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Steel City Scavenger Hunt Debuts July 28th

Form a team, follow the clues, win prizes!

This event has concluded. Thanks to all who participated!

PERSAD CENTER is pleased to announce the first ever Steel City Scavenger Hunt, taking place on Sunday, July 28. The Scavenger Hunt is a fun-filled hunt around downtown Pittsburgh with prizes for the top money-raising team and top point-earning team.

Form your team and let the hunt begin!

The hunt begins when your team (2-5 people) departs from the “starting line” at Cruze Bar in the strip. You’ll be given a checklist of clever clues that will lead you to destinations throughout downtown. Earn points by answering trivia questions and proving where you’ve been with photos (bring your smart phone or cam) and receipts. The more team members you have, the more ground you can cover, improving your odds of winning!  

Registration is underway now and the $75 fee benefits PERSAD CENTER’s free care fund. You can invite friends to “sponsor” your team, which goes a long way toward supporting PERSAD’s mission to improve the lives of LGBTQ people in western Pennsylvania.

What are the prizes?

Great teams deserve great prizes! Prizes include: A fully catered tailgate party for 10 at home (or at your bumper on game day); 10 tickets to a pirate game in the all-you-can-eat section; 10 tickets to a Pitt Football Game; 10 tickets to a Steeler Exhibition Game.  

Where and when?

Cruze Bar in the strip is our host and the starting point for the race on Sunday, July 28. Teams will sign-in from 11:00 – 11:30 a.m. and the hunt runs from 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Return to Cruze no later than 2:00 p.m. with your completed checklist. We’ll determine the winners on the spot and will follow up with a special all ages Tea Dance celebration at Cruze.

The Steel City Scavenger Hunt promises to be a fun-filled, friendly competition, ideal for friends, families, and co-workers to work together and support PERSAD. Get started now by registering your team today!

Make your downtown business a “destination” sponsor and our teams will come to you. Contact Bob McGrogan at PERSAD by calling 412-441-9786, ext 225 or writing to