Race Day is set for Friday, May 12, 2017 (Rain date is May 19, 2017). It is an exciting, fun-filled, family-day sure to keep everyone busy and entertained. See our Helpful Hints at the bottom of the page!
Race Day begins will devotions in the BPC Sanctuary at 8:30 am. Activities begins at 9:00 am with 4th through 8th racing around our loop for an hour. They are followed by a NEW live auction 10:00-11:00 am and Preschool through 3rd racing from 11:00 am-noon.
Our NEW live auction will feature a guest auctioneer drumming up excitement over our class baskets and teacher adventures. It is sure to be a fun and competitive time!
While all of this is going on in the parking lot area, the playground, hallways, and FLC (gym) will be hive of activity.
From 9am-1pm in the playground, we will have a face-painting booth (get in line early, it is a favorite!).
The Food Truck Court will be located out front of the building! Wholly Grounds will serve coffee and breakfast treats as well as sweet and salty kettle corn. The Pennell Family’s Truck, Elk Mountain BBQ, will be grilling up some pulled pork, pit beef, brisket, hotdogs, fries, and hush puppies. Kona Ice and the Kilby Cream Moo Mobile will serve up sweet treats. The Dunking Booth will be active all day in the Food Truck Court. Eighth graders will take their turns getting dunked during the Race.
In the hallways, check out the Art Walk (“Art is a Verb”) and the Science Fair. We will also be accepting logo wear orders in the office.
In the FLC will be our Silent Auction from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm. We have so many items to choose from–gift cards, furniture, baked goods, and adventures–not to mention the class baskets. The bidding really heats up at 12:55 pm! Cash, checks, and credit cards will be accepted for the Auction items. Winners will be announced at 3:30 pm!
As soon as the Silent Auction closes, we are back at the BPC Sanctuary for the Race Awards (around 1:15 pm till 1:30 pm). Awards include most laps per class, class with the most laps, and the drawings for the gift cards.
Once the awards are finished around 1:30 pm, it is time for the McCormick Orthodontics Fun Fair. Our Fun Fair will be held on the Basketball Court, side yard of the school, and Food Truck Court. We will have a petting zoo, GAGA, a huge inflatable obstacle course, hay rides, dunking booth, games, cotton candy, and other activities. All activities will require tickets–these will be for sale all day during Race and pre-sales in the Main Office. The Fair will finish up around 3:30 pm, just in time find out who won items from the Silent Auction.
The day ends with the Silent Auction winners claiming their spoils and paying for their items. We hope you can attend this year’s Race and Silent Auction. Every little bit helps our school and the day is sure to be fun!
If you wish to donate to the Silent Auction, bring you donation in with this BCS Auction Family Donation Form. Be creative! Think of donating an adventure, like an outing or day-trip, or a time-share or game tickets. We always love baked goods and home-made items, too. Get the kids involved and offer petsitting services or yard cleanup.
If you want to get a donation from a local business, please use this BCS Auction Local Business Donation Form.
2017 Silent Auction Class Basket Themes
2–Family Time (games, DVDs, gift cards that bring families together)
4–Independence Day (Items to make your summer picnic or patriotic BBQ a success!)
5–Road Trip (Items to make your family vacation memorable)
6–Gift Card Central
7– Food from Around the World
- To make Race donations via credit card, check out our donation website.
- Wear your BCS logo wear!
- Arrive at school early to get a prime location for cheering on the runners.
- Bring folding chairs and/or blankets.
- Handicapped parking is in BPC’s parkinglot. Our lot is roped off for the runners.
- Parking for everyone else is on the soccer field or at Nottingham Inn.
- You may bring a picnic, but we will have the food trucks offering tasty bites.
- The Silent Auction bidding heats up in the last few minutes. Keep that in mind when falling in love with an item!
- Don’t forget about the Art Walk and Science Fair set up in the school hallways!
- Stay for the Fun Fair and make a whole day of it! We have lots of fun activities planned!