EVENT SCHEDULE

Thursday, July 26

Event Registration and Campsite Setup
10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.  

Registration opens at 11:00 a.m. for all guests.  Campsite setup and meet and greet.  Campsite registration closes at 7:00 p.m.  You must be onsite by 7:00 p.m.
 
The Low Range Games – Bridge To Nowhere / Rat Cage
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Enjoy a challenge?  Join us for two great events.  The Rat Cage event will test your ability to handle your Land Rover and problem solve in tight confines.  Service Bay – build a simulated log bridge and navigate your vehicle over the abyss.  Minimum of three teammates required for this event. 

Fly-Casting and Private Tour at the Orvis Flagship Store
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Want to try your hand a fly fishing?  Join the Orvis Adventures staff at the Orvis casting pond at the Orvis flagship store in downtown Manchester.  The Orvis flagship store will open for a special private tour and sale – only for Muddy Chef attendees. 

6:00 p.m.  – 8:00 p.m. – Vendor Village Opens – Vendor Presentations

13th Street Cocktails
8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Join Aaron and 13th Street Cocktails for an evening of legendary refreshments. 

Quiet Hours
11:00 p.m.


Friday, July 27

Late Event Registration and Campsite Setup
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  

NEW! HOT COFFEE AND BREAKFAST SANDWICHES AT THE RILEY RINK!  7:00 A.M – 11.:00 a.m

SHOWERS AT THE RILEY RINK 7:00 AM – 11:00 a.m

Beginner Off-Road Training
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.  

Basic off-road skills and tactics.  Dorset Quarry tour after training.   
 
Guided Off-Road Tour
9:00 p.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Join Logan/Gene/Peter for a guided off-road adventure.  You will be divided into three groups.  Make sure to speak with each group leader about your preference of off-road difficulty.  Please have your vehicle ready for an afternoon of off-road adventure.  Please make sure to have your vehicle fully fueled and ready to go.  Vehicles will assemble into groups and depart promptly at 10:00 a.m. 

Un-guided Off-Road (Maps will be provided in the field guide)
10:00 a.m.

Assorted Events (Falconry, Fly Fishing, Sporting Clay, etc.)
10:00 a.m.

10:00 a.m.

Training – Using a spotter for challenging terrain. (new)

New for 2018.  Join Eric Yohe for a quick lesson in effective spotting.  Learn appropriate hand signals and how to use nonverbal communication to guide a vehicle through difficult terrain – without damage. 

12:00 p.m.  – Lunch on your own

RETURN TO CAMPSITE / PREP FOR CHOPPED / FANCY DRESS PARTY PREP
4:00 p.m.

Chopped at The Muddy Chef Challenge (BOORN BROOK FARM, 527 Benson Road, Manchester Center, VT)
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

New location for 2018.  Boorn Brook Farm and the Green Mountain Falconry School.  Join the staff of the Boorn Brook Farm for a tour of this amazing estate, a chance to see an African Eagle and an assortment of birds of prey and cheer your favorite Chopped team! 

What is Chopped at the Muddy Chef Challenge?  It’s just like the Food Network TV show – without the kitchen!  Contestants must bring everything they need to prepare, cook, and serve a gourmet meal – all from a mystery box of ingredients.  Please note – there is an additional cost to register for this event.  CLICK HERE to register.  All Chopped contestants receive custom gifts available only to Chopped competitors.   If you like a challenge this is the event for you! 

7:00 p.m.  – 8:00 p.m. – Vendor Presentations

13th Street Cocktails
8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Join Aaron and 13th Street Cocktails for an evening of legendary refreshments. 

Quiet Hours
11:00 p.m.


Saturday, July 28

NEW! HOT COFFEE AND BREAKFAST SANDWICHES AT THE RILEY RINK!  7:00 A.M – 11.:00 a.m.

SHOWERS AT THE RILEY RINK 7:00 AM – 11:00 a.m

Late Arrival Event Registration and Campsite Setup
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.  

Final event registration and campsite set up.  After 10:00 a.m. registration is closed unless you have spoken to the organizer and made prior arrangements.  Have an emergency?  Send an e-mail to info@muddychef.com 

Beginner Off-Road Training
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.  

Basic off-road skills and tactics.  Anyone who took part in the Friday training will be qualified for an advanced trail run on Saturday. 
 
Guided Off-Road Tour
9:00 p.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Join Logan/Gene/Peter for a guided off-road adventure.  You need to have your vehicle ready for an afternoon of off-road adventure.  Please make sure to have your vehicle fully fueled and ready to go.  Vehicles will assemble into groups and depart promptly at 10:00 a.m. 

Un-guided Off-Road (Maps will be provided in the field guide)
10:00 a.m.

Assorted Events (Falconry, Fly Fishing, Sporting Clay, etc.)
10:00 a.m.

12:00 p.m.  – Lunch on your own

4:00 p.m.  Announcements ahead of the Muddy Chef Challenge

The Muddy Chef Challenge
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

The MAIN EVENT!  Your team will create amazing dishes for our judges.  You need to prepare an appetizer, a main course, and a dessert.  Extra points are awarded for use of locally sourced ingredients.  Click here for a complete list of rules.

13th Street Cocktails
9:00 p.m. – whenever!

Join Aaron and 13th Street Cocktails for an evening of legendary refreshments. 


Sunday, July 29

Awards Ceremony
10:00 a.m.  

Awards and goodbyes.  

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