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Sugar Bowl Poker Run
Saturday, January 22nd

Due to high-winds, the event has shifted to Sunday, January 23rd.

Can You Join Sunday Instead?

Unfortunately, strong winds are in the forecast for Saturday and our lift operations are likely to be limited. Instead of taking our chances and gambling on the wind, we have decided to reschedule the Poker Run event to the following day – to Sunday, January 23, 2022. We believe Mother Nature will deal us a better hand on Sunday, with a forecast of sunny skies and light winds.

If you already registered and this postponement doesn’t work for you, we understand. Please let us know how to proceed by completing a quick form.

Sugar Bowl Poker Run

Have you ever played poker on snow? Join us for our annual family-friendly Poker Run. You don’t need to know how to play poker, just ski and ride around the resort, visiting at least five of our Poker Chip Stations which are located all over the mountain.

The game is simple:
1. Pre-register on this page
2. At the beginning of the event, check out the Poker Run trail map at Judah Lodge
3. Plan your route to all of the Poker Chip Stations, ski/ride to each zone, and take a selfie to prove you were there.
4. Return back to the lodge within the time limit and you’ll earn a card in your poker hand for each station you visit. We’ll choose your best hand for you, and stack you up against other players to determine who wins! Tons of cash and prizes are up for grabs.

At check-in, you will be given the list of 7 locations to visit and pick-up a card. There will also be 4 jokers hidden around the mountain. There is not set route and this is not a race, just a fun way to explore the mountain.

Cash and prizes will be awarded to the best 3 hands. Grand Prize $1000. Proceeds from the event support the Truckee-Tahoe, Excellence in Education Foundation. We will also donate an additional $10 for each TTUSD student who registers for the event.

9am-11am: Stop by the registration tent to see the course overview with Poker Chip Station locations.
10am-2pm: Ski or ride around the mountain to different Poker Chip Stations, remember to take selfies to prove you were there!
12pm-2pm: Return to registration, show us photos of 5-7 selfies from different Poker Chip Stations and the dealer will deal out your hand.
1pm-4pm: Live Music by Jelly Bread & After Party
2:30pm: Awards & raffle

*Lift ticket or valid season pass required.