WISSA 2019 Ice & Snow Sailing World Championships @ 1/2 mile off shore from Sunset on the Water Grill & Bar
Feb 4 – Feb 10 all-day

Preparations and practicing for WISSA 2019
12:00-16:00 Registration at Race Headquarters for WISSA 2019
18:00 Opening Ceremony at FDL Yacht Club


8:00-9:30 Registration
10:00 Skippers meeting at Race Headquarters
11:00 First possible warning signal for start
(lunch provided)


10:00 Skippers meeting
11:00 First possible warning signal for start
(lunch provided)


10:00 Skippers meeting at Race Headquarters
11:00 First possible warning signal for start
15:00 Last possible warning signal for start
18:00 Prize giving and Closing Ceremony at Hotel Retlaw
(lunch provided)


Departure / Freestyle & Demo / Freeride at race site

Additional event programming will be published separately on event sites on the internet. Organizer has the right to change the schedule by announcing this in advance.











Downtown Snow Land presented by Ahern @ Downtown Fond du Lac
Feb 8 – Feb 9 all-day

Walk through Snow Land on Friday before or after the Running of the Sturgeon Parade, bring the whole family and some friends downtown to participate in the Downtown Amateur Snow Sculpting competition on Saturday and view the sculptures throughout the weekend.  While you’re here, the kids can climb the Big Hill!  Additional activities to be added.

Friday, February 8, 2019
Snow Land opens at 1pm

Saturday, February 9, 2019
Amateur Snow Sculpting Competition begins at 10am
Competition Ends at 3pm
Judging at 3:30pm

Sunday, February 10, 2019
Viewing of Amateur Snow Sculptures – ALL DAY

Wisconsin Snow Sculpting Competition presented by Sunburst Winter Sports Park @ Downtown, outside Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts
Feb 8 – Feb 10 all-day

The best snow sculptors in the state and surrounding region travel to Fond du Lac to compete in the 2018 Wisconsin Snow Sculpting Competition in hopes of winning a trip to the 2019 US Competition and a $1,000 1st Prize.  No alcohol consumption or possession will be allowed outside of each establishment or event space.

Daily Schedule:
*Some teams compete well into the early morning hours.  Hours vary by day/team.

Friday, February 8, 2019*
1:00 PM – Teams arrive onsite and begin sculpting

Saturday, February 9, 2019*
Teams compete – ALL DAY

Sunday, February 10, 2019*
Teams Compete
Judging begins at 1pm
Awards Ceremony starts at 1:30pm


Snow provided by Sunburst Winter Sports Park

Meals provided by Annie’s Fountain City Cafe and Papa Johns of Fond du Lac

Sturgeon Spectacular Kick-off Celebration and Concert @ Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts
Feb 8 @ 5:00 pm

The Sturgeon Spectacular kicks off at Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts with live music by Copper Box.  Registration will be open for the 2019 Sturgeon Queen.  New this year, hang out at the Ice Bar on the Plaza, watch the snow sculptors get started or come inside and grab a drink. Drinks will be available for purchase.  Food options will also be located at the event site.

Doors and Bar Open at 5 PM
Live Music starts at 6 PM

Running of the Sturgeon Parade @ Downtown Fond du Lac (Parade Start: Western Ave. & Main St.)
Feb 8 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm

The Sturgeon Spectacular Parade starts with the Running of the Sturgeon.  The first 50 children, ages 15 and under will receive a light-up Sturgeon Fin for participating.  Grab your friends, and dress up in your favorite Wisconsin garb and join Schmooch Schneider in chasing after and spearing the elusive sturgeon.  Floats will have parking available to join the party on Portland Street.

The parade starts at Western Ave. (Fourth St.) & Main St. and turns right at Sheboygan Street.  Ends at Thelma.
Parade starts at 5:30 PM