Cornell University

Ithaca Ice Wars - Ice Carving Competition December 6 - 8

Saturday, December 8, 2012

Downtown Ithaca, On the Commons
Ithaca, NY

Witness world-class ice carvers as they compete in 3 rounds of breathtaking competition -- on the Commons! Carvers include World Champion Aaron Costic, as well as many other award winning competitors.

Thursday (Dec. 6) afternoon
Carvers will demonstrate their skills as they create huge sculptures (think Ice Throne) to grace the Commons.

Friday (Dec. 7) 5-9pm
Competition begins! Carvers have 20 minutes to complete a sculpture in this fast-paced Speed Carving elimination challenge. Watch as a myriad of sculptures take shape right before your eyes!

Saturday (Dec. 8)
Carve & Deliver competition: 16 carvers must carve and then successfully deliver their masterpieces to locations around the Commons in just 3 hours.

Two-block Showpiece competition: the most striking, intricate sculptures of the day take shape in this 4 hour spectacle.

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