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NEWS FLASH! 01/21/2012: Minnesota Big Snow takes 2nd Place at Silver Skate!

Team members David White and Paul Diekoff represented the U.S.A. well when they took 2nd place in in the 6th annual Cessco Snow Sculpture Competition in Edmonton, Alberta. The competition is part of the festivities that took place during the Silver Skate Festival, February 17th - 20th in the picturesque river valley at Hawrelak Park. This years event's featured theme was "Fables, Figments & Folk Tales". Dave and Paul created a magnificent sculpture of "THOR" to clench the 2nd place title. Dave and Paul both agree that the event and hosts are top notch. New pictures have been loaded in the GALLERY section. Photographer Marc J. Chalifoux also took a magnificent photo of Dave and Paul's work, click HERE and scroll to the bottom of the page to see a spetacular photo of THOR at night!


Minnesota Big Snow wins 3rd place in 17th Annual Harbin International Snow Sculpture Competition in Harbin, China!

The team has returned after competing in the 17th Annual Harbin International Snow Sculpture Competition. The team was very honored to have been awarded a 3rd place trophy in the competition. Team members Kelly Casey and Pat Mogren have been featured in interviews about the competition and news links below have been updated.
WCCO-CBS: Finding Minnesota - Snow Sculptors To Compete In China
WCCO-CBS: Minn. Snow Sculptors Take 3rd In China
KSPT-ABC: Minnesota Snow Sculpting Team to Compete in China
Minnesota Public Radio: Twin Cities snow sculpting team to compete in China
Minnesota StarTribune: Snow sculptors carve their way to China

Team member Matt Seeley blogged about the teams adventures while in China.

To read his blog click here !



For more information on the Harbin International Snow and Ice Festival, click on the links below: