FEEL THE THUNDER
August 2 - 4, 2024

     At the Upper Chesapeake Bay's Premier Powerboat Poker Run Event! We’re excited to present this year’s 20th Anniversary of Thunder in the City, Powerboat Poker Run. With both an awesome boat course and some of the best dock bar card stops on the upper Chesapeake Bay, this run is sure not to disappoint! This year's card stops include: Still Pond, Tolchester Marina & Dock Bar, The Jetty Dock Bar (Lunch Stop) and the afternoon Tiki Lee's VIP Pool Deck dock up party.

This year’s poker run kicks off Friday around 1pm. Starting with registration from approximately 2PM to 6PM, followed by the Annual Dock party, which kicks off immediately after.  DECADE 80’s Band will be performing on the Deck! The Sponsors VIP cocktail & dinner party is from 7:30PM to 9:30PM on the Terrace. Lastly, Saturday’s full line up of poker run fun - card stops, lunch at (The Jetty dock Bar), and afternoon dock bar party at (Tiki Lee’s Dock Bar). Followed by the Saturday evening Poker Run Party at the CPI ballroom, with 5-star butler Hors d’oeuvres and dining, awards ceremony, poker hands, music and dancing.  

Register now for your chance up to win $5000 in prize money on this action - packed weekend of boating. Safety First!! First and foremost, safety is our first priority, but having fun is our main goal. We adhere to Poker Runs America Assoc. Rules and Regulations. You will find all rules and regulations in the itinerary, and they are for your safety, the safety of other participants, and the safety of your crew.

                                                                                                                                               

                                                                                                                     DON'T MISS IT!


As an added extra for this year's 20th Anniversary Run.....The Chesapeake Inn’s annual “In Style Party” kicks off this fun weekend on Thursday evening. Note: Your attendance is optional and not part of the poker run. A 25% promo code can be utilized by registered poker run participants ONLY. Text (302) 218-7390 for the promo code.


**THIS IS NOT A RACE**


SPONSOR THE RUN!

  • INCLUDES:
    - 4 Tickets to Friday Night’s Thunder in the City, VIP Sponsor Cocktail Dinner Party
    - Captain & Mate Boat Registration Package
    - 2 Additional Rider Packages
    - Top Center Business Logo on the Tee Shirts and Advertising Media
    - Premium Dock Location at the Event

  • INCLUDES:
    - 4 Tickets to Thunder in the City VIP Cocktail Dinner Party
    - Top Business Logo on the Tee Shirts and Advertising Media
    - Premium Dockage Location at the Event
    **DOES NOT INCLUDE BOAT ENTRY.**

  • INCLUDES:
    - 2 Tickets to Thunder in the City VIP Cocktail Dinner Party
    - 1 Poker Hands
    - Mid Level Business Logo Placement on the Tee Shirts and Advertising Media
    **DOES NOT INCLUDE BOAT ENTRY.**

  • - Lower Business Logo Placement on the Tee Shirts and Advertising Media
    **DOES NOT INCLUDE BOAT ENTRY.**



Event Registration! Register Early to Lock in the Early Bird Registration Pricing!


** To lock in the early registration pricing, registration paperwork and payment must be received by the corresponding date. If you want to pay by check or cash, call (302) 383-1308.  Make sure to call on or before the deadline! **


** Captain/Boat Registrants - You must select the captain and mate package by clicking the "white bullet" below **

  • Includes:
    - Captain & Mate
    - Two Night's Boat Slip Dockage
    - Friday Afternoon-Night Dock Party
    - Saturday Breakfast Buffet, Lunch Buffet, and Cocktails & Butler Hors d'oeuvres / Buffet Dinner Party / Live DJ and Poker Run Hands to Follow
    - (2) Event Tee Shirts
    - Captain Gift & Sponsor Goodies

    * All additional Riders Must Purchase the Rider Package Below
    * Captain and Mate Package Increases to $950.00 June 15, 2024
    * Captain and Mate Package Increases to $975.00 July 1, 2024
    * No refunds after June 30th, 2024


Additional Riders




Captain's Information


**The cell phone number provided will be utilized to provide text notifications and last-minute updates during the event! **

** T-Shirt & Sizes Are Not Guaranteed for Late Registrations **  


Additional Rider Event T-Shirts


For all additional rider registrations, please select shirt sizes below. 


Purchase Additional T-Shirts


Men's T-Shirt $30 / Women's T-Shirt $25


REGISTRANT CONTACT INFO




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** PLEASE NOTE: If your total is $0 - Please return to the above selections and check the "white bullet" next to your desired Sponsorship level, Captain/Mate package and/or Additional Rider(s) **




**RELEASE FORM**


INFORMED CONSENT/ASSUMPTION OF RISK

I,_______________________________,agree to participate in one or more event(s) sponsored by Thunder in the City Inc. which may include, but not necessarily limited to, scavenger hunts, poker runs, charitable fund raisers and/or gatherings of any kind by Thunder in the City Inc. Thunder in the City Inc. has made me fully aware of risks germane to the events sponsored by Thunder in the City Inc. and in which I desire to participate. I the undersigned, recognize and understand that gatherings or boating are an inherently DANGEROUS ACTIVITY, and that the events sponsored by Thunder in the City Inc. are not without varying degrees of risk which may include but are not limited to injury and can result in serious injury or death, injury or death due to negligence on the part of myself, other event participants, or other people around me, whether known or unknown by me. I am aware that any of these above mentioned risks may result in serious injury or death to myself or those in my presence.

I HEREBY FULLY ASSUME THE RISKS OF INJURY, ILLNESS, DISABILITY, DEATH, OR LOSS OR DAMAGE TO PERSON OR PROPERTY INHERENT IN, AND/OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH, ATTENDING, PARTICIPATING IN, AND SPECTATING AN THUNDER IN THE CITY INC. EVENT EVEN IF ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF OTHER PERSONS EXECUTING A SIMILAR WAIVER AND RELEASE FROM LIABILITY.

I hereby certify that I know of no medical problems that would increase my risk of illness and injury as a result of participation in an event designed by Thunder in the City Inc. I willingly assume full responsibility for the risks that I am exposing myself to and  accept full responsibility for any injury or death that may result from participation in any activity or event while at, or under direction of, Thunder in the City Inc.

RELEASE

In full consideration of the above mentioned risks and hazards and in full consideration of the fact that I am willingly and voluntarily participating in the activities made available by Thunder in the City Inc, and with my full understanding of all of the above, I hereby waive, release, remise and discharge Thunder in the City Inc. and its agents, officers, members, principals, employees and volunteers, of any and all liability, claims, demands, actions or rights of action, or damages of any kind related to, arising from, or in any way connected with, my participation in Thunder in the City Inc., including those allegedly attributed to the negligent acts or omissions of the above mentioned parties.

This agreement shall be binding upon me, my successors, representatives, heirs, executors, assigns, or transferees. If any portion of this agreement is held invalid, I agree that the remainder of the agreement shall remain in full legal force and effect.

If I am signing on behalf of a minor child, I also give full permission for any person connected with Thunder in the City Inc. to administer first aid deemed necessary, and in case of serious illness or injury, I give permission to call for medical and or surgical care for the child and to transport the child to a medical facility deemed necessary for the well being of the child.

Indemnification: I recognize that there is risk involved in the types of activities offered by Thunder in the City Inc. Therefore I accept financial responsibility for any injury that I or another participant may cause either to him/herself or to any other participant due to his/her negligence or intentional acts. Should the above mentioned parties, or anyone acting on their behalf, be required to incur attorney's fees and costs to enforce this agreement, I agree to reimburse them for such fees and costs. I further agree to indemnify and hold harmless Thunder in the City Inc., their principals, agents, members, employees, and volunteers from liability for the injury or death of any person(s) and damage to property that may result from my negligent or intentional act or omission while participating in activities offered by Thunder in the City Inc. This includes but is not limited to parks, recreational areas, host facilities, are as adjacent to host facilities, and/or any area selected for events by Thunder in the City Inc.


Use of picture(s)/film/likeness:  I agree to allow Thunder in the City Inc., its agents, officers, members, employees and volunteers to photograph their events and any/all picture(s), film and/or likeness of me for advertising and/or any lawful purpose(s). 

 

Event Rules

In addition to the foregoing, I affirm that I have made myself aware of all posted event rules and regulations, including consulting Thunder in the City Inc’s. website and/or event specific websites for additional safety rules and regulations.  If I am using my vessel or vehicle as part of my participation in an Thunder in the City Inc. event, I understand that:

  • I am fully responsible for all occupants therein, 
  • I may not add occupants to my vessel that were not fully registered (minimally defined to include review and completion of this Waiver and full participation event fee) with Thunder in the City Inc,
  • I am responsible for insuring boating safety for all occupants of my vessel, and
  • All occupants wear appropriate and required United States Coast Guard approved safety flotation devises.  

I have fully read and fully understand the foregoing assumption of risk, and release of liability and I understand that by signing it obligates me to indemnify the parties named for any liability for injury or death of any person and damage to property caused by my negligent or intentional act or omission. I understand that by signing this form I am waiving valuable legal rights.


PARENTAL CONSENT AND RELEASE

The undersigned parent/nature/legalguardian of_____________________________________ (“Participant”) hereby executes the foregoing Waiver and Release on behalf of the minor named ___________________________________________.


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