Rules & Guidelines for Ice Artists!

Wednesday, November 24

Friday, November 26 -------PLEASE NOTE CHANGES IN SCHEDULE!!!!!

Saturday, November 27

Sunday, November 28

Friday, December 3

Sunday, December 5

All entries must develop along the theme for the city of North Pole, Alaska: “Where the Spirit of Christmas Lives Year Round”.  All entries will be judged in this same category.

Rules and General Information
Teams will consist of one (1) sculptor.  A maximum of 30 teams will be registered.  A $75 registration fee is required.  You must state your intent to register by November 23, via email to: [email protected] or call (907) 378-5778.  A concept sketch and bio is required at registration designating your required ice orientation (flat, horizontal, vertical). Each team will be provided with a minimum of 24 cubic feet of ice, in blocks of approximately 1ft x 4ft x 6ft, or more, depending on thickness of ice at harvest.  Each team will also be required create stantions/partitions out ice provided (2x4x1 foot block) within/surrounding their designated space.  Each team should provide its own tools, ladders and scaffolds as needed.  Power outlets (110 VAC) will be available at each site.  Teams should provide their own extension cords and work lights.   Water will be made available.  Meals will be provided on site to the registered teams. Sleeping space might be available at the park during the competition.


Cash Prizes
1st Place                       $2,500.00
2nd Place                      $1,500.00
3rd Place                       $1,000.00
4th Place                      $750.00
5th Place                      $500.00

* All sites must be cleaned by 7:00pm (11/27/10) and carvers will place two white lights to illuminate their sculpture for judging; scrap ice and trash will be moved to a designated area. CII Board Members and the Santa Claus House property owners reserve the right to remove any individuals from the property at their discretion. ALL VEHICLES IN COMPETITION AREAS MUST BE REMOVED BY 9:00AM ON ANY GIVEN DAY.


Thank you to our Sponsors!

If you would like to become a sponsor, please contact us for more information at (907) 378-5778, or email City of North Pole, Alaska Spirit of Alaska Federal Credit Union Hectors Welding and RT Enterprises Petro Star Refinery North Pole Economic Development Flint Hills Resources BP Exploration Design Alaska