• Wednesday, January 18th 2023 8:45 AM
    at the Gazebo in Lowell Park

     This is the official "kick off" for the teams to start sculpting for the World Snow Sculpting Championships!
    The public is invited to join us to Welcome the sculptors to Stillwater and help with the Countdown to begin the competition!
    Everyone is welcome!

    8:45 a.m. 

    Welcome and a few words from Dave Dahl

    Introduction of Button Contest Winner-Sierra Beebe

    8:50 a.m.

    Introduction of 12 Snow Sculpting Teams

    Argentina, Team chaco Bajo O
    Canada, Team Atti2ude
    Canada, Team JETSET
    United States, Minnesota, Team House of Thune
    Ecuador, Team Family
    Finland, Team Funland
    Germany, Team All Female
    Northwest Territories, Canada, Team Taniwha
    Mexico, Team Mexico Sculpture
    Izmit Turkey, Team Turkish
    United States, Florida, Team Flozen
    United States, Wisconsin, Sculptora Borealis

    8:55 a.m. 

    National Anthem sung by Obed Floan, St. Croix Valley Opera

    9:00 a.m. Tools Up COUNTDOWN - the teams officially begin sculpting!*

    Join us inside of Water Street Inn for a Bloody Mary Bar starting at 9 am.
    Sign up to enjoy the Bloody Mary Bar here!


    *PLEASE NOTE: There will be CryoGuns used to kick off the event--they will make a loud celebratory Woosh sound--it may be loud to some!