Pokemon Go Craze Has Hit St Augustine Ripleys

RipleysGo_Contest07132016The Pokemon Go craze has hit our city as well!

There’s talk of Pokemon Go Ghost Tours, Scavenger Hunts and all types of fun for the addicted but here is something that may grab your attention more – $5,000!

That’s right, if you are a serious player – you could net 5 grand at our local Ripley’s Believe it or Not Odditorium! Be sure to add this ticket to your upcoming itinerary if your weekend plans include St Augustine!

photo credit – http://www.ripleys.com/

Here is what the headlines read:

“Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Holds #RipleysGoContest for Pokémon GO Players.”  “Catch a rare Pokémon character at a Ripley’s attraction (including the St. Augustine Museum) and you could win $5000!”

Ripley’s launched its #RipleysGo contest to see who can find the rarest Pokémon lurking at its Odditoriums, Aquariums, and other attractions in the U.S., Canada, UK, and Australia.  The contest runs July 15th – July 24th.


  • Take a screenshot of you catching a Pokémon at or inside a U.S., Canada, UK, or Australia Ripley’s attraction.
  • Screenshot must be taken in the Augmented Reality (AR) mode and must must include a recognizable element of the location.
  • Upload a photo to Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #RipleysGo

The contest runs July 15th – July 24th.

There is a grand prize of $5,000 for the person who catches the rarest Pokémon character as well as a $100 cash prize to one random winner each day during the contest.

The rarest character will be determined according to this ranking index. In the event of a tie, the user who submitted first wins the Grand Prize.

We’ll be updating the leaderboard daily. So go Catch em’ All!

Visit the official Ripley’s blog here http://www.ripleys.com/ripleysgo/ 

related article – http://www.firstcoastnews.com/news/believe-it-or-not-ripleys-launches-pokemon-go-contest/274307578