Beaver Round-Up 2017

Mar 7, 2017

Dillingham's 59th Beaver Round-Up  featured classic events like Dilly Capers, Little Miss Beaver Round-Up, bingo, tug-of-war, a traditional foods feast, bake-offs, races, and plenty of basketball. It also had some new events, like the kendama tournament. 

A clear and bright Saturday morning brought families out to the Lily Pond for an annual favorite—the candy and ping-pong ball drop.
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Dillingham’s 59th Beaver Round-Up finished up Sunday night with awards and fireworks. It kicked off on Wednesday with a parade, outhouse races, and a fun run. For KDLG, Avery Lill has more on the week’s festivities.

Beaver Round-Up closed with a fireworks show at the harbor.
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The Togiak National Wildlife Refuge took first place in the Beaver Round-Up parade.
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The kendama tournament was a new addition to the Beaver Round-Up events.
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Basketball fans had plenty of opportunity to watch and play this weekend.
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Kids scrambled to collect candy and ping-pong balls tossed from a plane onto the Lily Pond.
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Jesse Rogers ate 12 hot dogs in eight minutes to win gift certificates to Bigfoot and Tide Table Coffee.
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Gisa Reigh won the Little Miss Beaver Round-Up pageant. Aspen Miller was crowned Mini Miss, and Harlee Savo won Tiny Miss.
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