Join us for fun, games and the chance to win prizes!
At Headwaters Country Jam, we like to get the party started a little early with some friendly competition! Join us as the festival gates open each day to try your luck at the different contests going on inside the arena. From our Horseshoe Tournament, to our Best Worst Dancer competition, there are plenty of ways to play. Prizes include meet and greets and other fun experiences!
Noon on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
It’s not Headwaters Country Jam without horseshoes! Join us for our three-day tournament. Show up, grab a partner, and try your luck to make it to the finals! Our Headwaters Country Jam judge will determine your set and pin you against your opponent. 8 teams per day, final 3 teams go on to championship on Saturday. Click here for complete details on how to play and scoring.
THURSDAY -- 1PM
Watermelon Eating Contest
Come hungry and get ready to devour a chuck of watermelon! Race other people to be the fastest one to eat your watermelon. Winner will have the chance to meet a Headwaters Country Jam artist. Click here for details on how to play. 40 people maximum.
THURSDAY -- 1:30PM
Water Balloon Toss
Grab a partner and line up! In this game, we start really close tossing a water balloon until we get really far away. Last team standing wins the chance to meet a Headwaters Country Jam artist. Click here for details on how to play. 50 people maximum.
THURSDAY -- 2PM
Country Swing Dancing Championship
How’s the saying go? Grab your partner, and dosey do! Bring your best moves to the Arena Showdown tent, and you and your partner could dance away with tickets to Headwaters Country Jam 2020! Click here for details on how to play. Unlimited participants.
THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY -- 3PM
Giant Party Pong
It’s party pong, but on a whole other level. Grab your best partner, and team up against other contestants to try your luck at the Grand Prize: the chance to meet a Headwaters Country Jam artist! And bragging rights, of course! Click here for details on how to play. 8 teams. $10 buy in per team. 21 and older.
FRIDAY -- 1PM
Face the Cookie
We hope you love cookies! We’ll give you and everyone else one cookie, placed strategically on your forehead. Be the first person to move that cookie to your mouth using only your facial movements and you win! Maximum 50 people.
FRIDAY -- 1:30PM
If you’ve got quick feet, we’ve got the game for you! We’ll tie balloons to your ankles and the first to stomp out all his or her balloons wins! Maximum 50 people
Saturday -- 1PM
Bad Dancing Competition
Drop your inhibitions, and let’s dance! We’re not sure if “impress” is the right word for it, but you could Bad Dance your way to the judges’ hearts to win a chance to meet a Headwaters Country Jam artist! How you got there, we’ll keep just between us. Click here for details on how to play. Unlimited participants.
SATURDAY -- 1:30PM
Isn’t winning SWEET? In this case, it truly is. We’ll give you several pieces of candy and a drinking straw. It’s your job to use only the straw to suck the candy just enough to properly stack it on the other pieces of candy! The first to stack all pieces wins! Maximum 30 people
Alternate game: Name That Song
SATURDAY -- 2:30PM
Frozen Shirt Flip Cup
Grab your favorite flip cup team and get ready. The first person has to unfold a frozen shirt, then your team plays flip cup, then you finish down a water slide!