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Crystal Grove’s 4th Annual Mining Showdown!
September 16 @ 8:00 am - September 17 @ 5:00 pm
Come try your luck with your hardest working friends! We will be sectioning up the wall our Tears of Wenedi mine into 8 different “spots”. Eight teams are welcome to bring in their tools and see who can find the best specimen. For this competition only – electric jackhammers, hammer drills, and up to 7500 generators ARE permitted! Day mining is still open, come enjoy the show! K-Dogs BBQ will have his food truck here; come get some grub!
Cost: $100 per team member; teams up to three allowed
Dates: September 16th & 17th, 2023
Rules & Regulations:
• Team spots picked by lottery by team captain. • Up to 7500 watt generators permitted • No Hydraulics • No air tools • No saws • No gas powered hammers • Team fee includes one water/electric campsite • Any contesting of border lines and specimens found near them are to be figured out between teams; a $50 fee applies if a staff member has to call it • No one mining in your “spot” other than team members • Mining Hours for event are Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., awards immediately following • Each team is to submit their choice for Nicest Specimen for judging; each team member will vote for nicest specimen and are not allowed to vote on their own.
• Nicest Specimen – Each winner to receive a free weekend cabin stay for four; team trophy • Most Quartz Weight – Each winner to receive a $50 gift certificate to Crystal Grove Diamond Mine & Campground • Most Rock Moved – Each winner to receive a t-shirt!