Carnival

Phi Kappa Tau Reigns Again as MTU Winter Carnival Snow Statue Champs

One particular hundred yrs of Husky tradition, 200 inches of Keweenaw snowfall and a person night
to place on the ending touches paid off in victory for the repeat champions.

The Hancock-based mostly Greek organization Phi Kappa Tau prolonged its winning streak in
the Michigan Technological College Wintertime Carnival total monthlong statue level of competition
to 4 several years in a row. Their entry “100 Yrs They Arrive and Go, But However We Say
Let IT SNOW!” is in retaining with the function topic: “Come Just one, Appear All To Our 100th
Carnival.” In 2nd place over-all is Tau Kappa Epsilon’s “Carnival Entertaining Galore, a
Tech Tradition We Adore.” Alpha Sigma Tau’s “Come Just one, Appear All!” placed third.

Statue competitions are divided into monthlong and one particular-evening, or All-Nighter, groups.
In each and every classification there are three divisions: co-ed, women’s and men’s. In both of those
monthlong and

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Tech Students Engineer an Event to Remember: MTU Winter Carnival

Michigan Technological University students will once again put on the region’s biggest
winter celebration Feb. 9-12 guided by Blue Key Honor Society, institutional memory
and sheer tenacity.

Michigan Tech’s Winter Carnival turns 100 this year. The centennial celebration’s
theme, “Come One Come All,” pays homage to the circus vibe of the first Carnival.
While some winter games and competitions are already completed or underway, the legendary
All-Nighter on Wednesday, Feb. 9, heralds the official start of the festivities, with
completion of monthlong snow statues and one-night statues lighting up campus with
builders, food vendors and merrymakers stretching from the east side broomball courts
across campus. Statue construction continues along College Avenue, up MacInnes Drive
and throughout the community.

Come One, Come All to the 2022 Winter Carnival Website

Get the complete Winter Carnival Schedule and come back to see the winning statues (announced Thursday).

“The Blue Key Honor Society student

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MTU’s Winter Carnival Century Celebration Starts With a Look Back

One hundred years of snow statues, winter games and the spirited Huskies who make
Michigan Technological University’s Winter Carnival spectacular is a lot of ground
to cover. University history keepers are up to the task.

A special Husky Bites presentation livestreamed at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 24, features
Lindsay Hiltunen of the
Michigan Tech Archives with a pictorial look back through the University’s most iconic event. MTU Wikipedian in Residence Cynthia Hodges will also be there to talk about the Winter
Carnival Wikipedia Edit-a-thon she’s organizing at the Van Pelt and Opie Library on
Saturday, Jan. 29. Students and alumni are invited to learn how to correctly research
and submit updates to Wikipedia entries, specifically focusing on
Winter Carnival.

This year’s Carnival takes place Feb. 9-12 with the theme of “Come One, Come All To Our 100th Carnival.”

Hiltunen’s Winter Carnival memories begin long before she became Michigan Tech’s

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