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Test Your Semi-Inebriated Athletic Abilities With Barmudalympics

Sunday, Sept. 23


Unlike Boise natives Kristin Armstrong and Nick Symmonds, most of us weren't born to become Olympic athletes, but many still enjoy some good old-fashioned competition.

For those who strongly believe in drinking as a sport you now have a chance to take home the gold.

The second-annual installment of the Barmudalympics will take place Sunday, Sept. 23, at 2 p.m. Teams of two will compete in grueling rounds of darts, beer pong, Jenga, horseshoes, pool and bean bag toss, and enjoy a few adult beverages.

While the events resemble a unique mix of frat house drinking games and children's birthday party activities, make no mistake--this affair is only for those 21 and older. Events will take place at the Bermuda Triangle of Broadway bars--that odd university-adjacent sector of Boise, where R Bar, End Zone and Suds are all conveniently located within stumbling distance of one another.

Participating teams will receive a free pitcher of Crooked Fence Brewing Co. beer or Pabst Blue Ribbon and one free drink each. Second- and third-place winners will receive gift cards and the first-place team will receive a Pabst Blue Ribbon skateboard, along with a Crooked Fence longboard--finally, something your parents can be proud of.

Teams must be signed in at R Bar by 1 p.m., but should probably arrive early to pregame with some happy hour bloody mary's and mimosas to fight off the inevitable hangover from "training" the night before.