Ice Sculpture Contest

The Winter Carnival Council and Collis Center for Student Involvement sponsor an ice sculpture contest during Winter Carnival.  Sponsorship for prizes is provided by the Class of 1977.

Contest Details


Any team, organization, department, or group of friends can register to build a sculpture for the Ice Sculpting Contest. Please note: we are limited to 25 teams.


A contest held on the lawns of Collis, Robinson, McNutt and Parkhurst to select the best ice sculpture representing this year's Carnival theme.


Sculpting will take place Friday beginning at 10am (teams can work into the evening as work lights will be provided).  Sculpting will also happen on Saturday from 10am-3pm.  


In order to participate in this contest, all sculptures must be built at the designated stations. Ice blocks and tools will be provided at your team's assigned work station.


To sign up, visit this link.

PLEASE NOTE: A $25 deposit is required from each teams to ensure the return of the professional tools provided to each team, as well as completion of the team's sculpture. Department/House-sponsored teams can use a ch

Design Details

Each team gets to have a professional sculptor make major cuts on the sculpture (to the team’s specifications) before carving the rest by hand!

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