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East Bethel Booster Days Medallion Hunt
The 2017 Booster Days Medallion has been FOUND!

Congratulations to Hunter Rebelein!2017 Medallion Hunt Winner

Hunter Rebelein, age 11, of East Bethel found the Medallion after the fourth clue.  He received a prize pack of 4 tickets to a Minnesota Twins game, valued at $128.00.  The prize tickets were donated by Hakanson Anderson.

Join in on the family fun!

The Booster Days festivities will begin with the start of the first citywide Booster Days Medallion Hunt.  Enthusiasts in our area will scour the community for a chance to discover the location of the Medallion.  Starting Monday, July 10, one clue will be released each day, until Friday, July 14.  Each successive clue will narrow down the correct search area.  The lucky participant who finds the Medallion will win a 4-pack of Minnesota Twins tickets!

2017 Booster Days Medallion Hunt Official Rules

1.    The Medallion Hunt will begin on Monday, July 10th, 2017.

2.    No registration is required and the contest is free.

3.    Clues will be posted by the Booster Days Committee and/or City of East Bethel Staff by 10:00AM (but no later
       than 10:30AM) in the following locations:

a.  This website page (City of East Bethel website, Booster Days Medallion Hunt page) 

b.  East Bethel Booster Days community Facebook page

c.  Cable Channel 10

d.  Display board at the entrance to East Bethel City Hall

4.    A new clue will be posted each subsequent day until the Medallion is turned in.

5.    Daily clues posted are the only information that will be provided.  No additional clues, hints, or answers to any
       questions will be provided.  Questions will not be answered in any form.
6.    The East Bethel Booster Days Medallion, a 2.75” round medal with a black insert, is hidden within the city limits of
       East Bethel, MN.
7.    The Medallion will not be located on private property or within any structure that is not publicly accessible.
       Trespassers to private property may be held legally accountable for their actions as the law states.
8.    Searchers assume all risk of personal injury.  Participants must use reasonable care, precautions, and safety
       awareness.  Good sportsmanship will be expected, and all laws, rules, and regulations must be followed.  Violations
       may result in disqualification.
9.    Searchers must not damage public property or violate laws/ordinances.  For example: city parks close at 10:00PM.
       The Booster Day Committee reserves the right to discontinue the hunt if public or private property is destroyed, or if
       searchers become a nuisance. 

10.  The Medallion will not be located any higher than 6 feet off of the ground.

11.  The Medallion will not be buried.

12.  The Medallion will not be located near any hazardous conditions such as power lines, water features, parking lots,
       roadways, or railroad tracks.
13.  The finder of the Medallion must report to City Hall by 3:00PM on Friday, July 14th, 2017 with the Medallion in their
       possession, and report the finder’s information and where the Medallion was found.  Arrangements will be made for
       verification.  An announcement will be made on all clue-posting locations when the Medallion is found.
14.  The finder will receive a pack of 4 tickets to a Minnesota Twins baseball game, provided courtesy of
       Hakanson Anderson, to be awarded on Friday, July 14th at the activities preceding the Movie in the Park.  If the
       finder is not able to attend the Movie in the Park to accept the tickets, the finder will receive the tickets by mail
       within one week.
15.  If the Medallion is not turned in by 3:00PM on Friday, July 14th, 2017, the hunt will be terminated, and the tickets will
       be awarded via random drawing of attendees at the Movie in the Park event.
16.  The decisions of the Booster Days Committee are final.

Employees of the City of East Bethel, members of the East Bethel Booster Days Committee, and members of their families residing in the same household are not eligible to participate.

2017 Medallion Hunt Clues

New clues will be listed here as they are released.

Clue #1 - Monday, July 10
Hinton knows just where to start,
 her writing knows her subject's heart.
If "cinephile" is more your trait,
 try: Aykroyd and Candy in '88.

2017 Medallion PhotoMeaning: S.E. Hinton wrote the book, The Outsiders.
     Dan Aykroyd and John Candy were in the movie,
     The Great Outdoors.  The medallion was hidden

Clue #2 - Tuesday, July 11
Back and forth, we fly through the air;
 away we go, never getting anywhere.
The jungle here is a permanent feature,
 and the monkeys have a bar-type nature.

Meaning: Swings, a jungle gym, and monkey bars.
     The medallion was hidden near a playground.

Clue #3 - Wednesday, July 12
Horace Greeley had the direction right.
 Take heed; the Medallion could be in sight.
Find a route from which to cast your aim:
 where speed and sign read the same.

Meaning: Greeley has been credited with coining
     the phrase, "Go West, young man."  Speed and
     sign are the same on Highway 65.  The medallion
     was hidden west of Highway 65.

Clue #4 - Thursday, July 13
Everyone was a farmer, way back when,
 but things are different than they were then.
The next clue that you might need
 is the word "peasant", if you're a Swede.

Meaning: The Swedish word for peasant is "bonde".
     The medallion was hidden in Bonde park.