2019 IGH Days Medallion Hunt Rules
Clues will be released daily at 10AM and 5PM at www.buyherepayherminnesota.com on “The Hunt” page starting on Tuesday, September 3, 2019. There will be a total of 8 clues unless the medallion is found prior.
If the medallion not found by 10:00 AM on Saturday, September 7, 2019, the prize money will be added to next year’s prize.
Car and Credit Connection of South St. Paul will award the finder(s) a $250 prize provided EACH finder has an official 2019 Inver Grove Heights Days button. If any of the finder(s) do not have a button, the prize awarded will be $100 and the remainder will be added to next year’s prize. The finder(s) will also receive an official “I Found the IGH Days Medallion” t-shirt and will be given the option of riding in the parade as the medallion hunt winners.
The medallion will be hidden on public land in the City of Inver Grove Heights.
The City of Inver Grove Heights and Car and Credit Connection of South St. Paul reserve the right to discontinue the treasure hunt at any time if public property is destroyed or people are hunting on private property.
The medallion will not be on or in a body of water, on top of a building, up a tree, on a steep cliff, underground, indoors, inside anything electrical or something that is locked. Be safe. Search, don't destroy.
Payment of the prize is contingent on the immediate return of the medallion. Please follow the directions that are hidden with the medallion to claim your prize. DO NOT WAIT TO NOTIFY US IF YOU FIND THE MEDALLION.
No digging instruments will be needed to find or to assist in finding the medallion. The hunt may be discontinued if people are found using rakes, shovels, or anything else that may damage city property.
Members of the IGH Days board, their immediate families, and Car and Credit Connection employees and their immediate families are not eligible to claim the prize.
For finding the Inver Grove Heights Days Medallion
Hoist a glass as time does pass
It’s another IGH Days hunt!
Don’t touch equipment; you won’t make a cent
Go to a place for a natural runt
States clearly not to touch any equipment near the
Treasure site and that the treasure is hidden in a
Natural area. (I-G-H-D)
Search high and low for a place to go
Not anything made by man
Are you convinced it’s funny?
Stay on high ground and you’ll be a fan
Once again we direct hunters to avoid man made
Equipment. We also hint at the water tower’s font,
Which is comic sans. (S-A-N-S)
Here’s to running a Cajun
Where your Cup is a ragin’
First run from town to the treasure
To which 1.4 or 8.7 times will bring you pleasure
This admittedly difficult and obscure clue references
The Cajun Cup 10k/1 mile run in Lafayette, LA. If you start
At the Lafayette Bridge and run 14 kilometers (1.4
10k’s or 8.7 miles) south on Hwy 52,
you will arrive at the treasure location. (H-W-F-TO)
It’s important to take the right direction
Hills and valleys for your retrospection
Come one, come all, you can start in the fall
Certainly, looking nearby, you’ll have dereliction
This clue makes reference to Inver Hills Community
College, which is near the treasure location(I-H-C-C)
Befitting a story that can’t end well
That of a husky and a horseman to tell
To a truer story that should be remembered in lieu
For this is a tale of the lost ones too
Makes reference to the B-52 crash site, which is the
Treasure location. Your clue writer feels it is important
That we dedicate this hunt to the memory of those lost
In this crash. (B-F-T-TO)
High in the air, but don’t despair
The pressure is on to find it
Over here, or is it there?
One tower is the place to fit
Makes reference to the water tower
At the treasure site (H-TO-O)
Be humble hunting our friends
Remember our rules is a tip we shall lend
Over near the giant tower
Do your hunting, you’ll need to scour
Remember all of our earlier clues?
It’s letter one of each line - for the gumshoes
Cite the words – the meaning of clues
Kick it in to high gear - you know what to do
Looking low is how to go
Even though you’re on high ground
As you look to the end, and the knees do bend
Forget about going around
Pretend you’re an ant
In an area scant
Near a circular road
Et al ends our treasure code
Directs you to look on high ground
Near the circular road around the
Water tower. It also directs you to look at the
First letter of each line of each clue. In this case (BRODRICK –
Read on back to the seventh clue
Enlightening words tell you what to do
Move on up to the leaf and pine
Embrace the memory of people so fine
Many a leaf will cover the ground
Be careful and move your hands around
Ever mindful; go north of the tower
Reach but avoid a pretty flower
Tells you where to look for the treasure.