Lonely Planet Writer

Snow sculpting championship begins in Wisconsin

The final judging for the National Snow Sculpting Championship will take place this Saturday in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.

Snow Sculpting Championships, Maine, 2010.
Snow Sculpting Championships, Maine, 2010. Image by Jim Trottier / CC BY-SA 2.0

Each team in the competition receives one cylinder block of snow that measures eight feet in diameter and nine feet high. The sculptures are judged on technique, creativity and message. The winner receives an invitation to compete in the international snow sculpting competition.

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