The AgMazing Race

Don’t miss this NEW adventure-style team challenge that aims to highlight what makes Illinois agriculture unique while raising funds for statewide & local ag literacy programs! Teams will strategize their route & earn points by participating in farm tours, completing ag challenges and lessons, finding unique locations & hidden gems, & fundraising as a team.

Register by July 15!
Saturday, August 3
Calhoun & Jersey Counties
Suitable for All Ages

12:00pm Check-in Begins 
12:30-4:30pm AgMazing Race Around the Counties
5:00pm Dinner & Awards

$250/ team of 6 max (must all travel legally in one vehicle)
Includes Activities throughout the Day, Dinner & Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Anyone can! The AgMazing Race is suitable for all ages & abilities. Please note, all children must be accompanied by an adult. Some locations may have gravel or grass, but they will be noted so teams can plan accordingly.

The July 1 deadline is for those traveling who want to stay the night at Pere Marquette on Saturday. The hotel block will be released after this date.

July 15 is the event registration deadline which is firm, as the first leg of the race (Peer to Peer fundraising) begins July 22.

On the day of the event, a map & resources will be provided to your team, outlining the participating locations, activities available, & point values assigned for completing each one.

Your team will strategize a route that attempts to earn the most points while completing ag related challenges, participating in short tours and farm chats, finding unique locations and hidden gems, and fundraising amongst friends & family.

The team with the most points wins!

The first "leg of the race" begins July 22 when we launch the peer-to-peer fundraising pages. In addition to earning points for your team, funds raised prior to the day of The AgMazing Race will unlock special incentives & clues to give your team advantages during the race.

Everything from specialty farms and traditional row crop or livestock farms to ag businesses and historical landmarks. You choose your adventure based on what interests you most (oh yeah, and the points)!

Yes, in addition to revealing the first place team, awards such as Most Funds Raised, Completed the Most Activities, Best Team Spirit, and more. Simply supporting ag literacy makes you a winner in our books!

Thank You to our Sponsors!