Kick off the Final 30 Day countdown to the 2018 Winter Olympics
Sierra Rec Magazine – Squaw Valley, Jan 10, 2018 – Events- Squaw Valley will Host one of the final stops for Team USA Winterfest presented by Hershey. A great chance for the family to meet USA athletes, experience Olympic Culture and become part of the Olympic experience in 2018.
Team USA WinterFest presented by Hershey’s will be a blast for the whole family. This 13-stop tour makes its way across the country landing in Squaw Valley on January 13 – bringing the excitement of the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 to Team USA fans around the globe. The multi-stop interactive festival will include athlete meet and greets, a Team USA Social Media Truck, Curling Challange and more.
Additional Tour Elements
- Hershey’s S’mores samples
- Team USA Bobsled Boomerang
- Samsung Virtual Reality
- Live Music and Apres Ski Events
All Team USA WinterFest stops are free and open to the public
Meet Daren Rahlves and Marco Sullivan from Team USA
About the Tour:
The 13-stop, interactive festival will crisscross the country – and make a stop in Seoul, South Korea – to bring the excitement of the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 to Team USA fans around the globe. Tour elements will include the HERSHEY’S S’moresmobile, the Team USA Social Media Truck and the Curling Challenge both presented by OREO, along with a virtual-reality experience, interactive fan elements, athlete meet and greet, Team USA giveaways and more.
“We have the most passionate fans in the world, and we are thrilled to capture the excitement of the upcoming Games and bring it to our fans across the country through Team USA WinterFest,” said USOC CMO Lisa Baird. “Thanks to the support of great Team USA partners, fans can meet inspiring athletes and enjoy the multiple interactive elements as they join Team USA in celebrating the upcoming PyeongChang Games.”
The Team USA Social Media Truck and the Curling Challenge – both presented by OREO – are also new to the tour. The social media truck will feature multiple interactive stations, including a Team USA Athlete Snapchat Face Swap; a designated photo and GIF station; and a digital message board for fans to share good-luck messages with Team USA athletes ahead of the 2018 Games. The Team USA Curling Challenge will allow fans to test their curling skills and enter for a chance to win a trip to the WinterFest stop in Park City, Utah, on Feb. 10 during the opening weekend of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. See below for the full WinterFest tour schedule.