Monster Siege a big day out

Published 5:00am 22 March 2024

Monster Siege a big day out
Words by Moreton Daily

Calling all kids of Moreton Bay.

It’s time to let out your inner monster with a full day of adventure at the South Pine Sports Complex!

Get ready for a clash of epic proportions where kids unite in the ultimate battle of Monster Siege, a game of imagination, physicality and strategy against their dastardly foes: the adults!

Defend magical rubber ducks from an onslaught of adult “slobbers” and band together with other kids in a quest to triumph.

The leader of the adults, King Slobber, has a few tricks up his sleeve so you’ll need to work with each other and the Game Master to emerge victorious.

It's just as much fun to be a barracker and cheer on the teams from the sidelines with chants, pom-poms, banners and monster face paint.

Your actions from the sidelines can influence the outcome of the game, so get involved!

City of Moreton Bay Mayor Peter Flannery says Monster Siege is a must-do event  during the Easter school holidays.

“We’re thrilled to bring Monster Siege by Folly Games to Moreton Bay,” he says.

“This exhilarating game of imagination, creativity and strategy is an immersive experience for kids of all ages and abilities.

“It’s the ultimate battle of kids against adults and the best part is, it’s absolutely free!”

Your ticket to a world of excitement

Plus, there’s heaps more fun to be had for everyone, with a raft of free activities from Moreton Bay gallery, library and museum teams including:

• Explore the Monster Siege battleground with mini games and target practice

• Test your skills in amini bootcamp and make a custom medal

• Create a pom-pom, banner or monster mask to get ready for the battle

• Complete the art investigator challenge to win a prize

• Complete your monster look with face painting

• Use a Cricut and posca pens to decorate a tote bag

• Build a monster or castle out of LEGO

• Groove along to our house DJ

Food and drinks are available from the café throughout the day.

Claim a FREE ice block, win prizes, and take home a custom tote bag for every child.

*Note: The main battle is for kids aged 10 and above (no exceptions) and adults, but other activities are for all ages.

What to expect

11am−12.30pm: Monster Siege: Play and explore. Play mini games, try some target practice on a Slobber, interact with the game world.

11am−2pm: Hands-on creative activities with pop-up gallery, museum and library teams.

1pm−2pm: Monster Siege: Workshop and warmup. Battle participants learn the game, cheer squad prepare war cries and chants.

2pm−3pm: Monster Siege: The Battle! Kids vs Slobbers in the ultimate quest for victory.

When: April 3-4 2024, 11am-3pm

Where: South Pine Sports Complex, Brendale

This project is supported by the Regional Arts Development Fund, a partnership between the Queensland Government and City of Moreton Bay to support local arts and culture in regional Queensland.

Bookings are open now.

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