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At the Man of Steel Tent

Friday, June 13th at 3:30 PM

Admission: Free

Note: Seating is limited and is on a first-come basis. 

 

 

Do you have what it takes to complete fun and tedious tasks in under a minute?  The hosts will pick contestants from the audience to find out just who has sixty seconds to be super!

batpieAt the Man of Steel Tent

Friday, June 13th at 1:00 PM

 

Contestants will have to unhook their utility belts to make room, because we're going to see who can eat the most pie the quickest!  We'll choose participants from the audience and see who can down the most pie in this timed eating contest!

happy-crawling-babySaturday, June 14th at 4:00 PM in the Smallville Tent
Entry Fee: $10

 

Is your baby super-cute?  Then enter him or her in the Beautiful Baby Pageant in one of the following categories:

 

  • 0-6th Month*
  • 7th-12th Month*
  • 13th-18th Month*
  • 19th-24th Month*
  • 25th-35th Month*

(Children 36 months or older are invited to register in our Superboy/ Miss Supergirl Pageant.)

 

*Must be given age by date of event (June 14, 2014)

Contestants should be dressed in sporty/casual attire, (no pageant clothing). Each child will be held or accompanied by an adult onstage.

 

Prizes for Various Categories (Boys & girls divided every 6 months. Ages 0 to 35 months):

 

  • Prettiest Smile (Boys & Girls)
  • Best Personality (Boys & Girls)
  • Most Beautiful (Girls)
  • Most Handsome( Boys)

Registration for the event will be from 12:00 pm to 3:45 pm at the Smallville Tent Area.

Check-in to obtain Contestant Number will be from 3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. at the
Smallville Tent. Contest begins at 4:00 p.m.

 

NO REGISTRATION FORMS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER 3:45 PM ON 6/14/14.

 

For more information, and to Download the Entry Form, click Here.

 

dullamtumblerAt Superman Square

Thurs, June 12th - Sunday, June 15th

Photo Ops: $10 ea

 

Bob Dullam presents his awesome replica of The Tumbler from the Nolan "Batman" film series.  Get your picture taken with this awesome vehicle at Superman Square throughout the entire Celebration!

filmstripThe Baymont Theater

Thursday, June 12th at 7 PM

Friday, June 13th at 6 PM

And at Planet Krypton

Saturday, June 14th at 10 AM 

Sunday, June 15th at 10 AM

 

Join us as we present this year's entries for the Superman Celebration Fan Film Competition!  Don't forget to vote for your favorite film for the Crowd Favorite Category! You and your favorite film could walk away a winner! (The drawing will be held at the end of the Fan Film Awards on Friday, June 13th at 6 PM at the Baymont Theater.)

 

 

 

 

helicopterBy the Baymont Theater

203 E Front Street

Friday, June 13th from 2 PM til Dark

Saturday, June 14th from 11 AM til Dark

Sunday, June 15th from 11 AM til Dark

$40 per person or 3 people for $100

 

Take flight over Superman Celebration with a fun and exciting helicopter ride. Tickets are available at the Black Diamond Helicopter Ride booth at Superman Square next to Mid-Country Bank.  Black Diamond will transport you from Superman Square to the helipad for a 10-minute ride over Metropolis and the Ohio River. (If you're purchasing tickets for a later time, they will call you on your cellphone to make arrangements when it's your turn to ride.)  

hooked science 300At the Smallville Tent

Friday, June 13th at 2:00 PM

Saturday, June 14th at 11:00 AM 

Admission: Free

Seating is limited and on a first-come basis.

 

Each year outreach science educator Jason Lindsey performs wowing math and science experiments at more than a hundred school and community events.  Be sure to catch this fun and educational show that will surely please kids of all ages!

 

 

 

bikeFort Massac State Park on US 45

Saturday, June 14th at 8:00 am


Take a bicycle tour through historic Massac County!  Explore the countryside surrounding the Home of Superman on routes that partially follow the "old" Ohio River bed.  Three routes are offered- 10, 38, and 60 miles in length! Registration information and forms can be found by clicking the following link:

 

The Kiwanis Superman Ride

crownSaturday, June 14th at 6:00 PM at the Smallville Tent
Entry Fee: $15

 

Do you have a Supergirl or Superboy?  Then enter him or her in the Miss Supergirl and Mr Superboy Pageant!

The contest is divided into the following categories:

 

  • Boys 3-4
  • Boys 5-7
  • Girls 3-4
  • Girls 5-7
  • Girls 8-10

Registration for the pageant is from 12:00 pm to 5:45 pm at the Smallville Tent Area. Check-in to obtain a Contestant Number will be from 5:00 p.m. until 5:45 PM (following the Beautiful Baby Contest). Pageant event will begin at 6:00 p.m.

Contestants should be dressed in sporty/casual attire and hand-held props are permitted. 

 

For more information, and to download the entry form, click here.

MuleyandFriendsAt the Smallville Tent

Saturday, June 14th at 1:00 PM

Admission: Free

 

Muley and Friends enjoy singing and dancing, and hope you'll come play, sing, and dance along with them!  Fun for kids of all ages! 

phoneboothAt the Metropolis Chamber of Commerce

Friday, June 13th at 3:00 PM

Saturday, June 14th at 3:00 PM

 

Get ready to fly up, up, and away as you have your picture taken in our vintage phone booth with our Official Superman, Josh Boultinghouse.  Bring your cameras and get ready for a photo opportunity like no other! 

 

 

kevandmuleyPuppetry for Television Workshop 

For Ages 13 & Up

Friday, June 13th at 11:00 AM

At the Smallville Tent

 

Join professional puppeteer Kevin L. Williams and his trusty sidekick Muley the Mule as he teaches tricks and techniques for performing puppetry for the camera.  Puppets encouraged and welcomed, but not required. 

 

Puppet Making Workshop

For All Ages

Saturday, June 14th at 10:00 AM

At the Smallville Tent

 

Learn how to make your own fun puppets with professional puppeteer Kevin L. Williams and Muley the Mule.  

stump the superman expertAt The Metro Tent

Sunday, June 15th at 11:00 AM

Admission: Free

Note: Seating is limited and is on a first-come basis.

 

Stump the Superman Expert is a trivia show that is centered on the audience.
 
A question will be asked to the audience and the first person who answers it correctly comes on stage as the Superman Expert. The audience then asks him/her questions until he/she gets stumped. The person who asked that question then comes on stage as the expert.
 
All contestants that answered 3 or more questions come back on stage for the final round and whoever answers three out of five questions becomes the Super expert.

8BallSaturday, June 14th at 1:00 PM

318 Scott Street (Old Moose Lodge Building)

Registration Fee: $30

Age Restrictions May Apply- Call for details. Contact info below.

 

 

Booboo's is proud to present the First Annual Jack & Jill Super City 8-Ball Tournament.  11 Handicap, 8 and under get a game in the wire. Food and drink will be available, and the doors open and sign-ups begin at 10 AM. 

 

Preregistration and fee payment is due by June 6th.

 

For more information, call Booboo at 618-524-2991 (at the bar) or 618-638-7377 (cell).  

 

 

classic thunderbirdAt the Banterra Bank Parking Lot

Saturday, June 14th, 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Admission: Free

 

The Ohio Valley Chapter of the Antique Automobile Club of America is proud to present the Super Cruise-In.  The event is free and open to the public, and features classic, rare, and unusual cars, motorcycles, trucks, and tractors. 

 

 

 

If you are interested in showcasing your own classic, rare, or unusual car, motorcycle, truck, or tractor, or need more information about the event, please call 618-524-5132. 

 

 

disc golfAt Fort Massac State Park

Saturday, June 14th at 9:00 AM

 

Love Frisbee golf?  Then get ready for a morning of flying-disc-fun at Fort Massac.  Registration starts at 8:00 AM and the tournament starts at 9:00 AM. For more information, contact Lindsey Stoner at The Metropolis Tourism Commission at 618-524-5025 or by email.

weight lifting clip art 15876Man of Steel Area 

Weigh-Ins: Saturday, June 14th- 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Warm-Ups: Saturday, June 14th - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Competition: Saturday, June 14th- 12:00 PM

ENTRY FEE: $60


Who will walk away the victor in this competition where only the strong dare compete?  If you think you have what it takes, then enter the Superman Classic! The entry fee is $60, and there are several divisions for both old and young, men and women.  Download the entry form or contact Butch Adams or Harley Timbs for more information. (Contact info is listed on the entry form.)

 

baseballgloveFly me out to the Ball Game!

Friday, June 13th at 8:00 AM

Metropolis Sports Park (2004 Metropolis Street)

Admission: Free

 

On Friday morning, June 13th at 8 AM, join team captains Steven Kirk and Larry Ward at the Metropolis Sports Park (2004 Metropolis Street) as the "Smallville Meteors" take on the "Metropolis Marvels" for the 6th Annual "SuperFan Baseball Game"!

Come out and watch the game, or e-mail steve@StevenKirk.com if you're interested in playing! 

Please Note: All participants must sign a release/waiver to play. 

 

Old Time RadioFriday, June 13th at 11:00 AM

At the Metro Tent

 

 

 

Join us as we harken back to a simpler era when radio was king!  With live actors and sound effects, we'll set the stage on a super adventure that recreates the nostalgic radio days of yesteryear.  

 

runningMain Pavilion- Fort Massac State Park on US 45 (across from Sonic)

Thursday, June 12th at 7:00 pm

Packet pickup 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm

Entry Fee: $20


Are you super enough to endure a 4-mile run or a 2-mile walk?  If so, sign up for the Superman Road Race!  Click here for the registration form.  

 

supermansupersiteAt Fat Edd's

323 Ferry Street

Friday, June 13th from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Admission: Free

(Food and Beverages available for a fee.)

 

The Superman Super Site is proud to announce their Annual Meet & Greet event on Friday, June 13th from 11:30 am until 12:30 pm in the air conditioned comfort of Fat Edd's Roadhouse, which is located in downtown Metropolis, IL at 323 Ferry Street; two blocks south of the world famous Superman statue on Superman Square.

 

Many thanks go out to Fat Edd's co-owners Darren Tockstein & Corey Bowman for allowing them to hold our event in their outstanding restaurant this year.

 

As in previous years, there will be free door prizes given out with items ranging from discount coupons to area attractions & dining as well as DVD's & Blurays donated by Warner Home Video and DC Comics!

 

The Superman Super Site staff looks forward to seeing everyone again this year!

questionAt The Metro Tent

Friday, June 13th at 2:00 PM 
Admission: Free

Note: Seating is limited and is on a first-come basis. 

 

This year will be the thirteenth anniversary of the Superman Trivia Game that is sponsored by The USA Boxing News newspaper.  The game follows almost a similar pattern as the popular Jeopardy game on television.  In Superman Trivia, contestants can choose different categories of Superman lore.  Categories include Smallville, The Adventures of Superman, Superman Potpourri, Superman The Movie, Superman II, III and IV and Lois & Clark.

 

Unlike most games where only those picked for the game can win prizes and answer questions, Superman Trivia has everyone involved in the fun. Besides those on the stage, audiences are either asked questions the stage contestants fail to answer, or are given questions in completely different categories. For every question answered in the audience a prize is given.

There are also questions just for kids in the audience to answer and prizes are given to each correct response.

 

The Superman Trivia Game is free to enter. Before each game the hosts, John and Alex Rinaldi fire various questions at the audience.  The first to answer are chosen to be the stage contestants.  For each game three to five contestants are chosen to participate on the stage.

The hosts then choose a member of the audience to tabulate the scores and another to check off the boxes used on the Superman Trivia game board.  Each game helper receives prizes such as Superman Trivia t-shirts for their assistance.

In the course of a single game, there are over 100 prizes given to audience members!  Prizes range from many styles of Superman Trivia t-shirts, Red Kryptonite flash lights, Superman Trivia backpacks, Superman Trivia key chains, Superman rings, Superman Trivia hand fans, Superman Trivia footballs and plenty of other exciting prizes!

 

Every stage contestant wins prizes, with the most items handed to the higher place finishers.

 

Superman Trivia is a family-run game that features additional hosts Joseph Rinaldi, John J. Rinaldi, Alexander Rinaldi and Janine Rinaldi assisting with the kids questions and distribution of prizes.

 

Since we feel that everyone who attends the show is a Superman winner, prizes are given after the Saturday game to all those who did not win anything during the two games.

 

With the Superman Trivia Game, a super time is guaranteed for all!!

 

tugofwarAt the Man of Steel Area

Friday, June 13th at 6:30 PM

Sign up to participate at 6:00 PM at the Man of Steel Tent

Admission: Free

MUST BE 18 OR OVER TO PARTICIPATE!

 

Who is stronger:  Team Superman or Team Batman?  It's time to find out, as teams from both fandoms compete in a game of tug-of-war to settle the issue once and for all.   

 

Batman and Superman Costumes are encouraged for this contest.  Eager fans of both superheroes, costumed or not, are encouraged to compete in this contest.  You will be required to sign a waiver to participate.   Only those 18 and up can participate in this event. Sign ups begin at 6:00 PM at the Man of Steel Tent. 

Freestyle ConnectionAt the Man of Steel Area

Friday, June 13th at 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM, and 5:30 PM

Saturday, June 14th at 10:30 AM, 2:00 PM, and 5:00 PM

Sunday, June 15th at 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM, and 2:00 PM

Admission: Free

 

The Freestyle Connection specializes in performing BMX stunt shows for all ages while promoting bike safety and a drug-free lifestyle.

 

 

TonyHoardK9CrewFriday, June 13th at 12:00 PM, 4:00 PM, and 7:00 PM

Saturday, June 14th at 6:30 PM and 8:30 PM

Sunday, June 15th at 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM

Man of Steel Area 

Admission: Free

 

 

Join the K-9 Crew as they perform acrobatic tricks and stunts that are sure to delight and entertain! Seen all across the country and on America's Got Talent, Tony Hoard and his K-9 Crew have brought smiles to audiences throughout the Nation! 

USAWrestling700 Block of Market Street

(In the Celebration Area)

Friday, June 13th at 7:00 PM

Saturday, June 14th at 7:00 PM

Admission: Free

 

Join the wrestling stars from WSIL's Saturday Morning Wrestling show as they welcome special guest Jerry "The King" Lawler for a super-styled throwdown.  

JoystickAt Planet Krypton

Admission: Free

Sponsored by Gamer's Paradise

Note: Space is limited and is on a first-come basis. 

 

Enjoy free play and tournament play of some of your favorite video games!  

 

Friday, June 13th, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Saturday, June 14th, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

General game play and hangout. 

 

 

Friday, June 13th, 4:00 PM

Mario Kart Video Game Tournament

 

Friday, June 13th, 6:00 PM

Smash Brothers Video Game Tournament

 

Saturday, June 14th at 4:00 PM

Street Fighter Video Game Tournament

 

Saturday, June 14th at 6:00 PM

Injustice Video Game Tournament

 

 

 

 

 

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