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Noah’s Ark Waterpark essay contest winner will receive lifetime park passes – entry deadline May 1

Wisconsin Dells, WI (PRWEB) April 21, 2011 – Would a thrill-seeker prefer being catapulted up and over the steep and winding vertical drops of a coaster-style water ride OR being released from 10 stories high, plummeting at nearly 40 mph into a looping waterslide? Noah’s Ark Waterpark is asking those who dare to pick their poison in 2011. Votes will be tallied and one lucky participant will receive two, lifetime season passes to America’s largest Waterpark at the end of the 2011 summer season.


The two rides are “Black Anaconda,” a giant serpent-like water coaster over one-quarter of a mile in length, and “Scorpion’s Tail,” a launch rocket that plummets into a freefall down an enclosed chute at a top speed of nearly 40 mph into a looping waterslide. Beloved by many and feared by countless others, these titans of terror are uniquely qualified to earn the title of America’s most thrilling water ride. Black Anaconda is the nation’s longest water coaster. Scorpion’s Tail is North America’s first and tallest looping waterslide.

The contest begins on Tuesday, April 12, when Noah’s Ark initiates a search to find two “Chief Thrill Riders” who will hit the campaign trail and stump for their candidates. Those who seek the title of chief thrill rider must submit an essay in support of their ride of choice with details of how they would rally the votes for either Black Anaconda or Scorpion’s Tail. Essays can be submitted on the park’s Facebook page through Sunday, May 1. Five finalists for each ride will be determined and people will be able to vote for their favorite thrill rider on Facebook. The two essay winners will be announced on Monday, May 23, and each will receive two Noah’s Ark season passes for the summer 2011.

Noah’s Ark will work with the campaign managers to help them fulfill their campaign promises. Voting for either Black Anaconda or Scorpion’s Tail will take place throughout the summer on Noah’s Ark’s website and at the park. On Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5, America’s most thrilling water ride will be revealed and one winner will receive two, lifetime season passes to Noah’s Ark.

About Noah’s Ark
Situated on 70 acres in the heart of the Wisconsin Dells, Noah’s Ark is continually evolving, offering the greatest variety of water rides in the nation. It now boasts 49 waterslides, two giant wave pools, two “endless rivers,” four children’s water play areas, bumper boats, 18-hole miniature golf, and three high-capacity group amusement attractions: “Flash Flood,” “Curse of the Crypt” and the new “Pirates”4-D Movie Theater.” The park is open Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day. 

Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin ([email protected]) is a leading journalist, publicist, strategist, blogger, content marketing specialist and connector in the international attractions industry. She excels at writing about all aspects of design and technical design, production and project management. Areas of special interest include AV integration and show control, lighting design and acoustics, specialty cinema, digital video and world’s fairs. Judith has ties to numerous industry organizations. From 2005-2020 she ran communications, publications and social media for the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA). In 2013, she was honored with the TEA Service Award. She was development director of IMERSA, and co-chair of the 2014 IMERSA Summit. She was publicist for the Large Format Cinema Association in the 1990s, now part of the Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) and has also contributed to the publications of PLASA, IAAPA and the International Planetarium Society. Already making her mark as a magazine and book editor, Judith joined World’s Fair magazine in 1987, which introduced her to the attractions industry. Launching as a freelancer in the mid 1990s she has contributed to dozens of publications and media outlets including Funworld, Lighting&Sound America, Sound & Communications, Urban Land, The Raconteur and The Planetarian. She joined InPark in 2010. Judith earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Pratt Institute. She has lived in New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area, and now makes her home in Saint Louis, where she is active in the local arts and theater community.

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