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One day before the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks hit MetLife Stadium for Super Bowl XLVIII, Palisades Elementary School will host a bowl of different sorts—the annual “Pooper Bowl.”

Much like friendly bets and square purchases made for football’s biggest game, the Pooper Bowl also involves a field and a grid. But rather than players racking up points, this gridiron game involves a horse.

On Saturday, Feb. 1, participants can purchase squares on the grid for $10, and wait in anticipation for the horse’s decision. Two winners will be selected when the day’s mascot poops on their square. Winners can take home a $250 prize.

While the method may be a bit unorthodox, the event has drawn thousands of parents, students, staff and community members over the years, and has helped raise funds for field trips, assemblies and special activities at the Capistrano Beach elementary school.

The event will also feature a silent auction, bounce houses, carnival games, shaved ice, cotton candy, a bake sale and cake walk, live entertainment and more. Festivities kick off at 11 a.m. and go through 2 p.m. at Palisades Elementary, located at 26462 Via Sacramento.

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