The Brewha Bushwhack is not a race in the traditional sense. What you know is more important than how fast you are. This is not a beat-down obstacle race while there are physical challenges that will test your endurance, the goal is to push the limit of the teams' diversity of skills and what can be accomplished together. A well-rounded team proves valuable. Teams are encouraged to work together as needed to solve problems. You make your own path, and go at your own pace. Plan your route of travel and complete checkpoints in whatever order seems best to you. Finishing first helps you in no way, as this is a race for points, not for time.
New for 2020
This year there will be a new archery component to the Bushwhack and teams are required to have one traditional bow and six arrows. More information and a sample gear list will be provided after registration. The gear requirements are small. You’ll use little more than a knife, para-cord, duct tape and a fire steel to complete the challenges as you navigate. Your most important tool is your brain, and the best asset is your team. At the end of it all, there will be some great beer waiting for you, Bar-B-Q, live music, and an awards ceremony where we’ll swap stories of the day and compare scars.
We're so glad you asked! The Boondoggle is an outdoor festival for those who have decided that racing doesn't really tickle their fancy. Shortly after those racers dart into the woods for their day of adventure, we'll begin our shenanigans. We'll have product demos, games, and give-aways going on from attending vendors like The North Face, Patagonia, MSR, Sea to Summit, ENO and Grand Trunk Hammocks, Hults Bruk Axes, Hydro Flask and Klean Kanteen, Big Agnes, and many others.
We'll also have demos and skill clinics from special guests including Dave Canterbury, Donny Dust, Phillip Liebel, Matt Tate, and Correy Hawk. Later in the day, live music jams, locally brewed beverages, and the spread of good times will be had by all.
This event would not be possible without the help of our sponsors. It takes a lot of people and effort to put on the Brewha. We are grateful for everyones participation and contribution. The companies below are our title sponsors. A full list of sponsors and companies will be available at a later date.
We here at Pack Rat Outdoor Center love two things- helping our neighbors have amazing adventures by offering the "best selection, most experience" and giving back to our community.Our love for our community and the outdoors can only be genuine through our commitment to our natural environment- this is why we use sustainable business practices. Through investing in renewable energy resources, reducing our consumption of single-use products in house and during events. By recycling all waste possible and leading stewardship events, we help ensure our future generations have shared wild spaces to play.
The North Face® fundamental mission remains unchanged since 1966: Provide the best gear for our athletes and the modern day explorer, support the preservation of the outdoors, and inspire a global movement of exploration.
At Adventure Subaru, we're dedicated to supporting the Northwest Arkansas community in which we live and work. Our support can be seen in our partnerships with local nonprofits and charities, including education, health, community, environment, and animal organizations. This is all a part of our Love Promise to do what is right and good, just for the sake of doing it.