Events you can Join in on

Frozen Dead Guy Days is built on the participation of its festifarians! Check out the many classic dead guy day contests—whether you compete or cheer others on, you’re helping keep the spirit of FDGD alive!

FDGD Coffin RaceCoffin Races

Saturday, March 14th at 2 pm
Entry Fee: $75/team

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Six pallbearers slide, roll, drag, or carry their coffin (with rider inside) through an obstacle course to the finish line.  Finish times will be determined when the last team member has crossed the finish line. The top four teams will race in quarter finals, top two from each heat will race for 1st and 2nd place.

Be sure to read the Coffin Race rules. Every participant MUST fill out a release and waiver and all teams MUST check in on Saturday between 9 and 11 am at FDGD Headquarters (Teen Center, 151 East St.). If you have questions that are not answered on the rules page, please email frosty@frozendeadguydays.org.

  • Prizes awarded for best time team, runner up time team, best theme, and most notable screw up

FDGD Polar PlungeCostumed Polar Plunge

Saturday, March 14th at 1pm
Entry Fee: $20/person

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  • Jump into the icy pool!
  • Check in onsite at Guercio Field before plunging. If you need to register, visit Headquarters at least one hour prior to plunge
  • $5 of each registration goes to support TEENS, Inc. Outdoor Leadership Program
  • Prizes awarded for best costume, runner-up costume, and best team plunge (2-4 people)
  • Every participant MUST fill out a release and waiver

Snowy Human Foosball

Saturday, March 14th from 12–4 pm
Sunday, March 15th from 1–3 pm
Location: 100 East 1st Street

  • It’s like Foosball with real people (6 per team)
  • Walk-up registration onsite ($5/player) at the Foosball court—just show up!
  • Spectacular Prizes
  • Every participant MUST fill out a release and waiver
  • Portion of proceeds go to support the Nederland Food Pantry

Frozen T-shirt Contest

Saturday, March 14th at 3pm and 5 pm
Sunday, March 15th at 1 pm
Location: 15 East 1st St.

  • Try and slip into something frozen… faster than everyone else
  • $10 entry fee; register at the event
  • Every participant MUST fill out a release and waiver

Brain Freeze Contest at FDGDBrain Freeze Contest

Saturday, March 14th from 3–4 pm
Sunday, March 15th from 2–3 pm
Location: 1st St. across from the Not Yet Dead in Ned tent

  • Contestants race against each other downing ice cold treats for fabulous prizes
  • $5 entry fee; register at the event
  • Every participant MUST fill out a release and waiver

Icy Turkey Bowling at FDGDIcy Turkey Bowling

Saturday, March 14th from 3–5 pm
Sunday, March 15th from 1–3 pm
Location: 1st St. across from the Not Yet Dead in Ned tent

  • Test your poultry bowling skills!
  • $5 entry fee; register at the event
  • Every participant MUST fill out a release and waiver

Frozen Fix-a-Flat at FDGDFrozen Fix-A-Flat

Saturday, March 14th at 4 pm
Sunday, March 15th at 2 pm
Location: On the Clock Tower patio at 112 E 2nd St. (by Tin Shed Sports & Salto Coffee Works)

  • Dunk your hands in a cooler of ice for 1 minute and see how quickly you can fix a flat tire on a bike wheel!
  • Live music
  • Prizes awarded
  • Every participant MUST fill out a release and waiver