Rockford, Illinois News

Illinois Snow Sculpting Competition winners announced

ROCKFORD — The results are in for the 35th Annual Illinois Snow Sculpting Competition.

The Band of Misfit Boys won the 2021 event with their sculpture, “Hooty and the Blowfish.” The Band of Misfit Boys will advance to the 2022 U.S. Nationals Snow Sculpting Competition in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.

Belvidere North High School won the high school division with their sculpture, “The Bear Necessities.”

In all nine state teams, eight high school teams, and one exhibition team participated in this year’s event. The competition is hosted by the Rockford Park District, and receives support from the community through financial and in-kind donations. Major 2021 donors and sponsors include ABC Catering, City of Rockford, Lino’s Restaurant, Photo by E, Professional Graphics, Rock Hospitality-Holiday Inn Express, Stockholm Inn, Texas Roadhouse, WIFR-TV, William Charles Construction, and Winnebago County Highway Department.

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