Fun Activities

8th International Conference on Discrete Element Methods

On Wednesday 24th July at 16:30, a series of fun activities are available for everyone (conference attendees and guests).

Please note minimum and maximum numbers apply to each activity. If an activity does not reach the minimum it will be cancelled and your other preferences will be used. If the maximum is exceeded, allocation will be done on a first come first served basis.

Payment for the activities can be done at the conference registration desk.

Feel free to select multiple activities and if you have no preference, we will use this to balance the numbers (please note, it is only possible to do one activity in the available time).

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If you are unable to view the form; please e-mail your preference to organisers@dem8.org

Grolsch Brewery Tour € 15 (excluding coach and food)

The Brewery Tour lasts approximately 2.5 hours and consists of:

  • Reception with coffee / tea
  • Tasting beers / Radlers
  • Extensive tour of the brewery under the guidance of an expert guide

€ 15 + coach hire (cost of the coach will depend on exact numbers but will be around € 10).
Coach will leave from the UT at 16.30 and you will be return for approximately 20:00.

Note: Dinner is not included in this activity.

 

 

Augmented Reality Campus Escape € 27,50 (excluding food)

 

Become a hero in our Augmented Reality City game: From Russia With Love.

Looking for something new? Full of team building, adventure and sensation? Then play our Augmented Reality City game: From Russia with love and step into a world full of intrigue, espionage and secret codes!

From Russia With Love is a cross between an escape room and a treasure hunt in which you, armed with a suitcase full of gadgets, are chosen to decipher the secret codes that Russian double spy Skripal has left around the campus.

Find out what the Russian government is planning before it’s too late! But be careful! No-one can be trusted!

Battle multiple teams against each other: Sabotage, cheat and battle each other to ultimately become the very best spy team in the world!

This will run from 16.30 – 18.30.

€ 27,50 + dinner (TBC)

This activity takes places on campus and there is an optional dinner after the event. Price TBC.

 

 

Archery Tag & Shooting range € 19,50 (excluding food)

 

The hunger games have started. Tension, active and challenging.

Archery Shoot Out, this year’s Outdoor Game, archery at each other.

A mix of Conquer the flag, paintball and archery. Armed with bow and arrow and a tough face mask, you dodge the arrows of your opponent in the Archery field.

You wear a tough mask and there are hiding places in the course so that you will not be hit quickly. Finally shoot at your friends, do you dare?

You compete in teams during this activity. The Archery Shoot Out lasts 1.5 hours (starts at 16.30) and is supervised by our enthusiastic outdoor specialist. Archery Shoot Out is the painless version of paintball. The arrows have a soft point and you shoot relentlessly at each other!

€ 19,50 + dinner (TBC)

This activity takes places on campus and there is an optional dinner after the event. Price TBC.

 

 

Twente Games € 17,50 (excluding food)

 

In teams you will do the Twente Highland Games during your congress. Our recreation staff supervise this fun outdoor activity. You spend 1.5 hours on it. Suitable for groups of 6 to 500 people.

You play each game for 5 minutes, after the signal you change to the next mini game.

An example of activities:

 

  • Hammer swing
  • Swinging beer barrel
  • Tug of war
  • Horseshoe throw
  • Nail punching
  • Trunk saws
  • (fake) Cow’s milk
  • Shooting blowpipe
  • Farmer’s Golf
  • Farm hockey

€ 17,50 + dinner (TBC)

This activity takes places on campus and there is an optional dinner after the event. Price TBC.

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