Past Competition

2015 Winners

1

Team Captain: Junichi Nakamura, Obihiro, Japan

Team Member: Shinichi Sawamura, San Jose, California

Zzzzz (Mosquito)

Gold

2

Team Captain: Dean Murray, Kiel, Wisconsin

Team Member: Chris Foltz, Oregon

The Devil Went Down to Georgia

Gold

3

Team Captain: Kla Kitburi, Oxon Hill, Maryland

Team Member: Chan Kitburi, Marysville, Washington

Siren of Snap Lake

Gold

4

Team Captain: Chad Hartson,  Napoleon, Ohio

Team Member: Victor Dagatan, Marietta, Georgia

Hulk

Silver

5

Team Captain: Don Lowing, Havertown, Pennsylvania
Team Member: Peter Slavin, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Flight of Yellowknife

Silver

6

Team Captain: Stephen Chung, Edmonton, Alberta

Team Member: Ka Wai Wong, Ottawa, Ontario

Foresaken Abyss

Bronze

7

Team Captain: Thomas Pitt, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Team Member: Peter Fogarty, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

 

The Wonderous Outside

Bronze

8

Team Captain: Eli Nasogaluak, Yellowknife, NWT

Team Member: Desmond Nasogaluak, Yellowknife, NWT

Breaching Whale

 

9

Team Captain: Randy Sibbeston, Fort Simpson, NWT

Team Member: John Sabourin, Yellowknife, NWT

Four Directions

 

10

Team Captain: Joel Maillet, Yellowknife, NWT

Team Member: J D Hollingshead, Yellowknife, NWT

Caduceus 


2015 INSPIRED ICE PRESS RELEASE - February 20, 2015 - download here.

Carving Teams

1.    Team Captain: Stephen Chung, Edmonton, Alberta  - Team Member: Ka Wai Wong, Ottawa, Ontario
2.    Team Captain: Chad Hartson,  Napoleon, Ohio - Team Member: Victor Dagatan, Marietta, Georgia
3.    Team Captain: Kla Kitburi, Oxon Hill, Maryland - Team Member: Chan Kitburi, Marysville, Washington
4.    Team Captain: Don Lowing, Havertown, Pennsylvania - Team Member: Peter Slavin, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
5.    Team Captain: Joel Maillet, Yellowknife, NWT -  Team Member: J D Hollingshead, Yellowknife, NWT
6.    Team Captain: Dean Murray, Kiel, Wisconsin - Team Member: Chris Foltz, Oregon
7.    Team Captain: Junichi Nakamura, Obihiro, Japan -- Team Member: Shinichi Sawamura, San Jose, California 
8. Team Captain: Eli Nasogaluak, Yellowknife, NWT - Team Member: Desmond Nasogaluak, Yellowknife, NWT
9. Team Captain: Thomas Pitt, Winnipeg, Manitoba - Team Member: Peter Fogarty, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
10.Team Captain: Randy Sibbeston (Fort Simpson) and John Sabourin (Yellowknife)


For information:

Terry Kruger
De Beers Canada
(867) 766-7327
Terry.Kruger@debeerscanada.com

Keith MacNeill
Inspired Ice Coordinator
(867) 446-0554
icecarving@longjohnjamboree.ca

National Ice Carving Association (NICA)

 

2015 Results

RESULTS - Press Release- March 30, 2015 - download here.

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2014 winner – ‘Space Cowboy’ by Murray and Foltz. Photo courtesy of Terry Kruger.

2014 winner – ‘Space Cowboy’ by Murray and Foltz. Photo courtesy of Terry Kruger.

2014 Results

  1. Space Cowboy – Murray and Foltz.
  2. Winter Stag – Aaron Costic and Jeff Meyers, Ohio (also People’s Choice and Carvers’ Choice winners)
  3. The Catch – Randy Sibbeston, Fort Simpson, NWT, and John Sabourin, Yellowknife
  4. Dancing Lessons – Stephan and Mike Koch, Indiana
  5. West Wind – Larry Andreoff and Chistian Denis, Edmonton, AB
  6. Lady in Glass – Eli and Desmond Nasogaluak, Yellowknife and Tuktoyaktuk, NWT
  7. Mermaid from the North Pole – Mowafak Nema and Kenny Hayden, Ottawa
  8. Celebration under Moonlight – Derrald and Maryanne Taylor.

2013 winners - "Guardian of the Deep" by Chan Kitburi, Washington State, and Dean Murray, Wisconsin.

2013 Results

  1. Guardian of the Deep - Chan Kitburi, Washington State, and Dean Murray, Wisconsin. (Also won Carvers’ Choice Award)
  2. Celebrate the Lake - Aaron Costic, Ohio, and Chris Swarbrick, Wisconsin (Also won People’s Choice Award)
  3. Primitive Mother Nature - Stephen Chung, Edmonton, and Kei Sakugawa, Ottawa
  4. Jungle Entertainment – Stephan Koch and Mike Koch, Indiana (Also won Media Choice Award)
  5. Harmony - Eli Nasogaluak, Yellowknife, and Desmond Nasogaluak, Tuktoyaktuk
  6. The Last Stand - Nathan McKeough and Josef Haag, Ottawa
  7. Venus Sleeping - Kenny Haden, Ottawa, and Mowafak Nema, Gatineau, Que.
  8. Something Different - Kuzy Curley and Inuk Charlie, Yellowknife
  9. Moment of Truth - Randy Sibbeston, Fort Simpson, and John Sabourin, Yellowknife
  10. Under the Moonlight - Derrald Taylor, Yellowknife

2012 winner – ‘Wave Walkers’ by Stephan and Mike Koch. “It’s always great to carve huge blocks of lake ice and Great Slave Lake ice is great,” said Stephan Koch. “Everyone had a great time carving and I think this is a great event. It’s always a learning opportunity no matter who you are, no matter how long you’ve been carving.” Photo courtesy of Terry Kruger.

2012 Results

  1. Stephan and Mike Koch (Indiana) - Wave Walkers. Wave Walkers also won the Media Choice and People’s Choice prizes. Altogether, 245 people cast ballots on Sunday afternoon. Wave Walkers shared the Carvers’ Choice Award with Celebration Under Northern Lights and Dragon Slayer.
  2. Randy Sibbeston (Fort Simpson, NT) and John Sabourin (Yellowknife, NT) -Return of the Caribou
  3. Eli and Kelly Nasogaluak (Yellowknife) - Dragon Slayer
  4. Darrald and Ron Taylor (Yellowknife) - Celebration Under Northern Lights
  5. Inuk Charlie and Kuzy Curley (Yellowknife) - Connected
  6. Bill Nasogaluak and Tawna Brown (Yellowknife) - Our Sovereign Nation
  7. Jamie Look and Myka Jones (Yellowknife) - The Spirit Vision