Photo courtesy of Phil Dickinson.
Saturday, September 9, 2017
Kid Kubb 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Great Lakes Kubb Championship begins at 10 a.m.
Windy Acres Farm
Contact Phil Dickinson
ALANSON, Mich. — The Great Lakes Kubb Championship will be held on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 at Windy Acres Farm in Alanson, Michigan. This annual tournament is hosted by Great Lakes Kubb Club and directed by Phil Dickinson. Teams will be two person minimum and all skill levels are welcome. Registration is $30 per team. At this time, 12 or more teams are expected.
The Great Lakes Kubb Championship will use painted lines and the 100 percent in rule. The friendly neighbor rule will also be used. Teams will play 25 minute, single game matches for eight rounds and the top eight teams will advance to the championship bracket. Teams ranked nine or below will move into a consolation bracket. Trophies will be awarded to the top three teams in both brackets.
Lunch will be available by donation. During the lunch break, there will be an 8 meter sniper competition with an award for the player who can get the most 8 meter kubbs toppled in several rounds. Be sure to come by Friday night before the tournament for a free fish fry, bonfire, and plenty of kubb friendlies.
In the morning, immediately before the Great Lakes Kubb Championship, there will be a kid kubb tournament from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. for kids ages six to 11. The cost is $10 and all participants in kid kubb will receive a medal.
The Great Lakes Kubb Championship is in a beautiful northern part of Michigan’s lower peninsula, just a half hour from the mighty Mackinac Bridge. If you go, consider extending your weekend to check out the historic sites in Mackinaw City or Mackinac Island, venture down to Traverse City for a wine tasting, or take in the breathtaking views at the Sleeping Bear Dunes.