MEET THE TEAMS

TEAM 1

Representing: Professional Outdoor Media Association (POMA)

Kevin Orthman
Nashville, TN

“I’ve never been to Rapid City but I know it’s a beautiful location with lots of opportunities for outdoorsmen and I look forward to meeting new people and working with Board Member Mia Anstine to show Rapid City what POMA’s got!”

Mia Anstine
Southwest Colorado

“My dad used to go to a bike rally near Rapid City and, of course, Mount Rushmore. I believe the area is rich in history and I’m hoping it will have a lot to offer to our group. I’m looking forward to trying something new and exploring a new area.”


TEAM 2

Representing: U.S. Military Vets Motorcycle Club

Kristin Warnken
San Diego, CA

“The idea of an ‘Amazing Race’ type of FAM is a great idea! I only know that Rapid City is the gateway to Mt. Rushmore and hope to gain a better understanding of the destination. I’m looking forward to meeting awesome people and I can’t wait to win!”

Norah “Remmy” Simonton
Watertown, SD

“Season 4 of The Amazing Rush sounded exciting! I’m hoping to become more familiar with Rapid City and see what the area has to offer. Let’s do this!”

Tim “Highway” Simonton
Watertown, SD

“With The Amazing Rush, I’m most looking forward to finding out what all is out there and learning more about the area.”


TEAM 3

Representing: South Dakota Society of Medical Assistants (SDSMA)

Jo Penning
Beaver Creek, MN

“I have been to Rapid City numerous times but have not really spent time touring. I’m looking forward to meeting the other contestants. Let the games begin!”

Erica Arends
Sioux Falls, SD

“I can’t wait to see the action-filled adventures of Rapid City and the surrounding areas. I’m looking forward to seeing Rapid City and learning about what it has to offer our organization.”


Two Days of Attraction-Packed Adventure

You and a teammate will spend two days, May 6-7, 2019, in Rapid City and the Black Hills competing with other meeting planners as you make exciting stops at national attractions (like Mount Rushmore) and compete in fun challenges throughout the destination. You’ll take part in hands-on team building activities, see the destination's unique meeting venues and explore the rich culture of Downtown Rapid City.

The Grand Prize

The winning team of the Amazing Rush Season 4 will be awarded an exclusive VIP opening night reception or hospitality suite for their booked meeting or convention in Rapid City.

 

Past Season Highlights

"The Amazing Rush was a surreal experience...there's a lot going on here! For associations, non-profits or any organization, this is a great location!" – Valarie Coyle, Teaching Family Association

"Very creative and much better than a FAM tour where you just get shuttled to a bunch of places. We got to see so much of what the whole area had to offer." – Robin Troutman, National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities

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Meet the Executive Producer

TYSON STEIGER, DIRECTOR OF CONVENTION SALES
With his warm disposition, passion for the outdoors and background in the armed forces, Tyson helps brings The Amazing Rush to life. He and his team have produced a competition that combines strategy, adrenaline and an absurd amount of fun, to create a destination experience unlike any other.

With a local Rapid City expert like Tyson helping you navigate your way through the competition, you will have everything you need to cross the finish line.

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