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Visit Sundance, Wyoming February 18-19, 2017 for our exciting annual Winter Festival.

Schedule of Events

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We look forward to seeing you at the 2017 Sundance Winter Festival! Event times are estimates.

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Friday

8 am - Both Ski-Joring Course and Bar Stool Track creation begins.
4 pm - Course Director and Competitors review of course.
5 pm to 7 pm - Earlier Bird Registration @ the Longhorn Saloon and Grill. (This is not required but highly recommended). Practice runs for the ski-joring competitors (behind a four wheeler only). NOTE: This is the ONLY time practice runs will be allowed.

Saturday

7:00 am - Completion of the course and Final set-up.
7:00 am - Registration opens for Winter Festival Events.
8:30 am - Registration closes for Skijoring (Boarder Gun Division).
8:45 am - All Horses and Competitor line the course for the National Anthem.
9 am - Boarder Guns Division Long Round event begins. The Short Round of this division will be determined and raced directly following the conclusion of the Long Round.

The Short Round of every division will have a Calcutta and be raced following the divisions Long Round. The registration of the division that is up next will close following the short round Calcutta of the division on the course. The tempo will be determined by the number of participants of the previous division. The announcer will keep participants updated but it is the responsibility of each competitor to know their start time and position. (The following schedules are just estimates). Schedule is made off of last year’s participation numbers.

9:30 am (estimated time) - Calcutta of the Boarder Short Round Division.
9:45 am (estimated time) - Registration closes for Skijoring (Girly Guns Division).
9:45 am (estimated time) - Short Round of the Boarder Guns will begin.
10:15 am (estimated time) - Girly Guns Division Long Round event begins.
11:15 am (estimated time) - Calcutta for the Girly Guns Division Short Round.
11:30 am (estimated time) - Registration closes for Skijoring (Classic Guns Division).
11:30 am (estimated time) - Short Round of the Girly Guns will begin.
12 pm - Registration begins for the Barstool Race Event.
12:15 pm (estimated time) - Classic Guns Division Long Round event begins.
1:30 pm (estimated time) - Calcutta for the Classic Guns Division Short Round.
1:50 pm - Registration Final call for the Barstool Races.
2 pm - Barstool Races will begin.
2:00 pm (estimated time) - Registration closes for Skijoring (Young Guns Division).
2:00 pm (estimated time) - Short Round of the Classic Guns will begin.
2:30 pm (estimated time) - Young Guns Division Long Round event begins.
3:30 pm (estimated time) - Calcutta for the Young Guns Division Short Round.
4:00 pm (estimated time) - Registration closes for Skijoring (Open Division).
4:00 pm (estimated time) - Short Round of the Young Guns will begin.
4:30 pm (estimated time) - Intermission Event (The Wild Horse and Tube Race). Registration at the starting line.
5:00 pm (estimated time) - Course repair and modification for Open Division.
6:00 pm (estimated time) - Open Division Long will begin.
7:00 pm (estimated time) - Calcutta for the Open Division Short Round.
7:30 pm (estimated time) - Short Round for the Open Division will begin.
Awards will follow the final race of the Open division short round in the Longhorn Saloon and Grill.

Contact Us

For more information contact:

Reggie Gaylord or Steve Lenz
info@sundancewinterfestival.com

(307) 283-2438

Volunteers Needed!

The Sundance Winter Festival needs your help. We are looking for volunteers for all events. Everyone is welcome. Please call 307-283-2438 to volunteer for this fun event.