Do you love to explore nature and have a competitive spirit? Did you ever want a do-over of your childhood summer camp? The Alabama Beta is the perfect opportunity for you. Read on to learn more about this event and how you can leave as a winner.
About The Alabama Beta and Coosa Riverkeeper
Hosted by Greater Gadsden Tourism, The Alabama Beta is a celebration of adventure, community and conservation. The weekend-long event and benefits the Coosa Riverkeeper, a nonprofit organization that protects the state’s Coosa River—currently the 5th most endangered river in the United States.
Alabama’s version of Survivor
The Alabama Beta is set up as a race between teams who have to complete outdoor objectives across Central and Eastern Alabama, such as:
- And more!
Individuals interested in participating can make teams with 3-5 members. The goal is to complete as many outdoor activities as possible to earn points to win one-of-kind prizes. Everyone can participate no matter age or level of outdoor experience.
What to expect
The Alabama Beta weekend events include:
- Friday, July 15: Kickoff Party at Coldwater Pub in Anniston, Alabama. You will also receive your objective packets here.
- Saturday, July 16 : Dinner and camping at Cherokee Rock Village
- Sunday, July 17 : Awards Ceremony at Back Forty Gadsden
Sounds like a fun weekend, right?
What to bring
Attending the event? The Coosa Riverkeeper suggests you pack necessities like:
- Bug Spray
- Comfortable clothing
- First Aid Kit
Tickets cost $55 and include:
- A t-shirt, patch and other gear
- Camping and dinner at Rock Cherokee Village
Visit The Alabama Beta’s website for more information about the event and to purchase tickets. Tickets are on sale now-July 15.
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