Let the games begin at Otsego Resort’s annual Beaver Dam Olympics. This Northern Michigan event on February 12 is a sure-fire way to embrace winter Up North. Learn more about this year’s competition and how to join in on the fun.
The annual Beaver Dam Olympics is returning to Northern Michigan and your team is invited. Gather your four-person crew and compete in a thrilling outdoor competition at Otsego Resort in Gaylord.

Each year, this local fan-favorite offers something new, and this year is no exception. The 2022 competition will feature four activities, including basketball, cornhole, beer pong and a plank ski race.

Four people at a snowy start line at Otsego Resort

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Event onlookers at Otsego Resort

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Winners in the snow at Otsego Resort

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“This event is a fun way to get outside, play games and offers a little friendly competition,” Otsego Resort’s Makenna Mead shares. “Plus the winning team gets their team name on the trophy, so a year’s worth of bragging rights.”

Check-in for the event will begin at 2 p.m. and the relay starts at 3 p.m., while prizes will be awarded for first place, second place and third-place teams. The entry fee is $100.

Learn more about the competition and get your tickets.

Beaver Dam Olympics poster at Otsego Resort

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