacent to the mechanic & merchandise area each day of the ride and in the Expo & Check-In on Wednesday.
CAN I PARTNER UP WITH OTHER RIDERS?
We encourage you to build partnerships and have a good team, just figure out how you will split the prizes! Each correct answer gets a ticket so if your team has purchased 5 entries, and therefore can turn in 5 clue sheets then you would receive 5 tickets for a correct answer marked on all 5 sheets.
IF I DO NOT LIVE IN THE AREA WILL I BE DISADVANTAGED?
The goals is to have a lot of fun, learn, explore and win prizes. We will have plenty of prizes to give out over the course of the event. You will turn in the first set of clues Wednesday and the clues will include items that you can get answers to doing some research from your computer. Other challenges that will be part of the Wednesday set will required singing, dancing, or costumes during check in.
Most of the participants will be from out of town, however, some local knowledge is helpful. To gain an edge on the ride you may be best served by making friends and testing the Southern hospitality of the Cajuns to get some assistance. Our support team want you to know that they can easily be bribed to help you find answers.
WHAT KIND OF PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED?
We will try to provide a wide variety and a large quantity of prizes each day, including: gift packs, drink tickets, gift certificates to local businesses, merchandise, and more.
IS IT DANGEROUS AND WILL I GET ARRESTED?
Safety is a priority, so we will not ask you to feed a hungry alligator while wearing a chicken suit. We are not going to ask anyone to break laws, but if you get arrested for singing “Don’t Mess with My Toot Toot” over the loud speaker of a police car… then you will get extra points and drink tickets.
DO I NEED SPECIAL EQUIPMENT?
You should have a phone with a camera to take pictures. If you can upload the photos to the Cycle Zydeco Facebook page that would be even better. Of course, you will need a helmet.