Frequently Asked Questions
- What is the Chop Drop?
The Chop Drop is the largest Easter Egg Hunt in the Rochester area. Plastic eggs will be dropped from a helicopter onto fields where children can collect them and exchange the eggs for candy. The Chop Drop will be held at Mayo High School on Saturday, March 30th.
- What is the purpose of the Chop Drop?
The purpose of the Chop Drop is to serve our troops while having some fun! This will also provide a free community event to the city that will connect our citizens, businesses and families together in a fun-filled environment.
- How do I register?
You can register online until noon on Thursday March 28th. If you have pre-registered before March 22nd, you will receive a confirmation postcard in the mail. If you have pre-registered after March 22nd, you may still visit Express Registration on the day of the event. If you have not pre-registered, you are still welcome to come and register on site! Our on-site registration booth opens at 9am.
- What should I bring to the Chop Drop?
You may want to consider bringing the following items: a basket/bucket for collecting eggs and your care package donations for the troops.
- What items should I bring to donate for the care packages for our troops?
-Fruit and nut mixes
-Drink mixes, not liquids
-Batteries, AAA, AA, C, D, and 9V
-Disposable Shavers, shaving gel, non-pressurized
-Large Body Wipes
-Girl Scout Cookies
-Shelf Stable Instant Meals like Hormel “Compleats” or Target “Go Picinic” Boxes
-Feminine Hygiene Products
-Plain white socks
- What should I expect?
We expect large crowds. This is a free event and is open to the public. Please keep your child with you at all times and consider discussing a plan if the child happens to get separated from you. Also, expect to have a good time! We will have music, games and crafts for kids, bounce houses and great giveaways.
- What time will the helicopter drop the eggs?
The actual Chop Drop will begin at approximately 10am and following the initial drop egg hunts will begin as indicated on your pre-registration postcard or on your info sheet provided at the event.
- What should I do if I have more questions?
Please feel free to e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
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Thank you for visiting and we hope to see you on Saturday, March 30th for the Chop Drop!