Couple wins $15,000 ring in diamond scavenger hunt

Winning couple Kevin Kubiak and Amanda Bardo
Winning couple Kevin Kubiak and Amanda Bardo

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Over 500 people gathered in downtown Cincinnati on Saturday for a chance to win a $15,000 engagement ring in a scavenger hunt event known as Diamond Dash.

To compete, contestants followed text-message clues sent to their cell phones. Each clue and corresponding answer directed participants to a new location, where the next clue was texted to them.

After the couples spent more than two hours of running around downtown, a panel of judges reviewed everyone's answers and calculated points for correct responses.

In the end, Kevin Kubiak and Amanda Bardo were declared the winners. Shortly after getting the prize, Kubiak got down on one knee and proposed to Bardo on site. She, of course, said "Yes."

The event was put on by James Free Jewelers.

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