Competition Info

Competitor at the Ouray Ice Park Competition

$14,500 in prize  money will be up for grabs at the 2015 Ouray Ice Festival!

The Ouray Ice Park will be hosting two climbing competitions at this year’s 20th annual Ouray Ice Festival.  Our annual Elite Mixed Climbing Competition will be held on Saturday, January 10, and the Ouray Ice Festival Hari Berger Speed Climbing Comp, hosted by Lowa Boots on Sunday, January 11.  Competition will be fast and furious at our most spectator friendly venue ever.

Competitor applicants must be members of the Ouray Ice Park and will be selected for the competition based upon their qualifications and experience by the Ouray Ice Park board of directors.


If you are interested in competing at the 2015 Ouray Ice Festival competitions:

  1. Please review the Ouray Ice Festival Competition Rules.  There you will find information on the rules, regulations, judging criteria and logistics for both the Elite Mixed and Speed comps.
  2. You must be a current Ouray Ice Park member to apply for either competition.
  3. APPLICATIONS – HERE THEY ARE!   Elite Mixed:  Elite Mixed Comp Application   Speed Comp:  Speed Comp Application

PLEASE NOTE: The 2015 Ouray Ice Festival Elite Mixed Climbing Competition will be held on Saturday, January 10, 2015. The Ouray Ice Festival Hari Berger Speed Climbing Comp sponsored by LOWA will be held on Sunday, January 11, 2015. If you are accepted into the mixed climbing competition you have first right of refusal to compete in the speed climbing competition on Sunday. However, you still must complete the Speed Comp application – there is all kinds of critical stuff in there that we really need from you…

Applications are due on, or before, DECEMBER 25, 2014. Applications received after that date will not be considered. Notification will be provided to you on or before DECEMBER 30, 2014, as to your acceptance.



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