We’ve been thinking, is there anything better than hopscotch..? Probably not, but a free gift card to Detroit Beer Co sure comes close (read: instant hops and scotch).
So… the next 3 people to donate $250 or more will get a $25 gift card to Detroit Beer Co (as well as all the other awesome swag too of course).
This means that donating to Hopscotch Detroit gets you free “hops.” Best Friday Ever.
A Hoptastic Hop-date
Err.. I mean update.
This past Sunday the team gathered at the Dequindre Cut with other Hopscotch enthusiasts for a grueling day of chalk testing, formula configurations, and agonizing timed runs. It was so intense that our in-house Chalk-ologist felt the need to wear a makeshift-Hazmat suit (he swears it was breathable though).
Just kidding (well, not about the Hazmat suit though…).
Though we learned how to best lay down the hopscotch squares and the perfect ratio of ingredients to make liquid chalk, the day was far from grueling. Over the course of the afternoon, we hopped, made new friends, and yelled “Hopscotch Detroit” at any biker that passed by. We’re pretty sure that at least a few of them heard us…
But, if we learned anything from the day, it’s that the World’s Longest Hopscotch is only going to be possible through a large community of support. We want everyone who can be to be a part of this. If you’re going to be around the week of September 22nd, join the excitement and sign up to Volunteer (and become a professional Chalk-ologist), as an Artist, or as a Business:
And also, if you can, contribute to our IndieGogo campaign! If anything, our test day confirmed our calculations: 4 miles of hopscotch is going to take a ridiculous amount of chalk.
In the meantime, keep your eyes peeled for a few rogue hopscotch courses to start appearing around the city. I dare you to hop one.