[PHOTOS] The weather was perfect for ice carving this year! As part of Zehnder’s Snowfest, college students from across the U.S. competed in a total of four ice carving events over three days for scholarship dollars and other prizes. In addition, Zehnder’s Snowfest hosted the Collegiate Alumni two-event Challenge Friday and Saturday. The Collegiate Alumni 2-Event Challenge brings back past college participants to compete in a team challenge featuring a double block and a five block ice carving competition.
The Gold Team winners of the Collegiate Alumni Challenge are:
Gold Team: Macomb Community College – Katlin Pfropper and Vince Terrana
The overall winners of the National Ice Carving Association U.S. National Collegiate Ice Carving Championship are:
First Place: Macomb Community College – Jim and Max
Second Place: Oakland Community College – Tica and Gillian
Third Place: Macomb Community College – Hanna and Olivia
In addition, Greg Butauski, Award Winning Certified Master Ice Sculptor and team awed visitors with a 100-block themed ice creation display along with the WNEM TV5 news desk. This year’s theme featured “medieval” times including a knight, a dragon, castle and interactive thrones. If you weren’t able to make it this year, you can view the images below.
Did you take pictures at Snowfest? Enter the annual Snowfest Photo Impressions contest for a chance to win one of 3 great Zehnder’s prizes! SUBMIT YOUR PHOTO HERE.
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