Commander’s Cup and Veterans Music and Fun Day to be held in Baton Rouge

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD)- Veterans on Veteran’s Day this year can celebrate at the Commander’s Cup and Veterans Music and Fun Day.

This event is part of the 2020 Red Stick Veterans Week.

Commander’s Cup and Veterans Music and Fun Day will be held on  Nov. 8 at Independence Park located at 7500 Independence Blvd Baton Rouge, LA. 

The following outlines the event:

  • NO-CONTACT REGISTRATION: Register or email or contact us @redstickveteransweek on Instagram
  • Pre-Start: Warm-up Events by Britney Temple (Fit with Brit)
  • Event I: Red Stick Battle Run (5K Obstacle Course)
  • Event II: Red Stick Veterans’ Scavenger Hunt (starting point Independence Park and teams travel throughout Baton Rouge to find symbolic check points and return to Independence Park)
  • Event III: Red Stick Veterans’ Musical Celebration and Fun Day — Independence Park
  • WHO CAN ENTER & REGISTER to attend: Registration is open to Military, Veterans, their families, and the East Baton Rouge Parish community.
  • COMMANDER’S CUP COMPETITION: Battle Run and Scavenger Hunt (3-5 person team) (MUST PRE-REGISTER) Maximum Combined Points from Teams, Battle Run score and Scavenger Hunt is awarded the Commander’s Cup. The Commander’s Cup competition is two events:
    • Red Stick Battle Run (5K closed-run with staggered alternating starting heats, to negotiate the obstacle course while maintaining social-distance)
    • Red Stick Scavenger Hunt. (Scavenger hunt throughout Baton Rouge highlighting Veteran location and businesses). (3-5) Person Teams must participate in both events to be eligible to win the Commander’s Cup trophy. Pre-Registration strongly encouraged. On site check-in begins at 6:30 a.m. for the Battle Run and Scavenger Hunt. (Maximum Team points – 20 Points -1st Place; 19 -2nd place; 18-3rd place; 17- etc.)


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