Epic Waters Announces “First to Slide” Contest

Post Date:10/26/2017

North Texas youngsters will have the once-in-a-lifetime chance to be the first people in the world to experience the waterslides at Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark when the park opens later this year.

Park officials recently announced the “First To Slide” contest, which offers kids under the age of 18 the opportunity to submit a short video explaining why they should be the first official waterpark guest to slide down one of the waterpark’s slides (three of which are waterpark industry-firsts) when the park opens later this year.

To qualify for consideration, contestants must submit a creative, family-friendly video (three minutes or less) that makes a strong case about why the contestant should earn the honor of sliding first, giving special emphasis to the contestant’s achievements and talents, both mainstream and quirky.

Videos must be submitted by Nov. 24, 2017, and contain the words “Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark First to Slide” in the title and the audio, include the hashtag #epicwatersgp, and meet other criteria. Learn more at epicwatersgp.com.

Richard Coleman, Principal, American Resort Management (the waterpark’s operator), said that the idea for the contest sprang from the waterpark’s numerous “first” and “largest” claims to fame.

“Epic Waters will be the first waterpark in Grand Prairie and the first indoor/outdoor retractable roof waterpark in North Texas, as well as the largest waterpark under a retractable roof in North America. So it just seemed fitting to do something extra special in honor of our Grand Opening,” he explained.

“Once we started thinking in that direction, it didn’t take us long to come up with the idea of giving our youngest community members the chance to win lifetime bragging rights as the waterpark’s first sliders,” he added. “We can’t wait to see what they come up with!”

More information: www.epicwatersgp.com, Facebook, info@epicwatersgp.com, or 817-337-3131.

Media Inquiries: Rhonda Aghamalian at 972-824-1455 or ra@branderamarketing.com. Epic Waters graphic assets are available upon request.

About Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark: [Set to open late 2017]
Located in Grand Prairie, Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark is an incredible, 80,000 square-foot, indoor/outdoor, retractable-roof waterpark that will offer daily, year-round admission when the park opens in late 2017. Billed as a “cruise ship on land,” the park features attractions for every member of the family and for groups large and small, including waterslides, private event areas and more. Park amenities include 11 slides (including three “first of their kind” within the waterpark industry), an outdoor wave pool with “tsunami surge,” one of the longest lazy rivers in Texas, an activity pool, a children’s area, a 4,000 square-foot arcade, cabanas, concession areas, and a full-service bar. [Watch video footage of Epic Waters construction.]

Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark is within walking distance of The Epic, (a center that re-imagines health and leisure services in America, set to open in 2018). The Epic will feature activities for people of all ages, including fitness equipment, indoor tracks, a digital library, a recording studio, a culinary teaching kitchen and more. Outside both facilities lies a 3,500-plus seat amphitheater that will feature live music performances. Over two miles of additional outdoor trails wind through the campus, ultimately connecting to a state-of-the art, all-accessible interactive playground (PlayGrand Adventures). Together, both facilities represent an $88 million public-private development project of the City of Grand Prairie that’s predicted to become the “finest recreation destination in all of America.”  

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