Well, if you weren't there on Saturday...YOU MISSED OUT! What an incredible inaugural event...we promised EPIC, and we delivered. 15 coffins, great beer and food, tons of fans cheering for their favorites and dedicated racing teams working hard to get their hands on the coolest trophies EVER. Absolutely awesome from START to FINISH. We will be posting photos on here and on our Facebook page, and we encourage all of our friends to do the same and either "tag" us in your photos and/or email yours to our one and only Incident Commander. We officially want to thank EVERY one who participated either as a racer, sponsor, volunteer or merely came out to watch...your presence helped maked this event amazing and we are already stoked for next year! And if you didn't get a chance to pick up your 1st Annual Napa Valley Coffin Races t-shirt or commemorative poster, we still have a few left to purchase...contact us and grab one up before they are gone for good!
Well, first thing's first...LET'S GO GIANTS! 2-0, BABY...
Now on to the main event...in less than 48 hours, Downtown Napa will be brimming with coffins and costumed racers and it is an event that you are NOT going to want to miss! There will also be stylish orange 1st Annual Napa Valley Coffin Races t-shirts available for purchase...perfect for Halloween and showing your SF Giants pride...but we will only have a VERY limited quantity on-hand, so don't delay in finding the T-shirt sales table right away upon arrival. Raffle tickets will also be sold as there are several VERY cool items up for grabs...
Festivities begin around noon, so BE THERE or spend eternity wondering why you were lame and missed out on all the fun, because it is going to be...................................EPIC.
Believe it or not, THERE IS STILL TIME TO GET YOUR COFFIN RACE ENTRY FORMS IN for the 1st Annual Napa Valley Coffin Races happening this Saturday, October 27th! You now have until Wednesday the 25th to get your forms in to participate. The competition is proving to be fierce though...check out the Krider Race Team article featured in the Napa Register yesterday! However anyone can and should come out to watch these races happen on Saturday...
Trust me when I tell you...you'd rather be DEAD than miss this event...it is going to be EPIC.
So, we told you this event was going to garner crazy amounts of media attention, and it has already begun. TwoGuysFromNapa.com, a wine country travel advice website, has whole-heartedly endorsed our event as the signature reason to travel to the Napa Valley in late October...(well, they may have mentioned a few things about wine, too.) Go ahead and check out their write-up...
Additionally, the Napa Register, recently intereviewed Captain Charlie Rhodes about this soon-to-be opus and that article is due to run in the paper on Thursday, October 11, 2012. So, don't forget to run out and grab a paper...you'll want to cut that one out for your scrapbook for sure!
Finally, as always, there are friendly, helpful, knowledgeable operators STANDING BY waiting for your calls...they can even now help you with other arrangements & recommendations. Think of them as "Coffin Concierges"...so, give them a jingle at 707.732.3796. Here's one now, helping out a Coffin Race fanatic, while his young friends watch in awe and admiration...(Doesn't that guy look important?!?)
As if Race Day couldn't get any bigger or better...this just in: CSPN (Coffin Sports Production Network) Channel 8, also known as "The Ocho", has signed on as the official commentor coverage for the event! And they are sending in the big guns...we have heard that the one, THE ONLY, Rev. Lanny Luv will be manning the microphone and giving his colorful commentary and spot-on coffin sport analysis...he might even give autographs. Maybe.
Also, if you're stumped on ideas for coffin and/or costume themes, check out our Coffin Race Photo Gallery page...lots of cool ideas from the event that is held every year in Manitou Springs, Colorado. And as always, if you have any questions, please give our Information Hotline a call at 707.732.3796...operators are standing by, waiting to help you with all things, coffin-related!
I've said it before and I'll say it again...this is going to be epic, Folks.............................EPIC.