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Register now: The MOST Amazing Escape Sept. 22

Added on Wednesday, August 1, 2018

The Salvation Army’s MOST Amazing Escape is an immersive experience that combines mystery, storytelling and strategy to put your team at the center of a real-life challenge. Teams of four to eight people will work together to discover secrets, unravel riddles and piece together puzzles as the main characters in a game. Find the ending to your story before the time runs out.

Registration is now open for this year’s event, which will be Saturday, Sept. 22 at Missing Pieces Escape Games in Edina. Space is limited to 24 teams of four to eight. People of all skill levels are welcome. Register now.

All money raised from The MOST Amazing Escape will support The Salvation Army’s Pathway of Hope program, which helps families break out of poverty. (Read success story.)

Teams that raise additional money beyond their entry fees will be eligible for extra time or extra clues. These bonus advantages will be based upon the total amount of dollars each team has collectively raised:

  • $1,000 –$1,999 = one bonus (one extra clue or one minute taken off finish time)
  • $2,000 –$2,999 = two bonuses (two extra clues or two minutes taken off finish time)
  • And so on…

Teams can raise money by creating a personalized fundraising page to share with their friends and family. This fundraising page will be completed at the time of registration.

Details & Rules

Team Captains


The first person to register for your team will be the team captain. He/she must designate what time(s) of day is the preference for your team on Saturday, September 22 – time slots will be morning, afternoon, evening. The captain can select multiple time slots during registration.

Registration


Based on the information team members provide during registration, your team will be assigned a 90-minute time slot for Saturday, September 22. Time slots are between 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. Your assigned time will be emailed out no later than 1-2 weeks prior to the event.

If your team does not get at least four team members by September 14 at 4 p.m., your team will forfeit participation.

All registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

If a registered person on your team can’t participate, we will deactivate them and allow you to add a new person. All switches must be done by Friday, September 14 at 4 p.m.

Game Play


When your team arrives at Missing Pieces Escape Games on September 22, you will be given your assigned room. Your team will only be competing against the other seven teams that play in that room.

At the end of the day, the team with the best score/time in each room will be announced and will advance to the Grand Prize Round in early October (date TBD). If the top team in a room can not compete in the Grand Prize Round, the team with the second best score/time will advance.

For the Grand Prize Round, the three top teams must keep the same team members – no new members can join. If a team member can not participate, your team must play with fewer members.

To make this event fair for everyone, please do not play any of the rooms at Missing Pieces Escape Games prior to the event. We will be giving all the registered participants to Missing Pieces Escape Games and will be assigning rooms based on your play-history there.

Fundraising


All donations must be made online by 4 p.m. on Friday, September 14 to count towards your team fundraising goal. No checks or cash donations will be accepted.

Those teams that fundraise over $1,000 will receive bonuses that can only be used during game play on September 22. No bonuses can be used in the Grand Prize Round.

Prizes


Please note that the winnings below will be evenly divided among the members of your team.

  • First place team: $2,000
  • Second place team: $1,000
  • Third place team: $800